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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Jim Catlin

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'Fireworm Sunball'
'Guardian of the Reeeeeeeef' - unable to control his buoyancy a diver plummets towards the Guardian. Shot taken for the article 'How Not to Rock the Boat' by Drew Mcarthur, published DIVER magazine, August 2015.
Rough back shrimp in front of colourful sponge
'Mouthful'...A blenny hunting bloodworms by night. This was a special capture as the blenny was lightning fast, in order to get the bloodworm in its mouth required preemptive firing at just the right moment! Luckily one came out just right smile
'Holding On' - image of an urchin bumblebee shrimp in b/w
Bi-colour - purple tip anemone with back and fill light
Flying with rays
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

Final RoundThrough to 2015 awards final round judging
'Velvet Eyes' - eyes of a Velvet shrimp, a nocturnal species, around an inch long with amazing blue eyes. Shot using Oly 60mm & +15 subsee with manual focus for precision.
shortlistedShortlisted!
Reef squid by night
shortlistedShortlisted!
'Crab Hair Day' - diver looking at an arrow crab nestled in the hair of the mermaid statue at Sunset House, Grand Cayman!
'Hidey Hole' - cleaner shrimp inside tube sponge
shortlistedShortlisted!
Close focus Nassau Grouper being cleaned inside the Oro Verde wreck. Shot from about 3 inches with an Oly 8mm fisheye
Fairy basslet on black
'Emerald Forest' - Social feather dusters shot in situ with a green backdrop
'Arrow Eyes'
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent shot of a fairly popular subject. Great use of rule of thirds, perfect spot-on focus and excellent framing.
'The Manta Whisperer' - Antoine hovers over this Manta Ray which is in an almost trance like state, allowing him to follow above her at a snails pace. Shot during an epic 80 minute dive with 3 Giant Manta Rays at Hin Daeng pinnacle!
'Sea Badger'
'Alien Landscape' - spotted cleaner shrimp on warty corallimorph
Bumble Bee Shrimp on the back of a Sea Cucumber (approx. 5mm), shot with Oly 60mm macro and Subsee +15
Spotted cleaner shrimp
Orange Seahorse
'X-ray' - backlit seahorse in b/w
shortlistedShortlisted!
'Colour Wheel' - 4 different images, 4 different backgrounds all shot in situ using coloured backdrops - except blue water shot smile
shortlistedShortlisted!
Xmas Sunsrise
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