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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Melissa Fiene

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A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 in sea & sea housing.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Monday, January 4, 2010
40 votes

Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf taken in Vava'u Tonga. I was lucky enough to spend 30 amazing minutes with them and came within 2 meters.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Sunday, January 3, 2010
34 votes

Image of a humpback mother and calf, taken in Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 10-20mm sigma, in sea & sea housing.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Thursday, September 10, 2009
31 votes

Surprised clown. Taken with a Nikon D300 and dual ys250 strobes. f11, 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
29 votes

Reefsharks feeding. Taken using a Nikon D300 with dual ys250 strobes. f11, 1/250's
By Melissa Fiene
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
23 votes

Mosaic Jellyfish with driftfish in the coral sea. Nikon D300 in Sea & Sea housing.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Thursday, September 10, 2009
23 votes

Closeup image of a humpback mother and calf. Vava'u Tonga. No cropping. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma lens.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Saturday, September 12, 2009
22 votes

Anenomefish taken in the Coral Sea. Nikon D300 in sea & sea housing with dual ys250's & TTL.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Monday, January 4, 2010
17 votes

snorkeler and humpback whale. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma.
By Melissa Fiene
posted Friday, September 11, 2009
16 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Melissa Fiene

13 Entries Found
Anenomefish taken in the Coral Sea. Nikon D300 in sea & sea housing with dual ys250's & TTL.
17 Votes
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Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 in sea & sea housing.
40 Votes
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Humpback whale mother and 4 week old calf taken in Vava'u Tonga. I was lucky enough to spend 30 amazing minutes with them and came within 2 meters.
34 Votes
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diver's bubbles
13 Votes
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Closeup image of a humpback mother and calf. Vava'u Tonga. No cropping. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma lens.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2009

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22 Votes
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Image of divers in a cave, Vava'u Tonga.
16 Votes
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snorkeler and humpback whale. Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 with 10-20mm sigma.
shortlistedShortlisted!
16 Votes
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Mosaic Jellyfish with driftfish in the coral sea. Nikon D300 in Sea & Sea housing.
shortlistedShortlisted!
23 Votes
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Image of a humpback mother and calf, taken in Vava'u Tonga. Nikon D300 10-20mm sigma, in sea & sea housing.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
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Touching study. Not often you see an U/W shot that says 'family'
31 Votes
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An abstract image of a coral trout eye. Nikon D300 Sea & Sea Housing dual ys250 strobes. F8 1/250s.
12 Votes
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Surprised clown. Taken with a Nikon D300 and dual ys250 strobes. f11, 1/250s
29 Votes
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Reefsharks feeding. Taken using a Nikon D300 with dual ys250 strobes. f11, 1/250's
23 Votes
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A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).
Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia.
Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
shortlistedShortlisted!
77 Votes
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13 Entries Found