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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Richard Witmer (4)

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Frogfish.  Anilao, Philippines.  G9/Ikelite DS160/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, March 26, 2009
55 votes

SMILE!  Armina Sp. G9/Ikelite DS160/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Monday, March 30, 2009
54 votes


By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, June 17, 2010
44 votes

Wonderpuss (Wunderpus photogenicus).
By Richard Witmer
posted Thursday, November 24, 2011
43 votes

Glossodoris cincta.  Anilao, Philippines.  Canon G9/Ikelite DS160.
By Richard Witmer
posted Tuesday, February 17, 2009
39 votes

Glossodoris rufomarginata, at Anilao.  G9/Ikelite DS160.
By Richard Witmer
posted Tuesday, February 24, 2009
39 votes

Kiss My Glass Shrimp! Shrimp on an anemone. No Crop.  G9/Ikelite DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165 lenses.
By Richard Witmer
posted Wednesday, July 29, 2009
39 votes

Mimic Cowries on soft coral.  These guys are TINY.  D300, 105MM, Macro Mate.  Cropped approximately 5% for composition.
By Richard Witmer
posted Monday, April 26, 2010
39 votes

Hypselodoris infucata.  Canon G9/Ikelite DS160 Strobe/UCL 165.
By Richard Witmer
posted Friday, March 20, 2009
38 votes

Thecacera Pacifica.  D300/Inon Strobes/105mm + Diopter
By Richard Witmer
posted Sunday, November 21, 2010
37 votes
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Boxer Crab with eggs (Lybia tessellata). Taken in Tulamben, Bali. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL-165s.
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32 Votes
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Eye to Eye. Pink anemone fish (amphiprion perideraion) enjoying the safety of their home.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 22, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Australian blenny (Ecsenius axelrodi) at Komodo. G9/DS160s/UCL165s.
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Diver and Sea Fan. G9/DS160s/Olympus Wide Angle Lens.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Nembrotha lineolata on an asidian at Komodo. G9/DS160s/UCL165.

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Richard gets 'Nudi of the month' for November
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 8, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Chromodoris annae at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Stacked UCL165s.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 1, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Sea Fan and my friend, Dawn at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Olympus Wide Angle Lens.

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Richard proves a simple workman-like shot is always in fashion. This type of shot get's printed in dive mags all the time. Why? It's got a diver in it!
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 19, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Nembrotha Aurea. Komodo. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s. No cropping.
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36 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 16, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Underwater Bouquet at Komodo. These sea fans were about 6 feet tall. G9/Ikelite DS160s/Olympus Wide Angle Lens.
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Sea Fan and Rainbow Runners at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Olympus Wide Angle Lens.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Bubble Coral Shrimp at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Stacked UCL165s. No cropping.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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I'm on Fire! (Hypselodoris bullocki) at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Stacked UCL165s.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 9, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Chelidonura amoena, a type of sea slug, was "standing up" on its back "legs" and appeared to be looking for food in the coral polyps. Rinca island, near Komodo. G9/DS160s/Inon UCL165.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 4, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Orangutan Crab (Achaeus japonicus). G9/Ikelite DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s.
14 Votes
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Soft coral and fish. G9/DS160s/Wide Angle Lens.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Look at that tongue! Komodo Dragon on the island of Rinca, Indonesia.
10 Votes
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Jeff and anemone fish at Komodo. G9/DS160s/Wide Angle Lens.
15 Votes
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Hold on! Hypselodoris bullocki in a lot of current in Komodo. G9/DS160s/2 UCL 165s.
22 Votes
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Happy! This little blenny looks like he is having a great day! G9/Ikelite DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s. No Cropping.
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Crocodile Fish in Komodo. G9/Ikelite DS160s.
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I love the emphasis on features by the strobe lighting. Croc fish usually look so bland (it's their job to blend in) so creating texture is the challenge
30 Votes
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Nembrotha Aurea in Komodo. G9/Ikelite DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s. No cropping.
18 Votes
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Candy Corn smile (Halgerda Batangas) in Anilao. G9/DS160s/Inon UCL165.
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Tiny Nudi. It was so small that when my guide pointed it out, I couldn't tell that it was a nudibranch until I viewed it through my camera. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 16, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Hippocampus bargibanti. Notice the fin on its back, right above the tail. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Open the Hatch! Giant Frogfish in Davao. Notice the colorful tongue and throat. G9/DS160s.
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Chromodoris geometrica in Davao. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s.
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Nembrotha kubaryana. Davao. G9/DS160s/Stacked Inon UCL165s.
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