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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
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

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

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

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

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

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"Glory"
Tarpon having its moment as silversides arrived late these year!
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"Bow down Mister"
Tiger shark passing above a videographer, humbling.
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Tiger in the sky"
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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!
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"Rhapsody in blue"
Manta's in Kona
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"Order in Chaos"
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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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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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Happy #worldphotoday! It's my window to the world!
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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
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Great encounters this year in Isla Mujeres, less animals but a good connection.
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Connection
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"Early night..."
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Good night!
Sandbar at sunset!
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Best friends forever
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Cayman islands
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"Still No Sign"
Silversides and tarpon in Cayman
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"The second the earth stood still"
Sperm whale calf, Dominica
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Cruising by
This oceanic was tagged with bolts...pervasive? (Tagging was NOT done by us or our operator)
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Cloudy desolation
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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She lays in beauty...
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La botella
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"Memory"
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"Blue"
Spinner dolphins in Kona
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Try a little tenderness
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"IMPACT" by Ellen Cuylaerts
"IMPACT"
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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BLOW
38 Votes
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"Eye to Eye" (coloured version)
Mantas at night in Kona, Hawaii
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