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This is what happens when you get too close to a newborn calf. Taken under permit
By Peter Allinson
posted (6 days ago)
23 votes

Bugs life
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Blenny
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes

My son Marc making a new friend. Taken under permit
By Peter Allinson
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Pucker up!
By James Deverich
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes

portrait
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

water lily leaves
By Beate Seiler
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes


By Lauren Berger
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

Coral Shrimp Wakatobi
By John Parker
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Mushroom Coral Pipe Fish
By Marco Fierli
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes
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Wide Angle - Divers

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.
32 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"
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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
26 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
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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.
53 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
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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.
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Night diving on the Full Moon
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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.
40 Votes
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Ghost Protocol by Jun V Lao
Ghost Protocol
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Wow , one of the most artistic Manta shows I've seen.
39 Votes
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Don't shoot2 -better clouds
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Amazing...
26 Votes
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"Cleaning Station" the relationship between shrimp, grouper and the mutually beneficial cleaning station re imagined on land and in a car wash
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I love it, great idea and brilliant implementation.
20 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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A very popular type of shot but yet very well taken, rule of 3rds, sun rays, behaviour.
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Out in the blue
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One of my favorites from your portfolio. Excellent shot.
51 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
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Beautiful shot, well done Cyril!
29 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
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One of my favorites of the month, great composition, could use some more contrast.
56 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
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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.
28 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.
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Whale Shark smiling, love it.
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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!
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Bohar Snapper school
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Very nice behavior shot.
23 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.
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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.
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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.
34 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
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Great shot, not a common sight and well taken.
29 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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