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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (20)

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Tu prenais du plaisir
A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

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

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

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
130 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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"Little help here?! Somebody nipped my clippers." --Clawless Crab
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Tickle me Elmo. Mantas sometimes hover over the cleaning stations as the fish come up to clean them. They seem to like the bubbles sensations-but not here- this guy was nipped by a false cleaner and shot off.
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Wagon Train
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Turtle Whirl: Slow Shutter Spin
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Busy scene
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Razor fish rain
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A beautiful ctenophora (comb jelly), on a black water nig... by Samantha Buonvino
A beautiful ctenophora (comb jelly), on a black water night dive in Palau
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date posted posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Golden Face by Raoul Caprez
Golden Face
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Big round World. 1/13th second shutter spin. F-22 at 8mm with TTL lighting.
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This shot is at 120 Ft. at Roca Partida. The currents wer... by Patrick Barton
This shot is at 120 Ft. at Roca Partida. The currents were very strong and trying to get this shot, with all sharks lined up, proved difficult. They are many others waiting to get inside the inset in reef.
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date posted posted: Friday, October 14, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Mantis shrimp
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Mantaray with sun, San Benedicto Mexico
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"they told me this shoot would be catered?.."
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The Big Boss by Frankie Rivera
The Big Boss
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Chow Time! A Harlequin Shrimp drags a young Seastar back to its lair for dinner.
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Guam
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"Field of Stars"
Taken of an anemone in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
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In motion
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Plastic perils
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Blenny in a bottle
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Honu Voodoo
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The Liberty wreck
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Reef Magic in Tubbataha
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CRUISE
Hammerhead at cocos island
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 15, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Cocos Islands
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view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
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Purple Mountain Majesty
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Red by Francesco Pacienza
Red
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date posted posted: Monday, October 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Italy
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Mantaray, Socorro Island Mexico
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Close focus wide angle
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