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Tiny curious
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

‘Pepita’
Tiny juvie High-Hat, Pareques acuminatus - seriously teeny fish, about 10mm in length
By Nina Baxa
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

This image of a baby Leatherback Turtle was taken in the clear blue water of the Bahamas.
By Steven Anderson
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Mitrella sp. (Thau lagoon)
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Golden eye, 
Eye of a guitarfish (Zapterix exasperata)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Pygmy Cuttlefish taking a nap
By Marteyne Van Well
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

nikon d800e 60 mm micro
By Puddu Massimo
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

Wobbegong shark. Raja Ampat
Nikon D800E , 12/24mm
Seacam housing , twostrobo sea and sea 120YS
ISO100;, F8, 1/80
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

anemone
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

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By Sergiy Glushchenko
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes
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124 Entries Found: Page 5  of  5
This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Macro - not swimming

Put'em up! by Marcello Di Francesco
Put'em up!
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Beautiful shots, light and share is what makes it stand out.
33 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.
11 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.
31 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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Editor's Comment
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.
19 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.
28 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.
18 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.
28 Votes
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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.
17 Votes
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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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Sunset at starfish point, shot with 8mm fisheye and 4.33' dome.
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Editor's Comment
Very special over/under, lighting is what makes this shot.
30 Votes
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over-under with Gilbert by Mathieu Foulquié
over-under with Gilbert
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful over and under. This is some photo shoot you did for the toads there Mathieu, great work.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: France
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Sunset silhouettes... Starfish point, Grand Cayman
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Nice composition.
18 Votes
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turban snail newport morning by Dale Kobetich
turban snail newport morning
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Tagalong ~ Whitefin Sharksucker prospecting a potential companion, turned out to be a friendly little guy. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Special, clearly stands out.
27 Votes
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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!
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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This is a clear winner, due to the perfect balanced lighting used here, matching the scene and the subject in every aspect. Stunning shot!
40 Votes
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Topside (above water but marine related)

BEFORE and AFTER the shot
This tiny green frog swam to the boat and sticked to it. I took some pics and suddenly, the frog decided to jump on my macro lens and on my Nikon to find a little house under my internal strobe.
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Cool!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ecuador
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