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The Kittiwake takes on a different perspective when you add a diver in for scale.
By Dwayne Dubois
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Double Trouble

Whip Coral Goby - Bryaninops yongei

Padagbai, Bali, Indonesia
By Stefan Follows
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

Longimanus in Elphinstone !
By Claude Lespagne
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

The USS Kittiwake has a ghostly feeling in black and white.  I love this wreck in Grand Cayman and continue to dive it every time I am there.
By Dwayne Dubois
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

Image of a Hawaiian Sea Turtle we had the good fortune to come across during a recent dive.
By Chris Mckenna
posted (6 days ago)
6 votes

Stingray Sandbar is a special place to photograph on Grand Cayman! I have lots of photographs to go through from shooting there the other day, here’s one to start.
By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (5 days ago)
5 votes

Don't forgot to smile 😊
By Yustus Mananggung
posted (5 days ago)
5 votes

One of the hardest for me to get -  this image of an isopod!
By Patricia Sinclair
posted (4 days ago)
5 votes

The Robust Roman
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted Yesterday
4 votes

Pool
By Sergiy Glushchenko
posted (6 days ago)
3 votes
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17 Entries Found
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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
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful colorful shot.
19 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
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
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
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
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Black Mirror
shoot@Yakushima Japan
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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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.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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wonderful behavioral shot
22 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
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Amazing use of creative lighting on this one!
12 Votes
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Bubble Gum
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great colors!
20 Votes
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Macro - Super macro

Crustacea: Amphipoda. Size of this tiny creature is approx. 0.5 cm.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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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!
17 Votes
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A Closer Look
super macro of a Gasflame nudibranch
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful composition and colors!
18 Votes
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Portrait of a skeleton shrimp by Alvin Cheung
Portrait of a skeleton shrimp
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!
20 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.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Incredible action shot
21 Votes
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Wide Angle - Wrecks

It is from the german lake kreidesee
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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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
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Interesting behavioral shot
9 Votes
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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful use of light!
18 Votes
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Argonauta sp.
Paper Nautilus during blackwater dive Anilao
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
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.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Splits shots are difficult! Great job capturing the moment here.
12 Votes
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterio... by Nick Polanszky
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - Freediver @salty_stamps rising from the depths of Cenote Chikin-Ha
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Excellent vertical symmetry here!
10 Votes
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Underwater's star
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great dynamic split shot!
4 Votes
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17 Entries Found