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Week 16 winner

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by Kelvin H.y. Tan

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March Winner

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by Filip Staes


Last Month's HotShots...


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Lilian Koh (Second place)
Dragos Dumitrescu (Third place)

Peoples' Vote


Little crab
By Beate Seiler
posted (Last month)
36 votes

Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the north coast of the balearic island Menorca.
By Roland Bach
posted (Last month)
35 votes

strange
By Marc Van Den Broeck
posted (Last month)
34 votes

Papa Goby Waits for a Full Moon
By Henley Spiers
posted (Last month)
33 votes

freshwater - mating toads in the sunshine
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted (Last month)
33 votes

Cleaning time!
By Filip Staes
posted (Last month)
33 votes

Velvet crab, Oosterschelde, The Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (Last month)
31 votes

'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (Last month)
29 votes

'The Magic Hour' - This image of a Caribbean reef shark was taken just before sunset. With the sun low to the horizon, and the sea calm, the water acts like a prism, separating white light into its individual colors.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (Last month)
29 votes

Back to nature
By Philippe Eggert
posted (Last month)
29 votes
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March WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Filip Staes

A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
posted: (Last month) | category: Freshwater
location: Belgium

Editor's Comment
Very unique shot. Loving the angle and the composition.
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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
A tiny pond snail and a polyp taken with the MP 65-E at 5... by Martin Klein
A tiny pond snail and a polyp taken with the MP 65-E at 5:1 magnification in a german lake.
Floating eggs of Silverfish (Pleuragramma antarctica) under the Antarctic sea ice
slender spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops) 
on a c... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
slender spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops)
on a colorful hard coral
Rhinopias eschmeyeri by Julian Hsu
Rhinopias eschmeyeri
A Pyjama shark is swimming over a colorful rocky reef at he bottom of a kelp forest near Pyramid rock in False bay.
A Big-eye amphipod (Hyperia galba) is living inside a Common jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)
View over the island and housereef of Pulau pef. Raja Ampat,Indonesia.
Little crab
'Lemon Friends' - Two lemon sharks at the surface of the water at Tiger Beach, Bahamas
"Squid In The Sky #1"
Two squid at the surface with the sky and clouds above them.
I spent 1 1/2 hrs with them until they warmed up to me enough so I could photograph beneath them with the sky and clouds above.
Arborek by Morgan Ashton
Arborek
Together. Nikon D800E , 105 macro , two strobo
Lembeh strait
Papa Goby Waits for a Full Moon
Octopus get cleaned by a bumblebee shrimp
Whip Coral Goby
Blackwater Adventure
Location : Anilao Philippines
Cano... by Yung Sen Wu
Blackwater Adventure
Location : Anilao Philippines
Canon EOS1D X Mark II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F16, 1/160, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS1D X Mark II
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL*2
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
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clown fish egg by Yubz Sukamoto
clown fish egg
coconut octopus by Yubz Sukamoto
coconut octopus
the eye of a shell by Violet Ting
the eye of a shell

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Under the residents island wharf, the fish gathered every... by Tony Ho
by: Tony Ho
Under the residents island wharf, the fish gathered every day.
A majestic whale shark feeding on plankton off the coast ... by Tom St George
A majestic whale shark feeding on plankton off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Olympus OM-D E-M5 and Olympus 8mm Fisheye Pro f1.8
Settings: ISO 400, f8, 1/250 sec, natural light
'Girl Power' - A beautiful and powerful female tiger shark at Tiger Beach, Bahamas
"Sunrise Water With Stingray"
A stingray swims below waves at sunrise. The pinks and oranges of sunrise lit-water sheet off my dome port while a stingray swims beneath the waves.
"Beauty Under The Boat"
A great hammerhead glides along the sand 30 feet below the surface.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
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Caracol cave
Blacktip Sunset Split

After a long day of chasing thes... by Stuart Hablutel
Blacktip Sunset Split
After a long day of chasing these Blacktip sharks around the Islands shallow reefs, I managed to catch them swimming amongst the Mullet near shore while the sun set.
2 shark species 1 shot!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Bahamas
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SAILED FISH. Butterfly Horozbina by Soner Orhan
SAILED FISH. Butterfly Horozbina
Rhinophore or Polycera by Simon Temple
Rhinophore or Polycera
Bobtail squid-Anilao. by Richard Goluch
Bobtail squid-Anilao.
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