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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (5)

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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

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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This is my first frog fish! I'v been looking for a long t... by Jill Bruno
This is my first frog fish! I'v been looking for a long time. This is a Commerson's Frogfish.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Peering Into Another World - A Steller sea lion swims by off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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white tips in black by Marc Van Den Broeck
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Jill Torpedo Bomber, Truk Lagoon
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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THE gold face
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 17, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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A whiskery close up. A Stellar Sea Lion closes in for a w... by Marc Damant
A whiskery close up. A Stellar Sea Lion closes in for a whiskery kiss. Taken with a Tokina 10-17 mm fisheye on a Canon T2i in an aquatic ousing with twin sea and sea Ds1's
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 14, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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'Nosy'- I've never been around an animal underwater who's as interactive as the Steller sea lions in British Columbia. They truly are the puppies of the sea!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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'Little Munchie' - Steller sea lions are the puppies of the sea. They're super cute, and they'll nibble on anything, including a diver!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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'Whiskers'- A Steller sea lion comes in for a closer look off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
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Stunning closeup of this cute sea lion! Perfect focus on the eyes which is not easy to obtain and great lighting.
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date posted posted: Monday, April 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Puffed up in display! A Northern Ronquiel tries to ward m... by Marc Damant
Puffed up in display! A Northern Ronquiel tries to ward me off as I get a little too close!
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date posted posted: Monday, April 11, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Flat worm portrsit
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Green sea turtle swimming by as diver looks on. by Stuart Ganz
Green sea turtle swimming by as diver looks on.
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Honu in the Afternoon. Kauai, Hawaii
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Helloooo !
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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"Photo Bombed" The Stellar Sea Lions of Norris Rocks off ... by Marc Damant
"Photo Bombed" The Stellar Sea Lions of Norris Rocks off Vancouver Island Canada are playful, curious and intelligent animals. Sometimes they just show up at the right time!
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Another Limacia cockerelli by Pat Gunderson
Another Limacia cockerelli
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Horned Nudibranch near the Wakatovi islands, Indonesia. Shot with Olympus 60mm macro and a SubSee diopter.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Tiny juvenile seahorse near the Wakatobi islands, Indonesia. Shot with Olympus 60mm macro and a SubSee +10 diopter.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Janulous Fuscous a bright firework of colour in the Emera... by Marc Damant
Janulous Fuscous a bright firework of colour in the Emerald seas of the Pacific Northwest!
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date posted posted: Monday, April 4, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Philippines encounter
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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A mouthful of eggs
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date posted posted: Friday, April 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Pigami Sea horse
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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A stubby squid in flight! A night dive brings an unexpect... by Marc Damant
A stubby squid in flight! A night dive brings an unexpected jewel. This brilliant squid floats thru the dark sea waiting for its next shrimp meal. Canon 100mm macro with dual sea and sea d1 strobes.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 28, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Sunburst Over A California Reef. The clear winter water a... by Douglas Klug
Sunburst Over A California Reef. The clear winter water and bright sun at Anacapa Island in the Channel Islands National Park. Shot with a Canon T4i and 10-22mm in an Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Gliding Over The Reef.  I caught this California Bat Ray ... by Douglas Klug
Gliding Over The Reef. I caught this California Bat Ray as it soared just over the reef by lying quietly in its path until it came to me. Shot with a Canon T4i and 10-22mm in Ikelite Housing with dual DS51 strobes.
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Title: Spanish Shawl
Photo taken at 120mm with +10 diopt... by Christopher Borel
Title: Spanish Shawl
Photo taken at 120mm with +10 diopter, she was as small as she was beautiful.
Photo was taken in Channel Islands National Park, CA
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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One of many banded sea kraits we found both underwater and on land at Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Shot with Olympus E-M5, 60mm f/2.8. Thanks for having a look!
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific New Caledonia
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