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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Close Focus (11)

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Gray Angel
By Jim Catlin
posted (This month)
9 votes

my buddy over a sponge
By Joerg Blessing
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9 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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9 votes

Shovelnose Ray
By Sean Steininger
posted (This month)
8 votes

Cave Hermit
By Pietro Cremone
posted (This month)
8 votes

Clowns and Anemone
By Pietro Cremone
posted (This month)
8 votes

Spotted Eagle Ray; taking a closer look.
By Chris Miskavitch
posted (last week)
8 votes

Crab with Purple eyes.....
By Chris Miskavitch
posted (last week)
8 votes

Reef Octopus on a day-time hunt.....
By Chris Miskavitch
posted (last week)
8 votes

Eagle Ray close up
By Alejandro Topete
posted (last week)
7 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Close Focus

3535 Entries Found: Page 11  of  131
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
[:b:]Spacecraft[:/B:] by Francesco Pacienza
Spacecraft
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great shot, a classic book cover
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tom Radio
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egg carrier in lembeh
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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Astroides
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Anemone in Cueva del Diablo, El Hierro. by Alexia Dunand
Anemone in Cueva del Diablo, El Hierro.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Large 1.5m Napoleon Wrasse just cruising between us and l... by Trevor Flanagan
Large 1.5m Napoleon Wrasse just cruising between us and looking us over. Didn't realise until I uploaded it also looks like its mouth is heading for my son smile
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Cuttle fish in Arborek.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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living in a box
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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two waycrab lembeh
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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big mouth
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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this is what the tide pool creatures see when you stick a... by Dale Kobetich
this is what the tide pool creatures see when you stick a GoPro or two in thier home
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Carpe diem by Andrea Acri
Carpe diem
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Diver Down Baby Turtle! This image was taken in the Gulf Stresm during a young sea turtle release.
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20 Votes
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While we waiting for see humpback whale of 12mts, this small zooplancton of 12mms was just in front of my camera. Hard shoot with a objectif of 17mms.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Philippe Brunner
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Raja Ampat reef
Nikon D800E, 10,5 mm Nikon , two strobo
Magic Reef
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marchione Giacomo
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Spider crab - Anchor Bay, Connemara
11 Votes
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Walea, Lampu, 2014 by Andrea Acri
Walea, Lampu, 2014
17 Votes
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Dusky Grouper on "El Bajón", known as one of Jacques Cous... by Alexia Dunand
Dusky Grouper on "El Bajón", known as one of Jacques Cousteau's favorite dive site. El Hierro.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Rock Goby (I think) by Lucio Valgimigli
Rock Goby (I think)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Hyppo
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55 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Red net
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50 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Sleeping
37 Votes
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candy from lembeh
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Hitch Hiker - Remora hitching a ride by a Whale Shark's gills.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
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22 Votes
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During camera system test - watery rose
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21 Votes
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Ready to go
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Lizardfish, night dive
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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