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Underwater Photo Contest | Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)

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Shots that have been digitally edited outside of the camera for creative reasons (not brightness/contrast etc.) in a program like PhotoShop
Tarpon in the Sun - we were diving Macabuca or Turtle Reef in Grand Cayman. I waited under the out-cropping to get a pic of the tarpon. Edited color to show how I envisioned he would look as the sun set over West Bay.
"The Ambassador" Sea snakes are similar to divers, they rise to the surface and go below back to the reefs. As divers we have to be ambassadors for the ocean, spread awareness and inform everyone about the oceans. This image symbolizes that.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2016
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Wonderful message and impressive work! We don't get many surrealistic entries and this one definitely deserves the nomination as Runner Up.
Bubble taken with canon s120
Sea Serpent - we had a very close encounter with this banded sea krait - it was not afraid of us as it searched for a meal. Such a great moment - and grateful to get a shot as he swam past. Cropped and brightened with photoshop.
A watering bowl at a dog park was the only water I could find in Over The Rhine for the 2016 Fotofocus exhibition- "Alice in OTR- visions of the fantastical" was the theme for a group of photographers shooting the historic district in Cincinnati Ohio
ORBITAL MARITIME
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016
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Very unique image, it looks like out of a fairytale. Wonderful composition and great job on the post-processing.
If you try to line up the sun with the boat, make sure it hasn't come untied from the mooring or you might find yourself far from where you thought you were
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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Hair...
Souther stingray
shortlistedShortlisted!
Underwater Fashion Shoot with manipulated background
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Amber waves of grain.. a Turtlegrass Prairie
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..
shortlistedShortlisted!
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Underwater Planet
This little planet is a stitch of 8 images stitched in Kolor Autopano Pro. It was quite tricky to stay exactly in the same place wink
The mad sea-horse and its fireworks
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The Lovers.
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2016
3rd place Monthly HotShots
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Beautifully composed and elegantly edited. Most romantic shark photo I've ever seen!
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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Helmet...
Minimal use of PS, I used 3 strobes to create the image. one strobe to the subject and 2 on the white sand
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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Up for Air
Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)
shortlistedShortlisted!
Double Trouble!
raja composition
sea dragon sketch
why the frog sings to the Moon
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Glow bug
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Origin. Actually, just an urchin.
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