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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2018

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Cardinal fish with parasite, Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Discussion.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

Blacktip reef sharks patrolling the shallow areas of a reef in French Polynesia.
By Hannes Klostermann
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Sexy shrimp on coloured background
By Ajiex Dharma
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Polynesian rock n' roll
By Greg Fleurentin
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Barrel jellyfish (Rhizostoma pulmo), Zeeland, The Netherlands
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Reef Shark in Blue, Gardens of the Queen Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (2 days ago)
8 votes

Bargibant's seahorse
By Julian Hsu
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes


By Azman Kamaluddin
posted (5 days ago)
7 votes

Shrimpy the Shrimp!!!
By George Touliatos
posted (5 days ago)
7 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
Jack & Jelly
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
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Hypselodoris TRION'S RISBECIA named chanched in Hypselodoris tryoni.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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The natural mirror, Jardins de la Reina by Daniel Flormann
The natural mirror, Jardins de la Reina
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12 Votes
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seahorse mating
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
view portfolio more shots by Jinggong Zhang
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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
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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
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful use of light!
23 Votes
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Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon by Henley Spiers
Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon
shortlistedShortlisted!
19 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
15 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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swimmingpool by Massimo Giorgetta
swimmingpool
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Stunning surreal photo! Very well executed.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 8, 2018
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Italy
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view portfolio more shots by Massimo Giorgetta
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spaceship
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 23, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
view portfolio more shots by Salvatore Ianniello view portfolio
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Travel Safely Mantas by Nick Polanszky
Travel Safely Mantas
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
12 Votes
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Emperor shrimp on the chromodoris.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
18 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.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Incredible action shot
24 Votes
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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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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Swimming through silversides
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21 Votes
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This is a well-known female great Atlantic hammerhead shark in Tiger Beach and is nicknamed "Patches" (aka Scylla.) I happened to catch her swimming directly overhead in a glorious sun ball.
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18 Votes
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Portrait of a skeleton shrimp by Alvin Cheung
Portrait of a skeleton shrimp
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!
21 Votes
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A Couple or Brother
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
18 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
19 Votes
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Great White approaches thru the late afternoon sun at Guadalupe off Mexico
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
26 Votes
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Face to face with Idiomysis size of 2mm
Extreme Super Macro
shortlistedShortlisted!
15 Votes
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Mantashrimp : THE EYES !!!
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15 Votes
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Larval Wunderpus photogenicus - Blackwater
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13 Votes
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The Fluo Feder Star:
fluo night dive @ Tulamben (Bali)
shortlistedShortlisted!
11 Votes
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Hit and Run
Big Eye Travely - Caranx sexfasciatus
Sail Rock, Thailand
shortlistedShortlisted!
9 Votes
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Squid
shortlistedShortlisted!
14 Votes
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