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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Dave Hunt

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Stargazer on night dive in Lembeh Strait.
By Dave Hunt
posted Wednesday, July 9, 2008
22 votes

Electric clam.  Sometimes called fire clam. This clam
By Dave Hunt
posted Tuesday, July 22, 2008
21 votes

Juvenile sea lions posing for the camera. I think they see their reflection in the camera.  Hornby Island, BC, Canada
By Dave Hunt
posted Monday, February 2, 2009
21 votes

Red-spotted blenny.  I would get close, he would go inside - I'd move away, he'd come out -- for about 10 minutes until we were friends.  Canon digital Rebel XTi, 60mm macro, YS-110 strobes, iso200, f10, 1/200sec.
By Dave Hunt
posted Saturday, June 7, 2008
20 votes

Whale shark feeding in diffused light - Ningaloo Bay Australia.
By Dave Hunt
posted Friday, June 13, 2008
20 votes

The Class Clowns - sea lions near Hornby Island BC Canada
By Dave Hunt
posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010
20 votes

Potato cod at Barrier Reef's Cod Hole.
By Dave Hunt
posted Monday, July 21, 2008
19 votes

Black-saddled toby. Great Barrier Reef.  60mm macro on Canon Rebel XTi.
By Dave Hunt
posted Wednesday, July 23, 2008
19 votes

A couple juvenile sea lions come in for a close look.  Hornby Island, BC, Canada.
By Dave Hunt
posted Wednesday, February 4, 2009
17 votes

This turtle doesn't think much of me.  Steve's Bommie, Great Barrier Reef.
By Dave Hunt
posted Friday, July 25, 2008
16 votes
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Feeding whaleshark off Isla de Mujeres with snorkelers in... by Dave Hunt
Feeding whaleshark off Isla de Mujeres with snorkelers in background.
11 Votes
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The Class Clowns - sea lions near Hornby Island BC Canada by Dave Hunt
The Class Clowns - sea lions near Hornby Island BC Canada
20 Votes
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The class clowns.  Sea lions at Hornby Island, BC, Canada by Dave Hunt
The class clowns. Sea lions at Hornby Island, BC, Canada
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2009

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a frame full of sealions. temperate water can still be rewarding
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 14, 2009
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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A mass of sea lions swirling around me at Hornby Island, ... by Dave Hunt
A mass of sea lions swirling around me at Hornby Island, BC, Canada.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 12, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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A couple juvenile sea lions come in for a close look.  Ho... by Dave Hunt
A couple juvenile sea lions come in for a close look. Hornby Island, BC, Canada.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Juvenile sea lions posing for the camera. I think they se... by Dave Hunt
Juvenile sea lions posing for the camera. I think they see their reflection in the camera. Hornby Island, BC, Canada
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 2, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Juvenile sea lion trying to get my attention. It worked! ... by Dave Hunt
Juvenile sea lion trying to get my attention. It worked! Hornby Island, BC, Canada
12 Votes
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Blue devil damselfish.  I've never seen a more vibrant bl... by Dave Hunt
Blue devil damselfish. I've never seen a more vibrant blue than these guys. Found on top of a shallow reef in the Great Barrier Reef.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Bicolor blenny, Great Barrier Reef by Dave Hunt
Bicolor blenny, Great Barrier Reef
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
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This turtle doesn't think much of me.  Steve's Bommie, Gr... by Dave Hunt
This turtle doesn't think much of me. Steve's Bommie, Great Barrier Reef.
16 Votes
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Mimic filefish. Often confused with black-saddled tobies ... by Dave Hunt
Mimic filefish. Often confused with black-saddled tobies (with good reason, that is what they mimic....). Great Barrier Reef.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Black-saddled toby. Great Barrier Reef.  60mm macro on Ca... by Dave Hunt
Black-saddled toby. Great Barrier Reef. 60mm macro on Canon Rebel XTi.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Electric clam.  Sometimes called fire clam. This clam "pu... by Dave Hunt
Electric clam. Sometimes called fire clam. This clam "pulses" with a phosphoresence that looks just like a blue electric arc moving through it. This image caught the bluish-white pulse near the center. Barrier Reef.
21 Votes
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Potato cod at Barrier Reef's Cod Hole. by Dave Hunt
Potato cod at Barrier Reef's Cod Hole.
19 Votes
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Pygmy seahorse.  60mm macro. Lembeh Strait. by Dave Hunt
Pygmy seahorse. 60mm macro. Lembeh Strait.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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Female ribbon eel. According to Allen/Steene, et. al., th... by Dave Hunt
Female ribbon eel. According to Allen/Steene, et. al., this is a hermaphrodite species where blue males turn into yellow females when they reach about 85cm length. Females apparently are rare. Lembeh Strait.
15 Votes
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Pymgy buddies at Lembeh Strait by Dave Hunt
Pymgy buddies at Lembeh Strait
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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YAA - yet another anemonefish.  But I love the texture of... by Dave Hunt
YAA - yet another anemonefish. But I love the texture of his home anemone. Lembeh Strait.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 10, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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I *am* smiling.  

Stargazer on night dive in Lembeh St... by Dave Hunt
I *am* smiling.
Stargazer on night dive in Lembeh Strait.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2008

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I am ooooogly or what?
22 Votes
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Here's looking at you.  Look closely Cymothoa sp parasite... by Dave Hunt
Here's looking at you. Look closely Cymothoa sp parasite staring back from anemonefish's mouth. Attaches to tongue and eventually kills the host. KBR at Lembeh Strait.
6 Votes
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Mandarin fish, night dive, Lembeh Strait by Dave Hunt
Mandarin fish, night dive, Lembeh Strait
11 Votes
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Whale shark feeding in diffused light - Ningaloo Bay Aust... by Dave Hunt
Whale shark feeding in diffused light - Ningaloo Bay Australia.
20 Votes
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Sea lion, Hornby Island BC  by Dave Hunt
Sea lion, Hornby Island BC
13 Votes
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Young whale shark - 4-5 meters on Ningaloo Reef.  Canon d... by Dave Hunt
Young whale shark - 4-5 meters on Ningaloo Reef. Canon digital Rebel, 10-22mm wide angle at 17mm, no strobes, f7.1, iso200, 1/100th, Sea & Sea housing.
10 Votes
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Red-spotted blenny.  I would get close, he would go insid... by Dave Hunt
Red-spotted blenny. I would get close, he would go inside - I'd move away, he'd come out -- for about 10 minutes until we were friends. Canon digital Rebel XTi, 60mm macro, YS-110 strobes, iso200, f10, 1/200sec.
20 Votes
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