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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

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

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

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
87 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
87 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
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"Are you looking at me... because if your looking at me..... by Glenn Poulain
"Are you looking at me... because if your looking at me...i'll have to look at you." "So I ask again... are you looking at me?
Shot this morning. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. 100mm macro
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Image taken at San Benedicto Island in the Revillagigedos Archipelago from the Solmar V liveaboard. The divesite was El Boiler.
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
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Moorea's Island by Vito Lorusso
Moorea's Island

Final RoundThrough to 2008 awards final round judging
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cone shell eyeballs, I never realized they had eyes by Stephen Juarez
cone shell eyeballs, I never realized they had eyes
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Clumpy Nudibranch, Photo taken in Sharks Cove on Oahu's North shore in about 10 FSW. 60MM Macro @ F6.3 1/250 ISO200.
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Rocket man/ Salt Creek (Gravels)/shot RAW -- I used Curve... by Robert Bemus
Rocket man/ Salt Creek (Gravels)/shot RAW -- I used Curves (CS3) to add the red tint to the clouds...
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This was a snap it 35mm $14 camera.  A turtle checking ou... by Bradley Mihelich
This was a snap it 35mm $14 camera. A turtle checking out the Hawaiian state fish hanamanananan or something like that.
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found in Galapagos; F100 by Thomas Lueken
found in Galapagos; F100
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Ross inside 1st Cathedrals Lanai with his big HD housing ... by Stephen Juarez
Ross inside 1st Cathedrals Lanai with his big HD housing and rebreather
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I think the fish were more curious with me as I was about... by Jim Moser
I think the fish were more curious with me as I was about them. Photo taken in Kona, Hawai, with Olympus SP-550 UZ
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Wedge POV/Shot at the infamous Wedge, Newport Beach, CA o... by Robert Bemus
Wedge POV/Shot at the infamous Wedge, Newport Beach, CA on a "small" 4-6' day...
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Turtle, Big Island, Hawaii  by Bill Arle
Turtle, Big Island, Hawaii
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Follow the Mo,Moses works as a Dive Guide on Fiji Aggress... by Stephen Juarez
Follow the Mo,Moses works as a Dive Guide on Fiji Aggressor
and does a great job of finding marine life. Lion Fish are common on Fiji dive sites
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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one of our excellent guides ' Juan Manuell ' from the undersea hunter at cocos. the guy was a star. Pura Vida !!!
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Costa Rica
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I was taking wide angle shots of colourful sponges in a small cave, when I noticed this Red Pigfish (Bodianus unimaculatus) looking at it's reflection in the air bubble above me. <> <> <> <> Canon G9
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mirror effect........ukumehame, maui,hawaii by Jozef Butala
mirror effect........ukumehame, maui,hawaii
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shot at Mabul island house reef by Eric Fly
shot at Mabul island house reef
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Momma and her baby. by Michael Shope
Momma and her baby.
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Huge Northern Scorpionfish (Scorpaena cardinalis), Canon G9 at 35mm equivalent, makes me wish for a wide angle lens.
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Paddler's view and plumber's cleavage by Robert Bemus
Paddler's view and plumber's cleavage
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found on barracuda point off of Sipadan by Eric Fly
found on barracuda point off of Sipadan
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Malaysia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Malaysia
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Manta Ray off the Kona coast of Hawaii. This beautiful Ma... by Jim Moser
Manta Ray off the Kona coast of Hawaii. This beautiful Manta Ray approached me during the twilight dive. It was one of seven that came by during the Manta Ray night dive.
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"Dont mess with me!"............................ A snarling Mosaic Moray (Gymnothorax prionodon) <> <> <> <> Canon G9
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2008

Final RoundThrough to 2008 awards final round judging
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Sea lion, Hornby Island BC  by Dave Hunt
Sea lion, Hornby Island BC
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Or is it CJ? by Robert Bemus
Or is it CJ?
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Manta cleaning station Maui, Nikon D200 ,10-17mm Tokina, ... by Stephen Juarez
Manta cleaning station Maui, Nikon D200 ,10-17mm Tokina, 125th at F11
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Shot this in the Galapagos near the surface. Didn't expec... by Don Bruschera
Shot this in the Galapagos near the surface. Didn't expect to see angelfish exhibit this schooling behavior
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