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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Close Focus (6)

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AARRGHHHH   - Anglerfish, night dive
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (This month)
32 votes

Octopus mammoths
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (This month)
24 votes

John Dory #2
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (last week)
19 votes

'In Orbit' - Shooting upward at a Caribbean reef squid as it drifts under a cloudy, drizzly sky in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (This month)
16 votes

Gorgonia portrait from Maldives.
By Taner Atilgan
posted (This month)
16 votes

WTF..????
By Pietro Cremone
posted (last week)
16 votes

John Dory night-dive
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (last week)
14 votes

When ya need a smile these friendly mammals answer the call!
Bimini Bahamas
By Steven Anderson
posted (Last month)
12 votes

Coy Fishes in river, Las Estacas Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (This month)
12 votes

Jetty Life
By Chris Lebas
posted (This month)
11 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Close Focus

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shots taken with a WIDE ANGLE (or fisheye) lens having 1) a well defined close subject (usually strobe-lit) AND 2) a wide angle BACKGROUND with a second subject, usually a diver
Whitemouth moray; Seychelles; Olympus TG1 by Chris Rodrigues
Whitemouth moray; Seychelles; Olympus TG1
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Frog Fish with his Damsel bodyguard by Jim Garber
Frog Fish with his Damsel bodyguard
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Lion Fish - Bonaire by Jim Garber
Lion Fish - Bonaire
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Whoze in there by Jim Garber
Whoze in there
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Masked bannerfish swimming by. by Jessica Fagan
Masked bannerfish swimming by.
10 Votes
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Reef Squid, Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida.
12 Votes
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Reef squid, Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida. Shot withing the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary with a Canon 7D MK II in an Ikelite Housing. Canon 17-40 lens (zoomed to 40mm) and lit with two Ikelite 125 strobes.
13 Votes
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Spider crab under sunlight , babbacombe bay u.k by Mark Hedges
Spider crab under sunlight , babbacombe bay u.k
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Two birds wathing, San Benedicto Mexico
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Manta Ray in Hanifaru Bay, Baa Atoll taken with Olympus T... by Chris Rodrigues
Manta Ray in Hanifaru Bay, Baa Atoll taken with Olympus TG1. The sun appeared through the clouds causing the mantas reflection while this gentle giant glided past me.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Maldives
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lemon shark eating
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Michael Dornellas
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Friendly Turtle at Punta Venado, Playa del Carmen.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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A couple of Striated surgeonfish dancing together. by Jessica Fagan
A couple of Striated surgeonfish dancing together.
13 Votes
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'Into The Woods' - A mutton snapper swims through the coral reefs of Grand Cayman
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24 Votes
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2 double saddle butterfly fish hanging out by Jessica Fagan
2 double saddle butterfly fish hanging out
4 Votes
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Posing green moray by John Stofko
Posing green moray
8 Votes
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A very friendly hogfish hogging the camera. by Stuart Spechler
A very friendly hogfish hogging the camera.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Yaaawn by Gabriel De Leon Jr
Yaaawn
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Three-spot wrasse passing by. by Jessica Fagan
Three-spot wrasse passing by.
2 Votes
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MM by Marko Perisic
MM
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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'Light Ray' - A southern stingray of Grand Cayman
17 Votes
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Anemone fish looking out. by Jessica Fagan
Anemone fish looking out.
5 Votes
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SMILE! A playful parrotfish seem to smile at my dome by Pietro Cremone
SMILE! A playful parrotfish seem to smile at my dome
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Wow! Spectacular colors, excellent separation from the background, great angle and capture! Clear winner.
32 Votes
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Giants Manta Ray, San Benedicto Mexico by Alejandro Topete
Giants Manta Ray, San Benedicto Mexico
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 4, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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EYE IN THE SKY - A jellyfish shot in a particular angle r... by Pietro Cremone
EYE IN THE SKY - A jellyfish shot in a particular angle resembles an eye!
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23 Votes
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a lot going on!
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Andaman Sea Thailand
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American salt water crocodile close-up by Daniel Flormann
American salt water crocodile close-up
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 1, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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