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Nudibranch (Mexichromis multituberculata)
Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (4 days ago)
32 votes

Ai Futaki
Guinness World Records for
By Marco Fierli
posted (5 days ago)
20 votes

Eye decoration (old Green turtle eye - Chelonia mydas)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
20 votes

Trapania sp. Stiliger Ornatus
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (5 days ago)
19 votes

Emma makes an appearance at sunset under the Shear Water in the Bahamas
By Steven Anderson
posted (4 days ago)
19 votes

Time to drink the air (upside down picture)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Field of grapes
By Steven Miller
posted (5 days ago)
18 votes

Sepiola (Thau lagoon)
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Coral Banded Shrimp- biggest I've ever seen, almost 6 inches across
By Steven Miller
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Goliath and sharks
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes
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Macro - Nudibranchia

Not sure where he was trying to go. by James Deverich
Not sure where he was trying to go.
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Cool pose with a nice bouquet
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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My first dive in the Philippines was amazing, sitting on the reef was this beautiful nudi, begging to be taken a pic of. Lots of current, back scatter and many divers added to the challenge.
f22, 1/250, ISO 125, 105 lens D800, aquatica Housing
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Postcard
24 Votes
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Hypsolodoris kanga by Uwe Schmolke
Hypsolodoris kanga
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Perfect focus point and dark background.
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Miamira magnifica
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Amazing colors.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh. by Christian Gloor
Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh.
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Nicely taken, a bit over processed.
24 Votes
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Temperate Waters

Over/under in Lac lioson 1890M-Descend
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Very nice scenery in this over/under shot.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Switzerland
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Freshwater

Cenote light. A great add on to an Isle Mujeres Whaleshark trip are the Cenotes. Since no strobes are allowed with the Whalesharks I left them home and shot natural light in the Cenotes with a high ISO (1600) and a fast wide lens.
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my favorite in this magical photo shoot, thanks for uploading Steven.
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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grenouille à l'affut ! by Philippe Tonacini
grenouille à l'affut !
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Nice behavior shot , you can almost feel him moving.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Switzerland
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Face to faces
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Very cool, well taken.
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Brazil
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Wide Angle - Marine Life

The Shepherd by Martin Ferak
The Shepherd
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Great composition, image quality is not so good.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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in raja ampat

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Great postcard shot. Makes you want to be there.
20 Votes
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Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral... by Brook Peterson
Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral Sea at a site called "Snake Pit." There were many snakes at this site, and they were curious about the divers and seemed mezmerized by their reflection in the dome port.
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Great colors and the perfect pose to feel the behavior of this snake.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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LOS GIGANTES-May
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Wow, you were close.
29 Votes
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Takahashi Ray flies over while at at cleaning station off... by Jeff Milisen
Takahashi Ray flies over while at at cleaning station off Keahole Point in Kona, Hawaii.
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Nice silhouette
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Balistes from the sun by Michael James Sealey
Balistes from the sun
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Wow , almost looks manipulated, excellent shot.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Hawksbill turtle at Cobalt Coast, Grand Cayman
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Love the composition
24 Votes
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Portal.
Tarpon with Silversides – Grand Cayman 2013.
Olympus E-PL3, 9mm, dual UFL-2 strobes.
f/16, 1/50sec, ISO400.
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Absolutely beautiful.
36 Votes
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Felimare picta
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Text book CFWA, crisp sharp , rule of 3rds, Sunball and a beautiful Nudi. Watch and learn.
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
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Cool Shape
40 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
36 Votes
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Curves.
Southern Stingray, Dasyatis americana – Grand Cayman 2014.
Olympus E-PL3, 8mm, natural light.
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A very common shot but the lighting make it so special.
29 Votes
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Alicia mirabilis, night dive
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Beautiful subject and nicely taken.
39 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Wide Angle - Divers

"We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle." Mari... by Stefan Follows
"We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle." Marilyn Monroe. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f7.1-1/160

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Great shot, lovely composition and lighting.
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Freediver in his natural element
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Group shot with a Tokina 10-17mm lens on a full frame 5D Mark3, thus the vignette, 1/250th second at F-18 with 100 ISO
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Nice idea and nicely implemented.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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selfie with Gilbert by Mathieu Foulquié
selfie with Gilbert
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Simply amazing, I can see this one in the finals of the over and under shots, truly unique.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: France
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Diver watching the magnificient school of jacks (Caranx s... by Jaime Leonardo Gonzalez Salazar
Diver watching the magnificient school of jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus) in Cabo Pulmo National Park.
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Powerful and very well taken.
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Sea Of Cortés /Gulf of California Mexico
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