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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Micronesia (2)

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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Micronesia

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Diver inside the engine room of Kensho Maru
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
22 Votes
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A pair of anemone fish with anemone surrounded by glass fish
13 Votes
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Blacktip Pass
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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If you try to line up the sun with the boat, make sure it hasn't come untied from the mooring or you might find yourself far from where you thought you were
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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20 Votes
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Cloudburst desaturated
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016
Third place Monthly HotShots
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Excellent capture of the shark and perfectly clear water & sky! Great shot.
26 Votes
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Shots taken of a subject between 3 inches and 1 foot (7.5 to 30cm) in size (e.g. large fish or diver head) that dominates the frame - any background is incidental and occupies LESS THAN 50% of frame. (cutting it close on the 50% part, but its macro)
12 Votes
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Precision Glass. Last light for sunset splits
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24 Votes
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Fisheye view
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15 Votes
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Was it Jaws 3 or 4 where it ate the Helicopter? I layered this mainly because with refraction at the waterline the body didn't line up nicely, but a little Gin made the drone sound fun. The untouched version is in the over/under category..
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20 Votes
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Big round World. 1/13th second shutter spin. F-22 at 8mm with TTL lighting.
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13 Votes
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Busy scene
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16 Votes
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Tickle me Elmo. Mantas sometimes hover over the cleaning stations as the fish come up to clean them. They seem to like the bubbles sensations-but not here- this guy was nipped by a false cleaner and shot off.
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11 Votes
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"they told me this shoot would be catered?.."
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21 Votes
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Wagon Train
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8 Votes
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Purple Mountain Majesty
17 Votes
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Close focus wide angle
20 Votes
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Starburst silhouette- flash filled
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30 Votes
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Last light.
16 Votes
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The Lovers.
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2016
Third place Monthly HotShots
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Beautifully composed and elegantly edited. Most romantic shark photo I've ever seen!
30 Votes
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Octoporn. I would have preferred a different category for this image, but these mating Octopus blend into the reef and rock so well that the image is too busy. I used brushes to try and obliterate the rocks and release the Octopus from them..
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19 Votes
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Light Play. That highlight is the sun coming through the scupper on the boat.. it danced
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14 Votes
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Squid on Safety Stop, Chuuk
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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view portfolio more shots by Tobias Reitmayr
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White eyes, inky black
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2016
Winner Monthly HotShots
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A truly unique shot for many reasons. Getting so close to sharks is a special moment itself. The shark almost seems like a ghost. The movements are nicely captured through the turbulences/reflection at the surface. Well deserved winner.
24 Votes
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Up for Air
17 Votes
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Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)
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16 Votes
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Fumizuki Destroyer, Chuuk
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Soft Coral Crab, nightdive at Shinkoku Maru, Chuuk
14 Votes
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