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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Tiger . Lembeh strait . Nikon D800E with 105 macro and snooze
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Mythical woman
By Plamena Mileva
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

inside a Mangrove lived american crocodile
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes

~ HandBrake ~
By Geo Cloete
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Lembeh strait - tiger shrimp in double exposure
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (2 days ago)
12 votes

The remarkable relationship between the fishermen and whale sharks in remote west papua
By Tracey Jennings
posted (3 days ago)
11 votes

Honeycomb grouper. I loved the juxtaposition of the strong pattern against the coral.
By Pierre Mineau
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

This tiny shrimp was clinging tightly to the end of a purple-tipped anemone during a strong current.
By Glenn Ostle
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Variable neon slug with emperor shrimp, Puerto Galera, The Philippines.
By Filip Staes
posted (3 days ago)
10 votes

Frame within a frame
By Taner Atilgan
posted (3 days ago)
10 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
"Bark"
Young seals, rather like puppies, test the limits of their territory by rushing for each other (and visiting divers) with mock charges and bubble laden barks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
stunning action shot
32 Votes
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
25 Votes
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MIRROR- by Ramin Ardestani
MIRROR-
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25 Votes
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Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100... by Dragos Dumitrescu
Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100, F10, Iso100
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wonderful and also unique shot of a cowrie in a starry night.
29 Votes
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Cuttlefish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Perfect timing, great composition and the green water adds a special touch to the shot
39 Votes
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Title:bubble
shot@yakushima Japan
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 25, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sea of Japan Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
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Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
43 Votes
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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Just a perfect shark shot
33 Votes
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A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera... by Filip Staes
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very unique shot. Loving the angle and the composition.
28 Votes
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Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel by Violet Ting
Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow! Now that's how you use backlight...
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 1, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Eagle Rey
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great colors and composition, not to forget the perfect pose of the model
26 Votes
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1-2-3 by Viktor Vrbovský
1-2-3
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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How to frogkick - a very unique shot of a swimming frog in the category manipulated
33 Votes
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Tentacle
shortlistedShortlisted!
32 Votes
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Fire gobies.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great capture of this shy couple. Perfect focus and colors
21 Votes
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Safe navigation
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25 Votes
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A walking octopus by Chun Zhou
A walking octopus
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Incredible and unique shot of this alien-like octopus
37 Votes
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Water lilies, Turnhout, Belgium.
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26 Votes
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The sun here is at 91% Totality during the Eclipse.. not a big difference, but fun to try.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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A very rare shot during the eclipse, loving it
31 Votes
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N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix) by Lilian Koh
N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix)
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The disco seahorse - great technique and lighting.
27 Votes
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A jaw fish with hundred new life in its mouth. I spent 4 dives to search and wait this shoot.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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So many eyes! Perfect timing and focus
33 Votes
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PRETTY GIRL
(@kashiwajima)
shortlistedShortlisted!
25 Votes
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R A I N B O W
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - May... by Lilian Koh
R A I N B O W
Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud - Maya Angelou
shortlistedShortlisted!
17 Votes
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Juvenile Cuttle fish
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30 Votes
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All eyes on me
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the colors, background and narrow depth of field, not the usual shrimp shot
32 Votes
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Black Tunicate Goby with Egg
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27 Votes
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"Manta Terrarium" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very creative composition, where did you get flying mini mantas and how did you put them in there?
13 Votes
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Octopus mammoths
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36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 5, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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