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My Buddy and the friendly Batfish B/W
By Beate Seiler
posted (This month)
22 votes

Maalhos Thila site full of soft corals at 20_24 meters
By Sevil Gurel Peker
posted (This month)
11 votes

bad hair day
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
9 votes

Grouper
By Athanassios Lazarides
posted (last week)
9 votes

Under the clouds
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (2 days ago)
9 votes

Raja Ampat pier . Nikon D800E , 16 mm , two strobo
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (This month)
8 votes

Whale Shark , Mouth Open
By Daniel Waldman
posted (3 days ago)
7 votes

Common, carcinus maenas
By Eduard Bello
posted (This month)
6 votes

Follow Your Passion. This photo was taken on the USS Liberty in Tulamben Bali, massive and beautiful.
By Hani Omar
posted (Last month)
3 votes

The biggest smile of Tiputa
By Mathieu Macias
posted Wednesday, September 19, 2018
1 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
Honu Portrait
17 Votes
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Coral and fish! 
 The most common expression of the beau... by Macro Wu
Coral and fish!
The most common expression of the beauty, is also the easiest to ignore!
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Macro Wu
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Mooray
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Jelly Fish Sky
13 Votes
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Arabian Angelfish from the front
10 Votes
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Water is the sky by Macro Wu
Water is the sky
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Awesome capture of the light rays and great composition
22 Votes
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Octopus vulgaris
Inside & Outside by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Octopus vulgaris
Inside & Outside
8 Votes
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coconut octopus and diver (Lembeh) by Mathieu Foulquié
coconut octopus and diver (Lembeh)
13 Votes
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Gorgeous coral by Macro Wu
Gorgeous coral
10 Votes
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Yellow
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17 Votes
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Tiny Pajama Slug on a red finger sponge. I only had my wi... by Alexandra Caine
Tiny Pajama Slug on a red finger sponge. I only had my wide angle lens on me so tried to get the shot anyway. I think it kind of worked. Taken using Canon S120, Canon housing, 2x Inon S2000, Inon Wide Angle wet lens
11 Votes
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tinkeling lights
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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Turtle in the dome, Cozumel México
19 Votes
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Anemone & fish
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 6, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
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A very friendly Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine) ... by Gary Carpenter
A very friendly Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine) and diver - Taken on today's dive in Kenmare Bay Ireland.
11 Votes
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Red gurnard
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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At the drop-off, Bunaken, Sulawesi.
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6 Votes
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Spirograph
8 Votes
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"Sponges In 3-D"
Sponges pop off the screen. Double exposure on a single frame. Shot in camera on the multiple exposure setting.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 23, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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Jelly fish
7 Votes
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Yellow Corals
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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Manta ray
7 Votes
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Whaleshark and reflex, Isla contoy Mexico
29 Votes
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King of his castle
8 Votes
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Ray
20 Votes
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Nice
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 13, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Posing
18 Votes
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