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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Paul Colley (11)

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Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Cardinalfish brooding eggs: 60mm lens with +3 diopter.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, June 6, 2011
47 votes

Barracuda school with one Great Barracuda interacting with the school of smaller ones; not sure what this behaviour was.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, August 19, 2013
47 votes

Southern Stingray passing under a dive boat
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, February 14, 2011
45 votes

My first encounter with a stunning silky shark.
By Paul Colley
posted Saturday, December 14, 2013
45 votes

Split level shot of a Southern Stingray off the coast of Grand Cayman
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 2, 2011
43 votes

Natural light monochrome of the USS Kittiwake
By Paul Colley
posted Friday, April 1, 2011
42 votes

This is the newly-sunk wreck of USS Kittiwake in the Cayman Islands.  Shot with a 10-17mm lens in clear water, you can see the wreck from bow to midships.
By Paul Colley
posted Monday, January 31, 2011
40 votes

Ascension Island Black Durgon.  This Trigger Fish looks almost jet black at a distance, but close up is a riot of colour.
By Paul Colley
posted Sunday, November 20, 2011
40 votes

Red Sea reef at dusk.
By Paul Colley
posted Thursday, November 7, 2013
39 votes
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Unusual line up of 4 Horse-eye Jacks off Grand Cayman
14 Votes
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Anenomes open at night on the bow of the SS Thistlegorm.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 5, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Cornetfish. Image taken on a night dive in one of the holds of the wreck of the SS Thistlegorm.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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This anenome usually opens only at night; taken on a night dive on the wreck of the Thistlegorm.
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date posted posted: Friday, April 2, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Blacktip Grouper taken mid-water; these fish are normally found static on the sea bed.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 31, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Squirrelfish & cleaner wrasse
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A Golden Trevally shot in mid-water above the wreck of the Kingston.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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A Jawfish 'dancing' in mid-water above its home in the sand.
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Close up of a Squirrelfish taken on the wreck of 'the barge'.
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 27, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Egypt
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Schooling Bluefin Tuna at a Tuna farm near St Paul's Bay off the island of Malta.
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Batfish over a shallow submerged reef. Natural light with magic red filter.
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Close up of a Reef Squid attacking a Rabbitfish at night. Image taken at 10 metres depth near an unidentified wreck in Egypt called 'the barge'.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Egypt
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Female Anthias shot in mid water above the wreck of the Kingston.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Egypt
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Natural light shot swimming through a narrow channel near the azure window off the island of Gozo, near Malta.
10 Votes
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Unknown species of jelly floating near the wreck of the Dunraven in the Red Sea. D300 & 105mm VR.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 20, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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Wreck of the Carnatic. Nikon D300, Tokina 10-17mm lens at 10mm and Inon Z240 strobes.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 19, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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Peacock Flounder. 105mm VR.
14 Votes
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Black Tip Grouper
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 16, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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School of Fusiliers on a shallow Maldives reef. 10-17mm Tokina lens, natural light with 'magic' red filter.
10 Votes
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Pederson Shrimp. 105mm VR lens with +2 diopter.
16 Votes
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A Cayman Island swim through. Just a hint of flash to pick out some detail inside the cave, but avoid over-exposing the sand.
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Secretary Blenny taken with 105mm lens with +3 diopter.
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Close up of a sea fan (105mm macro lens) using a slow shutter (1/30sec) to pick out the background blue.
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This shot of a hard coral is greater than life size and was taken with a 105mm lens and +3 diopter, using a side-lighting technique to emphasise the texture and shadows.
15 Votes
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Natural light shot (with magic red filter) of 'fried egg' jellyfish off the isalnd of Gozo near Malta.
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Relaxing on a safety stop below the azure window just off the island of Gozo near malta. Natural light shot with magic red filter.
23 Votes
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Early morning natural light shot of a Southern Stingray and attendant Remora; the latter revealed by catching the upbeat of the nearside wing. A red filter helped the colours come through more strongly.
25 Votes
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