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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Jim Catlin

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Sarah and the Starfish
By Jim Catlin
posted Monday, February 10, 2014
38 votes

'Arrow Eyes'
By Jim Catlin
posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015
28 votes

Hawksbill turtle at Cobalt Coast, Grand Cayman
By Jim Catlin
posted Wednesday, May 28, 2014
26 votes

'The Survivor' - resident turtle at Spotts Bay, Grand Cayman.
By Jim Catlin
posted Friday, March 21, 2014
25 votes

Sunset silhouettes... Starfish point, Grand Cayman
By Jim Catlin
posted Sunday, March 30, 2014
24 votes

A couple of Peppermint shrimp hide away in a beautiful purple vase sponge!
By Jim Catlin
posted Sunday, January 18, 2015
24 votes

Shot at 84mm with +12 diopters at f22. This Gorgonian Hydroid is found on the Nicholson wreck on Sunset House reef. It took a steady hand due to a very small working distance to capture the hydroid down into the wreck and achieve the black background
By Jim Catlin
posted Monday, December 16, 2013
23 votes

Huge orange barrel sponge at Cobalt Coast
By Jim Catlin
posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014
23 votes

The Doc Polson wreck with Cathy Church
By Jim Catlin
posted Monday, March 17, 2014
22 votes

'Splendid colour' - splendid anemone and resident
By Jim Catlin
posted Thursday, February 20, 2014
21 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Jim Catlin

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'Mermaid Mess'
7 Votes
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Gromit smile
8 Votes
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'Fireworm Sunball'
7 Votes
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'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.
6 Votes
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Rough back shrimp in front of colourful sponge
10 Votes
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'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
15 Votes
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'Holding On' - image of an urchin bumblebee shrimp in b/w
7 Votes
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Bi-colour - purple tip anemone with back and fill light
7 Votes
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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
14 Votes
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'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!
16 Votes
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Reef squid by night
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
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'Crab Hair Day' - diver looking at an arrow crab nestled in the hair of the mermaid statue at Sunset House, Grand Cayman!
7 Votes
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'Hidey Hole' - cleaner shrimp inside tube sponge
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
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Close focus Nassau Grouper being cleaned inside the Oro Verde wreck. Shot from about 3 inches with an Oly 8mm fisheye
9 Votes
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Fairy basslet on black
7 Votes
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'Emerald Forest' - Social feather dusters shot in situ with a green backdrop
15 Votes
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'Arrow Eyes'
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Excellent shot of a fairly popular subject. Great use of rule of thirds, perfect spot-on focus and excellent framing.
28 Votes
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'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!
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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'Sea Badger'
10 Votes
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'Alien Landscape' - spotted cleaner shrimp on warty coral... by Jim Catlin
'Alien Landscape' - spotted cleaner shrimp on warty corallimorph
5 Votes
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Bumble Bee Shrimp on the back of a Sea Cucumber (approx. ... by Jim Catlin
Bumble Bee Shrimp on the back of a Sea Cucumber (approx. 5mm), shot with Oly 60mm macro and Subsee +15
12 Votes
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Spotted cleaner shrimp by Jim Catlin
Spotted cleaner shrimp
3 Votes
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Orange Seahorse by Jim Catlin
Orange Seahorse
13 Votes
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'X-ray' - backlit seahorse in b/w by Jim Catlin
'X-ray' - backlit seahorse in b/w
shortlistedShortlisted!
6 Votes
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'Colour Wheel' - 4 different images, 4 different backgrou... by Jim Catlin
'Colour Wheel' - 4 different images, 4 different backgrounds all shot in situ using coloured backdrops - except blue water shot smile
shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
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Xmas Sunsrise by Jim Catlin
Xmas Sunsrise
5 Votes
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Who's there? by Jim Catlin
Who's there?
8 Votes
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