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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Paul Flandinette

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Experimenting with fibre optic snoots I managed to find a grey moray docile enough to allow me to place the snoots on either side of its head, creating this unusual lighting effect as if lighting from the inside out
By Paul Flandinette
posted Tuesday, December 6, 2011
66 votes

Grey morays
By Paul Flandinette
posted Friday, December 9, 2011
57 votes

I think the contrast of the yellowmouth to the brown body with speckled blue markings is extremely striking so it was worth putting time in to get this shot. Taken with Inon Z240 with fiber optic snoots, 60mm macro and a wet close up lens
By Paul Flandinette
posted Sunday, December 11, 2011
45 votes

What a fasinating nudibranch - It reminds me of a mythical winged horse
By Paul Flandinette
posted Thursday, December 22, 2011
38 votes

I spent a fascinating hour or so with a group of lionfish as they glided over a large bommie. I wanted a crisp portrait with a clean blue background
By Paul Flandinette
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
36 votes

Bluestripe snapper
By Paul Flandinette
posted Saturday, December 31, 2011
31 votes

I was fascinated with this Stargazer's tongue lure and spent 20 minutes or so with it as it tried to capture passing prey
By Paul Flandinette
posted Monday, December 12, 2011
29 votes

Grey Reef Shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, Maldives, Alifu Dhaalu Atoll, Halimatha Jetty Night Dive
By Paul Flandinette
posted Thursday, January 31, 2013
29 votes

Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) hitches a ride on nudibranch Glossodoris cincta, Lembeh, North Sulawesi; Indonesia,
By Paul Flandinette
posted Tuesday, February 5, 2013
25 votes

Taken on a cleaning station, using a Tokina 10-17
By Paul Flandinette
posted Saturday, December 10, 2011
23 votes
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Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) hitches a ride on nudibranch Glossodoris cincta, Lembeh, North Sulawesi; Indonesia,
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Tambja gabrielae, Nudibranch, Lembeh, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Flabellina rubrolineata, Nudibranch, Bunaken, North Sulawesi
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Pregnant Tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, Tiger Beach, Bahamas;
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Purple spotted commensal shrimp, Periclimenes holthuisi, Bunaken, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Reef Lizardfish, Synodus variegatus, North Sulawesi, Lembeh, Indonesia;
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris, Tiger Beach, Bahamas;
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Maldives anemonefish, Amphiprion nigripes, Maldives, Maya Thila, Rasdhoo Atoll
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A tiny juvenile Western clown anemonefish (Amphiprion occellaris) nestles in the safety of the arms of this Bubble-tip anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor) which are deadly to other fish species
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Grey Reef Shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos, Maldives, Alifu Dhaalu Atoll, Halimatha Jetty Night Dive
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Axelrod's clown blenny; Ecsenius axelrodi, Bunaken National Marine Park
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A friendly trumpetfish stayed with me for a while. I liked the effect of seeing the background through the eye of the trumpetfish. 60mm macro
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Bluestripe snapper
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Tricky to keep steady enough for these types of shots. Xeno shrimp
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The orbicular burrfish seemed very much at home in this old paint can
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I particularly liked the colour contrasts of the anemone and waited until the anemonefish dropped into frame
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The Giannis D is a great wreck to photograph with its dramatic resting position and relatively shallow water, Tokina 10-17 and magic filter
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Male scalefin Anthia. Taken with D300, Nikkor 105 plus 1.4 Teleconverter. I laid on the sand for 30 minutes or so trying to get focus lock on a grouo of Anthias
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Soft Coral Crab
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Now, here's a really strange one! Phillodesmium briareum
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I was really fascinated with this nudi's rudimentary eyes. Tambja morosa
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What a fasinating nudibranch - It reminds me of a mythical winged horse
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38 Votes
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I had a great time with a group of Lionfish and wondered how they might look in black and white
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The Spanish Dancer has to be one of the most thrilling of nudibranchs to encounter. Taken with Nikon 17-55 at 38mm, f18, 1/125
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I was fascinated with this Stargazer's tongue lure and spent 20 minutes or so with it as it tried to capture passing prey
29 Votes
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I think the contrast of the yellowmouth to the brown body with speckled blue markings is extremely striking so it was worth putting time in to get this shot. Taken with Inon Z240 with fiber optic snoots, 60mm macro and a wet close up lens
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I stayed with this Blacktip grouper for quite a while as he flitted from one coral to another, but eventually it got used to me enough so that I could get close
22 Votes
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