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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Haydn Salvas

25 Entries Found
This guy was so small
This guy was so tiny!
Was amazing to get to finally see one of these frog fish.
We found this guy hitching a ride on a sea cucumber
My first time muck diving and managed to see one of these guys!
First time muck diving and we managed to find these guys.
First cuttlefish for the year on a ripping current wall dive. Putting this into the temperate water section as it was shot in Melbourne, Australia. Temperate can be full of colour too!
Diving just outside the heads of Port Phillip Bay at a site called Castle Rock. Saw a tail hiding under a ledge within the kelp bed had to wait a good ten minutes for the right time for the shot but it was worth it! Necklace Carpet Shark.
Inside the bow section of the Japanese destroyer Oite in Truk. One of the Odyssey dive guides was coming the other way and managed to take this shot of him modelling with the fan.
On the deck of the Katsuragisan Maru when I looked under a sheet of metal only to find this guy chilling out!
Diving on the Shinkoku Maru in Truk when we came across a male and female Leopard sharks courting when two other male sharks came in and all hell broke loose!
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging
Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes in and around the Flinders Pier engine block
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
Forget the eye of the tiger, the eye of the Turtle is more impressive.
Fish at the bow of the Rotomahana, a 40 metre wreck, sheltering from the strong current.
Cute little guy under Rye Pier, does it look like he's poking his tongue out to you?
Natural light shot inside HMAS Canberra
Cow fish on a night dive out of Portsea, Melbourne.
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging
60 year old Japanese book on the deck of the Fumitzuki wreck.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
A very different subject that tells a story.
The deck of the San Francisco Maru near the lantern room, one still left on!
On the deck of the Shinkoku, it took me ages to finally get the shot I really wanted. Was aiming to capture this little guy's head on but also capture the transulcent nature of the anemone.
Inside the engine room of the Heian Maru in Truk, lots of rust, fine silt and broken gauges.
Always an interesting situation to find common place element of a ship in a not so common place. This one was on one of the decks within the middle of the wreck, well away from the sides.
Took a trip to Truk Lagoon, amazing place with some amazing scenes.
Gas Mask within one of the wrecks just one of the reminders of the loss of life.
First attempt at u/w photography, and one of my favourite little critters, Weedy Sea Dragon.
Photo was taken at Flinders Pier in Victoria, Australia.
25 Entries Found