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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (5)

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

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
144 votes

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

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
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Mantaray in the bubles, Roca Partida México
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This turtle, at Slow and Easy dive site in Yap, posed itself right next to me on the reef and then for me and then yawned!
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This young Wobbegong shark was lying in a vase coral which provided a colourful background and made its delicate "tassels" really stand out!
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date posted posted: Friday, January 12, 2018
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Colour Blast!
I found this interesting background on a wreck in the Solomons and then this Toby came and posed nicely for me!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Solomon islands
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Black Mirror
shoot@Yakushima Japan
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the reflection is incredible, nicely positioned and the lightning is perfect
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Honu on the deck of the Sea Tiger
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Makaha Honu by Stuart Ganz
Makaha Honu
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Keep growing by Mario Robillard
Keep growing
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2 beautiful reef sharks happen to cross and block the sunball while clouds and a shadow of the boat is visible through the calm surface. Having so much natural light coming through the clear water, I turned off my strobes and captured this effect.
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Looks like an eye but what is it? It's the underside of a Triton Shell with the foot of the animal showing!
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"Passing by", Fiabacet, Raja Ampat.
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Merry Chrismas Blenny, Acapulco Mexico
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Under the jetty, Arborek, Raja Ampat
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A perfect day to shoot sharks silhouettes in Yap: calm, sunny, clear waters.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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shoot@ogasawara japan
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Green Sea Turtle swimming above one of the reefs of Waikiki, Honolulu, HI.
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Green Sea Turtle swimming on one of the reefs of Waikiki, Honolulu, HI.
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Colourful upside down Jellyfish shot in Yap during an afternoon dive at Slow and Easy, a great macro spot!
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Dove on the YO-257 and took this image of another photographer capturing the U.S. flag that was still on deck..
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Perfect for a blue Christmas! Double Christmas tree worms shot in Yap on a gorgeous drift dive!
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blacktip splitted
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Under the jetty, Arborek, Raja Ampat.
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Turtle in the rocks, Acapulco México
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Soaking up the suns' rays. Feeding whaleshark.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Mangrove
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I can see a diver who loves diving. by Tony Ho
by: Tony Ho
I can see a diver who loves diving.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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The divers go through a few thousand yellow snappers. by Tony Ho
by: Tony Ho
The divers go through a few thousand yellow snappers.
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