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Portrait Scorpionfish with Marelux SOFT snoot
By Magali Marquez
posted 16:00 CST Today (within the last hour)
Scorpaena porcus
Big mouth
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted 12:26 CST Today (4 hours ago)
Chromodoris naiki nudibranch_Goa 2023
 Canon60  1/200 f18 iso200
By Susanna Randazzo
posted 06:27 CST Today (10 hours ago)
Tunnel in the Kobanya mine. Officially it is not a mine  but a wine cellar. Some parts are flooded and you can dive in now.
By Brenda De Vries
posted 05:20 CST Today (11 hours ago)
A carpet of square mouth striped anemones
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023
The great white shark.
Diving with sharks has always been my passion and to dive with one of the most misunderstood was incredible.
This guy loved his reflection in my wide angle dome.
Taken in south Australia.
By Callum Rogers
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Underwater Photo Location: Yap Caverns

Underwater Photo Location: Yap Caverns

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Beautiful dive site with lots of colorful corals at southern Yap
Facts about Yap Caverns




by Dieter Kudler
Mike posing for the camera

by Steven Miller
Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)

by Steven Miller
Up for Air

by Steven Miller
Octoporn. I would have preferred a different category for this image, but these mating Octopus blend into the reef and rock so well that the image is too busy. I used brushes to try and obliterate the rocks and release the Octopus from them..

by Steven Miller
Close focus wide angle

by Steven Miller
Purple Mountain Majesty

by Steven Miller
Big round World. 1/13th second shutter spin. F-22 at 8mm with TTL lighting.

by Steven Miller
Shots taken of a subject between 3 inches and 1 foot (7.5 to 30cm) in size (e.g. large fish or diver head) that dominates the frame - any background is incidental and occupies LESS THAN 50% of frame. (cutting it close on the 50% part, but its macro)

by Steven Miller
Looks good in here.. cleaners.

by Steven Miller
Clownfish eggs, most have already hatched. Microscope mode on the TG-5

by Pierre Mineau
Spinner dolphins riding the bow wave of our dive boat.

by Pierre Mineau
This intimate portrait of a Vlaming's unicorn fish and cleaning wrasse just appealed to my love of design and colour.

by Steven Miller
Focus Stacking. 5 images shot with different focus distance blended into a single image. The originals have about 1 row of eggs in focus at this magnification (microscope mode on TG-5)

by Pierre Mineau
Cleaning time

by Pierre Mineau
Minuscule coral hermit crab removing plankton from its feathery antenna it swings around to catch supper ( I think!)

by Steven Miller
Spotted

by Pierre Mineau
School is in.

by Pierre Mineau
Vlaming's unicorn fish at cleaning station

by Ann Donahue
A diver just off the Yap divers boat on top of a reef in the crystal clear waters of Micronesia.
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