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Underwater Photo Contest | Freshwater

3830 Entries Found: Page 1  of  142
shots taken bodies of water with no salt e.g. in lakes, streams, pools, rivers i.e NOT the Sea!
Coop One at Sistema K'oox Baal,Quintana Roo_2021
(Canon w.a.14mm,t/30,f/5,iso640)
@pond of Ekeren Belgium
Nohoch Nah Chich_2021
(Canon w.a.14mm,t1/50,f/6.3,iso640)
sidemount cave diving always amazing
Nohoch Nah Chich_2021
( Canon w.a.14mm,t1/40,f/6.3,iso640)
Snail in the pond of Ekeren/Belgium
cave diving near Tulum
Nohoch Nah Chich, 2021
(Canon w.a.14 mm,t1/50,f/6.3,iso640)
Freezing clump at the bottom of the Kymijoki river. Freeze in air -15°C and water temperature -1°C, Very difficult to photograph.
Manatee at dawn on a cold January morning in the Florida Springs. Shot with Nikon D500, Tokina 10-17, Inon z330 on lowest setting.
Captured under Lake Michigan, the cycle of life.
Cichlid with model @ Todi
Yabby Taken at the Sydney Zoo
sweet jellyfish
Perches
Fühlinger See, Cologne
sweet jelly fish
shortlistedShortlisted!
sweet jelly fish from china in german lake Fühlinger See
snail living in fresh water swamp :d ice cold to capture this photo and also a bit smelly but totally worth it 1 try for each photo and then bottom was stirred up enough to ruin 2nd photo, used 1 kraken video light for focus and ysd2 strobe for flash
Pink leaf image flipped upside own for a futuristic look, ysd2 strobes fired outside water
waterplant with sunshine
leaf Heider Bergsee
A frequently seen fish in fresh waters, this Rock Bass was photographed in the Lower Niagara River on a night dive.
A juvenile bass in the Lower Niagara River.
Male Bluegill Sunfish clear an area of the bottom for a nest and attempt to coax a female to spawn with them.
shortlistedShortlisted!
A loach in a rain forest stream
heider bergsee
Heider Bergsee
Water lily. Tver' Russia.
3830 Entries Found: Page 1  of  142