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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

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

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

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

Overwater Bungalows-Moorea
By Frank Greco
posted Thursday, June 7, 2007
88 votes

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
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 Munchie' - Steller sea lions are the puppies of the sea. They're super cute, and they'll nibble on anything, including a diver!
22 Votes
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Another Limacia cockerelli by Pat Gunderson
Another Limacia cockerelli
7 Votes
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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.
9 Votes
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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.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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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.
26 Votes
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Horned Nudibranch near the Wakatovi islands, Indonesia. Shot with Olympus 60mm macro and a SubSee diopter.
9 Votes
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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.
11 Votes
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Sun Beams. Kauai, HI
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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25 Votes
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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.
6 Votes
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Philippines encounter
7 Votes
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Title: Two story apartment for rent in a rough neighborho... by Christopher Borel
Title: Two story apartment for rent in a rough neighborhood
This photo describes itself. Great White taken in Guadalupe.
15 Votes
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Helloooo !
11 Votes
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Pigami Sea horse
7 Votes
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Hello Turtle by Jill Bruno
Hello Turtle
8 Votes
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Flat worm portrsit
20 Votes
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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!
13 Votes
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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!
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2016

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16 Votes
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Honu in the Afternoon. Kauai, Hawaii
11 Votes
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A mouthful of eggs
17 Votes
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Title: Has anyone seen my Dive Buddy?
Photo is of Andy a... by Christopher Borel
Title: Has anyone seen my Dive Buddy?
Photo is of Andy a male Great White Taken in Guadalupe Oct 15. He sure has a nice Smile!
15 Votes
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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!
10 Votes
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Tiny juvenile seahorse near the Wakatobi islands, Indonesia. Shot with Olympus 60mm macro and a SubSee +10 diopter.
4 Votes
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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
12 Votes
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Purplefishscape! by Alison Ranheim
Purplefishscape!
4 Votes
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15 Votes
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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!
6 Votes
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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.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2016

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13 Votes
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Title: Rush Hour
Schooling Bait fish dancing around the ... by Christopher Borel
Title: Rush Hour
Schooling Bait fish dancing around the pilings of the Eureka Oil Rig
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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24 Votes
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