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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith (3)

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Silversides are reflected in a diver's mask as he watches a huge swirl of the tiny fish.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, June 17, 2017
30 votes

Up close and personal with a great hammerhead
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, July 1, 2017
30 votes


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posted Monday, March 20, 2017
27 votes


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posted Sunday, February 14, 2016
26 votes


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posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
25 votes


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posted Thursday, August 3, 2017
25 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016
24 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Sunday, March 26, 2017
24 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Tuesday, August 22, 2017
24 votes

Diver & Sponge
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted Saturday, January 31, 2015
22 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

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"Beauty Under The Boat"
A great hammerhead glides along the sand 30 feet below the surface.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
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"Squid In The Sky #1"
Two squid at the surface with the sky and clouds above them.
I spent 1 1/2 hrs with them until they warmed up to me enough so I could photograph beneath them with the sky and clouds above.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 20, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Sunrise Water With Stingray"
A stingray swims below waves at sunrise. The pinks and oranges of sunrise lit-water sheet off my dome port while a stingray swims beneath the waves.
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"In Flight"
A Spanish hogfish races across a reef, the detail of its scales appearing like feathers, while its pectoral fins give the appearance of flight...
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 11, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Early Morning Manatee Profile
"Suspended"
Crystal River, Florida
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"Framed"
A flamingo tongue cowrie framed by the branches of a gorgonian. I pushed myself to create a unique photograph: lined up the cowrie thru the branches, positioned my strobes for backlight & used high shutter speed to black the background.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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I've been developing a lighting technique, and I thought the mermaid statue at Sunset House would be a perfect subject to employ it. I'm pleased with the result 😀 No Photoshop.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Latticework"
A juvenile trumpetfish is backlit as it hides in a gorgonian. I carefully placed my strobes to achieve this effect.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Ascension"
A green sea turtle ascends into sunbeams in late evening light.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Hermit Crab In Slow Motion"
Ambient light and a slow shutter speed blurs the background, while strobe light freezes a hermit crab sitting on the edge of a purple vase sponge.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Manatee In Sunbeams"
A manatee swims under sunbeams just after sunrise.
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"Synchronized Swimmers"
A pair of juvenile Spanish Hogfish swim across the reef together. Swimming in perfect tandem, the fish appear to be mirror images of each other.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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When life gives you lemons, take photographs!
Lemon Sharks
Jupiter, FL
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 23, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Mermaid statue at Sunset House, Grand Cayman
I used a remote strobe with a Triggerfish strobe trigger to backlight the statue, and waited for the fish to be in a good position to click the shutter.
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A brightly-colored flagfin glass blenny rests on coral. Shot with one strobe on an angle to provide texture.
(No snoot.)
15 Votes
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"Prairie Land"
Seagrass takes on the look of a prairie landscape in this slow shutter image. I utilized surge in the shallows, allowing it to push me through the seagrass while I framed rippling blue water as the landscape's sky and clouds.
11 Votes
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"Glamour Shot"
A hermit crab is framed through the edge of the purple sponge it's sitting in.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 3, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Look closely: a diver is lit by a remote slave strobe as he explores the interior of the Nicholson shipwreck. The WW II landing vessel lies in 55' of water in Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Lemme take a look in there. Have you been keeping up with your flossing?"
Coney at cleaning station with banded cleaner shrimp
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Psychedelic Stingray!"
A stingray is made colorful with a lighting technique I am developing.
Grand Cayman
8 Votes
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"Magic Eye"
Remember those magic eye puzzles from the 90's? Look closely at this photo and watch the fish appear!
Scorpion Fish, master of disguise...
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 15, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Turtle In Soft Color Palette"
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Roatan Squid!
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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The ex-USS Kittiwake is seen in an over-under photograph as rays of sunlight penetrate the sea.
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"Golden Portrait II"
I angled my strobes to light just the face. I used a high shutter speed to keep the water blue and provide contrast to the yellow. A shallow depth of field kept focus on just the face and eyes. No filters or Photoshop.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Starfish And Water Droplet"
Starfish over-under photograph. Look closely: a drop of water is frozen as it bounces off the surface of the water!
No Photoshop.
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"Turtle In The Sunlight"
Rays of late-day sun illuminate a resting green sea turtle.
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