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A cuttlefish fish enjoys a BIG lunch that was actually longer than he was. Take with an Olympus EM5 with 60 mm lens.
By Alicia Shaw
posted (Last month)
21 votes

Small Scaled Scorpionfish
By Aleksandr Marinicev
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Rhinopia backlighted.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Killer of coral, Crown of thorns taken in the Komodo Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted (This month)
19 votes

Thorny
By Henley Spiers
posted (last week)
19 votes

Yawn gobi
By Ajiex Dharma
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Rhinopia eschmeyeri. Thanks to Dharma for snooted backlight.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (last week)
18 votes

Rhinopia was backlighted with Kraken 2500.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (last week)
18 votes

shock-headed
golden hairy frogfish
(snooted)
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (This month)
17 votes

brown eyes
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (This month)
16 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
"Like a look in the depth of the universe" - The Eye of a Green Turtle
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Hairy crab
7 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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A large eel hides in a hollow by Shane Hermans
A large eel hides in a hollow
13 Votes
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In the he crab family but first time I have seen one , still searching for the name
16 Votes
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A universe within a universe by Peet J Van Eeden
A universe within a universe
17 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mozambique
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Lighten
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon E... by Yung Sen Wu
Lighten
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F14, 1/250, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS5D MKIII
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Nauticam SMC-1
Rgblue system 02 premium
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
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Nordic Shrimp close up. by Pascal Tremblay
Nordic Shrimp close up.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Canada
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Jewel
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF ... by Yung Sen Wu
Jewel
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
Rgblue system 02 premium
11 Votes
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date posted location: Taiwan
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Seahorse
7 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Octopus detail by Uwe Schmolke
Octopus detail
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic Portugal
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Cuttlefish. by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Cuttlefish.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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A study in Black and White.The beauty of a feather-duster... by Peet J Van Eeden
A study in Black and White.The beauty of a feather-duster worm
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Eel Smile by Pascal Tremblay
Eel Smile
11 Votes
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The eyes of a peacock mantis shrimp by Oliver Spiesshofer
The eyes of a peacock mantis shrimp
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Northern Stargazer
Blue Heron Bridge FLA USA
8 Votes
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Bluestriped Lizardfish
Blue Heron Bridge FLA USA
15 Votes
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Rhinopias
9 Votes
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date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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~ Strawberry Splash ~
14 Votes
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I have wings, if I could only fly by Peet J Van Eeden
I have wings, if I could only fly
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21 Votes
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A scorpion fish .. simple
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16 Votes
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date posted location: Indonesia
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This is the eyes of a mantis shrimp an marine animal that’s neither a mantis nor a shrimp, but a close relative of crabs and lobsters.
8 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Maldives
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Deep dwelling Rhinopias spotted by the keen eyes of the dive guide at 100 ft+
7 Votes
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date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Anyone home?
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12 Votes
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date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Interesting colour on this harlequin shrimp
10 Votes
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Up Close & Personal with a Worm
10 Votes
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Dead crab found floating on the surface at the bay of pig... by Kris Davies
Dead crab found floating on the surface at the bay of pigs, Cuba. Quite the shock when you are surfacing and this pops in front of your face!
35 Votes
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date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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From the dark into the light by Peet J Van Eeden
From the dark into the light
13 Votes
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