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Underwater Photo Contest | May HotShots

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~ Crystal Clear Chaos ~
By Geo Cloete
posted (Last month)
25 votes

Back Lit Paddle Flap Rhinopia
By John Parker
posted (Last month)
22 votes

Pipefish move always around. Here I was lucky to get the focus just right on the head.
By Danny Van Belle
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Fact: Cuttlefish have three hearts and green-blue blood.
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Snapping shrimp
By Kelvin H.y. Tan
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Loop. Manta Birostris
Nikon D800E, two strobo. 17-35mm Nikon
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Burst of lights
By Kelvin H.y. Tan
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Pelagia noctiluca
By Alberto Gallucci
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Opistognathus alleni
Using 100mmL with 12mm and 25mm ext.tubes and Nauticam SMC(no crop)
By Wayne Jones
posted (Last month)
17 votes

'The Pit'
Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico
Nikon D810, sigma 15mm fisheye, f4.5,1/30sec,ISO 3200
By Nick Blake
posted (Last month)
16 votes
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by Marchione Giacomo

Arlequin shrimp. Nikon D800E , 105 macro , snoot RETRA LEMBEH STRAIT

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by Iyad Suleyman


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Iyad Suleyman

Pipefish,
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - Super macro
location: Banda Sea Malaysia

Editor's Comment
Getting a shot like this is not easy! Very impressive and powerful image!

Underwater Photo Contest | May HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Pelagia noctiluca by Alberto Gallucci
Pelagia noctiluca
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Beautiful shot! Love the textures and the lighting is perfect.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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'The Pit'
Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico
Nikon D810, sigma 15mm fisheye, f4.5,1/30sec,ISO 3200
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Looks like something out of a fairy tale! Great timing on this shot and lovely composition.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mexico
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Back Lit Paddle Flap Rhinopia
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Unusual lighting for this subject! Very nicely done!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Pipefish move always around. Here I was lucky to get the focus just right on the head.
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Love the leading lines and color separation on this shot. Perfect post and spot on focus! Not easy with a swimming subject!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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Her Majesty
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Spectacular reef shot, with excellent behaviour and perfect sun ball!
The "Emperor family" on sea-ice (Terranova bay, Ross Sea, Anctartica)

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ross Sea Antarctica
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Morning Ghosts (Ghost Pipefish)

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Painted with Colours
 by Louisa Lam
Painted with Colours

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Asian Sea Philippines
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Grace and beauty in motion. A large black Manta ray.
Opistognathus alleni
Using 100mmL with 12mm and 25mm ext... by Wayne Jones
Opistognathus alleni
Using 100mmL with 12mm and 25mm ext.tubes and Nauticam SMC(no crop)
crab with eggs on a sponge
Face
Fact: Cuttlefish have three hearts and green-blue blood.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Honu + 1 in Hawaii

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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'Southern Hospitality' - A southern stingray stops by for a quick hello in Grand Cayman
Love the Bahamas and Dolphin time

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Ryan Ware
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Exploring. I took this picture of my grand daughter when ... by Roland Wantens
Exploring. I took this picture of my grand daughter when she was four months old.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: North Sea Netherlands
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Punta blanca en el archipiélago de Revillagigedo en Mexico by Ramon Magana
Punta blanca en el archipiélago de Revillagigedo en Mexico

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Seahorse by Petra Van Borm
Seahorse

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Spain
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Christmas Tree Worms are my favorite subject. You have to be very stealthy to get in close to them. This is not cropped with only backscatter removed.
A whole new world .... Lemon Goby by Neil Wijayaratne
A whole new world .... Lemon Goby
A yellow lemon goby looking at a skeleton shrimp by Neil Wijayaratne
A yellow lemon goby looking at a skeleton shrimp
Cardinal fish taking care of the eggs by Neil Wijayaratne
Cardinal fish taking care of the eggs
Loop. Manta Birostris
Nikon D800E, two strobo. 17-35mm Nikon
Paparazzi
I'm watching you!
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Pygmy seahorse
(Hippocampus bargibanti) by Lilian Koh
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Pygmy seahorse
(Hippocampus bargibanti)
Hello

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Anemone fish and eggs
Burst of lights by Kelvin H.y. Tan
Burst of lights

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: China
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