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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (3)

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By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Inspired by nearby competition, this male humpback put some serious power into this series of forward lunges. In 7 years of whale watching, I had never seen a lunge like this from this angle. Taken with a canon 350d and 70-300 lens.
By Tyania Diffin
posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006
93 votes

Nautilus pompilius.
Taken at LIFOU island, New Caledonia, in night dive.
Very rare prehistorycal animal who lives very deep, so i had a chance to meet it
By Antonio Pastorelli
posted Monday, March 17, 2008
93 votes

SHARKS
By Pedro L Burguera
posted Friday, January 25, 2008
91 votes

Overwater Bungalows-Moorea
By Frank Greco
posted Thursday, June 7, 2007
88 votes

This image was taken in Guadalupe Islanda in October 2008 using a Nikonos RS with a 20-35mm lens.  THs film I used was Fuji Velvia 100 speed, f8 at approximately 125.  Color corrected in photoshop CS.
By Steven Kl Smith
posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008
84 votes

Green Sea Turtle, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii - 2007 AUG 06
By Gus Saldana
posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007
82 votes

Red Eye Frog Costa Rica
By Doris Vierkoetter
posted Friday, October 28, 2011
82 votes

Ship wreck off Orchid Island, Taiwan.
By Steve Kuo
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
81 votes
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Smiling turtle.   Rangiora by Herbert Schmitz
Smiling turtle. Rangiora
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Breath of Fresh Air
SonyRX100m2 Natural Light by Thomasin Lockwood
Breath of Fresh Air
SonyRX100m2 Natural Light
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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The Beautis from Julian Rock / Byron Bay by Herbert Schmitz
The Beautis from Julian Rock / Byron Bay
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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"Last Rays of the Day" Manta Rays are now listed as vulnerable because of overfishing from "Chinese Medicine" and pollution. If these threats continue, these animals may become more rare and disappear from our oceans
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Whip coral goby. Nikon D800; 105 mm; SubSea 10+ diopter.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Tursiops truncatus (Tiputa pass, Rangiroa) by Mathieu Foulquié
Tursiops truncatus (Tiputa pass, Rangiroa)
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Geometry
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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A curious harbor seal plays with a green turtle in San Di... by Ralph Pace
A curious harbor seal plays with a green turtle in San Diego, CA
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Murray by Philippe Brunner
Murray
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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"The Devil Arises" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is referencing how in some cultures Mantas were seen as the devil because of their horn-shaped cephalic fins on their faces
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Green Turtle cuising the reef, Maunalua Bay, Oahu Hawaii by Carsten Kalkman
Green Turtle cuising the reef, Maunalua Bay, Oahu Hawaii
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Group o Eagle Rays,Roca La Cagada Acapulco Mexico
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Frogfish
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Here's Looking at Me!
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Horned shark by Philippe Brunner
Horned shark
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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The eyes have it.  A ubiquitous Spanish shawl nudibranch ... by Douglas Klug
The eyes have it. A ubiquitous Spanish shawl nudibranch on the reef at Anacapa Island. Shot with Canon T4i an 100mm f/2.8 macro in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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My new friend.. Maunalua Bay, Oahu Hawaii by Carsten Kalkman
My new friend.. Maunalua Bay, Oahu Hawaii
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Giant Manta at The Boiler, San Benedicto Island, taken wi... by Eric Addicott
Giant Manta at The Boiler, San Benedicto Island, taken with Sony RX-100 compact, single strobe and wide-angle lens.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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"Terror of the Stars" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is playing off how these small shrimp hunt out and eat starfish
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Large Giant Pacific Octopus out hunting
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date posted posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Curious and photogenic Eagleray approaching within 2 feet... by Carsten Kalkman
Curious and photogenic Eagleray approaching within 2 feet. Corner Pocket, Maunalua Bay, Oahu Hawaii
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date posted posted: Monday, March 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Humpback and calf at Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico by Eric Addicott
Humpback and calf at Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico
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Oahu, Hawaii by Carsten Kalkman
Oahu, Hawaii
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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I've learned to lay quietly on the sand and gently dig wh... by Carsten Kalkman
I've learned to lay quietly on the sand and gently dig when encountering Eagle Rays. Some come over and start digging for tasty morsels right next to me. This one is over 5 feet wingtip to wingtip. Oahu, Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sitting on top of shark cage I stuck the camera to try and get some over under shots and this Great White tried to eat my camera and I pulled camera out and shot this photo at the same time.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 20, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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"Open Air Playground" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. A reference to how spinner dolphins jump and spin through the air
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"Blacktips on Shark Reef"
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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