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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Gaetano Gargiulo (4)

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By Gaetano Gaetgiulo
posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013
36 votes


By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Wednesday, December 24, 2014
34 votes

Swimming...
By Gaetano Gaetgiulo
posted Wednesday, May 15, 2013
31 votes

OMG...my water just broke!!!
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Sunday, January 26, 2014
31 votes

space-jelly
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Wednesday, January 8, 2014
30 votes

creative experiment with a friendly weedy sea-draqon. Shot during a population survey...
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Friday, January 10, 2014
29 votes

Bobtail squids mating...
They are not shy and if you are lucky enough they come very close to your camera!!! I used a 105 micro-lens for this shot
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Thursday, August 29, 2013
28 votes

Fiddler ray eye close-up
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Tuesday, January 7, 2014
28 votes

Meanwhile in the sand of chowder-bay
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Tuesday, June 20, 2017
28 votes

when the sun was my 3rd strobe
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted Wednesday, August 15, 2018
28 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Gaetano Gargiulo

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Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt mid-water. I really enjoyed it
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10 Votes
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Is this my best side?? the pajama squid took advantage of... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Is this my best side?? the pajama squid took advantage of my lights to hunt mid water
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9 Votes
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The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The Daily pygmy... this time I had to wait over 50min in the surge before that she got brave enough to get out of the weed...
9 Votes
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I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy p... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I stacked two wet lenses to make this portrait of pygmy pipe-horse fish
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16 Votes
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Mu mum said I am beautiful!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
Mu mum said I am beautiful!!!
18 Votes
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leafy frontal shot by Gaetano Gargiulo
leafy frontal shot
11 Votes
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sea dragon sketch by Gaetano Gargiulo
sea dragon sketch
7 Votes
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green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural col... by Gaetano Gargiulo
green is the new black!!! I just enhanced the natural color of the water to obtain this green backdrop
3 Votes
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Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dr... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Diving in the sun... very murky water and few friendly dragons...
8 Votes
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"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Natural Colors" just the background is been manipulated (minimally) to remove almost all of the colors and leave it neutral so the dragons stands out in its natural colors
13 Votes
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Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one w... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Not much manipulation required. I have uploaded the one with the original water color as well so you can compare. I just used the curve tool on the already burnt sun burst and then dodged a bit the rest of the water around the dragon...
20 Votes
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Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dance into the light...
The vis dropped to less than 1m during the dive.so I made use of the milky white water to achieve clear background. Minimal PS involved, just the curve tool. Also no fiddling I just waited for the surge to bring it to me!!!
9 Votes
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"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the curre... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"lost into the blue" the dragon was swimming in the current and pushed by the surge. careful position of myself under the boulders allowed me to take this shot into the blue...
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22 Votes
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Vis was bad to start with then deteriorated during the di... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Vis was bad to start with then deteriorated during the dive to below 1m... but hey I finally got to see the leafy!!! shot taken in the surge
9 Votes
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The background is natural. The clear tone is given by the... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The background is natural. The clear tone is given by the water column and the far away rocks. I waited > 10minutes to take this shot as the little fellow was moving between the weed to hunt small crustaceans
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15 Votes
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Again to obtain the white background I used one of the st... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Again to obtain the white background I used one of the strobes to illuminate the reflective sand. I then completed the job with PS
10 Votes
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Mandarin fishes mating taken mid-water. The background wa... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Mandarin fishes mating taken mid-water. The background was already bright (dead corals) so I made it white
5 Votes
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Interpretation of lion-fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
Interpretation of lion-fish
7 Votes
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Full Octo-moon This time my reverse ring macro toy did no... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full Octo-moon This time my reverse ring macro toy did not worked as I expected. But...
7 Votes
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I have been called on assignment: depict the emotion of a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
I have been called on assignment: depict the emotion of a shark dive at Manly aquarium, so I wanted to depict the emotion of facing a "friendly" sand tiger shark. This pic is taken diving in the large shark enclosure
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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An old legend say that only the most neutral buoyancy div... by Gaetano Gargiulo
An old legend say that only the most neutral buoyancy diver can disentangle the sword of king Octopy from the net... Of course after the shot I removed the trash...
7 Votes
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Space dragon... a very pretty and young dragon by Gaetano Gargiulo
Space dragon... a very pretty and young dragon
17 Votes
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A plunge into darkness... by Gaetano Gargiulo
A plunge into darkness...
6 Votes
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Dragon sun-backing... to take this shot I had to lay myse... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dragon sun-backing... to take this shot I had to lay myself in the kelp...
15 Votes
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Squat lobster in a sponge. taken with a 20mm reversed 5:1... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Squat lobster in a sponge. taken with a 20mm reversed 5:1 reproduction ratio
9 Votes
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The domes... taken with a reversed lens, 5 times life siz... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The domes... taken with a reversed lens, 5 times life size magnification
10 Votes
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Very small (less than 1 cm) juvenile wrasse hovering over... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Very small (less than 1 cm) juvenile wrasse hovering over sponges
8 Votes
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