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Rose Tetal Bubble Shell in Nelson Bay Australia
By Ken Thongpila
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yawning yellow frogfish
By Andre Philip
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Golden Tail Moray (Gymnothorax miliaris)
Bonaire, Netherland Antilles
By Beth Watson
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Flamboyant Cuttlefish in Anilao
By Ken Thongpila
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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
Blenny
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Anemone Canyon
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/13, Shutterspeed 1/125
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Very special, nicely taken.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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"Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here! The Dude. Nu... by Stefan Follows
"Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here! The Dude. Nudibranch - Costasiella usagi. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f5.6-iso200-Inon D2000-Inon UCL 165-H2O Tools+5x2
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Brown thorny seahorse camouflaged against rocks by Laura Dinraths
Brown thorny seahorse camouflaged against rocks
votes: 2
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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The eye of a Flamingo Tongue
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One rarely sees the eyes of these, nice angle.
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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[:b:]Froggy portrait[:/b:]
Perfect camouflage by Francesco Pacienza
Froggy portrait
Perfect camouflage
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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The stingray is watching by Sean Howard
The stingray is watching
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Underwater variation on Vincent van Gogh's sunflowers
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/14, Shutterspeed 1/125
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Coconut Octopus showing its tricks during a night dive at Air Prang I in Lembeh Strait
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Nikon D7100, 60 mm lens, 2 strobes sea&sea ys-110a
f/10 ... by Gabriella Luongo
Nikon D7100, 60 mm lens, 2 strobes sea&sea ys-110a
f/10 1/80sec. ISO-100
Murena helena, Banco di Santa Croce (NA)
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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[:b:]Leafish[:/b:] on mirror by Francesco Pacienza
Leafish on mirror
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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Crustal palace. Within a muddy harbour in less than 10 me... by Ed Whiting
Crustal palace. Within a muddy harbour in less than 10 meters of water I found one of my favourite dive sites. I love Octopus and this place had them all in homes made from our rubbish. The mud was very fine, so fine the strobe flash would stir it up
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Stubby Squid on Night Dive in Washington. by Jesse Miller
Stubby Squid on Night Dive in Washington.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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" I'M A DIFFERENT FISH"
votes: 24
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Camotes Sea Indonesia
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xenacrab by Bülent Kılınc
xenacrab
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Night Dive, Red Night Shrimp
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
view portfolio more shots by Michael Cupolo
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triplefin fish by Bülent Kılınc
triplefin fish
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Pareblenius by José Verdú
Pareblenius
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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The atlantic lizardfish, el lagarto, lying in wait . Comm... by Erna Lucas
The atlantic lizardfish, el lagarto, lying in wait . Commonly found in the Canarian waters
votes: 15
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Paeneus keraturus #2
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votes: 62
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Alicia mirabilis, night dive
votes: 55
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
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date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Getting mud blindness can be a risk when muck diving, so ... by Ed Whiting
Getting mud blindness can be a risk when muck diving, so when you come across something its best not to rush it. Moving slowly in on this Japanese flathead gave me the reward I wanted. The light reflecting around his eye.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Green Moray 3
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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crab
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: United States
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batfish
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: United States
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Ophysurus serpens, night dive
votes: 41
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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"A wish upon a star"
Nikon D7100, lens 60mm, two strobes... by Gabriella Luongo
"A wish upon a star"
Nikon D7100, lens 60mm, two strobes sea&sea ys-110a
f/16 1/160sec. ISO-100
Antedon mediterranea; Punta Pizzaco, Procida (NA)
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votes: 21
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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