loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (20)

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


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

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
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Brilliant!
By Tanya Houppermans
20:15 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Jellyfish
By francesco pacienza
20:57 CST Today (1 hour ago)
forum latest Wow!!!
By SArocks
19:50 CST Today (2 hours ago)
forum latest WOW
By SArocks
19:23 CST Today (2 hours ago)
forum latest bonica foto, perillós animal
By mònica
20:22 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestlighthouse, subic bay
Philippines, South China Sea
dive sites latestharbour wall, Puerto del Carmen
Spain
dive sites latestA little Pond in Austria Styria
Austria
dive sites latestThe dock
Mexico, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestRowley Shoals, 180 miles off the coast from the township ...
Australia
dive sites latestOff the coast of Isla Mujeres
Mexico, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestRowley Shoals, 180 miles off the coast of Broome.
Australia
dive sites latestBoss 400
South Africa, Atlantic (African coastal)
dive sites latestlebuan segara
Indonesia, Bali Sea
dive sites latestGrüner See Austria Styria Tragöss
Austria

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 9 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Peter Allinson

This is what happens when you get too close to a newborn calf. Taken under permit

Monthly Winners

Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific

7627 Entries Found: Page 20  of  283
Really cold water, dodgy vis, but a great new dive buddy! Galapagos sea lion at San Cristobal
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
view portfolio more shots by Elaine Wallace
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Friendly octopus close-up by Daniel Poloha
Friendly octopus close-up
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific New Zealand
view portfolio more shots by Daniel Poloha
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Venomous Hawaiian Blue Spotted Sea Urchin lures with its colourful pattern.
25 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fluorescent Jelly Fish
Not manipulated! Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125) + blue light fluorescence torch, Lense Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 (A16), ISO 100, Aperture f/5, Shutterspeed 1/160
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Margriet Tilstra
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Life guard dog
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Panama
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Lonesome frog fish 'walks' over Hawaiian reef.
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Goat fish shoal dancing in the sun beams.
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Glas Fish in Sunbeams
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Candy Crab
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, January 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Worm on Ship Wreck railing. by Robert Fleckenstein
Worm on Ship Wreck railing.
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Robert Fleckenstein
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Monk Seal at Olowalu Beach on Maui greets me!
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"I can fly" - Male Boxfish in pose.
19 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Bicolor Anthias performs a 'pirouette'.
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Beat J Korner
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fakarava by Mathieu Foulquié
Fakarava
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Mathieu Foulquié
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Tiny sentinel
shortlistedShortlisted!
24 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Panama
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Jelly Teddy! The Hooded Nudibranch always remind me of li... by Marc Damant
Jelly Teddy! The Hooded Nudibranch always remind me of little soft teddy bears with fangs!
14 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
view portfolio more shots by Marc Damant
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Striped triplefin, Sebayur Island, Komodo area, Indonesia
shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Perfect depth of field and focus point.
22 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Giuseppe Piccioli
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
stormy weather (Rangiroa - pension Cécile) by Mathieu Foulquié
stormy weather (Rangiroa - pension Cécile)
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Mathieu Foulquié
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
San Benitos - Baby Seelion by Herbert Futterknecht
San Benitos - Baby Seelion
30 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Herbert Futterknecht
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Into the fire! Opalescent Nudibranch on Eel grass. by Marc Damant
Into the fire! Opalescent Nudibranch on Eel grass.
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
view portfolio more shots by Marc Damant
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Jaw Fish, Acapulco Mexico by Alejandro Topete
Jaw Fish, Acapulco Mexico
22 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
blue lagoon_Rangiroa by Mathieu Foulquié
blue lagoon_Rangiroa

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Love the fact that there is a middle section between the over and the under which shows the reef from above.
20 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Mathieu Foulquié
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
JAWS
17 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Blue cod Parapercis colias by Daniel Poloha
Blue cod Parapercis colias
23 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific New Zealand
view portfolio more shots by Daniel Poloha
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Great White Shark
Guadalupe Mexico by Herbert Futterknecht
Great White Shark
Guadalupe Mexico
36 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Herbert Futterknecht view portfolio
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Fire on Black! This nudibranch was balanced on a piece of... by Marc Damant
Fire on Black! This nudibranch was balanced on a piece of eel grass and against the darkening water provided an amazing contrast!
20 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
view portfolio more shots by Marc Damant
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Chromodoris
27 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
7627 Entries Found: Page 20  of  283