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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Chris Pienaar

20 Entries Found
Blue and yellow and...
Two Clown triggerfish getting a bit territorial and chasing past a surprised surgeonfish.
Two Two bar Clown fish at their anemone with recently laid egss in the foreground. the eggs become darker as the mature
Painted face
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I was recovering from a shooting a whip coral goby in a strenuous position when I saw this interaction just a bit above me. The Angelfish kept returning even when the wrasse was nipping it a bit painfully from time to time.
A golden Nembrotha, Nembrotha aurea on Hotspots reef.
Two Yellow (Cubic) boxfish swimming in almost a mirror image in a pocket on Rooneys, Sodwana
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Nosestripe anemonefish or skunk clownfish
I love the way that light changes the scene underwater from a drab blue grey to these contrasting bright colours. Horseshoe Hawkfish in coral
A blue ribbon eel shouting at me to keep my distance.
Facial- I needed a yellow mouthed eel to replace a bungled shot in my portfolio for the Sodwana Shootout 2015 on the last day. Found this one with two minutes dive time left
Reef Busy-ness
found thsi almost transparent littel fish in the weeds at the end of a dive on Rooneys, Sodwana. I initially thought it was a pipe fish but is was too small to see. Only when processing the pictures, could I see that it was a small trumpetfish.
Shot off Scottburgh in the region of Aliwal Shoal in blue water while diving with ScubaXcursions.
A Dutoiti Dottyback (Pseudochromis dutoiti) . One of the benefits of using a 100mm macro lens instead of the shorter 60mm, one can take shots of the more skittish species too.
A Durban Dancer shrimp mounting a Honeycomb eel fro soem spa treatment. Roonies reef, Sodwana Bay
The beautiful coastline of Kommetjie as one looks back towards Chapmans peak
African Chromodoris, Sodwana B ay
A Devil firefish (Pterois miles) While on assigment in Yanbu I dived the Ilona, a wreck lying slanted not far from the beach in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Golden Blennie, a beautiful little fish.
 
20 Entries Found