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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts

Underwater photo contest

Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Gulf signal blenny in an tube wormhole, cosy!
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, September 30, 2013
71 votes

Freediver meets Eagle Ray
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
58 votes

Tarpon entering grotto at dawn

During daytime silversides hide in caverns, swim-throughs, grottos and wrecks. As dawn settles the predators follow them.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, July 1, 2013
56 votes

MANTA MAGIC
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Wednesday, April 23, 2014
53 votes

On precious planet Earth, change is needed. Sometimes people are driven by fear or greed and that causes damage to the balance. One victim is the species sharks, the cruel act of finning decimated numbers by 70%, they deserve respect & protection.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013
51 votes

The girl in the picture is my firstborn and she saw the light:-) more than 14 years ago under water...I guess this makes this image predestined!
Shot with Olympus EPL-2, Panasonic 8mm, 1/320 f6.3 Iso 200, magic filter.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, April 15, 2012
50 votes

Manatee in the springs to keep warm
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, January 6, 2014
50 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Thursday, July 10, 2014
50 votes

La botella
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Saturday, October 12, 2013
49 votes

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
49 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts

218 Entries Found: Page 1  of  9
"My shadow and me"
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Precious"
11 Votes
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Tiger Shark close encounters are the best
18 Votes
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King, Jr
24 Votes
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Home is where the heart is
17 Votes
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"Ahhhh, almost fireworks time"
Secretary blenny
22 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Big blue & curvy"
Physeter macrocephalus or cachalot
22 Votes
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Manatee time
22 Votes
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"Tail slap"
"It's not how hard you can hit, it's how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward." Rocky Balboa
20 Votes
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"I see Nudi's everywhere'
For nudibranch lovers: while processing this image I saw the shape of a nudi in the blue. I think I should take a break;-)!
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26 Votes
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"Refraction"
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22 Votes
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"Stormy weather"
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33 Votes
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"Chasing Clouds"
14 Votes
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"In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order."
Carl Jung
Barrel rolling mantas on a Kona night dive
Kona, Hawaii
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38 Votes
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"Do you love me" Tige beach shark at surface shot
30 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Swirl"
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38 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Stand into my light"
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Glory"
Tarpon having its moment as silversides arrived late these year!
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Bow down Mister"
Tiger shark passing above a videographer, humbling.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 13, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Tiger in the sky"
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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APOCALYPSE
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After so many shots from stingray city, hard to imagine you would pull of such a special one. Very well done!
49 Votes
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"Rhapsody in blue"
Manta's in Kona
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"Order in Chaos"
39 Votes
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While shooting free divers Mark Tilley & Kaitlin DeBrabanderein the shallows, Mark got carried away by his Zen state of mind and asked Kaitlin for a dance
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Ray catching last sun rays...
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45 Votes
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Happy #worldphotoday! It's my window to the world!
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Polar Bear in the Mist, Hudson Bay
17 Votes
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218 Entries Found: Page 1  of  9