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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
69 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
55 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

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
50 votes

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

Hard to digest!

Visiting the Oceanic Whitetips in the big blue of Cat Island is a very humble experience. Loved every minute of it and 'Epic Diving' (Vincent & Debra Canabal) make it happen with a lot of respect for the animals!
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013
47 votes

A freediver entering Devil's Grotto
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Friday, September 6, 2013
47 votes

'The elements'
Silversides at Devil's Grotto
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Wednesday, October 2, 2013
46 votes

Manatee in the springs to keep warm
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, January 6, 2014
46 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts

162 Entries Found: Page 1  of  6
HALLELUJAH
Manta at night! Kona, Hawaii
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Sperm whale check out
Picture taken under permit
votes: 14
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Shark called lefty because of a damaged eye! I've met her last year and saw her again at the start of this oceanic season, in good health!
votes: 13
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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BLISS
Spinner dolphins in Kona
votes: 15
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Meeting
votes: 20
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'CRY BABY'
Sperm whale calf
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votes: 29
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Oceanic whitecap shark
The season at Cat island has started and it's very promising!
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votes: 36
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Cinematographer at work at the Ex-USS Kittiwake
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votes: 31
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CONTACT
Spinner dolphins in Cook's Bay on a cloudy day
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votes: 18
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Yin Yang
Manta dance at night in Kona Hawaii
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votes: 21
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Soul savers (Spinner dolphins in Hawaii)
votes: 18
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A wonderful encounter with a pod of bottlenose dolphins, wild and free like they should be!
votes: 18
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Out in the blue
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Editor's Comment
One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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The motion of the ocean...
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votes: 30
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'Close encounter of a great kind'
Sperm whale calf in Dominica
picture taken under special permit
Nikon D800, Nikkor 16mm, natural light
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
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A good day
Sperm whale in Dominica
Picture taken under special permit
votes: 27
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'Slightly unbalanced'
Flabellina iodinea, fighting the current, but on a great spot.
votes: 23
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After the storm
(EPL-2)
votes: 18
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Sharpnose puffer
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Bow down Emma
'Emma' is a well known tiger sharks at Tiger Beach, Bahamas. Making the Bahamas a shark sanctuary and generating money from shark tourism, was a huge step in shark conservation. Maybe Australia can learn from them...RIP first culled
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votes: 22
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 26, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Silver arrows
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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It fills 50% of the frame so that fits the macro category, but the subject was larger than 1ft: whaleshark mouth with remora inside on a sunny day!
votes: 24
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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The essence
'Love in its essence is spiritual fire.'
Seneca
votes: 19
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Pederson cleaning shrimp
votes: 20
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Oceanic Whitetip
I called this picture Colgate tip because of the 'bling' when the dorsal fin slices the surface
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Lemon shark contact
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Freediver in his natural element
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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Monday, January 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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162 Entries Found: Page 1  of  6