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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (211)

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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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Glass Shrimp (Palaemon affinis) in shallow water of Rangiputa Bay. <> <> <> <> Canon G9, Inon UCL-165 macro lens
30 Votes
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I was very lucky to be the only diver on the boat most da... by Michael Shope
I was very lucky to be the only diver on the boat most days on my trip to Fiji, the dive master Frank was great. He made for an excellent underwater model. I hope this picture does him justice. My thanks to you Frank.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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A reason to boost/Canon 5D/Tamron 200-500mm lens... by Robert Bemus
A reason to boost/Canon 5D/Tamron 200-500mm lens...
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Off the coast of Hawaii we jumped in the water with a pod... by Adam Shoelson
Off the coast of Hawaii we jumped in the water with a pod of Pilot Whales. Once they exited our field of view, this guy, a huge, very curious oceaninc whitetip shark approached us rather closely, an incredibly rare experience!
45 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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 Yellow tail Surgeonfish. Santiago. Galapagos. D200, 10.5mm. by Derek Haslam
Yellow tail Surgeonfish. Santiago. Galapagos. D200, 10.5mm.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Fuchsia Flat worm, one of the most colorful creatures on the Hawaiian reef. Taken @ Sharks cove with 60mm macro, F4 1/60s ISO 200.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Clown fish Oh No! by Stephen Juarez
Clown fish Oh No!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Papua New Guinea
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Racoon Butterflyfish in open water, Honokohau Harbor, Haw... by Lee Newman
Racoon Butterflyfish in open water, Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii. Shot while snorkeling with a Canon 30D (Ikelite housing) and a 28/1.8 with filter.
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Horned Helmet getting ready to eat urchin.  If you look c... by Jim Moser
Horned Helmet getting ready to eat urchin. If you look closely you can see the eyes of the horned helmet. Kona, Hawaii, April 2008. Olympus SP 550UZ
13 Votes
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Stocky Hawkfish - if Picaso only knew. Always fun to phot... by Glenn Poulain
Stocky Hawkfish - if Picaso only knew. Always fun to photograph these guys.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Fishs by Vito Lorusso
Fishs
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Golden Green Goby, endemic to Hawaii.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Gracy the baby octopus by Gary Mcgee
Gracy the baby octopus
11 Votes
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Found Nemo, PNG has lots of annenomies and cute clown fish by Stephen Juarez
Found Nemo, PNG has lots of annenomies and cute clown fish
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Papua New Guinea
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Mr T, and dive buddy! San Cristobal.Galapagos. S5 PRO, 18... by Derek Haslam
Mr T, and dive buddy! San Cristobal.Galapagos. S5 PRO, 18-200mm.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 1, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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2 Mola Mola , Galapagos, Nikonos V by Thomas Lueken
2 Mola Mola , Galapagos, Nikonos V
22 Votes
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Rainbow rider/Rincon,CA, 2/17/08, Canon 5D, Tamron 200-50... by Robert Bemus
Rainbow rider/Rincon,CA, 2/17/08, Canon 5D, Tamron 200-500mm lens...
12 Votes
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Gold lace nudibranch. Taken @ Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii with Canon 20D 60mm macro F4 1/60s ISO 200.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 31, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Coming up. Magic Point NSW by Nicci Kershler
Coming up. Magic Point NSW
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 30, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Annenome Crab by Stephen Juarez
Annenome Crab
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Papua New Guinea
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Moonlit barrel/Actually shot in daylight but there was a ... by Robert Bemus
Moonlit barrel/Actually shot in daylight but there was a lot of not-very-photogenic sand in the image so I converted it to B&W along with other enhancements...
20 Votes
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Divers! Gordons rock. Galapagos. D200, 10.5mm. by Derek Haslam
Divers! Gordons rock. Galapagos. D200, 10.5mm.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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"Chris Walks on Water"  Members of the "Bubble Club" from... by Bill Stewart
"Chris Walks on Water" Members of the "Bubble Club" from the US Naval Base in Yokosuka, Japan make there way from shore enroute to a dive in Sagami Bay, near Hayama, Japan. One member has found an "easier" way ;-) Canon A630/Ikelite Housing
13 Votes
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Disco Clam on the Great Barrier Reef. Nikon D200, 105mm
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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"Juvenile Spiny Rockfish"   Gives me the "eye" while tryi... by Bill Stewart
"Juvenile Spiny Rockfish" Gives me the "eye" while trying to decide if I'm a threat or not. Photo taken during a morning dive on 24 May 2008 in Sagami Bay at Hayama, Japan. Nikon D300/18-55mm lens/Ikelite Housing/Ikelite DS125 Substrobe.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
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date posted location: Pacific Japan
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First Light/Canon 5D/Tamron 200-500mm lens/panned/Shot on... by Robert Bemus
First Light/Canon 5D/Tamron 200-500mm lens/panned/Shot on one of the largest days last year -- this wave face is about 20' (6 or 7 meters) -- a surfer drowned this day at a spot called Ghost Tree, just off the golf course at Pebble Beach, CA...
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Lion Fish, Julian Rocks by Caitlin Braithwaite
Lion Fish, Julian Rocks
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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