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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up (5)

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Fish Geek
By Henley Spiers
posted (last week)
26 votes

Simle
By Cary Bao
posted (This month)
24 votes

whip coral goby on pose
By Yubz Sukamoto
posted (This month)
22 votes

Bigmouth
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (last week)
22 votes

Fire Sea Urchin is home to some small fish
By Nur Tucker
posted (This month)
21 votes

Portrait of a Mantis shrimp, Lembeh strait.
By Filip Staes
posted (This month)
21 votes

Octopus portrait - No crop
By Taner Atilgan
posted (last week)
21 votes

Hiden Blenny, Acapulco México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (This month)
20 votes

Blackwater Adventure
Location : Anilao Philippines
Canon EOS1D X Mark II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F16, 1/160, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS1D X Mark II
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL*2
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
By Yung Sen Wu
posted (last week)
20 votes

The guardian
By Kelvin H.y. Tan
posted (This month)
19 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up

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Shots taken of a subject between 3 inches and 1 foot (7.5 to 30cm) in size (e.g. large fish or diver head) that dominates the frame - any background is incidental and occupies LESS THAN 50% of frame
Turbinaria sp. fluoresces in the Molucca sea
7 Votes
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Red fire by Carsten Schroeder
Red fire
2 Votes
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MILDNESS by Tianhong Wang
MILDNESS
7 Votes
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Blenny
21 Votes
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Gasp!
Longfin Snake Eel, - Pisodonophis cancrivorus
Mae Haad, Thailand
20 Votes
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Flamboyant cuttlefish successful hunting by Uwe Schmolke
Flamboyant cuttlefish successful hunting
11 Votes
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Affirmative
Peacock Mantis Shrimp - Odontodactylus scyllarusi
Bali, Indonisia
20 Votes
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Popeye
(Homarus gammarus)
Zeeland, North Sea by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Popeye
(Homarus gammarus)
Zeeland, North Sea
14 Votes
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Smiling Seahorse by Simon Chong
Smiling Seahorse
9 Votes
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"Latticework"
A juvenile trumpetfish is backlit as it hides in a gorgonian. I carefully placed my strobes to achieve this effect.
10 Votes
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Rainbow in the eye... Giant Lizard fish
10 Votes
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Porzellan crab by Carsten Schroeder
Porzellan crab
8 Votes
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Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm
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Stunning shot of a very special creature, love the detail on the bubbles
17 Votes
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Fly to the galaxy
Location :Palau
Canon EOS1D X Mark II... by Yung Sen Wu
Fly to the galaxy
Location :Palau
Canon EOS1D X Mark II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/250, ISO 800
SEACAM silver CANON EOS1D X Mark II
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
10 Votes
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Yellow Face
9 Votes
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The robust ghost pipefish (Solenostomus cyanopterus) I found in the harbour
8 Votes
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Looking for me?
Location :Palau
Canon EOS1D X Mark II
... by Yung Sen Wu
Looking for me?
Location :Palau
Canon EOS1D X Mark II
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/250, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS1D X Mark II
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
8 Votes
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Cleaning station
15 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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view portfolio more shots by Aleksandr Marinicev
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Delicate Feathers - Castle Reef - Aliwal Shoal
11 Votes
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Synchronize
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Can... by Yung Sen Wu
Synchronize
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/250, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS5D MKIII
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Nauticam SMC-1
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
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Fluorescent flower mountains - this species of Montipora hard coral displays breathtaking fluorescence while feeding under the cover of night in The Philippines.
9 Votes
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Thorny
25 Votes
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Golden mantis. by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Golden mantis.
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15 Votes
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Bispira mariae
Still Life from underwater by Korumar Bay by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Bispira mariae
Still Life from underwater by Korumar Bay
10 Votes
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scorpion beauty Nikon D200 Nikol 60 mm SEA&SEA Housing YS... by Carsten Schroeder
scorpion beauty Nikon D200 Nikol 60 mm SEA&SEA Housing YS90/110
7 Votes
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porcelain Crab
13 Votes
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Sex on the Beach by Frankie Rivera
Sex on the Beach
10 Votes
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