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Blue-Eyed Beauty
A hammerhead shark off the coast of Bimini, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (4 days ago)
20 votes

Free diver
By Paul Colley
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes


By Allen Walker
posted (2 days ago)
17 votes

Sunbathing doto
By Ajiex Dharma
posted (2 days ago)
17 votes

Tiny lovers
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
16 votes

A Timid Cuttlefish
By Marco Fierli
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Reflections
By Alberto Gallucci
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes

eye of a mantis shrimp, Bali 2014, Sony A7r 28-70mm+ smc, Nauticam, f6,3, 1/160, inon z240x2
By Elmar Laubender
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

Thr group of bathfish under the magic jetty
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (3 days ago)
14 votes

Candy crab on soft coral
By Volker Lonz
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes
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Temperate Waters

sun dance a mountian char in lake Grübl ,Austria /Hi my n... by Michael Weberberger
sun dance a mountian char in lake Grübl ,Austria /Hi my name is Michael Weberberger I'm from Austria and have been photographing for 4 years with a DSLR and my hobby became a passion, I love diving with sharks but unfortunately there is no in Austria
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Well taken, perfect sun background.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Austria
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Freshwater

Cenote light. A great add on to an Isle Mujeres Whaleshark trip are the Cenotes. Since no strobes are allowed with the Whalesharks I left them home and shot natural light in the Cenotes with a high ISO (1600) and a fast wide lens.
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my favorite in this magical photo shoot, thanks for uploading Steven.
47 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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grenouille à l'affut ! by Philippe Tonacini
grenouille à l'affut !
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Nice behavior shot , you can almost feel him moving.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Switzerland
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Face to faces
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Very cool, well taken.
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Brazil
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Wels Catfish big grin
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Great photo of quite an unusual subject!
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Switzerland
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Wide Angle - Marine Life

The Shepherd by Martin Ferak
The Shepherd
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Great composition, image quality is not so good.
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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in raja ampat

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Great postcard shot. Makes you want to be there.
22 Votes
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Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral... by Brook Peterson
Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral Sea at a site called "Snake Pit." There were many snakes at this site, and they were curious about the divers and seemed mezmerized by their reflection in the dome port.
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Great colors and the perfect pose to feel the behavior of this snake.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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LOS GIGANTES-May
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Wow, you were close.
31 Votes
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Takahashi Ray flies over while at at cleaning station off... by Jeff Milisen
Takahashi Ray flies over while at at cleaning station off Keahole Point in Kona, Hawaii.
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Nice silhouette
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Balistes from the sun by Michael James Sealey
Balistes from the sun
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Wow , almost looks manipulated, excellent shot.
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Hawksbill turtle at Cobalt Coast, Grand Cayman
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Love the composition
26 Votes
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Portal.
Tarpon with Silversides – Grand Cayman 2013.
Olympus E-PL3, 9mm, dual UFL-2 strobes.
f/16, 1/50sec, ISO400.
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Absolutely beautiful.
41 Votes
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Felimare picta
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Text book CFWA, crisp sharp , rule of 3rds, Sunball and a beautiful Nudi. Watch and learn.
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Tornado over the reef ;-) - a cloud of small engeneer gobys

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Cool Shape
43 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
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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
52 Votes
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Curves.
Southern Stingray, Dasyatis americana – Grand Cayman 2014.
Olympus E-PL3, 8mm, natural light.
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A very common shot but the lighting make it so special.
33 Votes
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Alicia mirabilis, night dive
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Beautiful subject and nicely taken.
60 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
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Camouflaging by Nadya Kulagina
Camouflaging
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Beautiful lighting and shades.
17 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....
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Incredible shot!
69 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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[:b:]Bursatella under the sun[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Bursatella under the sun
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Beautiful
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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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
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Wow, very artistic and perfectly composed
31 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.
28 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
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Simply amazing, I can see this one in the finals of the over and under shots, truly unique.
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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.
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Powerful and very well taken.
36 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
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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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