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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rick Ouellette

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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The Rock Islands in Micronesia as seen from the air.The Islands are made up of Limestone so they slowly erode over the years. What a beatifull country with fantasic and friendly people and diving that is out of this world.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Tuesday, November 17, 2009
130 votes

Beautifull but deadly stonefish waiting in camo to ambush it's prey. came upon this fish at 65ft on a wall in Ulong Chanell in Palau,Micronesia.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
105 votes

2 beautifull Nudibranchs in Yap Micronesia.Some of the Nudibranchs were more colorfull than the fish.Always the best subjects for posing for pictures.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
91 votes

We were underwater at about 45ft. at a cleaning station waiting for what seemed forever. Then after 40 minutes out of the blue comes this huge Manta flying gracefully overhead. This was the first Manta we had ever seen and Wow! what a beauty.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
81 votes

Port Hardy Brown Irish Lord.Olympus SP500-UZ in an Ikelite Housing with a Sea& Sea YS90Dx strobe.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, September 4, 2006
73 votes

It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Friday, November 20, 2009
64 votes

Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
47 votes

Just keep swimming,swimming,swimming.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Wednesday, March 24, 2010
28 votes

Pair of flamingo tongue nudibranchs stretching out.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Thursday, March 25, 2010
17 votes

Spotted Moray eel Taking a sneak peek at the visiting alien from above.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Wednesday, March 24, 2010
13 votes
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Pair of flamingo tongue nudibranchs stretching out.
17 Votes
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Just keep swimming,swimming,swimming.
28 Votes
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Spotted Moray eel Taking a sneak peek at the visiting alien from above.
13 Votes
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It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
64 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 20, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Palau
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The Rock Islands in Micronesia as seen from the air.The Islands are made up of Limestone so they slowly erode over the years. What a beatifull country with fantasic and friendly people and diving that is out of this world.
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nice 'wish you were here' shot Rick
130 Votes
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2 beautifull Nudibranchs in Yap Micronesia.Some of the Nudibranchs were more colorfull than the fish.Always the best subjects for posing for pictures.
91 Votes
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We were underwater at about 45ft. at a cleaning station waiting for what seemed forever. Then after 40 minutes out of the blue comes this huge Manta flying gracefully overhead. This was the first Manta we had ever seen and Wow! what a beauty.
81 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 16, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Canada
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Canada
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Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
47 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Palau
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Beautifull but deadly stonefish waiting in camo to ambush it's prey. came upon this fish at 65ft on a wall in Ulong Chanell in Palau,Micronesia.
105 Votes
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Port Hardy Brown Irish Lord.Olympus SP500-UZ in an Ikelite Housing with a Sea& Sea YS90Dx strobe.
73 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 4, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Canada
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