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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (8)

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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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Decorated for War! A Decorated Warbonnet hunting in the n... by Marc Damant
Decorated for War! A Decorated Warbonnet hunting in the night pauses while a Broke Back Shrimp crawls on its back!
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 14, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Eagle Rays in the rocqueta,Acapulco Mexico by Alejandro Topete
Eagle Rays in the rocqueta,Acapulco Mexico
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Perfectly poised trio.  California sea lions frolic in th... by Douglas Klug
Perfectly poised trio. California sea lions frolic in the blue water at the Channel Islands. Shot with Canon 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing using dual DS51 strobes.
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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An Eye on you! The spectacular morphing, colour changing ... by Marc Damant
An Eye on you! The spectacular morphing, colour changing and intelligent eye of a Giant Pacific Octopus. This medium sized specimen (8-10 tip to arm tip) was out hunting and allowed us to sneak in with 100 macro and +10 diopter!
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2015
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In the blue
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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After spending several days with this mama and calf at Roca Partida, Socorro, we watched in horror as two Orcas killed the baby. This photo reminds me of the beautiful encounter I had. The circle of life is magnificent yet cruel.
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Delicate as a fan! Posing for a mate this uniquely colore... by Marc Damant
Delicate as a fan! Posing for a mate this uniquely colored Sailfin Sculpin was all spread out like a fine Japanese fan.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Under the waves
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
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Simplicity
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
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Taking a midday break from diving the crystal clear conditions tempted me back into the water for a closer look at a shallow wreck. Once in the water I lost interest in the wreck and turned my attention to these simple but beautiful leaf reflections.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Ray eagle by Julio Sanjuan
Ray eagle
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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A gentle giant Chevron Manta ray glides by, hoping to feel bubbles on it's gills, they love bubble baths from divers!
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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All a Glow! The luminescence of a Cup Coral! With darknes... by Marc Damant
All a Glow! The luminescence of a Cup Coral! With darkness beyond and the right light these tiny creatures can be stunning! Canon 100mm macro with +5 diopter in an Aquatica housing with twin Sea and Sea 110a strobes.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 7, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Heading towards ..
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Sea lion by Philippe Brunner
Sea lion
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Baby Sea lion by Philippe Brunner
Baby Sea lion
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2015
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A bright jewel in the deep! A diver floats thru the cold ... by Marc Damant
A bright jewel in the deep! A diver floats thru the cold emerald seas looking far down onto the beauty of the deep!
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Grumpy
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Whilst diving in the Socorro islands we came across a family of majestic Humpbacks at Roca Partida in the Socorro islands. These gentle giants stole my heart!
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Dancer in the blue! A small fried egg jelly in the shallo... by Marc Damant
Dancer in the blue! A small fried egg jelly in the shallows swims thru the clear summer shallows!
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Swimming in the blue with whale sharks
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Red Lumpsucker

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Excellent POV! Good lighting showing the interesting texture on this Lumpsucker.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Wish upon a star ..
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Electrified poison ... stonefish in Komodo
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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How flamboyant can you go .... ?
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Spiny Pacific Lumpsucker
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A. by Tom Radio
Spiny Pacific Lumpsucker
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Under the jetty
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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