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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Danny Van Belle

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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In Rajah Ampat the divesite airborek is well known for the nice occasions you can get to play with light and composition
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
56 votes

Who has ever seen a diving dog ?
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
38 votes

Thecacera sp. feeding
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
37 votes

It was one of the most demanding efforts to shoot this shot with the Inon Macro Wide angle of a Sargassum frogfish floating around in between some weed just below the surface.
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
35 votes

Jamur Boo is one of the most famous divesites in Rajah Ampat.
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
32 votes

Tubeworm enjoying the sun
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
31 votes

The psychedelic frogfish - size about 5 - 6 cm
By Danny Van Belle
posted Thursday, March 3, 2016
31 votes

Pikeblennie fight
By Danny Van Belle
posted Monday, March 21, 2016
31 votes

Jawning Rhinopias
By Danny Van Belle
posted Thursday, March 10, 2016
28 votes

The first time this squatlobster was shown to me by the guy who discovered it in 1987 in Tulamben, Mr. Wally Siagian.
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
25 votes
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Picture taken in the cold water of the Netherlands
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Lurking in the dark
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Whaleshark
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Comet longfin from the bay of Dahab
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Flabelina exoptata
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date posted posted: Monday, July 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indonesia
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Shrimp head on
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippines
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Grouper gets cleaned
11 Votes
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The reef near manta mantra
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indonesia
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Sawblade shrimp on colonial tunicates
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippines
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Sawblade shrimp from St. Eustatius
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Grouper with companion
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Experimenting on photo techniques. Hairy frogfish through magic ball lens but with aperture at F4
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippines
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Nembrotha feeding on tunicate
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Philippines
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Squid
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20 Votes
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Unusual wide angle picture with magic ball lens
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date posted posted: Monday, June 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippines
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Baramundi cod
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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Hairy frogfish
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippines
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Flabellina sp.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indonesia
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Jellyfish on a rainy day
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Netherlands
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Pikeblennie excited
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Tailgating nudibranchs head on
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Philippines
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Pipefish move always around. Here I was lucky to get the focus just right on the head.
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Love the leading lines and color separation on this shot. Perfect post and spot on focus! Not easy with a swimming subject!
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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Coleman shrimps seen through a magic ball lens
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippines
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The sailfin blennie male attract females by flashing his huge dorsal fin in a blink of an eye. An almost impossible job to get it in the picture.
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Looking around in the tunicates of the green waters of Holland
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Fingerprint shell
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A hunting frogfish is always a nice encounter. The fleshy lure of the hairy frogfish makes it very recognizable. To get the lure as big as possible this shot was made with an Inon Macro Wide angle lens. Focus distance 0 cm.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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