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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - not swimming (3)

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denise pygmy seahorse no crop 105 mm + 15 saga
By Eda Çıngı
posted (This month)
19 votes

Rabbit or not rabbit ?
By Raoul Caprez
posted (This month)
18 votes

Gobi on a seapen
By Beate Seiler
posted Yesterday
17 votes

Face to face
By Abimael Márquez
posted (last week)
16 votes

A couple of Peppermint shrimp hide away in a beautiful purple vase sponge!
By Jim Catlin
posted (last week)
16 votes

Dream sea flower (No PS)
By Pietro Cremone
posted (This month)
15 votes

Blue ringed octopus in Raja Ampat.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (last week)
15 votes

yellow.....

parazoanthus axinellae
Croatia - mediterranean Adria
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted (last week)
15 votes

Peeling grapes
By Steven Miller
posted (This month)
13 votes

Golden Morey, Isla Cosos Costa Rica
By Alejandro Topete
posted (last week)
11 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - not swimming

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Smaller subjects typically 1 to 3 inches (2.5 to 7.5cm) shot on macro settings or with macro equipment that are NOT MOVING usually on the bottom (i.e. between 1:1 and 1:3)
Squat Lobster, Dumaguete, Philippines by Rickey Ferand
Squat Lobster, Dumaguete, Philippines
5 Votes
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crinoid by Massimo Giorgetta
crinoid
18 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Mantis shrimp with eggs
13 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Iyad Suleyman
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Octopus in a bottle
12 Votes
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abstraction.......
tube worm close up in b/w by Claudia Weber-Gebert
abstraction.......
tube worm close up in b/w
17 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Croatia
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Pygmy Seahorse
16 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Froggfish. 1 inch long, cute!
8 Votes
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Happy Holiday!!
Raja Ampat, Indonesia 
Nikon D800 + Nau... by Reyner Onggara
Happy Holiday!!
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
Nikon D800 + Nauticam NA-D800
Nikon 105mm micro VR + Nauticam SMC
2 Inon Z-240
F/13, 1/100sec
ISO 160
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13 Votes
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Xenon Crab
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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curves........
featherstar macro - close up by Claudia Weber-Gebert
curves........
featherstar macro - close up
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22 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Croatia
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Glass worm by Yoav Lavi
Glass worm
13 Votes
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Moostierchen - Cristella mucedo by Gabriela Samberger
Moostierchen - Cristella mucedo
22 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Germany
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Stunning sand diver...
NA-GH4 with Oly 12-50mm
5 Votes
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This is after that the tube worm retracted after this sho... by Gaetano Gargiulo
This is after that the tube worm retracted after this shot the shrimp fled into the anemone that was at the base of the rock
15 Votes
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Skeleton Shrimp
18 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Dreaming of a white Christmas / Unexpectedly Christmas themed photo. Happy not to have to clean up the dust spots :P Merry Christmas.
12 Votes
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"A bugs' life" found this little shrimp walking across a ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"A bugs' life" found this little shrimp walking across a Sabella and could not resist... I had to take a shot :D
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Amazing background, looking forward to seeing this one in high res.
29 Votes
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Hairy squat lobster Manado
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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"Iguana In The Coral Garden"--Finally got a full-length fluorescent dive here on Grand Cayman! This bearded fireworm crawling across coral makes me think of an iguana in a garden. Photographed with a Nightsea fluorescent kit.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Two Coleman shrimps in a fire urchin
21 Votes
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Feeding time by Alp Baranok
Feeding time
1 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sea of Marmara Turkey
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What do you want?
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Thailand
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
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F O L L O W - M E 
Commensal Whip Shrimp on Whip Coral
... by Irwin Ang
F O L L O W - M E
Commensal Whip Shrimp on Whip Coral
Anilao, Philippines. December 2014
2 Votes
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Small Decorating Crab
2 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Mashroom Coral Pipe Fish, Portrait
16 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marco Fierli
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'Simplicity is complicated'
Fingerprint cyphoma
13 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Happy holidays, anemone shot with red filter, and back lighting
15 Votes
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