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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Bruce Shafer

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Swimming flatworm.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Sunday, January 2, 2011
37 votes

Psychedelic Frogfish (Histiophryne Psychedelica), one of the Top 10 New Species of 2010 (Arizona State Universtiy International Institute for Species Exploration) is shown
By Bruce Shafer
posted Wednesday, December 29, 2010
34 votes

An emperor lobster (Periclimenes imperator) riding on a doris (Ceratosoma trilobatum) – so I’m told.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Sunday, March 2, 2008
29 votes

Imagine my surprise when I saw this Sargassumfish swimming toward me.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Thursday, December 23, 2010
28 votes

Brittle star arch.  Olympus C-8080
By Bruce Shafer
posted Monday, February 11, 2008
27 votes

Believe it or not, this puffer actually got away!
Taken in the Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi with my Olympus C-8080.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Tuesday, February 5, 2008
25 votes

If you thought focusing on pygmies was difficult enough, try a swimming Severn's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus Severnsi).
By Bruce Shafer
posted Sunday, December 26, 2010
24 votes

I've seen them use this technique with race cars, so I thought,
By Bruce Shafer
posted Thursday, February 7, 2008
23 votes

A beautiful free-swimming flat worm.  A great shot by itself, but I tried to spruce it up a bit with some motion/dimension effect.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Saturday, December 25, 2010
23 votes

Red on Red.  A juvenile sandperch on fire urchin.  Galapagos Islands.
By Bruce Shafer
posted Saturday, December 31, 2011
22 votes
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Red on Red.  A juvenile sandperch on fire urchin.  Galapa... by Bruce Shafer
Red on Red. A juvenile sandperch on fire urchin. Galapagos Islands.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 31, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Sharks in a Blue Hole. by Bruce Shafer
Sharks in a Blue Hole.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
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Swimming flatworm. by Bruce Shafer
Swimming flatworm.
37 Votes
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The closest I could get to fireworks (looking like). by Bruce Shafer
The closest I could get to fireworks (looking like).
14 Votes
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Shark shot.  Happy New Year, Everyone. by Bruce Shafer
Shark shot. Happy New Year, Everyone.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 31, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Bismarck Sea Papua New Guinea
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One of the color variations this Blue-Ring shot me. by Bruce Shafer
One of the color variations this Blue-Ring shot me.
16 Votes
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Psychedelic Frogfish (Histiophryne Psychedelica), one of ... by Bruce Shafer
Psychedelic Frogfish (Histiophryne Psychedelica), one of the Top 10 New Species of 2010 (Arizona State Universtiy International Institute for Species Exploration) is shown "jetting" by my lens.
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34 Votes
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Dinner time. by Bruce Shafer
Dinner time.
10 Votes
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Cuttlefish, sponge, shark, and the Star Dancer in the bac... by Bruce Shafer
Cuttlefish, sponge, shark, and the Star Dancer in the background (before it moved to Milne Bay).
16 Votes
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If you thought focusing on pygmies was difficult enough, ... by Bruce Shafer
If you thought focusing on pygmies was difficult enough, try a swimming Severn's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus Severnsi).
24 Votes
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A beautiful free-swimming flat worm.  A great shot by its... by Bruce Shafer
A beautiful free-swimming flat worm. A great shot by itself, but I tried to spruce it up a bit with some motion/dimension effect.
23 Votes
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A friendly inhabitant of the Cay Sal Banks. by Bruce Shafer
A friendly inhabitant of the Cay Sal Banks.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 24, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Bahamas
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Imagine my surprise when I saw this Sargassumfish swimmin... by Bruce Shafer
Imagine my surprise when I saw this Sargassumfish swimming toward me.
28 Votes
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Nice Pecs. by Bruce Shafer
Nice Pecs.
14 Votes
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An emperor lobster (Periclimenes imperator) riding on a d... by Bruce Shafer
An emperor lobster (Periclimenes imperator) riding on a doris (Ceratosoma trilobatum) – so I’m told.
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Now that's one big sea slug (judging by the lobbie on it's back!)
29 Votes
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Oly C-8080 by Bruce Shafer
Oly C-8080
19 Votes
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Porcelan Crab.
Oly C-8080 by Bruce Shafer
Porcelan Crab.
Oly C-8080
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Juvenile spotted drum trying to avoid this paparazzo.  I ... by Bruce Shafer
Juvenile spotted drum trying to avoid this paparazzo. I could take a 100 shots of these guys and still want more!
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Belize
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I wonder if they know?
Olympus C-8080 by Bruce Shafer
I wonder if they know?
Olympus C-8080
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Brittle star arch.  Olympus C-8080 by Bruce Shafer
Brittle star arch. Olympus C-8080
27 Votes
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A Blue-Ribbon Eel in the Lembeh Strait. Taken with an Oly... by Bruce Shafer
A Blue-Ribbon Eel in the Lembeh Strait. Taken with an Olympus C-8080
16 Votes
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The founder of SingleDivers.com drifting past a bouquet o... by Bruce Shafer
The founder of SingleDivers.com drifting past a bouquet of tube worms. Olympus C-8080
15 Votes
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I've seen them use this technique with race cars, so I th... by Bruce Shafer
I've seen them use this technique with race cars, so I thought, "What the heck?"
23 Votes
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What do you do with a decent moray shot where the white i... by Bruce Shafer
What do you do with a decent moray shot where the white in its throat is blown out? Give it a clam's mouth!
I found out that this is actually more difficult to accomplish than I'd originally thought! Enjoy the moment.
12 Votes
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Believe it or not, this puffer actually got away!
Taken ... by Bruce Shafer
Believe it or not, this puffer actually got away!
Taken in the Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi with my Olympus C-8080.

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Editor's Comment
So it's a happy meal to take away Bruce!
25 Votes
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Banded Coral Shrimp in a nice sponge setting.
Olympus C-... by Bruce Shafer
Banded Coral Shrimp in a nice sponge setting.
Olympus C-8080
10 Votes
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A Flamingo Tongue in hidding.  My first image, so this is... by Bruce Shafer
A Flamingo Tongue in hidding. My first image, so this is just a test (with minimum sharpening). I tried to get a nice dark background to contrast the Tongue. Taken with an Olympus C-8080, 1/125 @ 8.0.
9 Votes
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