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The annual awards are announced Sunday, February 1, 2015!

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Gobi on a seapen
By Beate Seiler
posted (2 days ago)
22 votes

Dancer
By Walter Bassi
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Looking for orcas on icy Norwegian days between the fjords.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Collage #3  Alicia mirabilis
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Curious George. Frogfish - Antennarius sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f18-iso100-Inon D2000x2
By Stefan Follows
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

I dropped my ball
By Steven Miller
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes

Emperor Shrimp family-Anilao Phillippines
By Richard Goluch
posted (2 days ago)
13 votes

Tench
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Thelenota ananas
Was shot at sapi reef borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Say ahhhh!
By Beate Seiler
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes
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Macro - not swimming

"SLOW MOTION"
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Editor's Comment
The light, focus and color make this one stand out and almost seem like it was taken above water.
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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"WALKING ON FIRE"
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Can't say exactly why but I love this shot.
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 2, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Gulf Signal blenny showing some 'teeth'
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Beautiful Blenny shot.
34 Votes
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Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)

Jeans by Dmitry Vinogradov
Jeans
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At first glance a snapshot but then... it's also a well thought out and dramatic fashion shoot Not easy to balance above and below with flash (above?) in low light
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 30, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Tiny river's crab by Francesco Pacienza
Tiny river's crab
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Wow, definitely one of my favorite river shots.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 16, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Italy
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Two worlds in a single image.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2013
Second place Monthly HotShots
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Very unique shot. Perfect over and under.
49 Votes
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"WAI: THE UNDERWATER QUARTER"
Raja Ampat, Marti model shot
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013
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Beautiful over and under shot. It is so difficult to catch such a perfect shot, well done Isabella!
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Indonesia
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" SUNSET CORAL AVENUE"
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Perfect postcard shot. Well done.
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Topside (above water but marine related)

Playing with the sea. by Francesco Pacienza
Playing with the sea.
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nice model shot with a bit of movement Francesco
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 7, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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diving at sunset by Sergiy Glushchenko
diving at sunset
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The photo opportunities don't finish when you surface!
34 Votes
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Sunrise in Belize!
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wish you were here shot - or wish I was there?
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 9, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Belize
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Finswimming by Sergiy Glushchenko
Finswimming

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Rule of thirds, diagonals, a great topside shot Sergiy
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 30, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ukraine
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Dragon fly - Wedding on my lifewest during kayaking the St.Marks River
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excellent behavior shot Beate
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: United States
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