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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Stephen Holinski

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Just got home from a week in the Bahamas; did a shark dive with Stuart's Cove!  Oddly enough this picture was taken on the first dive...during the safety stop.  Couldn't wait to post.  Canon G7, Single Sea and Sea YS27DX (full)
By Stephen Holinski
posted Monday, September 8, 2008
40 votes

Peacock Mantis Shrimp.  Canon G10, 2x INON UCL165, Sea and Sea Strobes
By Stephen Holinski
posted Tuesday, May 26, 2009
35 votes

Mating Nudi's.  Found in Anilao.  Big Nudi's couldn't quite fit the frame with 2x Inon UCL165 closeup lenses (may have been 1 only for this shot, I am forgetting)!  Dual sea and sea strobes.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Tuesday, July 7, 2009
32 votes

Black, White, and....Red!  Photoshopped.  Natural Light photo of Red Snapper (?) on the Great Barrier Reef.  Turned the background black and white - I like how it turned out :)  Can see a videographer and potato cod below.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Saturday, February 16, 2008
29 votes

Now this is a DRAGON.  Original taken with a Canon A630, then put through CS3....and lots was done!
By Stephen Holinski
posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008
29 votes

Pair of Flamingo Tongues.  Canon G7, Sea and Sea Ys27DX
By Stephen Holinski
posted Wednesday, September 10, 2008
28 votes

Massive Bull Kelp in New Zealand.  Canon A630
By Stephen Holinski
posted Tuesday, September 30, 2008
28 votes

White Sea Horse in Anilao. Canon G10, Dual Inon UCL165 lenses, dual Sea and sea strobes
By Stephen Holinski
posted Wednesday, July 15, 2009
28 votes

Attack! Decorator crab unhappy with my camera lens!  Canon G7, Sea and Sea YS27DX Strobe (single).  Victoria, British COlumbia, Canada.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Saturday, August 30, 2008
27 votes

