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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Michael Henke

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"Greater pipefish" (Syngnathus acus) with Nikon D300, Nikkor 105mm and Close Up Lens.
tiny and shy - Denise's pygmy seahorse
Nudibranch(Chromodoris annae) on a golden sea squirt (Polycarpa aurata). Canon Ixus 700
Easter Egg :-)
Octopus electronica :-)

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
This one could almost be real - I like that in a manipulated shot. Michael just helped nature along a bit with the pattern!
Halgerda batangas
Mating Mandarinfish (Pterosynchiropus splendidus) - Canon Ixus 700
Giant sweetlips (Plectorhinchus obscurus)
Bull crab (Naxioides taurus)
Oceanic Whitetip Shark - Deadalus Reef - Canon G7
Hexabranchus sanguineus - Nikon D300, FISHEYE 16mm, 2xDS125
Bigeye Jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus) at the USAT Liberty (Bali). Nikon D300, 10,5 mm
Moluccen Seahorse (Hippocampus moluccensis)
shadow - Tiera batfish (Platax teira)
Glossodoris atromarginata
Yellowhead Moray Eel
Periclimenes tenuipes - Long Arm Shrimp
Hexabranchus sanguineus - Canon G7, Ikelite, DS 125
Big fish or sponge?
Sleeping Octopus
Spong reef
nude :-)
Harlequin shrimp
Bigeye Jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus) at the USAT Liberty (Bali). Nikon D300, 10,5 mm, Ikelite, 2xDS125
say AHHHHH - Background removed!

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Editor's Comment
Michael proves losing the background adds impact
Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) - Look at the pearl at it's mouth.
Phyllodesmium briareum
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