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Amazing Cahuama in the Reef, Half Moon Caye Belize
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
14 votes

Patterns of a Sinuous  Sea Fan
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (This month)
13 votes

The Deep Blue Sea
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (last week)
13 votes

Green Sea Turtle
By Wawan Mangile
posted (Last month)
12 votes

Сouple
By Stepan Reshetnikov
posted (Last month)
8 votes

Clown FIsh
By Wawan Mangile
posted (Last month)
7 votes

Nemo hiding in the soft corals
By Goh Gim Hui
posted (This month)
7 votes

The Robust Roman
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (2 days ago)
7 votes

Image of a Hawaiian Sea Turtle we had the good fortune to come across during a recent dive.
By Chris Mckenna
posted (last week)
6 votes

Night Moves
By Carrie A Dutchak
posted Yesterday
5 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Wide Angle - Close Focus

4622 Entries Found: Page 161  of  172
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
Universal Connection
This was my first attempt at underw... by Murray Scott
Universal Connection
This was my first attempt at underwater photography...I really didn't realize that pictures at 45 feet beneath the surface could be as beautiful as any picture I have seen on land ...
8 Votes
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Smallscale scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephala) at Shark reef.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
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 Stephan Kerkhofs
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Lion fish under a setting sun by Nigel Wade
Lion fish under a setting sun
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22 Votes
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A close up on a Yellow Mouth Eel took it when I was in, Masandam \ Oman by Olympus C8080 WZ
19 Votes
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diving US Coolidge in Vanuatu, watching me closely by Brian Naylor
diving US Coolidge in Vanuatu, watching me closely
11 Votes
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CFA...sure...half of model is out of water...G7 in Pool. ... by Stephen Holinski
CFA...sure...half of model is out of water...G7 in Pool. Bahamas. Single Ys27DX Strobe.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Bahamas
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Bahamas
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Beauty and the beast ! Nikon D2x 12-24 lens manual exposure. by Richard Swann
Beauty and the beast ! Nikon D2x 12-24 lens manual exposure.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Malaysia
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diver and sea urchin in the kelp by John Naylor
diver and sea urchin in the kelp
9 Votes
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Lion fish at dusk. D200, 10.5mm. by Derek Haslam
Lion fish at dusk. D200, 10.5mm.
12 Votes
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Grey seal. Farne islands. D200, 10.5mm. by Derek Haslam
Grey seal. Farne islands. D200, 10.5mm.
22 Votes
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Leopard catsharks and Pyjama sharks trying to all cram th... by Anthony Wooldridge
Leopard catsharks and Pyjama sharks trying to all cram themselves into one little crevice during the day
16 Votes
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Feather star on fire coral. D200, 10.5mm. by Derek Haslam
Feather star on fire coral. D200, 10.5mm.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 28, 2008
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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Hawkfish, finally stopping - very briefly - after teasing... by Julie Rieu
Hawkfish, finally stopping - very briefly - after teasing me for ages!
16 Votes
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Wire coral,Haloa point,Makena,Maui
Canon SD750 by Jozef Butala
Wire coral,Haloa point,Makena,Maui
Canon SD750
13 Votes
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This photo makes me think that this Squirrelfish has a constant eye on me while Im in his world.This photo was taken while diving on Palancar Caves in Cozumel.
10 Votes
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Pink Gorgonion Seafan, Tenggol, Malaysia by Fatt Chuen Foo
Pink Gorgonion Seafan, Tenggol, Malaysia
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Malaysia
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Seafan taken in Pulau Tenggol, Malaysia. Canon G9, Inon l... by Fatt Chuen Foo
Seafan taken in Pulau Tenggol, Malaysia. Canon G9, Inon lenses and strobes
11 Votes
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Love in the sun.  Two Nembrotha kubaryana creating the ne... by Ross Gudgeon
Love in the sun. Two Nembrotha kubaryana creating the next generation on a colony of ascidians. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Tokina 10-17
12 Votes
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Lucky shot on night dive in Roatan.  The octopus was chan... by David Heidemann
Lucky shot on night dive in Roatan. The octopus was changing color from light blue to brown, and my dive buddy is in the background.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 20, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Honduras
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Too large for dinner?! Giant Frogfish hiding in coral wit... by Fatt Chuen Foo
Too large for dinner?! Giant Frogfish hiding in coral with only head exposed, Lembeh, Indonesia taken with Canon G9, Inon wide angle lens and 2 Inon strobes
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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lingcod that was resting on the a rock during our dive of... by Joe Platko
lingcod that was resting on the a rock during our dive of northern monastery beach, ca. i was actually sad to realize that my housing had fogged up after i took the shot, but it didnt blur it as bad as some of the other shots.
12 Votes
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Ce beau gobi oeil de crabe pavanait devant nous. by Philippe Brunner
Ce beau gobi oeil de crabe pavanait devant nous.
9 Votes
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Potato Cod from the famous Cod Hole dive site by Jun Tagama
Potato Cod from the famous Cod Hole dive site
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old botox lips!
24 Votes
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Red Sea Anemone fish on the Numidia at Big Brother Island... by James Dawson
Red Sea Anemone fish on the Numidia at Big Brother Island. Taken with a Canon G9 and internal strobe
18 Votes
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Green Sea Turtle in Sipadan, Malaysia 
Nikon D300, Tokin... by Kay Burn Lim
Green Sea Turtle in Sipadan, Malaysia
Nikon D300, Tokina 10-17 Fisheye
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31 Votes
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Underwater garden at Yeliou, north coast of Taiwan by Steve Kuo
Underwater garden at Yeliou, north coast of Taiwan
38 Votes
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An upbeat Gray Angel Fish driving me mad as it just kept ... by Andrea Severino
An upbeat Gray Angel Fish driving me mad as it just kept swimming like mad!
Recorded on a SEA&SEA DX1G and 19mm wide and YS17 strobe
19 Votes
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