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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rick Cavanaugh

27 Entries Found
Un-cropped shot of hairy lobster.
Nikon D7100 105VR
Soft Coral crab silhouetted against a dark background really shows the detail of the crab
Nikon D7100 105VR lens Nauticam Housing dual Inon Strobes
Its not often you get an angelfish to pose
Huge school in a feeding frenzy. Bonaire, D70 Subal Inon Strobes
Taken in Bonaire with D70 in Subal with Inon Strobes.
Why be normal.
Instead of half under and half over, stick part of the dome out of the water! This is shot in a quarry in NC. This shot has not photoshopping. This is what I saw from the view finder. Nikon D-70 Subal Housing 2 Inon Strobes
This was shot in my backyard pool with cheap expired film. My nephew did this pose, unplanned, I shot.....I wish I used Velvia..........
Frog fish
Nudibranch
Emperor Shrimp on a sea cucumber
Nudibranch in Lembeh
shortlistedShortlisted!
Pair of clownfish symmetrically swimming in Lembeh.
fish resting on coral
Ornate Ghost Pipefish in its native surroundings
Neck Crab with incredible decorations. That is all him filling the frame!
When I saw the green antennae, I did not immediately notice they were pieces of sea grass. I thought I found a new species!
slipper lobster on a night dive. Fuji Velvia Film
reef scene film, Velvia
Colorful crab in Dominica
yellow tube sponges at night taken with fugi velvia film.
Reef scene. Film-Fugi Velvia
Reef scene in Dominica
Star Eyed Hermit Crab
3 nudis found in Lembeh. These were not arranged or touched in any way. All three where together.
Close up of a basket star at night in Dominica
shortlistedShortlisted!
Freshwater Jellyfish in Blanch Quarry in North Carolina. Body of the jellyfish is about 1cm in diameter.
strobes shot through fire urchin tentacles plus ambient light.
Tube anemone taken about 30 feet from the shore in Anilao, Philippines.
27 Entries Found