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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ellen Cuylaerts (6)

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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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In between
In between night & day, clouds & sun, air & water...
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Catfish & evasion tactics in Raja Ampat
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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'Shool's out'
Emma, most famous tigershark, getting a grip on the chum bucket, while the reef sharks follow her.
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Hawskbill encounter at North Wall reeftop
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Freedivers in action at the Ex-USS Kittiwake. They call her the wreck with 1000 faces (Dr. A. Mustard) and indeed every time you can discover a different angle depending on light, vizibility and action. (Natural light)
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Manatee in the springs to keep warm
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Freedom
Barrel rolling manta during whale shark feeding aggregation visit in Isla Mujeres
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Manatee observing at 3 Sisters spring last winter
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Wisdom
Detail of a hawskbill turtle's eye
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Two is better than one! So cheers to you and yours with a glass of bubbles or two! Happy 2014 to you all and happy shooting in the next fresh year!
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Secretary blenny on the lookout for food...what it does all day. Symbolic image for a personal crazy 2013 where good prevailed over bad. I wish everybody a great 2014!
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Again no real photoshop but grey & sepia conversions in Aperture: Caribbean reef shark at Tiger Beach!
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Dwarf hawkfish, resting. Looks like a scene on a tropical island to me.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 29, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Really lost my heart to Tiger Sharks....all sharks in fact!
(Tiger Beach stirrup included;-)
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Secretary blenny matches colours with Star Coral
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Winter mood Yellowface pikeblenny
I didn't use photoshop but played with some Aperture effects (color sepia conversion and monochrome adds) to get the mood I wanted!
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A Blenny Bouquet!
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Let there be light!
Merry Christmas to all!
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One of my top encounters in 2013! This female manatee followed me around for 2 hours, photobombed us, really encouraging interaction. You're not allowed to touch...unless they initiate. I tried this selfie and she stayed with me. Priceless!
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Great shot with a nice story behind it of a friendly Manatee.
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I'm dreaming of some white bellies!
Happy holidays to all!
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Tiger shark photography :-)
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Stingray at dawn
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Fly
Freediver at the bow of the EX-USS Kittiwake (Mark Tilley)
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2013

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Sea lion resting for a scarce moment at the Midriff Islands
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Mermen do exist!
Freediver at Ex-USS Kittiwake
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Freediver meets Eagle Ray
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

Final RoundThrough to 2013 awards final round judging
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'Are you looking for me?'
Photographer & Tiger shark
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 15, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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