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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts

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Gulf signal blenny in an tube wormhole, cosy!
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, September 30, 2013
72 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
59 votes

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

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

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
56 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
55 votes

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


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

Out in the blue
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Saturday, February 22, 2014
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
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts

261 Entries Found: Page 1  of  10
Fata Morgana
25 Votes
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'I had a dream'
18 Votes
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Happy International Whaleshark day
Image taken in St. Helena, British Overseas Territories, South Atlantic
18 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) United Kingdom
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Ascension Island
A face to face encounter with a smooth hammerhead, a shark very rare since decades in Ascension waters.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (South) United Kingdom
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Adult Yellowfin Tuna in Ascension waters
15 Votes
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"Laugh or Cry"
Gray seal
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Tarpon hunting silversides
22 Votes
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I wish the Cayman grottoes would be filled with silversides once more.
Devil's Grotto, July 2013 (the last year of big numbers)
14 Votes
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This young male bear attempts to hunt for his first season on the ice. He had seen it done by his mother and she was still around from a distance.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Ready to spread my wings
Southern stingray at the sandbar
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Incredible over/under shot taken at exactly the right time!
28 Votes
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Polar bear sleeping in Svalbard
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 6, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Daydream
Grey seal lying in the kelp
Farne islands by Ellen Cuylaerts
Daydream
Grey seal lying in the kelp
Farne islands
13 Votes
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Grey seal, Farne Islands UK
We had a great time snorkeli... by Ellen Cuylaerts
Grey seal, Farne Islands UK
We had a great time snorkeling with them and I have the idea...they did enjoy it too!
16 Votes
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Harp seal pup on the ice by Ellen Cuylaerts
Harp seal pup on the ice
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Labrador Sea Canada
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3 Graces, belugas in Hudson bay by Ellen Cuylaerts
3 Graces, belugas in Hudson bay
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 13, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Canada
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Look into those eyes, how can we not better protect our o... by Ellen Cuylaerts
Look into those eyes, how can we not better protect our oceans?
Grey Seal, Farne Islands
Nikon D800, Nikkor 16mm, natural light.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 30, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Grey seal with leopard attitude
Farne Islands UK by Ellen Cuylaerts
Grey seal with leopard attitude
Farne Islands UK
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Fins up
Walrus in Svalbard by Ellen Cuylaerts
Fins up
Walrus in Svalbard
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Playful seals in Farne Islands! by Ellen Cuylaerts
Playful seals in Farne Islands!
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Healthy Curiosity
Belugas in the wild Hudson Bay, Manitoba by Ellen Cuylaerts
Healthy Curiosity
Belugas in the wild Hudson Bay, Manitoba
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Canada
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Photobombing beluga whale, does not happen every day! by Ellen Cuylaerts
Photobombing beluga whale, does not happen every day!
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 2, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Canada
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Beluga whales in Churchill, manitoba, Canada. Great encou... by Ellen Cuylaerts
Beluga whales in Churchill, manitoba, Canada. Great encounters in the wild during summer!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Canada
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Belugas in the wild where they should be! Hudson Bay, Chu... by Ellen Cuylaerts
Belugas in the wild where they should be! Hudson Bay, Churchill, Canada
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 26, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Canada
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Epiphany by Ellen Cuylaerts
Epiphany
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Manatee calf at Crystal River, 3 Sisters Springs
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 6, 2015
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico United States
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Waiting
tarpon hunting for silversides
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Morning view
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21 Votes
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261 Entries Found: Page 1  of  10