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Tiny curious
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

‘Pepita’
Tiny juvie High-Hat, Pareques acuminatus - seriously teeny fish, about 10mm in length
By Nina Baxa
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Pipifish
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

pipefish head from above (Syngnathus taenionotus), Thau lagoon - France
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

This image of a baby Leatherback Turtle was taken in the clear blue water of the Bahamas.
By Steven Anderson
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Golden eye, 
Eye of a guitarfish (Zapterix exasperata)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
16 votes

[:b:]Yellow seahorse[:/b:]
By Francesco Pacienza
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

Pygmy Cuttlefish taking a nap
By Marteyne Van Well
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Crocodylus acutus_10
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

nikon d800e 60 mm micro
By Puddu Massimo
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes
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This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Wide Angle - Divers

Freediver in his natural element
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
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
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.
21 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
17 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.
25 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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Editor's Comment
Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
23 Votes
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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.
33 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
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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.
20 Votes
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Night diving on the Full Moon
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
This double exposure feels so natural, your almost think it's real, or at least wish it was! Very cool manipulation.
32 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.
27 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
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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.
36 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
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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.
19 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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Family
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Well done for taking so many of them in one shot.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Sardine in the mouth
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Dolphins in action! We love this!
25 Votes
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Macro - swimming

like glass -
juv. Ghostpipefish
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Prefect shot and a great colored background.
31 Votes
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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.
21 Votes
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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.
22 Votes
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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.
32 Votes
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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.
27 Votes
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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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One of my favorites of the month.
29 Votes
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