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Week 4 winner

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by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

"Stingray Sunrise"


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December Winner

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by Gaetano Gargiulo


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Steven Miller (Second place)
Alp Baranok (Third place)
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Peoples' Vote


Chromodoris willani
By Pat Gunderson
posted (Last month)
30 votes

Spirograph in BW
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
30 votes

ceratosoma sp
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
29 votes

Near the surface -Fimbria Tethys Fimbria the Biggest Mediterrean Sea Nudibranch. Night Dive in Reggio di Calabria.
By Marco Bartolomucci
posted (Last month)
27 votes

get up, stand up
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (Last month)
27 votes

Thalassoma pavo #3
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
27 votes

Scorpaena
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
27 votes


By Ken Kiefer
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Costasiella kuroshimae
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Surface Tension.. An Oarsman prepares to clobber a snail on the wrong Lilly pad.. he will fall up!.. :-)
By Steven Miller
posted (Last month)
26 votes
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December WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Gaetano Gargiulo

"A bugs' life" found this little shrimp walking across a Sabella and could not resist... I had to take a shot :D
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - not swimming
location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy

Editor's Comment
Amazing background, looking forward to seeing this one in high res.
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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
"All In Rows" playing off how squid are often lined up together in a formation and unity. Part of my Underwater Surrealism series.
Surface Tension.. An Oarsman prepares to clobber a snail on the wrong Lilly pad.. he will fall up!.. :-)
whaleshark by Oscar Miralpeix
whaleshark
oyster farm by Mathieu Foulquié
oyster farm

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Strange reflection

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Salvatore Ianniello
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[:b:]Like a  fairytale.[:/b:]
San Giorgio Liri's lake. by Francesco Pacienza
Like a fairytale.
San Giorgio Liri's lake.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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"Face Paint"
A detailed and colorful Blenny portrait.
softcoral crab eating by Oscar Miralpeix
softcoral crab eating

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Motorcycle - Motorcycle outside Valfiorita Ship wreck - Messina Italy
US Navy LST 349 wreck - Ponza Island - Italy
Something so graceful about the water...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Ken Kiefer
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“Darwin may have been quite correct in his theory that man descended from the apes of the forest, but surely woman rose from the frothy sea, as resplendent as Aphrodite on her scalloped chariot.”
― Margot Datz

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Sometimes you just have to go into the darkness to find out what's there...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Drifting

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Secretary Blenny - Popping out. Olympus EM-1 using 60mm Macro and 2xULC 165 m67 twin Inon Z240 Manual ; ISO 250, f 18, 1/320 - No Cropping but colour and slight backscatter removal in LR
Out Of The Light. This harbor seal bursts from the kelp c... by Douglas Klug
Out Of The Light. This harbor seal bursts from the kelp canopy in a burst of sunlight. Taken with a Canon T41 and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.
F2.8 on natural light... by Tim Ho
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There's only splendor for the sight. Coral - Junceella sp... by Stefan Follows
There's only splendor for the sight. Coral - Junceella sp. Ang Thong, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso800-f8-1/80-Inon D2000
Water mirror ... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Water mirror ...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Ukraine
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Absolutely New Year. Another walk and can not swim ... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Absolutely New Year. Another walk and can not swim ...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Ukraine
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Meeting generations. by Sergiy Glushchenko
Meeting generations.

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date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Ukraine
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Manta ray in night dive, with matural light from the boat spot.
Swimming by by Nadya Kulagina
Swimming by

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Cayman islands
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one of the best blue shark dives in the Azores- http://di... by Michael Weberberger
one of the best blue shark dives in the Azores- click here

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Portugal
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Lady Bug.

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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 Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Juvenile filefish

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marteyne Van Well
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Spirograph in BW

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Elisella

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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either now or never by Konstantin Killer
either now or never

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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