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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Bryaninops yongei
By Wayne Jones
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Many-host goby (Pleurosicya mossambica) with eggs,housereef Raja4divers, Raja Ampat.
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

Tiger . Lembeh strait . Nikon D800E with 105 macro and snooze
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes

Mythical woman
By Plamena Mileva
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes

Los Islotes, La Paz, Mexico. Model: Liane Buelens.
By Filip Staes
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Caprella sp.
By Wayne Jones
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes

Bumphead Parrotfish near USS Liberty wreck (Tulamben)
By Michal Stros
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Aeolid Nudibranchs-Facelinidae/Anilao,Philippine/Canon 5D MarkIV, 100mm macro Lens
By Yuping Chen
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Close up of a nembrotha, Puerto Galera, The Philippines.
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Eggs in the mouth
By Tony Yang
posted (4 days ago)
10 votes
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67 Entries Found: Page 2  of  3
This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Macro - Super macro

Bignose seagrass shrimp/Anilao,Philippine/Canon 5D MarkIV, 100mm macro Lens,NauticamSmc
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Amazing shot of a very special small critter
13 Votes
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Macro - Nudibranchia


BOTTOMLIGHT, Costasiella sp., YOS Lembeh
Bigblue torch... by Abdul Rahman Jamaludin
BOTTOMLIGHT, Costasiella sp., YOS Lembeh
Bigblue torch, Lens Noodilab Shamu

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Love the angle of the light in this shot! Like a gem!
19 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
38 Votes
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~ Solis as a Rock ~
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful capture of colour and depth, a place I wanna be!
19 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
22 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.
27 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!
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 12, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to 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: Thursday, July 6, 2017
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
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 17, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Germany
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The sun here is at 91% Totality during the Eclipse.. not a big difference, but fun to try.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
A very rare shot during the eclipse, loving it
31 Votes
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"Sunrise Manatee"
A manatee is bathed in sun rays in the Crystal River. Photographed at first light.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful composition and lighting
13 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea United States
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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
24 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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Playing sealions, Western Australia
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Capturing perfectly these playful sea lions
13 Votes
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Green Turtle eating a jellyfish
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
a capture in just the right moment, great lighting and composition
15 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!
43 Votes
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Diver at Mangrove by Cary Bao
Diver at Mangrove
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great perspective, composition and lighting
27 Votes
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Yellow Sponge Tubes by Eduardo Arribada
Yellow Sponge Tubes
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great composition, angle and lighting
18 Votes
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Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)

1-2-3 by Viktor Vrbovský
1-2-3
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
How to frogkick - a very unique shot of a swimming frog in the category manipulated
32 Votes
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"Manta Terrarium" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very creative composition, where did you get flying mini mantas and how did you put them in there?
12 Votes
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"Starry Night" image is referencing the time you find these octopus and it's common name: The Starry Night Octopus
shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
The proof that the starry night octopus deserves its name. A unique image from the category "creative-manipulated"
8 Votes
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LION
Lombok by Manbd Uidive
LION
Lombok
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Creative lion fish photo. Love the composition and colors
17 Votes
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SPECTRA by Ipah Uid
SPECTRA
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful nudi shot and awesome work done on the picture
20 Votes
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Wide Angle - Wrecks

The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo. by Christian Llewellyn
The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
One of the best wreck shots I have seen lately
24 Votes
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Macro - swimming

I've dreamt about a seahorse by Uwe Schmolke
I've dreamt about a seahorse
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent capture and great technique. It truly looks like in a dream
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Portugal
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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval ... by Suzan Meldonian
This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
30 Votes
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