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I've dreamt about a seahorse
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (This month)
24 votes

This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
By Suzan Meldonian
posted (last week)
22 votes

Ornate Ghost
By Philippe Eggert
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

banggai-cardinalfish | juvenil
By Volker Lonz
posted (Last month)
18 votes

I used a snoot to isolate only the fish.
By Tracey Jennings
posted (last week)
15 votes

Bad passenger
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (last week)
15 votes

Colourful smiling
By Raoul Caprez
posted (This month)
14 votes

Cardinal fish showing eggs
By Mark Reilly
posted (last week)
14 votes

Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight!
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

The perfect hover
By Luke Gordon
posted (last week)
13 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - 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 in MID WATER not touching anything (i.e. between 1:1 and 1:3)
swimming up for a meal... attracted by my lights the shri... by Gaetano Gargiulo
swimming up for a meal... attracted by my lights the shrimp was challenging death to get a meal
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Squid front in Black, Veracruz Mexico
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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A beautiful ctenophora (comb jelly), on a black water nig... by Samantha Buonvino
A beautiful ctenophora (comb jelly), on a black water night dive in Palau
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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The colors of the night in Australia... I used multiple s... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night in Australia... I used multiple strobes to give the illusion to dive with squids during the day (night dive) squids were happily swimming very close...
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Dragonet
A first time for me. A pituresque mandarin taken during a night dive in Komodo
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Strobe malfunction"... who said that when your strobes go off-sync is always a bad thing? do to leakage in one of the strobes battery, one of the strobe was missfiring or firing like a strobo light and I think this caused the different tones
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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juvenile yellow boxfish - dauin, philippines by Daniel Geary
juvenile yellow boxfish - dauin, philippines
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Clown fish with Tongue parasite. Lembeh Indonesia
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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sargassumfish at the surface - dauin, philippines by Daniel Geary
sargassumfish at the surface - dauin, philippines
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16 Votes
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Small dude needs some fortification by George Low
Small dude needs some fortification
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippines
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"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish cau... by Chase Darnell
"The Big and the Little"
A pair of Slender File Fish caught together.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
The colors of the night here in Australia... I used multiple strobes to lit the sandy bottom and create a day-light illusion...squids were very pleased with it...
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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3 cm juvenile pinnate batfish mimicking a flatworm by Daniel Geary
3 cm juvenile pinnate batfish mimicking a flatworm
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Flamboyant Cuttlefish swimming in mid-water by Daniel Geary
Flamboyant Cuttlefish swimming in mid-water
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Empreror snappers. by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Empreror snappers.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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"fangs" by Kelvin H.y. Tan
"fangs"
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Squid with reflection
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The reflection on the calm surface is just perfect and so is the lighting and the colors. Amazing shot!
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Guam
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The inspiration for Hollywood Alien Blockbusters by George Low
The inspiration for Hollywood Alien Blockbusters
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippines
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Emperor Snapper @ Lembeh by Christopher Teoh
Emperor Snapper @ Lembeh
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Asian Sea Indonesia
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~ Reflection ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Reflection ~
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
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Sea hare - midwater. by Mark Thomas
Sea hare - midwater.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Ireland
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Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Monster... the little squid was using my lights to hunt mid-water. I really enjoyed it
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Baby Cuttlefish
He is just 4cm small and threatens me be... by Anna Ewa Manzel
Baby Cuttlefish
He is just 4cm small and threatens me because he was so silly to hide in front of a soft coral with no escape backwards. I was frightened so I left him space.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Indonesia
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Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight a... by Ally Smith
Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight and providing shelter to three tiny puffer fish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Red Lips Batfish, Marshall Island
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Squid in a night dive by Fabio Strazzi
Squid in a night dive
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Alectis ciliaris,juvenile
Nikon D800E , 105 macro , two strobo
Malapasqua
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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