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Feather-star Fantasy in Zanzibar
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

Cocodrile and Roger, Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Silky Shark in surface, Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Fish Portrait
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Limacia clavigera
By Rune Edvin Haldorsen
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes

The everr changing colors of a cuttlefish
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Scrambled eggs with a splash of ketchup
A beautiful Painted Frogfish
By Alex Mitchell
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Feather-star in False Bay, Cape Peninsula, South Africa
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
10 votes

Jaws

Orifice of a Giant Sea Clam. It is only legend that a giant sea clam can drown a diver
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (4 days ago)
10 votes

The Red Sea in Egypt holds a lot of nice views, above and below! In this over/under shot, I love that you can see how the water gives a different view. Check out the pink coral on the left, above and below water.
By Robert Smits
posted (3 days ago)
10 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
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful colorful shot.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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
18 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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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
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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
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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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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!
14 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
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)
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editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful use of light!
18 Votes
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Argonauta sp.
Paper Nautilus during blackwater dive Anilao
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Editor's Comment
Love that reflection! Excellent shot.
24 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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