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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Ken Kiefer

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Cinematographer in the background with this beautiful Oceanic Whitetip shark.
By Ken Kiefer
posted Monday, June 2, 2014
37 votes

Bubbles!!
One of my favorite Queen Angels ever 
She spent half an hour hanging out in front of my face and would try to swallow any dime sized bubbles out of my regulator. Usually the Queens are too busy to let us peasants near, was so awesome!
By Ken Kiefer
posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014
37 votes

One of my favorite fish, with one of my favorite people!  Enjoying each others presence.    Cat Island, Bahamas    Canon 5D3  w/ 8-15mm fisheye
By Ken Kiefer
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2014
32 votes


By Ken Kiefer
posted Monday, December 1, 2014
29 votes

Whale Shark
By Ken Kiefer
posted Tuesday, July 22, 2014
28 votes

Oceanic Whitetip slicing through the crystal clear waters with sunlight rippling across her body.
By Ken Kiefer
posted Saturday, August 9, 2014
27 votes

Oceanic Whitetip Shark   off the coast of Cat Island, Bahamas
taken with Canon 5D3 and 8-15mm fisheye
By Ken Kiefer
posted Thursday, May 15, 2014
26 votes

Oceanic Whitetip with pilotfish
Canon 5D3 w 8-15mm fisheye
Cat Island, Bahamas
By Ken Kiefer
posted Thursday, August 28, 2014
26 votes

Vinny from Epic Diving working with Emma, a large tiger shark.  Keeping her from crushing the bait box
By Ken Kiefer
posted Tuesday, May 20, 2014
25 votes

Reef Sharks in my circle!   Using a full frame camera and an 8mm fisheye allows for extremely close interaction!
By Ken Kiefer
posted Friday, August 29, 2014
25 votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Bahamas
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Senior pictures for a high school swimmer... Just relaxing on the bottom of the pool
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Just hanging out
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mexico
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Oceanic Whitetip Shark reflecting
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Floating on blue air. Mother and calf Spotted Dolphin enjoying the sun and ocean
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Hammerhead sees bait; eats bait; and then seems pretty happy with herself about it! wink Progression series
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

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Smiles are Contagious
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mexico
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Laughter makes everything better
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Bahamas
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Queen in the Sun
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Hammer after grabbing a fish head from the sand.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 1, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Guardian Angel has a Shadow
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Bahamas
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My crazy niece trying out for Underwater X-Games smile
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
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Ain't no party like a Nurse Shark Party!!
16 Votes
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Bimini Rush Hour
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Twisting and Turning Hammer
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Gotta love those hammerheads. Nice job noticing the shadow and including it in the frame. Great angle and composition. Well done!
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Photographer using limbo skills to stay in position to get her shot
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Hammerhead Selfie
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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two pairs of mother/baby Spotted Dolphins in Bimini
Potion/Pumkin and Denali/Denver according to The Wild Dolphin Project
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School's Out!!
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Lens flare worked in my favor today!~
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Nurse Shark with a serious load of remora!!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Bahamas
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Great Hammerhead in Bimini
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Nurse shark soccer mom
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 31, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Mother and calf Atlantic Spotted Dolphins play in the open ocean
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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This transitional Queen Angel that is clearly a Nemo Wannabe kept trying to distract me from the sharks by kissing my dome port!!!!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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These are two adult males Manny and Montana (at least in their 20s). Males form alliances with one another that can last a life time (dolphin best-friends)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
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Staredown with a Great Hammerhead
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
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