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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (4)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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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

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
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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.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Mantaray looking me, Socorro Mexico
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Safety Stops were mind blowing by Frankie Rivera
Safety Stops were mind blowing
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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We arrived just in time to capture the beautiful light sh... by Jessie Cripps
We arrived just in time to capture the beautiful light shafts filtering into the cave from the afternoon sun.
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Awesome composition of the freediver with the sun rays. Excellent photo.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 26, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Tonga
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Light Play. That highlight is the sun coming through the scupper on the boat.. it danced
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Green Sea Turtle from this afternoon in Hawaii
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Squid on Safety Stop, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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White eyes, inky black
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A truly unique shot for many reasons. Getting so close to sharks is a special moment itself. The shark almost seems like a ghost. The movements are nicely captured through the turbulences/reflection at the surface. Well deserved winner.
23 Votes
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Squid with reflection
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The reflection on the calm surface is just perfect and so is the lighting and the colors. Amazing shot!
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Guam
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Silky shark at nigth, San Benedicto Mexico
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 23, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Up for Air
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Amazing Mantaray with jacks, Socorro Island Mexico
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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A Lemon Shark checking out my camera by Frankie Rivera
A Lemon Shark checking out my camera
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Fumizuki Destroyer, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Soft Coral Crab, nightdive at Shinkoku Maru, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Red Lips Batfish, Marshall Island
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Inside Kensho Maru, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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A chance encounter with the rare Rough Toothed Dolphin wh... by Jessie Cripps
A chance encounter with the rare Rough Toothed Dolphin while photographing Humpbacks in Tonga.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Over the Moon! Diver checking out the view of a Moon Jell... by Marc Damant
Over the Moon! Diver checking out the view of a Moon Jelly rising up from the depths off Vancouver Island!
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
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True colors. No PS here, the light on the background sharks has passed through water enough to absorb the warm colors, giving a cool blue caste. The close shark not so.. it could be balanced in LR but I like the contrasting colors and odd lighting.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 16, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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And another "R2D2" one, Fujikawa Maru, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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"Humu Humu Party" by Alison Ranheim
"Humu Humu Party"
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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A Emerald Sea Siren. The Stellar Sea Lion swimming in the... by Marc Damant
A Emerald Sea Siren. The Stellar Sea Lion swimming in the cold clear winter water off Vancouver Island Canada. Canon T2i with Tokina 10-17mm and twin D1 sea and sea strobes.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
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Busy zone
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Ahihi Cove, Maui by Alison Ranheim
Ahihi Cove, Maui
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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Periscopes on submarine tender Heian Maru, Chuuk
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
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