Blue Spotted Stingray, original photo taken with Canon G7 (no strobe) and then photoshopped the background black and white.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Friday, February 22, 2008
26 votes
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Tunicate and Tiny Nudi crawling across it!  Canon G10, du... by Stephen Holinski
Tunicate and Tiny Nudi crawling across it! Canon G10, dual stacked Inon UCL165's, and Sea and Sea strobes.
10 Votes
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White Sea Horse in Anilao. Canon G10, Dual Inon UCL165 le... by Stephen Holinski
White Sea Horse in Anilao. Canon G10, Dual Inon UCL165 lenses, dual Sea and sea strobes
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Crinoid close-up.  Anilao.  Canon G10, dual Inon UCL165, ... by Stephen Holinski
Crinoid close-up. Anilao. Canon G10, dual Inon UCL165, dual Sea and Sea Strobes.
14 Votes
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Another little nudi from Anilao.  Canon G10, dual Inon UC... by Stephen Holinski
Another little nudi from Anilao. Canon G10, dual Inon UCL165 lenses, Sea and Sea Strobes.
18 Votes
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Flying Gunard Face, Anilao.  Canon G10, dual UCL-165 lens... by Stephen Holinski
Flying Gunard Face, Anilao. Canon G10, dual UCL-165 lenses (slight crop, 5% to get rid of vignette), and sea and sea strobes.
20 Votes
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Tube Dwelling Anemone, a very nicely colored Tube Dwellin... by Stephen Holinski
Tube Dwelling Anemone, a very nicely colored Tube Dwelling Anemone. Canon G10, dual UCL165 closeup lenses, and Sea and Sea YS110a and YS27DX Strobes
24 Votes
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Mating Nudi's.  Found in Anilao.  Big Nudi's couldn't qui... by Stephen Holinski
Mating Nudi's. Found in Anilao. Big Nudi's couldn't quite fit the frame with 2x Inon UCL165 closeup lenses (may have been 1 only for this shot, I am forgetting)! Dual sea and sea strobes.
32 Votes
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Canon G10, no closeup lenses....big Spanish Dancer.  Beau... by Stephen Holinski
Canon G10, no closeup lenses....big Spanish Dancer. Beautiful...no partner shrimp this time though. Taken in Anilao
13 Votes
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Giant Mantis Shrimp eyes.  Canon G10, 2xInon UCL165, 2x S... by Stephen Holinski
Giant Mantis Shrimp eyes. Canon G10, 2xInon UCL165, 2x Sea and Sea Strobes. Taken in Anilao.
13 Votes
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Cuttlefish Eye.  Slight (10-15%) crop.  Canon G10, 2xUCL1... by Stephen Holinski
Cuttlefish Eye. Slight (10-15%) crop. Canon G10, 2xUCL165 lenses, Sea and Sea Ys110a and YS27DX Strobes!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 4, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Big fat nudi in Anilao.  Canon G10, dual Inon UCL165, dua... by Stephen Holinski
Big fat nudi in Anilao. Canon G10, dual Inon UCL165, dual sea and sea strobes.
24 Votes
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Mantis Shrimp in its burrow.  Canon G10, 2x Inon UCL165 c... by Stephen Holinski
Mantis Shrimp in its burrow. Canon G10, 2x Inon UCL165 closeup lenses, Dual sea and sea strobes. Anilao!
22 Votes
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Bubble Shell on a night dive in Anilao.  Canon G10, dual ... by Stephen Holinski
Bubble Shell on a night dive in Anilao. Canon G10, dual Inon closeup lenses, and sea and sea strobes. Shot is slightly cropped (didn't zoom in enough and had is vignette slightly!)
20 Votes
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Mimic Octopus portrait.  Canon G10, 2xInon closeup lenses... by Stephen Holinski
Mimic Octopus portrait. Canon G10, 2xInon closeup lenses, Sea and Sea Strobes. Taken in Anilao
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 28, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Nudi Portrait.  Canon G10, 2x Inon UCL165.  Sea and Sea S... by Stephen Holinski
Nudi Portrait. Canon G10, 2x Inon UCL165. Sea and Sea Strobes. Taken in Anilao
18 Votes
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Soft Coral Crab in Anilao...lots of photographers behind ... by Stephen Holinski
Soft Coral Crab in Anilao...lots of photographers behind me wanted a shot of this guy! Canon G10, 2x Inon UCL165, Sea and Sea YS110a and YS27DX
18 Votes
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Moray in Anilao.  Canon G10, Inon closeup lenses, Sea and... by Stephen Holinski
Moray in Anilao. Canon G10, Inon closeup lenses, Sea and Sea 110 alpha and YS27DX Strobes!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Octopus out of his burrow in Anilao.  Canon G10, Sea and ... by Stephen Holinski
Octopus out of his burrow in Anilao. Canon G10, Sea and Sea Strobes.
13 Votes
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Octopus in a cup. One of many in Anilao. Canon G10, Inon ... by Stephen Holinski
Octopus in a cup. One of many in Anilao. Canon G10, Inon closeup lens. Sea and Sea Strobes.
17 Votes
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Canon G10.  Sea and Sea 110a and YS27DX.  Schooling catfi... by Stephen Holinski
Canon G10. Sea and Sea 110a and YS27DX. Schooling catfish. Basura, Anilao.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 18, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Frogfish portrait. Canon G10, 2x INON 165 Closeup Lens. S... by Stephen Holinski
Frogfish portrait. Canon G10, 2x INON 165 Closeup Lens. Sea and Sea Strobes.
14 Votes
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Anilao schooling razorfish.  Canon G10, Sea and Sea Strobes. by Stephen Holinski
Anilao schooling razorfish. Canon G10, Sea and Sea Strobes.
15 Votes
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Peacock Mantis Shrimp.  Canon G10, 2x INON UCL165, Sea an... by Stephen Holinski
Peacock Mantis Shrimp. Canon G10, 2x INON UCL165, Sea and Sea Strobes
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cutie pose Stephan
35 Votes
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First upload since returning from Anilao and Tubbataha.  ... by Stephen Holinski
First upload since returning from Anilao and Tubbataha. Just begginning to edit and upload! Cuttle fish seen on the very first dive blending in with the much.
17 Votes
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Australia Constellations by Stephen Holinski
Australia Constellations

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Editor's Comment
very original Stephen!
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2008
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Australia
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Cathedral Cove, NZ by Stephen Holinski
Cathedral Cove, NZ
15 Votes
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South Australia Sunset.  Used sunglasses as a filter. by Stephen Holinski
South Australia Sunset. Used sunglasses as a filter.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 11, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Australia
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