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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Jeff Lafrenz

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Spotted this little pygmy seahorse at 25 meters on a seafan well camouflaged and very challenging to photograph!
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Thursday, January 28, 2016
20 votes

Nudibranch and tunicate!
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Sunday, February 7, 2016
17 votes

Jellyfish Lake in Palau is a fascinating ecosystem where only snorkeling is allowed and millions of jellyfish surround you.  Isolating one with the sun behind took quite a bit of time, but the result was definitely worth it.
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Wednesday, February 17, 2016
16 votes

Juvenile Batfish struttering her stuff
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Thursday, May 26, 2016
16 votes

Jellyfish and its reflection at the Jellyfish lake in Palau!
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Thursday, January 28, 2016
15 votes

I didn't do it, I've been framed...  This cute little pygmy seahorse was doing their usual trick of turning his back and looking away.  However, a lot of patience finally paid off with him framed in an opening in the fan.
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Tuesday, May 17, 2016
15 votes

Hide and seek.  Two inquisitive anemone fish peeking out to see if I was still watching.
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Friday, May 20, 2016
14 votes

I noticed this school of Creole Wrasse hanging around a coral head, so went over to investigate. They were all trying to get the attention of the little purple and yellow Royal Gramma. The wrasse kept jostling for position trying to get the Royal Gra
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Saturday, January 23, 2016
13 votes

Mandarinfish Mating Dance- captured the moment when sperm and egg are just released!
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Sunday, February 7, 2016
13 votes

Tiny Caribbean Wire Coral Shrimp hanging out at about 15m.

Nikon D800, Nauticam housing, 105mm Macro, SMC and dual Inon Z240 Strobes.
By Jeff Lafrenz
posted Tuesday, December 1, 2015
12 votes
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19 Entries Found
Two lanes, no waiting... This new cleaning station approach promises reduced wait times for fish on the go...
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What do you do when you have bitten off more than you can chew? I watched this fish unsuccessfully try to swallow another fish that was a bit too big to fit, leaving him to swim around with a tail at both ends...
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Clownfish and Manta. Found a cleaning station and set up the shot and then waited for a manta to swim by. Patience pays off!
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Best buddies. Green Moray and Cleaner Shrimp hanging out in their cave.
6 Votes
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Juvenile Batfish struttering her stuff
16 Votes
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Hide! The "gang" is on the prowl looking for a quick snack!!!
7 Votes
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Hide and seek. Two inquisitive anemone fish peeking out to see if I was still watching.
14 Votes
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I didn't do it, I've been framed... This cute little pygmy seahorse was doing their usual trick of turning his back and looking away. However, a lot of patience finally paid off with him framed in an opening in the fan.
15 Votes
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Grace and beauty in motion. A large black Manta ray.
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12 Votes
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While diving in the Raja Ampat area of Indonesia we came upon this huge school of Yellowstripe Scad. I could have spent hours watching them constantly in motion flowing from one shape to another. Magical.
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Nudibranch and tunicate! by Jeff Lafrenz
Nudibranch and tunicate!
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Mandarinfish Mating Dance- captured the moment when sperm... by Jeff Lafrenz
Mandarinfish Mating Dance- captured the moment when sperm and egg are just released!
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Jellyfish Lake in Palau is a fascinating ecosystem where only snorkeling is allowed and millions of jellyfish surround you. Isolating one with the sun behind took quite a bit of time, but the result was definitely worth it.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Palau
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Spotted this little pygmy seahorse at 25 meters on a seafan well camouflaged and very challenging to photograph!
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Jellyfish and its reflection at the Jellyfish lake in Palau!
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Landlocked Seas/Lakes Palau
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I noticed this school of Creole Wrasse hanging around a coral head, so went over to investigate. They were all trying to get the attention of the little purple and yellow Royal Gramma. The wrasse kept jostling for position trying to get the Royal Gra
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13 Votes
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Mandarinfish - the Beauty Queen of the Sea!!! One of the most colorful fish in the sea with striking beauty.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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A tiny spotted Porcelain Crab sheltered within the toxic tentacles of the sea anemone!
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Tiny Caribbean Wire Coral Shrimp hanging out at about 15m.
Nikon D800, Nauticam housing, 105mm Macro, SMC and dual Inon Z240 Strobes.
12 Votes
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