loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (3)

Underwater photo contest

Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

28 days to go
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

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

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 Nudi
By Larry
Thursday, December 1, 2016
forum latest Hairy Frog
By Larry
16:17 CST Today (within the last hour)
forum latest River shutter drags
By steven
Yesterday
forum latest Wow
By moussetitik
12:42 CST Today (4 hours ago)
forum latest Wow
By indianfish
09:06 CST Today (7 hours ago)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestPont Lorois, Ria d'Etel
France, Celtic Sea
dive sites latestCherie's reef
Papua New Guinea, Coral Sea
dive sites latestBlue Hill, Tulamben, Bali
Indonesia, Bali Sea
dive sites latestRade de Brest
France, Celtic Sea
dive sites latest7 mile beach
Jamaica, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestLawadi
Papua New Guinea, Coral Sea
dive sites latestCherie's reef
Papua New Guinea, Coral Sea
dive sites latestDeacon's Reef
Papua New Guinea, Coral Sea
dive sites latestna
Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestPura Segara, Bali
Indonesia, Bali Sea

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 48 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Yung Sen Wu

Golden Location :Lembeh Indonesias Canon 5dsr Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F14, 1/250, ISO 400 SEA &SEA MDX-

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

8236 Entries Found: Page 3  of  306
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.
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 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, October 14, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Patrick Barton
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Razor fish rain
shortlistedShortlisted!
18 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, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Wagon Train
shortlistedShortlisted!
7 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, October 13, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The Big Boss by Frankie Rivera
The Big Boss
10 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, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
view portfolio more shots by Frankie Rivera
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
In motion
10 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, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Purple Mountain Majesty
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: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Close focus wide angle
16 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, October 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The Liberty wreck
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: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Mantis shrimp
shortlistedShortlisted!
10 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: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
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
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: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
view portfolio more shots by Samantha Buonvino
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Starburst silhouette- flash filled
shortlistedShortlisted!
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: Monday, October 10, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Nudibranch producing eggs
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: Sunday, October 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Sea hare
10 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, October 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Little guy in his house. by Frankie Rivera
Little guy in his house.
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: Friday, October 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
view portfolio more shots by Frankie Rivera
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Tiny Blenny peeks out from its shelter to check if the coast is clear.
shortlistedShortlisted!
21 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, October 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Guam
view portfolio more shots by Tony Cherbas
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Crocodile fish
shortlistedShortlisted!
27 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: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Last light.
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: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Pikachu Pacifica . Thecacera sp feed on arborescent (tree... by Eda Çıngı
Pikachu Pacifica . Thecacera sp feed on arborescent (tree-like) bryozoans.This bryozoan resemble little parasols.
13 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: Monday, October 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Eda Çıngı
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Doubles
6 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, October 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The Lovers.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautifully composed and elegantly edited. Most romantic shark photo I've ever seen!
26 Votes
VOTE!
Blur ring octopus
10 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, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Broad head cuttlefish
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Leena Roy
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Octoporn. I would have preferred a different category for this image, but these mating Octopus blend into the reef and rock so well that the image is too busy. I used brushes to try and obliterate the rocks and release the Octopus from them..
shortlistedShortlisted!
16 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, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Napoleon snake eel (Lembeh) by Mathieu Foulquié
Napoleon snake eel (Lembeh)
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Mathieu Foulquié
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Peek a boo! A close up of a Ruby Red Octopus as it uses i... by Marc Damant
Peek a boo! A close up of a Ruby Red Octopus as it uses its arms to cover up. An amazing cephalopod full of texture and color.
8 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, September 28, 2016
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 
Mantaray looking me, Socorro Mexico
7 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: Monday, September 26, 2016
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 
Safety Stops were mind blowing by Frankie Rivera
Safety Stops were mind blowing
8 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: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
view portfolio more shots by Frankie Rivera
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
8236 Entries Found: Page 3  of  306