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Crab
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

Juvenile pike
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

A lovely female Mobula alfredi coming close to check me out <3
By Ms Photography
posted (3 days ago)
12 votes

There is nothing quite like having a one on one encounter with a large whaleshark, drifting alone in the blue and having this beauty sneak up behind me will never be forgotten.
By Morgan Riggs
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes

Meet Nino the friendly American Crocodile, this guy came below the surface to say hi to my camera lens
By Morgan Riggs
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

The twilight hour and Great White Sharks...doesn’t get better than yhat
By Steven Anderson
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

Lucky Shot!!!
By George Touliatos
posted (4 days ago)
10 votes

Phalium granulatum
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (4 days ago)
10 votes

The biggest smile of Tiputa
By Mathieu Macias
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

Cocodrile and Blue Sky, Gardens of the Queen Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (4 days ago)
9 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
Cry for Help by Richard (qingran) Meng
Cry for Help
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 21, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon by Henley Spiers
Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon
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19 Votes
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Jack & Jelly
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12 Votes
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It is from the german lake kreidesee
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Love the lightning and composition
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 20, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Germany
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Germany
view portfolio more shots by Rene B. Andersen
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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wonderful behavioral shot
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
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Beautiful use of light!
21 Votes
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Portrait of a skeleton shrimp by Alvin Cheung
Portrait of a skeleton shrimp
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Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!
20 Votes
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A Couple or Brother
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
18 Votes
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Date: 30/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/250sec, f/22, ISO 100
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24 Votes
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"Electric Yellow" - Detail of a queen angelfish's scales and pectoral fin.
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 5, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Cayman islands
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cling fish
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29 Votes
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Favorinus mirabilis
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16 Votes
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Lubricogobius exiguus
Two In A Bottle
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17 Votes
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This turtle, at Slow and Easy dive site in Yap, posed itself right next to me on the reef and then for me and then yawned!
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12 Votes
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Beadlet anemone (Actinia equina) and moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), Zeeland, The Netherlands. Double exposure in camera.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging
17 Votes
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Oldenburg WW2 wreck, but was a german Raider ship in WW1 where she captured and sanked 42 ships.
the picture is taken on 75meter depth with tripod and myself as a model.
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 5, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Norway
view portfolio more shots by Rene B. Andersen
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Fireworks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
beautiful colors and composition
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
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Midnight Parrotfish in the caverns of Snapper Hole in Grand Cayman.
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8 Votes
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"Chomp"
The privilege i had to witness this bait ball action right up and until the end was absolutely insane and will never be erased from the minds eye.
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Incredible action shot
22 Votes
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Sunset, clear water, Tigers is a perfect way to close the day out. This Tiger Shark was photographed on a patch reef at Tiger Beach Bahamas.
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18 Votes
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Very small algae shrimp standing alone.
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15 Votes
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Super tiny squid Idiosepius species
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18 Votes
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Spectre
Snooted super klipfish in False Bay
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Amazing use of creative lighting on this one!
13 Votes
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Argonauta sp.
Paper Nautilus during blackwater dive Anilao
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love that reflection! Excellent shot.
27 Votes
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spinycheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus), Turnhout, Belgium.
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20 Votes
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Freediver basking in the sun rays beaming through the sur... by Nick Polanszky
Freediver basking in the sun rays beaming through the surface of one of the many cenotes in the Riviera Maya, Mexico
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16 Votes
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Blenny Portrait
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27 Votes
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