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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Surface Tension.. An Oarsman prepares to clobber a snail on the wrong Lilly pad.. he will fall up!.. :-)
By Steven Miller
posted (6 days ago)
22 votes

Underwater painting
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
21 votes

baby oysters
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (4 days ago)
21 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes

F R I E N D S
Yellow cowrie & Sheep nudi (Costasiella kuroshimae)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (2 days ago)
18 votes

softcoral crab eating
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes

F O C U S
Purple Shrimp (Periclimenes)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes

Saltwater crocodile
By Paul Colley
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Flying Pink-eye Goby Yawns
By Tim Ho
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes

Whip it
By James Deverich
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes
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Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)

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.
43 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.
30 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.
27 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.
25 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.
36 Votes
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Family
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Well done for taking so many of them in one shot.
28 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!
27 Votes
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Bohar Snapper school
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Very nice behavior shot.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Exciting Moment" - A group of Mobula Rays comes very close by Andre Philip
"Exciting Moment" - A group of Mobula Rays comes very close
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Low quality shot but very nicely framed.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Portugal
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woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. S... by Stefan Follows
woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso800-f3.5-1/125
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Brilliant shot , you can almost feel them swim.
17 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.
23 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.
28 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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Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful subject and very well taken
40 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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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.
30 Votes
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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.
34 Votes
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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.
12 Votes
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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.
33 Votes
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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.
10 Votes
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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.
22 Votes
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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.
29 Votes
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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.
20 Votes
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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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Eye decoration (old Green turtle eye - Chelonia mydas)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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It takes a moment to understand what's going on here. This is a perfect example for shooting large objects with close-up lenses to produce un-orthodox images.
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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basketstar shrimp
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Looks like t drawing.
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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