loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Palau

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


Solar eclipse
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, April 8, 2008
75 votes

It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Friday, November 20, 2009
64 votes

Blue Holes in Palau  Several of my
By Ric Ruhlman
posted Friday, December 31, 2010
63 votes

Longnose Hawkfish at Big Drop-off in Palau.
By Yorko Summer
posted Saturday, November 25, 2006
60 votes

BLUE HOLES
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, June 24, 2008
57 votes

- seven eyes -

Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
By Reinhard Arndt
posted Monday, January 2, 2012
57 votes

Taken while snorkeling at Jellyfish Lake on a crystal clear day.
By Andrew Sonis
posted Friday, December 30, 2011
54 votes

'Rock Island Sunset' What else can you say? D100; 18-70mm Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Sunday, October 29, 2006
50 votes

Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
47 votes

'WAITING' Scorpion fish in a common pose. Another mug shot from 'Fish Portraits'. Housed Nikon F; 55 auto-micro Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Tuesday, October 3, 2006
46 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Import Samsung NX500 H.265 to FCP X on Yosemite
By Andyeric
05:25 CST Today (11 hours ago)
forum latest How do I edit a MP4 file in Final Cut Pro X?
By Andyeric
09:10 CST Today (7 hours ago)
forum latest Import PXW-X70 XAVC MXF to FCP X native codec on M
By Andyeric
05:26 CST Today (11 hours ago)
forum latest Edit Sony HX90/HX90V XAVC S in FCP X on Yosemite
By Andyeric
05:31 CST Today (11 hours ago)
forum latest shark
By lisnic
15:48 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestMelasti, Bali
Indonesia, Java Sea
dive sites latestRed Sea,Sahl Hasheesh
Egypt
dive sites latestLake of Miseno
Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea
dive sites latestHurghada, Sahl Hasheesh Bay...
Egypt
dive sites latestsplit rock
Cayman islands, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestRomagna wreck
Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea
dive sites latestSchwyz, Arth, Strick
Switzerland
dive sites latestBrisas Santa Lucia
Cuba
dive sites latestBlack Rock, Utila
Honduras, Atlantic (South America coastal)
dive sites latestHole in the Wall
Philippines, Philippine Sea

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 21 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Wayne Jones

Mouth brooding Cardinal Much patiences waiting for composition and open mouth to coincide.

Monthly Winners

April Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Terry Steeley


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Marco Fierli (Second place)
Jim Machinchick (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Palau

424 Entries Found: Page 1  of  16
Scorpionfish under the sunburst
2 Votes
VOTE!
Blacktip reef sharks are patrolling water around dive boat in Palau.
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Starostenkov
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The soaring turtle.
Happy World Turtle Day! Let them live!
7 Votes
VOTE!
School of bigeye
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
VOTE!
The Big Bang
19 Votes
VOTE!
Juvenile Short fin lion fish in the open ocean during another fantastic Black water dive!
shortlistedShortlisted!
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Nick Rogers
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Juvenile Slipper lobster Hitching a ride!
15 Votes
VOTE!
Yellow Pigmy squid (loliolus noctiluca) Black water diving!
2 Votes
VOTE!
I love Manta Rays! by Francis Lau
I love Manta Rays!
8 Votes
VOTE!
Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball by Francis Lau
Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, March 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
view portfolio more shots by Francis Lau
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Home Security" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
VOTE!
Taking a midday break from diving the crystal clear conditions tempted me back into the water for a closer look at a shallow wreck. Once in the water I lost interest in the wreck and turned my attention to these simple but beautiful leaf reflections.
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Joanna Lentini
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau by Reinhard Arndt
Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Reinhard Arndt
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun ... by Reinhard Arndt
Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun of Palau
4 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Reinhard Arndt
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Plankton Soup...Yummy! by Francis Lau
Plankton Soup...Yummy!
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
view portfolio more shots by Francis Lau
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on ... by Courtney Povey
A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on a dive holiday.
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Courtney Povey view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Sunset
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau. by Joanna Lentini
A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau.
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Joanna Lentini
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Nautilus by Joanna Lentini
Nautilus
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Joanna Lentini
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A living fossil .. the nautilus
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, October 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Tracey Jennings
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Sometimes underwater is like being in an alien world. Particularly given the sense of weightlessness that occurs. The strange Nautilus looked to me the very likeness of an alien ..
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Tracey Jennings
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Across the universe" 
 by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Across the universe"
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Parnupong Norasethkamol view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
26 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Parnupong Norasethkamol view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Turtle in Palau.
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Andaman Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Julio Sanjuan view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fan
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, March 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Lars Peters view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Holding Jelly Fish!
shortlistedShortlisted!
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Lars Peters
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Golden Jelly Fish
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Lars Peters
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
424 Entries Found: Page 1  of  16