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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Super macro

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Shots taken (at smaller than 1:1) with multiple extension rings, diopters, or teleconverters of extremely small subjects typically less than 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Coryphellina exoptata nudibranch _Feb 2024
(Canon 100,1/200,f14,iso100)
Nudibrach, Anilao, Philippines
Tiny coral fish_Feb 2024
(Canon100, 1/200,f16,iso100)
Ladybug (Amphipod)
Juvenile Feather Duster Worm (4mm across) located under Edithburgh Jetty(pier) South Australia
Juvenile candy crab
Winner Monthly HotShots
Red goby with eggs
Achaeus spinosus
Close up of a beautiful Elysia ornata flatworm with its typical translucent greenish-yellow color dotted with black & white and the broad parapodia each bordered by an orange band and a black margin_Goa_Dec 2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f18,iso100)
Bumble bee shrimp
"Eye of the Queen"
Queen Conch - Key Largo, FL
Panasonic LX100 w/ Nauticam Housing
Light & Motion Sola 9600 Lights
3rd place Monthly HotShots
This is a photo of a porcelain crab on sea pen. Taken at Anilao, Batangas
Thiis is a photo of a lemon goby in his natural habitat. Taken at Anilao, Batangas.
Paracentrotus lividus
Octopus macropus
This is a photo of another whipcoral shrimp on his natural habitat. Taken in Anilao, Batangas.
Marine flatworms are often very little creatures, easy to spot when diving and, if you have a good macro lens, you can well focus on them as I tried in this photo taken in Goa, India_2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f16,iso100)
red eyes
Only found on the bow of the ES Antilla wreck this tiny blenny is called Acanthemblemaria aceroi
What an extraordinary face fireworms have!
Flabellina rubrolineata_Goa_2023
Felimare picta eggs
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