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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By J P Zegarra

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the famous El niño @ Jardines de la Reina...  somewhat scarry but extremely tame...
By Jp Zegarra
posted Wednesday, October 26, 2011
44 votes

blenny haggin by a very plump Montastrea coral...
By J P Zegarra
posted Thursday, November 10, 2011
36 votes

a magical experience with the Humpbacks at the Silver Banks...
By J P Zegarra
posted Monday, March 5, 2012
36 votes

resting white tips are excelent for macro shots... I had to take my 105 mm during one of the Bajo Alcyone dives and give it a try... I like how the shark skin texture is detailed here... Nikon D300 105 mm 2 DS160 flash
By Jp Zegarra
posted Tuesday, February 1, 2011
33 votes

secretary blenny within hard coral... cropped to enhance composition and texture... Nikon D300 105 mm two D160 strobes...
By Jp Zegarra
posted Tuesday, January 18, 2011
31 votes

humpback male swim-by...
By J P Zegarra
posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012
31 votes

after setting myself up on a ledge, hammerheads started passing by... I got ready for the opportunity to shot one as close as possible... this one started turning as I started taking pics... Nikon D300 Tokina 10-17 mm No flash
By Jp Zegarra
posted Tuesday, February 1, 2011
28 votes

followed a group of caribbean reef squid for a while, before getting a few shots off... this one was cropped...
By Jp Zegarra
posted Tuesday, May 17, 2011
27 votes

these crazy looking eyes are of a queen conch... it took a while for it to poke its eyes out again when at first it went back into its shell... Nikon D300 105 mm right side D160 strobe only...
By Jp Zegarra
posted Tuesday, January 18, 2011
26 votes

Cocos barnacle blenny... a Cocos Island endemic and rarely seen in pictures... they are everywhere... one of the small wonders of this island... Nikon D300 105 mm macro
By Jp Zegarra
posted Saturday, January 15, 2011
25 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By J P Zegarra

24 Entries Found
unidentified triple fin blenny...
16 Votes
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a very cool wire coral shrimp...
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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humpback calf eye view...
16 Votes
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humpback male swim-by...
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31 Votes
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a magical experience with the Humpbacks at the Silver Ban... by J P Zegarra
a magical experience with the Humpbacks at the Silver Banks...
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36 Votes
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juvi hawksbill... Ikelite Nikon D300 Tokina 10-17 2 DS160
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 19, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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cup coral... night dive...
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 20, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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queen angelfish close-up...
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 20, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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blenny haggin by a very plump Montastrea coral...
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 10, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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batwing coral crab with an attitude... shot during a night dive...
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 10, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Acropora cervicornis coral farm and divers on top... Nikon D300 10-17 Tokina 2 DS160 strobes...
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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cool view of a colorfull reef... Nikon D300 Ikelite housing 2 DS160 strobes
16 Votes
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the famous El niño @ Jardines de la Reina... somewhat scarry but extremely tame...
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44 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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single squat anemone shrimp
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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a family of squat anemone shrimp
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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giant basket star close-up... one of my favorite night time creatures... Nikon d300 105 mm 2 DS160 strobes manual set
15 Votes
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followed a group of caribbean reef squid for a while, before getting a few shots off... this one was cropped...
27 Votes
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this porcupinefish was slowly swimming around during a night dive... headed straight toward me, I positioned myself for a front angle... you can barely see the diver in the background... Nikon D300 Tokina 10-17 mm 2 DS160 flash
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20 Votes
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after setting myself up on a ledge, hammerheads started passing by... I got ready for the opportunity to shot one as close as possible... this one started turning as I started taking pics... Nikon D300 Tokina 10-17 mm No flash
28 Votes
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resting white tips are excelent for macro shots... I had to take my 105 mm during one of the Bajo Alcyone dives and give it a try... I like how the shark skin texture is detailed here... Nikon D300 105 mm 2 DS160 flash
shortlistedShortlisted!
33 Votes
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secretary blenny within hard coral... cropped to enhance composition and texture... Nikon D300 105 mm two D160 strobes...
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31 Votes
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these crazy looking eyes are of a queen conch... it took a while for it to poke its eyes out again when at first it went back into its shell... Nikon D300 105 mm right side D160 strobe only...
26 Votes
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Cocos barnacle blenny... a Cocos Island endemic and rarely seen in pictures... they are everywhere... one of the small wonders of this island... Nikon D300 105 mm macro
25 Votes
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Pelagic tunicate colony... never expected to see this in Cocos... first time I see this rare animal... did not see the hammerhead on top until after seeing it on the computer !!!
Nikon D300 Tokina 10-17 mm
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 14, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Cocos Islands
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