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Underwater Photo Contest | September HotShots

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pipefish
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
37 votes

Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (Last month)
37 votes

Gilberto
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (Last month)
33 votes

Colorful hatchling
By Steven Miller
posted (Last month)
32 votes

basketstar shrimp
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
32 votes

colourful eyes
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
28 votes

Unusual scenery
By Raoul Caprez
posted (Last month)
27 votes

cowfish
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
27 votes

Crocodylus acutus_9
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Tactical approach
By Raoul Caprez
posted (Last month)
26 votes
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by Ellen Cuylaerts


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Ellen Cuylaerts

APOCALYPSE
posted: (Last month) | category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands

Editor's Comment
After so many shots from stingray city, hard to imagine you would pull of such a special one. Very well done!

Underwater Photo Contest | September HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Dancing seaslug by Yildirim Gencoglu
Dancing seaslug
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Camouflaging by Nadya Kulagina
Camouflaging
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Beautiful lighting and shades.
Stargazer
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Great lighting from above, nice shot.
Tactical approach
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Captured just at the right moment, well done!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Colorful hatchling
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Amazing shot, I think the palm trees on the top 3rd of the shot made this truly extraordinary.
Cosmic jellyfish

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Beautiful outcome for probably a scene that was hard to prepare.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Giddyup! -forced perspective

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Cool composition.
Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish by Mathieu Foulquié
Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish

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Great shot.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Between Two Worlds by Lucie Drlikova
Between Two Worlds

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Truly artistic, almost like a drawing.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Deep Space Swim
Mono conversion of a planktonic creature swimming mid water.
Strobes direction and a marked shapening of the lighnes channel in post production to give the feel of deep space. No additional editing steps but a light crop

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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B&W LR plug in applied to Hatchling
Meetings Nightlight...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Salvatore Ianniello
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cowfish

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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colourful eyes

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Gilberto by Mathieu Foulquié
Gilberto

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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[:b:]Yellow seahorse[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Yellow seahorse

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Mermaid Bride

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Christian Coulombe
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Unusual scenery

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Austria
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pipefish
Midnight Snack - Butterflyfish feeding on spawning Brain Coral, night dive Grand Cayman.
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Cat Island
coming head on is one of the coolest experiences of my life!!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Ken Kiefer
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Sepia embryo
On top of the wheelhouse of the Doc Paulson wreck was a grouping of sponges that I found beautiful.
Lembeh strait. File fish.
Labyrinth
D800E, 105 macro Nikon
Seracam Housing , two strobo sea and sea 120YS
ISO200;F29;1/160

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marchione Giacomo
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Eye abstract

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
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Ornate / Harlequin ghostpipefish
The Red Sea goddess woman

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Reflections in the sea-ice hole (Antarctica)
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Drag... by Haydn Salvas
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Whale shark by Alberto Gallucci
Whale shark

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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