loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (8)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


Tu prenais du plaisir
A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

Giant pacific manta came in for a close up. Taken at Socorro Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, December 12, 2016
128 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
126 votes

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
125 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
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Sting ray housing lighting & mako camera & lightin
By APRIL Fotis
02:29 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Location in Aruba
By Aruba_diver
02:39 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest For Sale: Nauticam NA-D7100
By Leslie Howell
02:28 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest wow
By indianfish
03:12 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest wow !
By indianfish
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestNesgja
Iceland
dive sites latestBunaken National Marine Park (dive site: Depan Kampung)
Indonesia, Celebes Sea
dive sites latestZeeland, sealand... Dreischor Parking... Grevelingen/lake
Netherlands, North Sea
dive sites latestThe Magnet: Belongas bay, Lombok
Indonesia, Indian Ocean
dive sites latestKuanji tulamben bali
Indonesia, Bali Sea
dive sites latestkona offshore
United States, Pacific
dive sites latestAdrome
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestHenderson Point, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Canada, Pacific
dive sites latestSealine beach, Qatar
Qatar, Gulf Of Oman
dive sites latestAdromina
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico

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

Week 41 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Chun Zhou

A jaw fish with hundred new life in its mouth. I spent 4 dives to search and wait this shoot.

Monthly Winners

September Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Chun Zhou


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Mark Gray (Second place)
Olivier Notz (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 Entries From The Pacific

8591 Entries Found: Page 8  of  319
Sometimes something to distract the sea lions was enough ... by Marc Damant
Sometimes something to distract the sea lions was enough to get a picture. My wife was just rattling her muck stick along the rock wall and made me think of a conductor with her choir!
12 Votes
VOTE!
Beautiful colors surround this Spinecheek Anemonefish in Raja Ampat.
shortlistedShortlisted!
18 Votes
VOTE!
Beautiful caves in"The Passage"
shortlistedShortlisted!
26 Votes
VOTE!
Photographer Mantaray and sun, Roca Partida Mexico
25 Votes
VOTE!
Marine Iguanas in the Galapagos Islands
12 Votes
VOTE!
Sunshine in the bay, San Jose del Cabo Mexico
shortlistedShortlisted!
23 Votes
VOTE!
Cup Coral in Komodo
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Norm Vexler
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Inside a giant clam at Arborek Village, Raja Ampat
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
VOTE!
Woobegong shark surrounded bij Glassfish, Raja Ampat, West Papua.
13 Votes
VOTE!
Swimming with huge Manta Rays in the Socorro Islands of Mexico. ISO 400 / 10 mm / f11 / 1/200sec
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, March 27, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Norm Vexler
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The Hawaiian reefs are some of the most amazing places on... by Tony Kripotos
The Hawaiian reefs are some of the most amazing places on earth
10 Votes
VOTE!
Manta Ray at Socorro Islands, Mexico. Nikon D7000 / 10mm / f 6.3 / 1/200sec. Amazing experience diving with huge creatures that are very friendly to divers!
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Norm Vexler
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Mantarray and diver, Cabo Piers México
shortlistedShortlisted!
37 Votes
VOTE!
School of Hamerheads, Roca Partida México
22 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, March 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Thecacera picta, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
10 Votes
VOTE!
sunset at Pulau pef, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
13 Votes
VOTE!
Seahorse in Black, Acapulco Mexico
shortlistedShortlisted!
30 Votes
VOTE!
White Nudibranch, Acapulco México
27 Votes
VOTE!
A crowded afternoon underneath Arborek Jetty.
shortlistedShortlisted!
17 Votes
VOTE!
View over the island and housereef of Pulau pef. Raja Ampat,Indonesia.
shortlistedShortlisted!
15 Votes
VOTE!
Open Up and Say Ahhhh! by Marc Damant
Open Up and Say Ahhhh!
16 Votes
VOTE!
Playing peek-a-boo with a Mosshead Warbonet (Chirolophis nugator) inside a discarded bottle
shortlistedShortlisted!
10 Votes
VOTE!
Marine Iguana, Punta Vicente Roca Galapagos
25 Votes
VOTE!
Exploring a cave at the Passage, Raja Ampat.
19 Votes
VOTE!
Group Swim by Alison Ranheim
Group Swim
11 Votes
VOTE!
The appendages which house the feeding tentacles for the siphonphore, Rosacea cymbiformis, are called Cormidiums. With the feeding tentacles retracted here, the Cormidiums resemble tiny underwater lanterns.
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Canada
view portfolio more shots by Luke Gordon view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Underneath the fishing net. Arborek, Raja Ampat.
20 Votes
VOTE!
8591 Entries Found: Page 8  of  319