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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Michael Gallagher (5)

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Hammerhead, Galapagos, up close!
By Michael Gallagher
posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010
59 votes

Harlequin Shrimp claiming a starfish, Indonesia
By Michael Gallagher
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
56 votes

My starfish!!!
By Michael Gallagher
posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011
50 votes

Yellow Pygmy Portrait, Indonesia
By Michael Gallagher
posted Saturday, December 24, 2011
50 votes

Parrotfish portrait, taken at night in the Maldives
By Michael Gallagher
posted Thursday, November 12, 2009
49 votes

Free-swimming BRO, Lembeh
By Michael Gallagher
posted Thursday, August 4, 2011
48 votes


By Michael Gallagher
posted Sunday, November 13, 2011
47 votes

Juvenile flying fish with its own reflection at the surface, Indonesia
By Michael Gallagher
posted Friday, June 17, 2011
45 votes

Juvenile Cuttlefish, Byron Bay, Australia
By Michael Gallagher
posted Thursday, June 30, 2011
44 votes

Hairy Frogfish with snoot, Lembeh
By Michael Gallagher
posted Thursday, July 21, 2011
44 votes
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Hammerhead shark fly-over - Darwin's Arch, Galapagos Islands...
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 21, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Best friends!! Two moray eels hanging out together, Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Juvenile clown frogfish portrait, Milne Bay, PNG
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 15, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Papua New Guinea
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Cormorant with freshly caught flounder for dinner - shot taken on the River Thames, UK
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Turretfish portrait, taken whilst night diving in Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, November 1, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Grey Nurse Shark in the gloom, inside Fish Rock Cave off the coast of central New South Wales, Australia.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 25, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Bullseye!!! Pufferfish eye, night dive, Komodo, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Friday, October 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Clam detail - Komodo, Indonesia. Finally a clam which didn't close up tight as I approached!!
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I thought this was an eye shot at first. I like that 'you need a second glance' type of shot
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Porcelain crab tucked into an anemone, Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Crown of Thorns abstract, Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, October 11, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Snake eel at night, Komodo. Took a bit of effort to get the lighting right, trying to eliminate any shadows without blowing out any of the sand.
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 7, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Silky shark under the Royal Evolution, Sudan
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 5, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Sudan
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Zebra crab on fire urchin, Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, October 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Turtlely dude!!! Green Sea Turtle portrait - Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, Australia
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 30, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Nudibranch laying egg ribbon, Komodo, Indonesia.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Photographing silky sharks at night in the Red Sea, Sudan - awesome fun!! Here I used a single strobe with medium sized snoot to get a relatively narrow lighting effect. Towards the end they were starting to get a little too bold for my liking...
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 26, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Sudan
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Juvenile Australian Giant Cuttlefish - Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, Australia. After a few "standard" shots, I started playing around with my strobes - for this shot, I turned one strobe off and put the other strobe far out to the side pointing in...
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 25, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Galapagos sea lion blowing bubbles at me - I spent a lot of time on this dive laughing at their antics...
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Clown snake eel lurking in the sand near Tulamben, Bali. Shot lit by narrow torch beam rather than strobes.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Ornate ghost pipefish portrait, taken whilst muck diving at night in Milne Bay, PNG
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 12, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Papua New Guinea
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Aerial view of an orange spearing mantis shrimp, waiting patiently in its burrow for dinner to pass by - what a fearsome predator!! Shot taken whilst night diving in Komodo, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 11, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Nudi gills - pink and orange - Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Friday, September 10, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Bubble coral shrimp - Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 9, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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Yellow pipefish portrait - a slightly different perspective - Komdo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, September 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Bargibanti!! Pygmy seahorse in a sea fan - Komodo, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 4, 2010
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Just a boring patch of sand? Or a perfectly camouflaged predator?
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date posted posted: Friday, September 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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A pair of Coleman Shrimp happily sitting on a fire urchin - Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 2, 2010
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