loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - not swimming (3)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


B & W
Crinoid shrimp (Hippolytidae)
Anilao, Philippines. January 2015
By Irwin Ang
posted (This month)
24 votes

Flat worm portrait
By Raoul Caprez
posted (last week)
21 votes

a nice shelter
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (5 days ago)
19 votes

Living in a bottle
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Juvenile Painted Frogfish, Manado
By Doug Anderson
posted (This month)
17 votes

Peacock Flounder Sunbathing
Olympus EM5, Olympus 60mm macro
Nauticam housing, S&S YS-D1, Retra LSD Prime
1/250 f11 ISO 200
By Henley Spiers
posted (This month)
16 votes

All aglow in a bottle!
By Marc Damant
posted (This month)
15 votes

Yellow Hairy Goby, Lembeh
By Doug Anderson
posted (last week)
15 votes

Zanzibar Shrimp
By James Deverich
posted (This month)
12 votes

Solitary
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (This month)
12 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Fix Issues of HC-X1000 4K AVCHD and DaVinci Resolv
By Andyeric
11:00 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest Edit FDR-AXP33 4K XAVC in Sony Vegas Pro 13
By Andyeric
11:00 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest Import Panasonic HVX2000A MXF Files to Avid MC for
By Andyeric
11:00 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest Edit and Play AS200V XAVC S Videos on Mac Yosemite
By Andyeric
11:00 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest Stunner
By Underwaterellen
10:27 CST Today (1 hour ago)

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 21 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Wayne Jones

Mouth brooding Cardinal Much patiences waiting for composition and open mouth to coincide.

Monthly Winners

April Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Terry Steeley


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Marco Fierli (Second place)
Jim Machinchick (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - not swimming

16567 Entries Found: Page 3  of  614
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)
Two / Hinged back dancing shrimp
6 Votes
VOTE!
Arrowhead crab - Huenia heraldica
shortlistedShortlisted!
6 Votes
VOTE!
When cruising over an algae growth in secret bay this Bob... by Marc Damant
When cruising over an algae growth in secret bay this Bobtail Squid was a very pale color hiding above the bottom and changed color to this vivid array!
8 Votes
VOTE!
making myself "BIG "   Photo taken Port Stephen Australia by Herbert Schmitz
making myself "BIG " Photo taken Port Stephen Australia
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
view portfolio more shots by Herbert Schmitz view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
X-mas three. Taken in Bohol, PH. by Jonny Haugstad
X-mas three. Taken in Bohol, PH.
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Jonny Haugstad view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Symbiosis of Creatures
Notice the shrimps Antennae touch the Goby in order to receive warnings as the shrimp is almost blind. The shrimp maintains the house and stocks it with food for the nights and the Goby keeps the shrimp safe.
6 Votes
VOTE!
Spirobranchus giganteus
This was one of the most delicately coloured ones I have ever seen. Just a hint of peachy-apricot to it.
This is uncropped.
4 Votes
VOTE!
Sailfin Blenny at Capt Don's House Reef by Robert Michaelson
Sailfin Blenny at Capt Don's House Reef
6 Votes
VOTE!
Snooted Hairy Squat Lobster in Siquijor.
11 Votes
VOTE!
this was taken in November in Bonaire...I thought the pattern on this Cyphoma gibbosum was quite unusual...and the contrast to the lavender rope sponge it was on was t me, the best.
3 Votes
VOTE!
This is uncropped.
Olympus EPL-5, Nauticam housing, 60mm macro lens (no diopter), 2 Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes,
F/18, s 1/160 and ISO 200
Peppermint Goby (Coryphopterus lipernes) size for this guy was about 1 inch.
5 Votes
VOTE!
'Finding Nemo in Raja Ampat'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 100mm Macro, f11, 1/125, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobe
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Terry Steeley view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Triple Play" - Three Juvenile Frogfish
NOTE: The fish were not touched in anyway to accomplish this shot. The black and orange were in situ. The brown was 1/2" out of frame and was gently urged with a probe touching only the sand.
8 Votes
VOTE!
Nudi by Jonny Haugstad
Nudi
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Jonny Haugstad view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Lizard Fish
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by James Deverich
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Orange
4 Votes
VOTE!
Gorgeous hermit crab encountered on a night dive next to ... by Roxana Mclennan
Gorgeous hermit crab encountered on a night dive next to the Severance Wreck at Lady Elliott Island this Easter.
6 Votes
VOTE!
Blue Ring Octopus on Night Dive - approximately 3/4" long
Olympus E-M1 with 60mm Macro + Nauticam SMC
10 Votes
VOTE!
Abstract Untitled
2 Votes
VOTE!
A fathers love! Nikon D7100 nauticam housing nikkor 60mm by Bradley Kerslake
A fathers love! Nikon D7100 nauticam housing nikkor 60mm
10 Votes
VOTE!
Harlequin shrimp in Lembeh today
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Elaine Wallace
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Anemone Glass Shrimp, Indonesia
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
VOTE!
Headshield Bubble Shell Sea Slug - Micromelo undatus
Siquijor Island, Philippines
7 Votes
VOTE!
Out from the darkness....... Nikon d7100 nikkor 60mm macr... by Bradley Kerslake
Out from the darkness....... Nikon d7100 nikkor 60mm macro nauticam housing with snoot
8 Votes
VOTE!
bulldozer
10 Votes
VOTE!
Emperor shrimp
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Starostenkov
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Hidden shrimp by Bradley Kerslake
Hidden shrimp
3 Votes
VOTE!
16567 Entries Found: Page 3  of  614