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A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
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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BARRACUDA NIKON F90X 16MM
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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ahhh... by Christine Huffard
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Two grey reef sharks and my buddy. D50/12-24mm (Borabora). by Moeava De Rosemont
Two grey reef sharks and my buddy. D50/12-24mm (Borabora).
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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The famous Garibaldi abound in the coasts of California. ... by Juan Torres
The famous Garibaldi abound in the coasts of California. Taken at Los Coronados off the coast of San Diego. Taken with Canon G7.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Diver and Giant Plumose Anemones, Pugt Sound. by David Heidemann
Diver and Giant Plumose Anemones, Pugt Sound.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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First time I've seen this nudibranch. I found the Pink-Tinged Thorrunna at "Kahe Beach Park" ie. Electric beach on Oahu's west side in 34 FSW. I used my 20D W/60MM macro F4.0 1/60 ISO 200.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Pair of Greater Soapfish
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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nemo local beach tongatapu taken with oylmpus 720 by Trevor Byett
nemo local beach tongatapu taken with oylmpus 720
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Market Day aboard Bilikiki at the Florida Island Group, Solomon Islands.
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Fantastic composition Allan. You found the right position to take the shot. That principle works u/w too!
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Near Catalina Island by Jean Boisvert
Near Catalina Island
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 21, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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White tip reef shark duo. by Ramón Domínguez
White tip reef shark duo.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 21, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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matting iguanas in galapagos, looks rough by Victor Zucker
matting iguanas in galapagos, looks rough
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Get a room!
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 21, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Flying first class. Remora leaving it´s host for a second... by Ramón Domínguez
Flying first class. Remora leaving it´s host for a second. When you are travelling fast and need to leave your seat for a moment, you need to be as fast as your transport if you don´t want to be left behind.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Diver and Plume Anemone, Seattle. by David Heidemann
Diver and Plume Anemone, Seattle.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Hermit crab..........
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Stuart Ganz
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Sad view of one of the nicest sharks. A young silvertip s... by Ramón Domínguez
Sad view of one of the nicest sharks. A young silvertip shark with a fishermans hook in it´s mouth. He was lucky this time.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Kri island @ Raja Ampat by Adriana Basques
Kri island @ Raja Ampat
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Return of the Hawk bill.  It seems he lived after all.  H... by Alan Shepard
Return of the Hawk bill. It seems he lived after all. H-Bay, Oahu, HI
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Hard coral reef scene in Fiji
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date posted posted: Monday, February 18, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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School of goatfish performing the upside down - reddish d... by Ramón Domínguez
School of goatfish performing the upside down - reddish dance, necesary to be cleaned by the barberfish.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 18, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Spotted Linckia, common star in Hawaiian waters.Taken in 30 FSW w/20D 60mm macro F4 1/60s.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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The latest cookie jar and rubber glove underwater housing... by Trevor Byett
The latest cookie jar and rubber glove underwater housing - mail orders accepted !

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Don't do this at home folks!
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date posted posted: Monday, February 18, 2008
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Lemon shark, Bora Bora cybershot T5 by Marc Biehler
Lemon shark, Bora Bora cybershot T5
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Sea urchin, Bora Bora cybershot T5 by Marc Biehler
Sea urchin, Bora Bora cybershot T5
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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"Bulb Tentacle Anemone" Photo taken 17 February 2008 duri... by Bill Stewart
"Bulb Tentacle Anemone" Photo taken 17 February 2008 during dive in Yokosuka Bay, off the Miura Pennisula coast. YES it was COLD :-) Water was 47F! Thank God for drysuits! ;-) Canon A630/set on Manual/Ikelite DS125 Substrobe/w/Manual Controller.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Blue-Spotted Urchin, taken on Oahu's eastern shore in 60 FSW. I used my 20D W/60mm lens F5.6 1/125s.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sea urchin @ Lembeh strait by Adriana Basques
Sea urchin @ Lembeh strait
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