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Rhinopia
By Beate Seiler
posted (4 days ago)
24 votes

Close up of a Greater pipefish (syngnathus acus) Zeeland, The Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (4 days ago)
23 votes

Going out in Dream Gates, Playa del Carmen México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Jellyfish lake/Palau/Canon 5D MarkIII, 8-15mm fisheye lens, F16,1/160,ISO200.
By Yuping Chen
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

a big bull spermwhale shows his attributes during mating time
By Romain Barats
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes

Pygmi sea horses . Nikon D800E , 105 macro .
Two strobo sea and sea 120 Ys
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes

Happy clutch of shrimplets
By Diana Barker
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

This is the life of me. (Nemofish with isopod)
By Chun Zhou
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

Last Wreck Standing
By Henley Spiers
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Colourful carpet
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes
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56 Entries Found: Page 2  of  3
This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

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
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
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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
32 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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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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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!
38 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
26 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
17 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
31 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?
11 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
date posted Book a Dive Trip to 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.
29 Votes
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
24 Votes
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Mototi hunting at night
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent capture of a rare sight
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None Th... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None The Richer)
Reload
Lembeh Strait - Northsulawesi (Police Pier)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
what a wonderful couple
40 Votes
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Atlantic bobtail (Sepiola atlantica), Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful lighting and colors. Great capture!
30 Votes
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A walking octopus by Chun Zhou
A walking octopus
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Incredible and unique shot of this alien-like octopus
30 Votes
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Macro - not swimming

N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix) by Lilian Koh
N E O N
Thorny Seahorse
(Hippocampus histrix)
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
The disco seahorse - great technique and lighting.
26 Votes
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Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100... by Dragos Dumitrescu
Egg Cowrie in the coral with open polyps, Canon 6d, 1/100, F10, Iso100
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful and also unique shot of a cowrie in a starry night.
28 Votes
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Pregnant Chamaeleon prawn(Hippolyte varians Leach), Zeeland, the Netherlands.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Great capture!
16 Votes
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OMG...who did this
Acanthemblemaria Spinosa
Spineyhead blenny
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very special shot! Love the expression on the face and the focus on the eggs
32 Votes
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