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January Winner

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by Suzan Meldonian


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Uwe Schmolke (Second place)
Athanassios Lazarides (Third place)
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Peoples' Vote



By Andre Philip
posted (Last month)
28 votes

Cradle of Love
By Plamena Mileva
posted (Last month)
28 votes

~ Solar Power ~
By Geo Cloete
posted (Last month)
27 votes

Octopus mammoths
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (Last month)
27 votes

I've dreamt about a seahorse
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (Last month)
26 votes

A whale shark in Papua.
By Tracey Jennings
posted (Last month)
25 votes

colors of de river, Las Estacas México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Vesuvian Jelly
By Pietro Cremone
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Cowrie
By Kelvin H.y. Tan
posted (Last month)
24 votes

~ Intimacy ~
One Box Jellyfish inside the bell of another. This is the first time this behaviour has been recorded for this species.
By Geo Cloete
posted (Last month)
22 votes
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January WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Suzan Meldonian

This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - swimming
location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States

Editor's Comment
Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Blue Monday
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Can... by Yung Sen Wu
Blue Monday
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F16, 1/250, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS5D MKIII
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Nauticam SMC-1
Rgblue system 02 premium

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
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Glossodoris sp, it's something new nudibranch that i've s... by Yansu Suartana
Glossodoris sp, it's something new nudibranch that i've seen! At the begining i was confused how to make good angle of it, after i see the nudibranch was quiet on top of spong coral, and i contineu shoot until i get perfect result.
Anyone home?

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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A scorpion fish .. simple

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date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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I used a snoot to isolate only the fish.

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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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A nudibranch eating breakfast in Bali, Indonesia
Nudi Melt

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tony Cherbas
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Ilse Fritzen WW2 Wreck in Strongfjord, Norway.
It is a s... by Rene B. Andersen
Ilse Fritzen WW2 Wreck in Strongfjord, Norway.
It is a sea mine that the ship was transporting, it is laying on 60meter

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norway
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Colourful smiling by Raoul Caprez
Colourful smiling
Bubblegum landfeild by Ponnie J
Bubblegum landfeild
Flying around the SuperMoon
Cradle of Love

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Bulgaria
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Stingrays and boatman by Pietro Cremone
Stingrays and boatman
Jelly and Vesuvius by Pietro Cremone
Jelly and Vesuvius
Strawberry Farm by Peet J Van Eeden
Strawberry Farm
A lesson in how to become a great sun-burst soft coral by Peet J Van Eeden
A lesson in how to become a great sun-burst soft coral

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
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A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish. by Oliver Spiesshofer
A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Arborek, Raja Ampat. Nikon D7200+ Tokina 10-17, at 10 mm ... by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Arborek, Raja Ampat. Nikon D7200+ Tokina 10-17, at 10 mm + Zen 10.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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Puffer fish by Mark Reilly
Puffer fish

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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The Infectious Yawn by Luke Gordon
The Infectious Yawn
Brittle Star by Khaled Zaki
Brittle Star
Sea Urchin by Khaled Zaki
Sea Urchin
Juvenile psychedelic frogfish

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Cowrie

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bismarck Sea Indonesia
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thousand of silverfish envelope a diver at warp speed, th... by Jun V Lao
thousand of silverfish envelope a diver at warp speed, the juveniles go crazy whenever there is light, providing a great backdrop for slow shutter in blackwater
~ Midday Snack ~
Dark Shy shark predating on a snail it has dug up.
~ Beam Me Up ~

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: South Africa
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kind of colourful Nudibranch found in Tulamben, Bali , In... by Eng Guan Goh
kind of colourful Nudibranch found in Tulamben, Bali , Indonesia

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indonesia
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LADY GODIVA. This is my first photo for this  place.Tomor... by Cumhur Gedikoglu
LADY GODIVA. This is my first photo for this place.Tomorrow is my birthday and I wanted to do something by myself.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Lepadogaster lepadogaster
The picture was taken in KORUM... by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Lepadogaster lepadogaster
The picture was taken in KORUMAR BAY-KUSADASI-AYDIN-TURKEY

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