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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Micronesia

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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)
13 Votes
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Precision Glass. Last light for sunset splits
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24 Votes
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Fisheye view
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Was it Jaws 3 or 4 where it ate the Helicopter? I layered this mainly because with refraction at the waterline the body didn't line up nicely, but a little Gin made the drone sound fun. The untouched version is in the over/under category..
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20 Votes
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Big round World. 1/13th second shutter spin. F-22 at 8mm with TTL lighting.
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13 Votes
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Busy scene
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16 Votes
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Tickle me Elmo. Mantas sometimes hover over the cleaning stations as the fish come up to clean them. They seem to like the bubbles sensations-but not here- this guy was nipped by a false cleaner and shot off.
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12 Votes
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"they told me this shoot would be catered?.."
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21 Votes
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Wagon Train
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8 Votes
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Purple Mountain Majesty
19 Votes
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Close focus wide angle
22 Votes
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Starburst silhouette- flash filled
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30 Votes
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Last light.
16 Votes
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The Lovers.
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Beautifully composed and elegantly edited. Most romantic shark photo I've ever seen!
30 Votes
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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..
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19 Votes
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Light Play. That highlight is the sun coming through the scupper on the boat.. it danced
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14 Votes
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Squid on Safety Stop, Chuuk
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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White eyes, inky black
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2016
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A truly unique shot for many reasons. Getting so close to sharks is a special moment itself. The shark almost seems like a ghost. The movements are nicely captured through the turbulences/reflection at the surface. Well deserved winner.
26 Votes
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Up for Air
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Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)
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16 Votes
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Fumizuki Destroyer, Chuuk
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Soft Coral Crab, nightdive at Shinkoku Maru, Chuuk
14 Votes
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Inside Kensho Maru, Chuuk
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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True colors. No PS here, the light on the background sharks has passed through water enough to absorb the warm colors, giving a cool blue caste. The close shark not so.. it could be balanced in LR but I like the contrasting colors and odd lighting.
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11 Votes
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And another "R2D2" one, Fujikawa Maru, Chuuk
7 Votes
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Busy zone
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8 Votes
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Periscopes on submarine tender Heian Maru, Chuuk
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Micronesia
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