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Violet spotted anemone. Little is known about this striking anemone species
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

The Coral Cruncher
Parrot Fish and cleaner wrasse with its formidable teeth to crunch coral
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

Squid face, Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (3 days ago)
9 votes

Caught in the Act!
Super klipfish spies me with one eye and my buddy above him with the other eye :D
By Kate Jonker
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Octopus on the Reef
By Henley Spiers
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Hammeread Throat
A real close up view of a hammerhead shark's throat with parasites in it.
By Ken Sutherland
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Big-eye amphipod (Hyperia galba) in a jellyfish, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

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

Old Time Favorite
Twobar Clownfish
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (5 days ago)
7 votes

Chelonia mydas - Green Turtle
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By Wayne Jones
posted (3 days ago)
7 votes
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Fashion

A new challenge for me, working with model Natalia in one... by Nick Polanszky
A new challenge for me, working with model Natalia in one of the rooftop pools of Playa Del Carmen
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Editor's Comment
Beautiful colorful shot.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
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Macro - Close-Up

Fireworks
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beautiful colors and composition
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
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Black Mirror
shoot@Yakushima Japan
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the reflection is incredible, nicely positioned and the lightning is perfect
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
view portfolio more shots by Jinggong Zhang
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
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wonderful behavioral shot
21 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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Spectre
Snooted super klipfish in False Bay
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Amazing use of creative lighting on this one!
12 Votes
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Macro - Super macro

Crustacea: Amphipoda. Size of this tiny creature is approx. 0.5 cm.
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There's only one photographer who can shoot a creature this small and still focus spot on the eyes! Great job Iyad!
15 Votes
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Wide Angle - Marine Life

"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.
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Incredible action shot
20 Votes
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Wide Angle - Wrecks

It is from the german lake kreidesee
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Love the lightning and composition
12 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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Macro - swimming

C O N N E C T E D
Cuttlefish by Ton Ghela
C O N N E C T E D
Cuttlefish
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Editor's Comment
Interesting behavioral shot
9 Votes
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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
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Beautiful use of light!
18 Votes
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Argonauta sp.
Paper Nautilus during blackwater dive Anilao
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Love that reflection! Excellent shot.
26 Votes
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Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)

Capturing an over under is difficult with a heavy housed camera, so I balanced the housing on my head to get this shot. Call me crazy. It was only way to do it.
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Splits shots are difficult! Great job capturing the moment here.
12 Votes
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