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Underwater Photo Contest | April HotShots

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Scorpaena mirrored
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Denise pygmy sea horse.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (Last month)
23 votes

A little nervous
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (Last month)
21 votes

Rowdy male humpbacks blast bubbles underwater, battling for the affection of the single female.
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
By Terry Steeley
posted (Last month)
20 votes

In A Cotton Bed
4884X3452
By Marco Fierli
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Aplysia dactyomela
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Geometry
By Dmitry Vinogradov
posted (Last month)
17 votes

'Sunset split'
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Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm@15mm, f13, 1/200, ISO320, ambient light and Inon Z240 strobe
By Terry Steeley
posted (Last month)
17 votes

[:b:]Under light[:/b:]
By Francesco Pacienza
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Thresher shark in Malapascua.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (Last month)
14 votes
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Terry Steeley

'Are you looking at me?' Whip Coral Benny.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon 100mm macro, f18, 1/200, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobes, Subsee +5 diopter
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - not swimming
location: Bohol Sea Philippines

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Underwater Photography is all about getting close and shooting low. This shot nails it!

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
A little nervous by Salvatore Ianniello
A little nervous
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Amazing color and POV!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Nembrotha Kurbayana by Kf Leong
Nembrotha Kurbayana
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Soft and beautiful
Lemon snap at Tiger beach by Jim Machinchick
Lemon snap at Tiger beach
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Very cool split shot! Nice capture and well lit frame.
So Orange
Unusually orange Pigmy Seahorse
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Second place Monthly HotShots

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Perfect WB, perfect lighting, great composition, spot-on focus. Excellent work!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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'Sunset split'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm@15mm, f13, 1/200, ISO320, ambient light and Inon Z240 strobe

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Over Under"
'Lemon shark split'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f14, 1/200s, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobes and available light.
The day ends with Reef Sharks above, around us. Tiger Beach Bahamas

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Steven Anderson
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... by Sergiy Glushchenko
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Ukraine
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Rowdy male humpbacks blast bubbles underwater, battling for the affection of the single female.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm @ 15mm, f11, 1/250, ISO640, available light.
In A Cotton Bed
4884X3452

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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The spirit of Atlantis
UW Model: Andrea Kurz
Safety div... by Konstantin Killer
The spirit of Atlantis
UW Model: Andrea Kurz
Safety divers: Tiju Ana
Photographer: Konstantin Konstantin UW Fotografie
Nikon D 800 + housing SEACAM * INON strobes
Germany, Siegburg
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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Dondice banyulensis by Yoav Lavi
Dondice banyulensis
Hairy Frog fish portrait @ Anilao Pier
Many kisses

carp cloud by Mikulás Németh
carp cloud

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
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Thresher shark in Malapascua. by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Thresher shark in Malapascua.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Denise pygmy sea horse. by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Denise pygmy sea horse.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Scorpaena mirrored

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Aplysia dactyomela

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Whale Shark with remores
Nikop D800E, 17-35mmNikon
Bearded Fireworm (Hermodice carunculata) feeds on Sergeant Major (Abudefduf saxatilis) eggs.
Olympus OMD-EM5, Olympus 60mm + Nauticam SMC
Nauticam housing & single Sea & Sea YS-D1
1/250 f16 ISO 200
[:b:]Under light[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Under light

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Thecacera pennigera by Francesco Pacienza
Thecacera pennigera

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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This female cuttle fish, although initially cautious, after a couple of minutes ignored us and continued placing her eggs deep in the coral. Over the next few days she filled the coral with her eggs. Sadly this will be her final act.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Elaine Wallace
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Geometry

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
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"Golden Eye"
Finding a Slender Filefish in the blue water screamed one thing. Black Background!
Eggs

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
view portfolio more shots by Abimael Márquez
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