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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe) (3)

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Family group, taken under permit
By Arun Madisetti
posted (This month)
14 votes

Stingray Magic
By Henley Spiers
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (last week)
10 votes

Diver In Caves
By John Parker
posted (last week)
10 votes

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Manta Point, Bali, Indonisia
By Stefan Follows
posted (last week)
10 votes

Eagle Ray Surprise
By Henley Spiers
posted (Last month)
9 votes

The Chill Zone
By Henley Spiers
posted (This month)
7 votes

Golden Fish, Las Estacas México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
6 votes

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Longfin Batfish - Platax teira

Sail Rock, Thailand
By Stefan Follows
posted (2 days ago)
6 votes

Happy family. (as always, under permit)
By Arun Madisetti
posted (This month)
5 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)

5590 Entries Found: Page 3  of  208
shots taken using ambient light i.e. unlit by flash or continuous lighting like HID but filters on the lens are allowed if declared
running with the crowd - pilot whales of Teneriffa by Claudia Weber-Gebert
running with the crowd - pilot whales of Teneriffa
100 Votes
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"Pretty Shell"
A beautiful Green Sea Turtle cruises the ... by Chase Darnell
"Pretty Shell"
A beautiful Green Sea Turtle cruises the turtle grass fields just off of Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman.
15 Votes
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"Sandy and the Jacks"
Large Southern Stingray along the ... by Chase Darnell
"Sandy and the Jacks"
Large Southern Stingray along the sandy bottom of Stingray City dive site accompanied by some fish back up.
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13 Votes
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illusion.........

rockpool refelctions by Claudia Weber-Gebert
illusion.........
rockpool refelctions
50 Votes
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freediving at "El Taccoron" by Claudia Weber-Gebert
freediving at "El Taccoron"
81 Votes
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I will come for you in your dreams. 
Taken 5 miles offsh... by Arun Madisetti
I will come for you in your dreams.
Taken 5 miles offshore looking for whales.
9 Votes
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Longimanus by Deniz Muzaffer Gökmen
Longimanus
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Dark Matter
Oxeye Scad - Selar boops
Tulamben Wall, Bali
14 Votes
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Reef manta at the cleaning station. Taken at Baa Atoll, M... by Stacy Tseng
Reef manta at the cleaning station. Taken at Baa Atoll, Maldives
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Take a Breath"
A Hawksbill Turtle starts a breath up to... by Chase Darnell
"Take a Breath"
A Hawksbill Turtle starts a breath up to prepare for the next dive.
9 Votes
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Retro... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Retro...
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Black Sea Ukraine
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Franco Banfi gets up close to a 12m Whale shark by Arun Madisetti
Franco Banfi gets up close to a 12m Whale shark
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20 Votes
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light and motion - the pilot whales of Teneriffe Island -... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
light and motion - the pilot whales of Teneriffe Island - with permit
66 Votes
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A baby Humpback Whale near the reef in Bora Bora. by Stephan Debelle
A baby Humpback Whale near the reef in Bora Bora.
6 Votes
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Diver in cave by Pietro Cremone
Diver in cave
13 Votes
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Mantaray, Socorro Island Mexico
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
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This creature was totally comfortable with my close posit... by Jeffrey Ott
This creature was totally comfortable with my close positioning for the shot, but I felt the strobe may upset it at this close range, so switched it off before shooting. My buddy is in the background having just spotted a second turtle.
8 Votes
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Taken during a trip in Curacao. by William Racz
Taken during a trip in Curacao.
10 Votes
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jellyfish
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Sudan
view portfolio more shots by Pieter Firlefyn
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Ohhh!!! by Jeffrey Ott
Ohhh!!!
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"aquarium"........

Atlantic Ocean - Teneriffa Island
... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
"aquarium"........
Atlantic Ocean - Teneriffa Island
freediving
88 Votes
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Proposal for an impressionistic underwater photography by Karl Kühn
Proposal for an impressionistic underwater photography
8 Votes
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Museo Atlantico Lanzarote
8 Votes
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reflexions............. 
(with special permission of the... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
reflexions.............
(with special permission of the spanish gouvernment MAGRAMA and the ULL, Universidad La Laguna)
98 Votes
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"Turtle In The Sunlight"
A turtle glides over the reef under beautiful rays of light.
Spotts Beach, Grand Cayman
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic ... by Chase Darnell
"First to the Scene"
The Silversides have been sporadic so far this year, but it never fails Tarpon are the first to know about it.
7 Votes
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Museo Atlantico Lanzarote
9 Votes
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