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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rick Cavanaugh

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Freshwater Jellyfish in Blanch Quarry in North Carolina.  Body of the jellyfish is about 1cm in diameter.
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Sunday, November 29, 2009
24 votes

Colorful crab in Dominica
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Friday, January 22, 2010
23 votes

Its not often you get an angelfish to pose
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010
21 votes

slipper lobster on a night dive.  Fuji Velvia Film
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Thursday, January 28, 2010
20 votes

Taken in Bonaire with D70 in Subal with Inon Strobes.
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Saturday, September 4, 2010
20 votes

3 nudis found in Lembeh.  These were not arranged or touched in any way.  All three where together.
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Friday, December 4, 2009
19 votes

Nudibranch in Lembeh
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Saturday, February 13, 2010
19 votes

Emperor Shrimp on a sea cucumber
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Saturday, February 13, 2010
19 votes

Tube anemone taken about 30 feet from the shore in Anilao, Philippines.
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Saturday, September 12, 2009
18 votes

Ornate Ghost Pipefish in its native surroundings
By Rick Cavanaugh
posted Saturday, January 30, 2010
18 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rick Cavanaugh

27 Entries Found
Un-cropped shot of hairy lobster.
Nikon D7100 105VR by Rick Cavanaugh
Un-cropped shot of hairy lobster.
Nikon D7100 105VR
10 Votes
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Soft Coral crab silhouetted against a dark background rea... by Rick Cavanaugh
Soft Coral crab silhouetted against a dark background really shows the detail of the crab
Nikon D7100 105VR lens Nauticam Housing dual Inon Strobes
13 Votes
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Its not often you get an angelfish to pose
21 Votes
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Huge school in a feeding frenzy. Bonaire, D70 Subal Inon Strobes
14 Votes
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Taken in Bonaire with D70 in Subal with Inon Strobes.
20 Votes
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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
12 Votes
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This was shot in my backyard pool with cheap expired film. My nephew did this pose, unplanned, I shot.....I wish I used Velvia..........
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 19, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Frog fish
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Nudibranch
14 Votes
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Emperor Shrimp on a sea cucumber
19 Votes
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Nudibranch in Lembeh
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19 Votes
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Pair of clownfish symmetrically swimming in Lembeh.
14 Votes
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fish resting on coral
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 31, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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Ornate Ghost Pipefish in its native surroundings
18 Votes
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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!
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 30, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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slipper lobster on a night dive. Fuji Velvia Film
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 28, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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reef scene film, Velvia
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 22, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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Colorful crab in Dominica
23 Votes
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yellow tube sponges at night taken with fugi velvia film.
6 Votes
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Reef scene. Film-Fugi Velvia
11 Votes
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Reef scene in Dominica
8 Votes
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Star Eyed Hermit Crab
13 Votes
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3 nudis found in Lembeh. These were not arranged or touched in any way. All three where together.
19 Votes
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Close up of a basket star at night in Dominica
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13 Votes
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Freshwater Jellyfish in Blanch Quarry in North Carolina. Body of the jellyfish is about 1cm in diameter.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 29, 2009
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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strobes shot through fire urchin tentacles plus ambient light.
12 Votes
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Tube anemone taken about 30 feet from the shore in Anilao, Philippines.
18 Votes
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