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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)

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Turks & Caicos
By Beth Watson
posted (last week)
23 votes

Whale shark & Remora
Isla Mujeres
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (Last month)
22 votes

Rowdy male humpbacks blast bubbles underwater, battling for the affection of the single female.
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
By Terry Steeley
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Big Blue Close Encounter / So really lucky to meet this ocean giant the very first day when we got there.  It didn't turn away at all and made my day.
By Richard (qingran) Meng
posted (This month)
16 votes

'Lone diver explores the depths of The Pit. An amazing sinkhole hidden in the jungle of the Riviera Maya.'
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm, F9, 1/100, ISO1600, available light
By Terry Steeley
posted (This month)
15 votes

Shark infested water, clear and blue
By Steven Miller
posted (last week)
15 votes

Diver explores the cavern mouth at Kulkulkan cenote
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye, f10, 1/160, ISO1000, available light.
By Terry Steeley
posted (This month)
14 votes

'Safety stop! Light beams under the pick-up zodiac'. Egypt
By Terry Steeley
posted (Last month)
11 votes

Hearts Desire  ... or ... If I see one more picture of a diver in silhouette holding a torch I'll scream ;)

Ang Thong, Thailand-EM5-Lumix 8mm-1/80-f8-iso800
By Stefan Follows
posted (Last month)
11 votes

Racing Under The Waves
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (Last month)
11 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)

5188 Entries Found: Page 1  of  193
shots taken using ambient light i.e. unlit by flash or continuous lighting like HID but filters on the lens are allowed if declared
Eagle Ray on the sand, Akumal Mexico
7 Votes
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Whaleshark Sun burst - Oslob Philippines
5 Votes
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Turks & Caicos
shortlistedShortlisted!
23 Votes
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Shark infested water, clear and blue
15 Votes
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Spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) while snorkeling in the Honaunau Bay, Big Island
6 Votes
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Bubble Blues.
Volcanic bubbles underwater, camera: Lumix... by Roar Saethre
Bubble Blues.
Volcanic bubbles underwater, camera: Lumix TZ10
10 Votes
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Morning... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Morning...
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Asian Sea Indonesia
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Big Blue Close Encounter / So really lucky to meet this o... by Richard (qingran) Meng
Big Blue Close Encounter / So really lucky to meet this ocean giant the very first day when we got there. It didn't turn away at all and made my day.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Sri Lanka
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"Dream Of The Stingray"
I used a slow shutter speed while panning slightly fast to achieve an artistic blur on both the background and stingray. Photographed just under the surface with the camera pointing slightly up to capture the reflection.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Green Turtle and diver, Cozumel Mexico
6 Votes
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Algae bloom by Laura Dinraths
Algae bloom
4 Votes
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'Lone diver explores the depths of The Pit. An amazing sinkhole hidden in the jungle of the Riviera Maya.'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm, F9, 1/100, ISO1600, available light
shortlistedShortlisted!
15 Votes
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Diver explores the cavern mouth at Kulkulkan cenote
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye, f10, 1/160, ISO1000, available light.
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14 Votes
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Whale shark & Remora
Isla Mujeres
shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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Porcupine Fish. A Lucky shot as I was swimming along. My ... by Alexandra Caine
Porcupine Fish. A Lucky shot as I was swimming along. My breathing disturbed him so I was just glad the shot was in focus
11 Votes
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'The scuba diver dives to look around, whilst a freediver dives to look inside. It was a real joy to share time in the water with such a young spirit as he gracefully moved through the water on one breath.'
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9 Votes
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Racing Under The Waves
11 Votes
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Rowdy male humpbacks blast bubbles underwater, battling for the affection of the single female.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
shortlistedShortlisted!
20 Votes
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Hearts Desire  ... or ... If I see one more picture of a ... by Stefan Follows
Hearts Desire ... or ... If I see one more picture of a diver in silhouette holding a torch I'll scream wink
Ang Thong, Thailand-EM5-Lumix 8mm-1/80-f8-iso800
11 Votes
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Interstellar

Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso... by Stefan Follows
Interstellar
Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f6.3-1/80-Lightroom/SliverEfex
9 Votes
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'You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not your soul!'
7 Votes
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She keeps on passin' me by... Whale Shark - Rhincodon typ... by Stefan Follows
She keeps on passin' me by... Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f20-1/125
5 Votes
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'Safety stop! Light beams under the pick-up zodiac'. Egypt
11 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Whale Shark with remores
Nikop D800E, 17-35mmNikon
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 Votes
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"SHHHH - let him sleep, please"
One of the few shots I got of manatees at Three Sisters Springs (Crystal River, Florida). The two French ladies immediately behind the manatee were always in my shots...and I have no idea how they managed that.
5 Votes
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Going back to reality.... by Tanakit Suwanyangyaun
Going back to reality....
3 Votes
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'Few experiences have ever rivaled being within touching distance of a curious humpback whale that just wanted to be close.'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
22 Votes
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