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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
By Suzan Meldonian
posted (6 days ago)
22 votes

Cratena peregrina
By Walter Bassi
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

La peinture à l'eau
By Jérome Mirande
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Lilly lover
By Steven Miller
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes

I used a snoot to isolate only the fish.
By Tracey Jennings
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

Eye-to-eye.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes

WTF..????
By Pietro Cremone
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

John Dory #2
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (4 days ago)
12 votes

Cradle of Love
By Plamena Mileva
posted Yesterday
12 votes


By Sergey Lisitsyn
posted (6 days ago)
11 votes
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Macro - swimming

Clown Anemone fish., Canon g12, inon external strobe. by Dragos Dumitrescu
Clown Anemone fish., Canon g12, inon external strobe.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful minimalistic shot. I would love to hang this in my living room!
15 Votes
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Just keep swimming...
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Beautiful colors, composition and sharpness! Postcard shot of the Clown Fish!
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indonesia
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Macro - not swimming

Gobi on a seapen
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2015
Winner Monthly HotShots
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Captures nature in all its beauty and glory. I would hang this in my living room without hesitation.
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Beate Seiler
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'Are you looking at me?' Whip Coral Benny.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon 100mm macro, f18, 1/200, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobes, Subsee +5 diopter
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015
Winner Monthly HotShots
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Underwater Photography is all about getting close and shooting low. This shot nails it!
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Hermit Crab Face with Baby Blues
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
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Excellent colors and very nicely captured!
22 Votes
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Peeking out
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the soft vibe here. Very well composed.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by James Deverich
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"Out in the Open"
A Gaudy Clown Crab poses out in the open on a Purple Vase Sponge. Generally I find this guys tucked away into a hole in the coral/sponge, but it is always a treat to find one out and about.
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Beautiful colors and separation.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Dusty Norman
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Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)

Meeting of the Lemons
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Yikes! Great "I am dinner" POV :)
12 Votes
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Lemon snap at Tiger beach by Jim Machinchick
Lemon snap at Tiger beach
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015
Third place Monthly HotShots
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Very cool split shot! Nice capture and well lit frame.
6 Votes
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'Lemon Shark evening split'

Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 8-15mm@15mm, f11, 1/160, ISO400, ambient light and Inon Z240 strobe
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2015
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One of the best captures we have seen here in months! Perfect framing of the subject, perfect lighting and awesome composition. Incredible shot!
29 Votes
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Taste The Rainbow by Tony Cherbas
Taste The Rainbow
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2015
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
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Postcard shot! The great colors in the background along with a successful split shot give this photo a unique appeal.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 6, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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