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Close up of Loggerhead Turtle
By Mark Gray
posted (6 days ago)
25 votes


By Debbie Wallace
posted (6 days ago)
23 votes

Leopard Shark (aka Zebra Shark) sunburst
By Mark Gray
posted (6 days ago)
23 votes

snooted eyes of a shell
By Raffaele Livornese
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

Tiger shrimp
Lembeh strait 2017
Nikon D800E , 105 macro, 1strobo Inon Z240 +snoot Retra.
ISO100, F22,1/200
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

Grey Nurse with Yellowtail baitfish
By Mark Gray
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

The sun here is at 91% Totality during the Eclipse.. not a big difference, but fun to try.
By Steven Miller
posted Yesterday
17 votes

O R A N G I E

Nudibranch/Seaslug (Siphopteron sp. 6)

Tulamben, Indonesia.
By Irwin Ang
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

S E A - B U G 
Ladybug
Anilao, Philippines.
By Irwin Ang
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes
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42 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Fashion

Apesanteur by Jérome Mirande
Apesanteur
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful fashion shot with great contrasts
13 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to France
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Sharks

Silhouettes by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Silhouettes
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful job capturing the beauty and movement of these sharks
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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'A Light Embrace' - A lemon shark glides through the late-afternoon sunlight off the coast of Grand Bahama
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Just a perfect shark shot
29 Votes
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Scarface
Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus
Sail Rock, Thailand
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful shot of a wonderful creature, love the angle and composition
27 Votes
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Macro - Close-Up

Yawn gobi by Ajiex Dharma
Yawn gobi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Loving the colorful background - yawning goby in the disco
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Spearing Mantis Shrimp in the spotlight
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Impressive portrait with a great angle and perfect lighting
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 6, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tony Cherbas
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Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Stunning shot of a very special creature, love the detail on the bubbles
20 Votes
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Goby And my Bubbles
Location: Anilao Batangas
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
Lens: EF100mmMacro Lens
Housing: Seacam
Strobes: Seacam Flash 150
Settings: 1/200 ,F19 iso 400
Rgblue 02
Retra LSD
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great lighting and focus, the expression in the gobys face is priceless
17 Votes
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Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel by Violet Ting
Silhouette of Napoleon snake eel
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wow! Now that's how you use backlight...
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 1, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Peppered moray (Siderea grise), Dahab, Egypt.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent pose and good lighting!
22 Votes
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Backlit ribbon eel
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Awesome capture! Great job on the lighting!
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 8, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Malaysia
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
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Macro - Super macro

All eyes on me
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Love the colors, background and narrow depth of field, not the usual shrimp shot
28 Votes
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LEAP
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Magnificent color scheme! Perfect focus. LOVE IT!
37 Votes
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A sea star shrimp on a baby blue sea star
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
the focus on this little critter is just in the right place
19 Votes
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Lissoporcellana nakasone
Porcelain Crab with Egg
Canon 5DMkiv in Aquatica Digital A5DMkiv
2* Sea&SEa 250pro (manual)
100mmL with 37mm ext.tubes + SMC (no crop)
1/200 f16 iso200
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Perfect composition, great lighting and very lucky to find a crab with eggs
29 Votes
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Featherlight
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful super macro shot with great colors, compostition and focus
19 Votes
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Dance with me
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Unique shot that did dance straight to the second place
15 Votes
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Temperate Waters

Cuttlefish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Perfect timing, great composition and the green water adds a special touch to the shot
34 Votes
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Freshwater

Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun by Sevil Gurel Peker
Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Perfect capture of the mystical atmosphere in this cenote
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
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Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee by Marcel Waldis
Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Unusual shot of a snail in a cold Swiss lake, impressive image!
8 Votes
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A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera... by Filip Staes
A waterlily photographed in a pond in Belgium. The camera was held just below the surface. Nikon D 7100 in Hugyfot housing, Tokina 10-17mm é10mm, f16, 1/320, ISO200.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very unique shot. Loving the angle and the composition.
26 Votes
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Grenouille dans la rivière de la Solenzara by Jérome Mirande
Grenouille dans la rivière de la Solenzara
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful and unique scene!
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 12, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: France
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Sunny. by Sergey Lisitsyn
Sunny.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great atmospheric shot with wonderful lighting and colors
15 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Russia
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dancing mountain newt ... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
dancing mountain newt ...
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Unusual critter for underwater photography, great composition and background
24 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Wide Angle - Marine Life

Nudibranch (Felimare picta) in the Mediterranean sea.Shot... by Roland Bach
Nudibranch (Felimare picta) in the Mediterranean sea.Shot taken with 10,5mm fisheye and 1,4x TC.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
The perfect moment, the nudibranch is just in the right spot with the sun in the background
22 Votes
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"Bark"
Young seals, rather like puppies, test the limits of their territory by rushing for each other (and visiting divers) with mock charges and bubble laden barks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
stunning action shot
31 Votes
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Wide Angle - Divers

Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
37 Votes
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