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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (216)

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Tu prenais du plaisir
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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WHip coral goby in Fiji
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Butterflyfish caught off guard swimming over some plate c... by Jenny Dodson
Butterflyfish caught off guard swimming over some plate coral
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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found in Yap, F100 in Seacam by Thomas Lueken
found in Yap, F100 in Seacam
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Metridium (White Plume Anenome) & Sea Star - Monterey, Ca... by Tony Sung
Metridium (White Plume Anenome) & Sea Star - Monterey, California
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Lizzard fish with a puffer for dinner.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Tikehau's Atoll by Vito Lorusso
Tikehau's Atoll
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2008
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Gorgonian reef scene
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Anenome Fish with Closed Anenome by Tony Sung
Anenome Fish with Closed Anenome
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Quite a challenge to get the jaw of a lemon shark. So I h... by Moeava De Rosemont
Quite a challenge to get the jaw of a lemon shark. So I had to throw a piece of fish to get it open. Thanks to Blanchette, my favorite lemon shark. D50/12-24mm (Borabora Island)
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Betty Bomber-Truk Lagoon -Chuk
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Unusual shot of a lemon shark's belly. D50/12-24mm (Borab... by Moeava De Rosemont
Unusual shot of a lemon shark's belly. D50/12-24mm (Borabora)
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Fireworm, taken with Canon IXY DIGITAL 80 F5.6 1/60's
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Honu at Sharks Cove, North Shore Oahu by Scott Rettig
Honu at Sharks Cove, North Shore Oahu
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Black and white stripe fish on local beach reef tongatapu... by Trevor Byett
Black and white stripe fish on local beach reef tongatapu Tonga
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 29, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Diver over Carsair. Taken off Oahu's South shore with Canon 20D 10-22MM wide angle F5.6 1/100s ISO200.
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This photo was taken 13 years ago with a Reefmaster made by Sealife,it is film which I have scanned. It is fun looking thru my library of thousands of photos. These are Convict Tangs off the beach called Tunnels in Kauai. A beautiful snorkeling reef.
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 29, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Close up!! D50/105mm 1 strobe (Borabora) by Moeava De Rosemont
Close up!! D50/105mm 1 strobe (Borabora)
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Cute Threadfin couple ! Followed us for half the dive. Maui by Scott Rettig
Cute Threadfin couple ! Followed us for half the dive. Maui
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Breathing in the surface. by Miguel Cortés
Breathing in the surface.

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We don't get that many shots against the light anymore. I don't know why (perhaps too much macro!) but they nearly always work
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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"Juvenile Cuttlefish"   This little guy was less than 10 ... by Bill Stewart
"Juvenile Cuttlefish" This little guy was less than 10 inches long! Photo taken on a dive in Sagami Bay off Hayama, Japan on March 23, 2008. Canon A630, Ikelite Housing, Ikelite DS125 Substrobe.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 27, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Little honu in Hawaii by Scott Rettig
Little honu in Hawaii
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Lemon sharks "in line". D50/12-24mm (borabora) by Moeava De Rosemont
Lemon sharks "in line". D50/12-24mm (borabora)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
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Firebrick Starfish (Asterodiscus truncatus) <> <> <> <> Canon G9, Inon UCL-165
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anemone fish swimming on a local harbour reef nuku'alofa ... by Trevor Byett
anemone fish swimming on a local harbour reef nuku'alofa tonga using olympus 720
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Gordon Rocks in Galapagos Islands.
Canon G7 with Canon H... by Andre Santoro
Gordon Rocks in Galapagos Islands.
Canon G7 with Canon Housing
41 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Close shot during a night dive. Maybe, someone could give... by Moeava De Rosemont
Close shot during a night dive. Maybe, someone could give me the english name of that guy. D50/105mm 1strobe (borabora island)
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date posted posted: Monday, March 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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The Potters Angelfish is shy and hard to photograph. Here's one from my dive yesterday.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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