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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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baby oysters
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (6 days ago)
22 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

Underwater painting
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

F O C U S
Purple Shrimp (Periclimenes)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

F R I E N D S
Yellow cowrie & Sheep nudi (Costasiella kuroshimae)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes

softcoral crab eating
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Saltwater crocodile
By Paul Colley
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Trinchesia yamasui
By Arno Enzo
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Flying Pink-eye Goby Yawns
By Tim Ho
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Whip it
By James Deverich
posted (4 days ago)
16 votes
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Fashion

Split photography
Stand Up Paddle @ Tahiti
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful composition.
51 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Lagon cellist on mermaid
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Very artistic and well taken.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Magical, well done.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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The mermaid and the stingray
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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A very special shot, splendid choice to make it B&W.
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Cosmic jellyfish
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Beautiful outcome for probably a scene that was hard to prepare.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Between Two Worlds by Lucie Drlikova
Between Two Worlds
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Editor's Comment
Truly artistic, almost like a drawing.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Underwater ballet
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Editor's Comment
Very well taken, well done to the model.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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The Finding Of Inner Peace by Lucie Drlikova
The Finding Of Inner Peace
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Very artistic. So happy to see UW photography of this level in the fashion cat.
30 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Honeymooners - a couple on a dive with Silversides a day after their wedding.
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Looks like a movie poster, very nice.
32 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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Sharks

surface reflection
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Editor's Comment
The reflection makes this one stand out.
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Portugal
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Lemon shark and rays of sunlight by Boaz Meiri
Lemon shark and rays of sunlight
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Beautiful sunrays with unique gradient of colors.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Reef shark in sunlit shallows, Gardens of the Queen

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Like a desktop wallpaper. Clean, simple and graceful.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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A Perfect Sunset
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
55 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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7 Carcharhinus perezi by Mathieu Foulquié
7 Carcharhinus perezi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
A bit too dark but a very impressive shot.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Cuba
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Among sharks
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Dramatic, coming at you like an army, great B&W.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Uwe Schmolke
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"Hey There"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very well taken.
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Cinematographer in the background with this beautiful Oceanic Whitetip shark.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Perfect color and sharpness and great composition. As an underwater photographer, I always love seeing us in action.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish by Mathieu Foulquié
Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish
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Great shot.
41 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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The thankful smile of an Oceanic White Tip female shark. I think she is saying "Thanks for swimming with me!". Taken in Cat Island on Stuart Cove's White Bungi
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Amazing smile , looks like Bruce from Nemo
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Macro - Close-Up

Juvenile flying fish by Jeff Milisen
Juvenile flying fish
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Very well taken and Beautiful subject.
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sabella spallanzani, particular
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Beautiful colors
51 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Sunset dive, 5 meters depth, clear water
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Beautiful
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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The eye of a Flamingo Tongue
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One rarely sees the eyes of these, nice angle.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Anemone Canyon
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/13, Shutterspeed 1/125
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Very special, nicely taken.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Golden Tail Moray (Gymnothorax miliaris)
Bonaire, Netherland Antilles
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the smile.
28 Votes
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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