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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - not swimming

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Smaller subjects typically 1 to 3 inches (2.5 to 7.5cm) shot on macro settings or with macro equipment that are NOT MOVING usually on the bottom (i.e. between 1:1 and 1:3)
If you look closely you can see eyes below the flamingo tongue's antennae. I've taken hundreds of photos of flamingo tongues and this is the first time I've captured it's eyes. Shot with Nikon D850 / 60mm lens / 2 INON z330 strobes.
Colorfull mantis shrimp
Nikon D750, Easedive Leo3 housing, two Ikelite strobes
105mm Nikkor lens, f/22, 1/250
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Sea Star Shrimp (Periclimenes soror)
Anthias
Flatworm - Pseudoceros jebborum
Seahorse
Peacock-tail Anemone Shrimp (White-Patched Anemone Shrimp)
2 seahorses
Bubble coral shrimp
Vir philippinensis
A whip coral goby stretching its mouth after feeding.
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black horse
Spider Squat Lobsters (Chirostylus sandyi)
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Spotted Anemone Porcelain Crab - Neopetrolisthes maculatus (maculata)
Translucent Gorgonian Shrimp - Manipontonia
OURSIN-DIADÈME DE SAVIGNY - Diadema savignyi
REUNION 2023
Shrimp
Perfectly disguised cancer
At a black pearl farm in Raiatea, French Polynesia, I came across this Network Pipefish. I waited patiently for nearly an hour before the pipefish finally got into position
Prawn - Metapenaeopsis sp2 (grey colour)
Portrait Batfish
Nikkor 105mm macro
Nikon D850
Prawn - Metapenaeopsis sp2
Unknow species on night dive
Banded Boxer Shrimp - Stenopus hispidus
sea-arm
Bargibant's pygmy seahorse
Olympus EM1X
yellow goby with eggs in the bottle
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