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An over/under of a bluebottle (physalia physalis) I love how the pneumatophore (air bladder) of this bluebottle caught the light from my underwater strobe and lit up like a fluorescent tube!! Amazing!
By Matthew Smith
posted (4 days ago)
30 votes

great encounter on the Silver Banks
By Michael Weberberger
posted (6 days ago)
27 votes

The Master of camouflage - frontal shot of a wobbegong
By Andre Philip
posted (5 days ago)
22 votes

Crocodylus acutus_5
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (5 days ago)
22 votes

Nemo Found!
By Marteyne Van Well
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

Ray catching last sun rays...
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (2 days ago)
21 votes

Self portrait with a massive lion's mane jellyfish.
Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
By Tom Radio
posted (5 days ago)
19 votes

Banded Jawfish
By Abimael Márquez
posted (3 days ago)
19 votes

A curious one
By Raoul Caprez
posted (3 days ago)
19 votes

Night jewelry
By Francis Lau
posted (5 days ago)
18 votes
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This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Wide Angle - Divers

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
votes: 15
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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.
votes: 25
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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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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
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Beautiful processing that does not ruin the original image and enhances it to make it stand out.
votes: 20
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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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A very popular type of shot but yet very well taken, rule of 3rds, sun rays, behaviour.
votes: 27
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
votes: 44
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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
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Green turtle by Cyril Buchet
Green turtle
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful shot, well done Cyril!
votes: 26
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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.
votes: 36
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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.
votes: 29
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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
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whale shark and divers by Jagwang Koo
whale shark and divers

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Great composition.
votes: 12
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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.
votes: 24
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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.
votes: 19
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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.
votes: 35
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Family
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Well done for taking so many of them in one shot.
votes: 26
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Macro - swimming

like glass -
juv. Ghostpipefish
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Prefect shot and a great colored background.
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Neutral buoyancy Cuttlefish just disapproves ... Reef Cut... by Stefan Follows
Neutral buoyancy Cuttlefish just disapproves ... Reef Cuttlefish - Sepia latimanus. Mae Haad, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f3.2-iso200-Inon D2000

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Crisp sharp and dramatic , well done.
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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Boxfish
Kisses to everybody
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Thanks for the kisses.
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Cleaning action
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Love the fact that both the eyes and the shrimp are in perfect focus.
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Friday, June 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Fight by Gleb Tolstov
Fight
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great shot, not a common sight and well taken.
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Macro - not swimming

OMG...my water just broke!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
OMG...my water just broke!!!
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Editor's Comment
One of my favorites of the month.
votes: 29
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Put'em up! by Marcello Di Francesco
Put'em up!
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful shots, light and share is what makes it stand out.
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Siladen,nikon D2x 60mm micro.
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I love the colors here.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
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Yellow Headed Jaw Fish incubating eggs in its mouth...Nikon D7000 1/250 F22 60mm
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Lovely shot but poor image quality, perhaps aggressive crop or high ISO.
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Pygmy seahorse in Bunaken

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Wonderful shot of this pygmy, well done Peter.
votes: 10
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wire coral goby
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Taken at a perfect angle with accurate focus and depth of field, the outcome is a lovely shot.
votes: 19
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Peaceful coexistence? A Whip Coral Goby with a Xeno Crab
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Very nice catch with these 2 together.
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Pretty in pink

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Not a difficult shot but a beautiful outcome , well done.
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Friday, May 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)

blue lagoon_Rangiroa by Mathieu Foulquié
blue lagoon_Rangiroa

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Love the fact that there is a middle section between the over and the under which shows the reef from above.
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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