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Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii
By Helen Brierley
posted (5 days ago)
30 votes

goby
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (6 days ago)
24 votes

Honeymooners - a couple on a dive with Silversides a day after their wedding.
By Nina Baxa
posted (5 days ago)
23 votes

Aphrodite in the coral garden
By Plamena Mileva
posted (6 days ago)
22 votes

Nudi 6
By Abimael Márquez
posted (4 days ago)
22 votes

Portrait
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

hunter
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (5 days ago)
20 votes

Reflection
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

White & Milk Chocolate / Crinoid commensal shrimp
By James Deverich
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Squid Reflection Photo
By Jagwang Koo
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes
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This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Wide Angle - Marine Life

Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys
shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
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
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
38 Votes
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Curves.
Southern Stingray, Dasyatis americana – Grand Cayman 2014.
Olympus E-PL3, 8mm, natural light.
shortlistedShortlisted!

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A very common shot but the lighting make it so special.
32 Votes
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Alicia mirabilis, night dive
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Beautiful subject and nicely taken.
54 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Camouflaging by Nadya Kulagina
Camouflaging
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful lighting and shades.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Cayman islands
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Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now - learning and working on my lighting skills so that when the Silversides returned to Cayman, I could finally get this photograph.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Incredible shot!
42 Votes
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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.
15 Votes
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Freediver in his natural element
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
29 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
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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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.
24 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
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Simply amazing, I can see this one in the finals of the over and under shots, truly unique.
25 Votes
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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.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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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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strange and funny encounter during deco stop (Polybius he... by Mathieu Foulquié
strange and funny encounter during deco stop (Polybius henslowii, Mediterranean_Morocco)
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Cool Selfie
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Morocco
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One of my favorite fish, with one of my favorite people! Enjoying each others presence. Cat Island, Bahamas Canon 5D3 w/ 8-15mm fisheye
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Nice action shot.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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great encounter on the Silver Banks
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Getting close to this giant with a fisheye lens is already a recipe for a fantastic image, the angle selected showing the sun beams and the eye contact with the whale makes it a winner.
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Michael Weberberger
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Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)

Just for the LOL's. Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f5.6-1/80 - Photoshop & Fractalius
shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful processing that does not ruin the original image and enhances it to make it stand out.
21 Votes
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Night diving on the Full Moon
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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This double exposure feels so natural, your almost think it's real, or at least wish it was! Very cool manipulation.
33 Votes
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Ghost Protocol by Jun V Lao
Ghost Protocol
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow , one of the most artistic Manta shows I've seen.
29 Votes
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Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)

SCAR, a wounded stingray in Sandbar. by Pietro Cremone
SCAR, a wounded stingray in Sandbar.

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Editor's Comment
A very popular type of shot but yet very well taken, rule of 3rds, sun rays, behaviour.
28 Votes
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominica
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Green turtle by Cyril Buchet
Green turtle
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful shot, well done Cyril!
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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one of the greatest moments in my life free dive with Humpback Whales
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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One of my favorites of the month, great composition, could use some more contrast.
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Dominican Republic
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dive into a giant swarm of sardines - a great experience
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Great behaviour shot.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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whale shark and divers by Jagwang Koo
whale shark and divers

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Great composition.
12 Votes
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HALLELUJAH
Manta at night! Kona, Hawaii
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So many amazing shots from this night dive, this is my favorite so far.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"I'm not the only soul who's accused of hit and run ... " Jimi Hendrix. Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f20-1/125
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Very nice silhouette.
20 Votes
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"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Muj... by Lauren Berger
"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Whale Shark smiling, love it.
35 Votes
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