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Dive site is Bai Su at Whale Island, Vietnam. 
Taken 2010 with no strobes.
By Ricardo Gonzalez
posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010
86 votes

A crab taking a ride in a jelly fish
By Andrew Macleod
posted Thursday, September 18, 2008
81 votes

Charging Nudi. Taken in Tenggol with Canon G9, Inon Z240 & lenses. Full frame.
By Edvin Eng
posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008
79 votes

My reflection in my dive-buddy's bubbles. I use the Casio Exilim ZX1200
By Andrew Macleod
posted Friday, September 19, 2008
70 votes

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a large sea cucumber. <><><><>Canon G9, full frame shot with stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, July 12, 2008
69 votes

Jellyfish & Sun Ray. Taken in Redang, with Canon Ixus750
By Joe Teo
posted Friday, July 10, 2009
66 votes

This charming little Red-Papulose Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris rubropapillosa) is one of the predator nudibranchs that hunts down and eats other nudibranchs. ..¸><((((º>·.¸.·´¯`·...¸><((((º>·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, August 10, 2008
65 votes

This is the Mirror effect of a friendly and curious Batfish couple! Taken in Perhentian Islands, Malaysia, on the Secret Wreck alias Fish Heaven Dive site.
By Cynthia Campbell
posted Saturday, June 11, 2011
65 votes

Fire
By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes

Turtle
By Caroline Istas
posted Wednesday, April 1, 2009
62 votes
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Happy New Year. I pass by the Manila Bay, after buying my... by Bernard Maglana
Happy New Year. I pass by the Manila Bay, after buying my underwater housing. I always wanted to have my own picture of the Manila Bay and it was dream come true!
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"The Kiss" close up of the coral. Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
"The Kiss" close up of the coral. Casio Exilim
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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A eel watching me.. Casio Exilim z 1200 by Andrew Macleod
A eel watching me.. Casio Exilim z 1200
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 23, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Look into my eyes... This little Toby seemed to be mesmerized by his reflection in my macro port. Anilao, Philippines.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 21, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Nembrotha milleri grazing on ascidians in the South China Sea.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009

Final RoundThrough to 2009 awards final round judging

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a broccoli nudi?
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 18, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Network Pipefish (Corythoichthys flavofasciatus).
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Going the full stretch. Casio exilim by Andrew Macleod
Going the full stretch. Casio exilim
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Portrait of a little Blackbar Chromis (Chromis retrofasciata) in the South China Sea of the Philippines.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Look closely for the flatworm bout to be eaten... Casio e... by Andrew Macleod
Look closely for the flatworm bout to be eaten... Casio exilim...
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Nudi real close. Casio exilim by Andrew Macleod
Nudi real close. Casio exilim
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Razorfish (Aeoliscus strigatus) in Anilao.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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This image is not edited in any way what so ever! Casio e... by Andrew Macleod
This image is not edited in any way what so ever! Casio exilim..
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Puffball Sponge (Oceanapia sagittaria), a small sponge that is normally buried under sand/rubble. The stalk and puffball are sent up periodically for reproduction. The tendrils remind me of synapses in the brain.
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 11, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Giant Frogfish (Antennarius commersoni) in Anilao. This is the the biggest and best camouflaged frogfish I've ever seen. It was about the size of a football! Look just above the center for the eye.
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 10, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Portrait of a Scalefin Anthia (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) from Anilao.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 9, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Sponges of Bohol, Philippines by Larry Polster
Sponges of Bohol, Philippines
16 Votes
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Pygmy sea horse near Moalboal. Casio exilim by Andrew Macleod
Pygmy sea horse near Moalboal. Casio exilim
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 8, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Jorunna funebris, D300, 105VR, D-125/D-160, Dumageute, Ph... by Larry Polster
Jorunna funebris, D300, 105VR, D-125/D-160, Dumageute, Philippines
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 7, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Pteraeolidia ianthina, D300, ISO 200, 1/125, f14 by Larry Polster
Pteraeolidia ianthina, D300, ISO 200, 1/125, f14
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 4, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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South-West pinnacle
Koh Tao Thailand by Etalek Oiiiio
South-West pinnacle
Koh Tao Thailand

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excellent shoal with loads of shape
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 3, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Chromodoris kuniei, D300, 105VR, DUmageute, Philippines by Larry Polster
Chromodoris kuniei, D300, 105VR, DUmageute, Philippines
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 3, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Bohol, Philippines by Larry Polster
Bohol, Philippines
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 1, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Super close up of ghost pipe fish taken at Redang Island.... by Adrian Schokman
Super close up of ghost pipe fish taken at Redang Island... Olympus E-330 + 50mm Macro Lens..
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Shrimp in Bubble Coral
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 31, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Indonesia
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Chromodoris willani, D300, 105VR, Puerto Galera, Philippines by Larry Polster
Chromodoris willani, D300, 105VR, Puerto Galera, Philippines
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Close up of Crocodile Fish Eye... Olympus E-330 + 50mm Ma... by Adrian Schokman
Close up of Crocodile Fish Eye... Olympus E-330 + 50mm Macro Lens
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Pyjama Slug smile
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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date posted location: South China Sea Indonesia
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