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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Allen Walker

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A Raggie gathering at Cathedral
Image from Atlantis reef, just a little further down from the previous picture posted of this reef in Ponta do Ouro.
Sitting hidden at 42m, Atlantis reef must be one of the most pristine reefs in Mozambique
"Underwater Butterfly"
I guess it is in an simple image that we sometimes......sit on the sand and wonder........
I was lucky enough to capture a juvenile devil fire fish and a juvenile scorpion fish on one image! I can tell you it was not easy!
"As the light fades...."
Curoius black tip pops up to the surface unexpectedly as I was about to pack it all up and head home........leant a lesson that day.......patience and this is never know when something will happen!
"Wave Riders"
Young seals playing inside the crest of a large swell breaking over the side of underwater ledge near seal island.
The privilege i had to witness this bait ball action right up and until the end was absolutely insane and will never be erased from the minds eye.
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Incredible action shot
The Cape Gannet" - A B&W rendition of one of my favourite sardine run images taken off shore of the wild coast, Transkei, Port St. Johns, South Africa. The Cape Gannet is truly an amazing bird and has adapted to its ocean life like no other.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2018

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You think sharks are dangerous!!!!...try Cape Fur Seals....
Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past as the sun sets on a beautiful calm ocean - another end to an amazing day out on the ocean with these awesome animals!
"Escape...for now"
This image somehow intrigues me and I keep on going back to it, starring at it. It does not make sense, in terms of "rules" breaks most of them, but still draws me in, I find a strange fascination when staring at it........
"In the Eye of the Beholder”
Always been intrigued by the Canon EF 8–15mm on a full frame, but the idea of incorporating a circle into your image with black surrounds and making it work, gets tricky....I think I got this one right!
"Sunset Strip"
It has been a while.......
"The Chase"
Image of a common dolphin hunting down a small bait ball on the annual Sardine Run 2017, or should I say chase....
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2017

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Anemone hermit crabs have a special relationship with a specific anemone: they find them and persuade them to set up house on their shells, where the anemones protect the hermit with their stinging cells, the hermit provides them with a mobile home.
This harlequin crab has established itself inside the felt-like tube of a burrowing anemone. It gives it the protection of the anemone's stinging tentacles.
Young seals, rather like puppies, test the limits of their territory by rushing for each other (and visiting divers) with mock charges and bubble laden barks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
stunning action shot
"Timeless" is an image of Dusky dolphins taken of Cape Point on our way to the deep, it is pretty rare for them to hand around divers so this was an awesome opportunity to jump in and it paid off.
"Scud Man"
"A Mothers love"
Tropical Yellow Tail (Amber Jack) hunting silversides on the reef! Great to just chill and watch as the methodically mow the little fish down one by one.
"Photo Bomb"
Eish, got photo bombed on what could have been one of my best! But hey thats how it goes when working with these predators!
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