loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up (6)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


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
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Lovely composition
By steven
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
forum latest Hotshot
By steven
00:52 CST Today (4 hours ago)
forum latest Moby
By Skiroach
Yesterday
forum latest this is the wildest thing I've ever seen
By niteflightphoto
02:26 CST Today (2 hours ago)
forum latest Great shot once again!
By Tony Cherbas
Yesterday

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Monthly Winners

January Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Suzan Meldonian


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Uwe Schmolke (Second place)
Athanassios Lazarides (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up

12101 Entries Found: Page 6  of  449
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
Two Mandarin fishes mating by Stefano Colombo
Two Mandarin fishes mating
4 Votes
VOTE!
Tiger shrimp by Mark Reilly
Tiger shrimp
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Mark Reilly
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A lesson in how to become a great sun-burst soft coral by Peet J Van Eeden
A lesson in how to become a great sun-burst soft coral
shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Peet J Van Eeden
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish. by Oliver Spiesshofer
A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish.
shortlistedShortlisted!
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Oliver Spiesshofer
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Strawberry Farm by Peet J Van Eeden
Strawberry Farm
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
VOTE!
Fluo clownfish - shot with radial filter by Pietro Cremone
Fluo clownfish - shot with radial filter
13 Votes
VOTE!
Bubble bath
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Canon 5d3
... by Yung Sen Wu
Bubble bath
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Canon 5d3
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/100, ISO 320
SEA &SEA MDX-5D Mark III ver.2
SEA &SEA YS-D1*2
Rgblue system 01
Subsee +10
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
view portfolio more shots by Yung Sen Wu
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Taken on Mabul Island, Malaysia. The bold white stripe is paradoxical to the behavior of this timed little fellow who rarely ventured out from the protection its host.
8 Votes
VOTE!

go to the forum thread for this entry forum thread for this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
view portfolio more shots by Billy Watson
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Inseparable. Two interwoven violet spotted sea anemones by Peet J Van Eeden
Inseparable. Two interwoven violet spotted sea anemones
15 Votes
VOTE!
Happy New Year 2017
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Can... by Yung Sen Wu
Happy New Year 2017
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Canon 5d3
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/125, ISO 320
SEA &SEA MDX-5D Mark III ver.2
SEA &SEA YS-D1*2
Rgblue system 01
Subsee +10
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
view portfolio more shots by Yung Sen Wu
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 

This member has a pro account

Using vertical picture taken, make composition more full,... by Tony Ho
by: Tony Ho
Using vertical picture taken, make composition more full, without cutting output.
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tony Ho
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
harlequin shrimp by Mark Reilly
harlequin shrimp
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Mark Reilly
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Spotted Eel Profile
8 Votes
VOTE!
Pterapogon kauderni, male mouth brooding the eggs by Violet Ting
Pterapogon kauderni, male mouth brooding the eggs
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Violet Ting
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
CROSSWALK
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Porcellain crab by Raffaele Livornese
Porcellain crab
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Raffaele Livornese
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Ghost pipefish
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Kyle Castelyn view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Stage
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Canon 5d3
Canon ... by Yung Sen Wu
Stage
Location :Dumaguete Philippines
Canon 5d3
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/125, ISO 320
SEA &SEA MDX-5D Mark III ver.2
SEA &SEA YS-D1*2
Rgblue system 01
Subsee +10
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
view portfolio more shots by Yung Sen Wu
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Lysoporcellain crab by Massimo Giorgetta
Lysoporcellain crab
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
26 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Massimo Giorgetta
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
~ Shade of Orange ~
shortlistedShortlisted!
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (South) South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Geo Cloete
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
IM "ZEBRA"
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
This tiny frogfish is the size of a pencil eraser and was highlighted with a snoot.
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by J. Daniel Horovatin
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Brilliant Mother
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Flip it over to get to the soft flesh. Harlequin shrinp i... by Peet J Van Eeden
Flip it over to get to the soft flesh. Harlequin shrinp is turning a sea star upside down to enjoy its meal
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Peet J Van Eeden
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Burrrrppp..........Scorpion Fish
Spotted Scorpionfish
Scorpaena grandicornis
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
view portfolio more shots by John Roach
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Eating
Location :Tulamben Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon ... by Yung Sen Wu
Eating
Location :Tulamben Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F16, 1/250, ISO 400
SEA &SEA MDX-5D Mark III ver.2
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Nauticam SMC-1
Rgblue system 02 premium
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Taiwan
view portfolio more shots by Yung Sen Wu
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
dabbing with a snoot
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by J. Daniel Horovatin
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
12101 Entries Found: Page 6  of  449