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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

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

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
92 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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Plumose anenomes  hicthihg a lift on   a scallop  - Vanco... by Malcolm Nimmo
Plumose anenomes hicthihg a lift on a scallop - Vancouver Island
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date posted posted: Monday, May 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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"Devil Lobster". This lobster was photographed at Sharks ... by Mathew Cook
"Devil Lobster". This lobster was photographed at Sharks Cove, HI- about 30 ft of water.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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NEMO, d-70 taken at wakatobi by Douglas Epley
NEMO, d-70 taken at wakatobi
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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stocky hawkfish trying to swim away under a boulder. love... by Alex Pena
stocky hawkfish trying to swim away under a boulder. love the patterns. pupukea, oahu.
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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endemic Galapagos Dorid nudibranch - Tambja mullineri
taken passing by on a drift dive.#my first macro entry.
This scientific name is after the San Diego underwater naturalist and one of the pioneers of micro (macro) photographry David K. Mulliner
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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"Sail the Sunset". I paddled out on my surfboard to get a... by Mathew Cook
"Sail the Sunset". I paddled out on my surfboard to get a nice point of view for this sunset. North Shore, Oahu.
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 19, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Flying Grunard with full wing span. by Ting Tsui
Flying Grunard with full wing span.
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 19, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Close of up of the  eye  of a wolf eel - Vancouver Island   by Malcolm Nimmo
Close of up of the eye of a wolf eel - Vancouver Island
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date posted posted: Friday, May 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Soft coral garden.
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date posted posted: Friday, May 18, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Big eyed jack - Galapagos
votes: 8
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date posted posted: Friday, May 18, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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The Shark: Micronesia , Nikon F90x , velvia 50, Two strobo , lens 40 macro
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Another shot  taken off Vancouver Island - this guy didn'... by Malcolm Nimmo
Another shot taken off Vancouver Island - this guy didn't seem too bothered about my presence...Nikon D70s 60mm macro
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Hammerhead shark, Darwin , Galapagos - set camera, find hollow on rock ledge, hold on tight in current, wait two weeks for the vis to improve and all the fish to move out of the way, hold breath until shark is close enough - hope, smile.
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 17, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Hawaiian Sunset. Picture taken at Haleiwa beach park of kids skipping stones. I used my Canon S400 powershot and held the camera at ground level to take the shot.
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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mangrove shallows by Victor Zucker
mangrove shallows
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Another nifty over/under from Vic
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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My Georgia OKeefe immitation shot... by Ting Tsui
My Georgia OKeefe immitation shot...
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Nudi - photo taken using a Nikon   d70S with 60mm macro l... by Malcolm Nimmo
Nudi - photo taken using a Nikon d70S with 60mm macro lens - Vancouver Island
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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taken with my housing while riding in the barrel on my bo... by Darrel Nelson
taken with my housing while riding in the barrel on my bodyboard
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2007
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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speckled hawkfish facing out this time. you could say we ... by Alex Pena
speckled hawkfish facing out this time. you could say we see eye to eye. hanauma bay, oahu
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Protective little crab -- see the eggs?? He sure was scurrying around.
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Monday, May 14, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Juvenile High Tailed Shrimp, Coral Gardens on the SS Pres... by Melissa Thornton
Juvenile High Tailed Shrimp, Coral Gardens on the SS President Coolidge - Santo, Vanuatu.
While passing the deco time, I found a whole heap of these shrimp amongst the coral. Very small but got them eventually!
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date posted posted: Monday, May 14, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Vanuatu
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"Breach".  A large humpback whale majestically breaching ... by Mathew Cook
"Breach". A large humpback whale majestically breaching with the island of Lanaii, HI behind him.
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 13, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Turtle cleaning station at Turtle Pinnacle Divesite near Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Canon 5D in an Aquatica Housing.
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 12, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Dude...
Green Sea turtle. Taken on Oahu's North Shore
Canon S300 powershot w/20MM wide angle lens
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 12, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Whales in the Wild!
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this one 'does what it says on the tin' Jeannette
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 12, 2007
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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"Pink".Soft coral,night dive.Taveuni Island by Rami Oved
"Pink".Soft coral,night dive.Taveuni Island
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date posted posted: Friday, May 11, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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"Primal Terrain". This was a long exposure taken moments ... by Mathew Cook
"Primal Terrain". This was a long exposure taken moments after the sunset on Oahu's North Shore.
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Another stunning shot from the set of 'Lost'
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