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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up (7)

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Blenny in Black, La Paz México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (last week)
29 votes

Batfish at Blue Heron Bridge
By Beate Seiler
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Happy Moray
By Abimael Márquez
posted (last week)
18 votes

Face to Face
By Abimael Márquez
posted (Last month)
16 votes

pofferface
By Marc Van Den Broeck
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Weedy!
By Eduardo Arribada
posted (This month)
16 votes

Goby pair at their home (nursery on the other side)
By Patricia Sinclair
posted (This month)
15 votes

Batfish taken at Blue Heron Bridge
By Beate Seiler
posted (last week)
15 votes

Hotlips 

Hotlips spider crab is unique to South African waters It derives its name from the red markings around its mouth
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (This month)
14 votes

Harlekijnslak, Polycera quadrilineata
By Eduard Bello
posted (Last month)
13 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
Scorpionfish at night
7 Votes
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Blenny Green, La Paz México
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29 Votes
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Red-lipped batfish by Tina Robinson
Red-lipped batfish
14 Votes
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Ctenophere photographed on a Blackwater dive in Anilao.
10 Votes
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CROCODILE by Claude Lespagne
CROCODILE
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 1, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Giant frogfish
5 Votes
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Diagonal red...
 by Yustus Mananggung
Diagonal red...
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 1, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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The Feast
Arthropods gathering at the outlet of blue choirboys to feast on its waste products
15 Votes
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Reaching Out
Starfish reaching out to amphipods
7 Votes
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He's behind you! by Henley Spiers
He's behind you!
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Amazing capture! It takes a moment until you realize what's in the background :)
7 Votes
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Long nose hawkfish by Claude Lespagne
Long nose hawkfish
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 29, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Don'tworry kid you are safe with me...
Hymenocera pict... by Yustus Mananggung
Don'tworry kid you are safe with me...
Hymenocera picta.
7 Votes
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Squid by Henley Spiers
Squid
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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Reflection of the diver in the eye of an octopus
14 Votes
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Backlit seahorse photographed in Anilao, Philippines
8 Votes
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Pipefish... by Yustus Mananggung
Pipefish...
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 28, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"Softly"
Soft Coral Crab on his coral
Since he was so pastel, as was his soft coral, I decided to shoot this with f/2.8
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4 Votes
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The beauty of an anemone seen by me by Mario Robillard
The beauty of an anemone seen by me
3 Votes
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Reef Squid on night dive, Kalimaya Reef, Sumbawa
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20 Votes
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Hunchback Amphipods
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17 Votes
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Sea horse in Little cayman by John Loving
Sea horse in Little cayman
3 Votes
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Pygmy seahorse by Sergej Christof
Pygmy seahorse
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Double exposure
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5 Votes
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"Eyebrows" from Pink Eye Goby. Alam Batu Housereef, Bali by Yustus Mananggung
"Eyebrows" from Pink Eye Goby. Alam Batu Housereef, Bali
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 21, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Fresh in the morning by Yustus Mananggung
Fresh in the morning
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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A touch of Blue
The Blue Spotted Klipfish
11 Votes
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Dark-side Close-up by Claude Lespagne
Dark-side Close-up
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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