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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (15)

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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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A rare squadron of Giant Pacific Manta Rays. These giants... by David Valencia
A rare squadron of Giant Pacific Manta Rays. These giants measure 18 ft. from wingtip to wingtip. This special day the mantas were chasing each other in a playful frenzy.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Colors of Sekiu
Sekiu, WA, U.S.A.
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Common shrimp Palaemon affinis by Daniel Poloha
Common shrimp Palaemon affinis
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific New Zealand
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Mosshead Warbonnet Portrait
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific United States
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How do I look?
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"Motherly Love" As soon as we hit the water we expected t... by Craig Dietrich
"Motherly Love" As soon as we hit the water we expected this pair to shy away, instead they wanted to say hello! Mother and baby humpback in the Socorro Islands. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with natural light.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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The Turtle Cleaning station in the Morning
Puako, Hawaii by Pat Gunderson
The Turtle Cleaning station in the Morning
Puako, Hawaii
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Mosshead Warbonnet
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Clown Frogfish Hiding from Big Current in Nusa Penida's C... by Matt Schafer
Clown Frogfish Hiding from Big Current in Nusa Penida's Crystal Bay.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Makes you want a swim? The clarity at Jervis Bay Australia can be magnificent in the correct conditions. Low tide sand ripples.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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The Best Safety Stop ever! Momma and Baby humpback Whales... by David Valencia
The Best Safety Stop ever! Momma and Baby humpback Whales rest motionless in front of divers.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Wolf Eel Couple
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 23, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Turtles in Love, Puerto Vallarta Mexico
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Red-Eye Medusa - Polyorchis pencillatus
Canon A620, WP... by Reed Grossnicklaus
Red-Eye Medusa - Polyorchis pencillatus
Canon A620, WP-DC 90 housing
f/5, ISO 50, 1/1600 macro setting, sunlight
Winchester Bay, Oregon
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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This Whale Shark circles as we observe its entangled in a... by David Valencia
This Whale Shark circles as we observe its entangled in a thick fishing line. The line, wrapped around the midsection, was deeply embedded in the whale shark's skin and must have been there for some time. The shark was later cut free.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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My First Manta. / Each time I go into the ocean, I look forward with great anticipation to new encounters. While in Palau, Micronesia, I had such a first with a manta. Ascending to the surface at German Channel, a well known Manta cleaning station,
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

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Perfect color balance, well taken.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Tiny white mouth moray eel checks out the photographer.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Great white shark approaching the cage - Isla Guadalupe
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Manta by Stuart Ganz
Manta
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Black bar soldier fish portrait in Maui, Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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3some
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Sealy Games by Alex Sher
Sealy Games
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Close and Far.  A view of sunlight cascading through the ... by Douglas Klug
Close and Far. A view of sunlight cascading through the kelp forest. Shot with Canon T4i and 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
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A river of fire
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Love at first sight? Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal 'hugs' a Green Sea Turtle.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Fantail file fish by Stuart Ganz
Fantail file fish
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
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I recently designed and built my own 18" diameter "super dome" specifically for over/under photography so I could get the entire image sharp from water split line to sea bed and horizon. This was my first test shoot a few days ago at sunrise.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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