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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts (5)

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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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HALLELUJAH
Manta at night! Kona, Hawaii
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So many amazing shots from this night dive, this is my favorite so far.
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Sperm whale check out
Picture taken under permit
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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!
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BLISS
Spinner dolphins in Kona
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Meeting
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'CRY BABY'
Sperm whale calf
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Oceanic whitecap shark
The season at Cat island has started and it's very promising!
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Cinematographer at work at the Ex-USS Kittiwake
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CONTACT
Spinner dolphins in Cook's Bay on a cloudy day
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Yin Yang
Manta dance at night in Kona Hawaii
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Soul savers (Spinner dolphins in Hawaii)
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A wonderful encounter with a pod of bottlenose dolphins, wild and free like they should be!
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
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The motion of the ocean...
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2014

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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
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'Slightly unbalanced'
Flabellina iodinea, fighting the current, but on a great spot.
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After the storm
(EPL-2)
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Sharpnose puffer
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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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Silver arrows
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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!
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The essence
'Love in its essence is spiritual fire.'
Seneca
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Pederson cleaning shrimp
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Oceanic Whitetip
I called this picture Colgate tip because of the 'bling' when the dorsal fin slices the surface
26 Votes
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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
28 Votes
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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
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2014
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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
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