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Stand Up Paddle @ Tahiti
By Christian Coulombe
posted (4 days ago)
31 votes

Dolphins in the red Sea. Great Moment!
By Christian Schlamann
posted (6 days ago)
29 votes

That mane
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (4 days ago)
25 votes

Gangga Island , Galathea
Nikon D800E, 105 macro, two strobo
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (5 days ago)
24 votes

Action pure - a big tuna attacks a baitball of sardines
By Andre Philip
posted (4 days ago)
22 votes

Care about descendants
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (4 days ago)
22 votes

south red sea
By Eda Çıngı
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

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Manta at night! Kona, Hawaii
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

Bargibandi.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Chimerical frogfish
By Dmitry Starostenkov
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes
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This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Sharks

surface reflection
shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
The reflection makes this one stand out.
votes: 28
vote

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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Portugal
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Lemon shark and rays of sunlight by Boaz Meiri
Lemon shark and rays of sunlight
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Editor's Comment
Beautiful sunrays with unique gradient of colors.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Reef shark in sunlit shallows, Gardens of the Queen

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Like a desktop wallpaper. Clean, simple and graceful.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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A Perfect Sunset
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
votes: 50
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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7 Carcharhinus perezi by Mathieu Foulquié
7 Carcharhinus perezi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
A bit too dark but a very impressive shot.
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Cuba
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Macro - Close-Up

Juvenile flying fish by Jeff Milisen
Juvenile flying fish
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Editor's Comment
Very well taken and Beautiful subject.
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sabella spallanzani, particular

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Beautiful colors
votes: 46
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Sunset dive, 5 meters depth, clear water
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Beautiful
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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The eye of a Flamingo Tongue
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One rarely sees the eyes of these, nice angle.
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Anemone Canyon
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/13, Shutterspeed 1/125
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Editor's Comment
Very special, nicely taken.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Golden Tail Moray (Gymnothorax miliaris)
Bonaire, Netherland Antilles
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the smile.
votes: 23
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
votes: 15
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Wide Angle - Close Focus

Seahorse in bw
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Beautiful image. This whole series that was uploaded is very impressive, great work Marco.
votes: 59
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Circles
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Another one that stands out from this series, great work Marco.
votes: 45
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Big clam for here, and more open than you usually see them. Dome was an inch away.
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Editor's Comment
Amazing composition, nice work!
votes: 25
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Seafan & Seahorse
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Great postcard looking image.
votes: 25
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Macro - Super macro

Little baby puffer- shot with a 105mm+10x

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Cute
votes: 24
vote
Striped triplefin, Sebayur Island, Komodo area, Indonesia
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Perfect depth of field and focus point.
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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"window"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Brilliant pose for this pygmy.
votes: 37
vote
softcoral crab
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editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful , image quality seems a bit low, maybe from high ISO.
votes: 15
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Conch's Eye
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Very impressive and spot on focus.
votes: 18
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Blenny from Jordan
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Nice angry looking Blenny, they are usually smiling so this angry one made me laugh
votes: 10
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Red Sea Jordan
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The development of SQUID is visible in the picture. These eggs are about 3mm in diameter and when the little squid inside has used up all the nutrients in that "egg-ball" he is attached to, the see-through shell of the egg breaks open.

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Editor's Comment
Very impressive super macro, amazing to see the see-through egg.
votes: 10
vote

Macro - Nudibranchia

A nembrotha chamberlain nudi munching on a tunicate in Anilao

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Great colors and sharpness, composition could be better.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Beauty -
most likely Cuthona cf. diversicolor.
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Weird looking Nudi and a shot well taken
votes: 41
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date posted posted: Monday, January 13, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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A Spanish Dancer treating me to its graceful dance. by Valda Fraser
A Spanish Dancer treating me to its graceful dance.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow, one of my favorites. Your second Orange over Blue shot, maybe I have a weakness for this color combination. Very well taken.
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Siladen,nikon D2X 60 mm micro
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Incredible Nudi shot.
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Monday, February 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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