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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Steven Miller (3)

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Colorful hatchling
By Steven Miller
posted Monday, September 29, 2014
60 votes

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.
By Steven Miller
posted Tuesday, February 18, 2014
47 votes

Natural light
By Steven Miller
posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014
42 votes

Manta Ray close with fisheye and natural light
By Steven Miller
posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014
40 votes

Night diving on the Full Moon
By Steven Miller
posted Monday, August 4, 2014
40 votes

Big clam for here, and more open than you usually see them. Dome was an inch away.
By Steven Miller
posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014
39 votes

Hatchling
By Steven Miller
posted Sunday, February 23, 2014
37 votes

Lionfish pose
By Steven Miller
posted Wednesday, March 19, 2014
37 votes

Close focus wide angle framing
By Steven Miller
posted Wednesday, March 12, 2014
36 votes

Whaleshark Over/Under
By Steven Miller
posted Monday, March 3, 2014
35 votes
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Little Jewels
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Shots taken of a subject between 3 inches and 1 foot (7.5 to 30cm) in size (e.g. large fish or diver head) that dominates the frame - any background is incidental and occupies LESS THAN 50% of frame. (cutting it close on the 50% part, but its macro)
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Precision Glass. Last light for sunset splits
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Fisheye view
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Was it Jaws 3 or 4 where it ate the Helicopter? I layered this mainly because with refraction at the waterline the body didn't line up nicely, but a little Gin made the drone sound fun. The untouched version is in the over/under category..
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Plastic perils
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Big round World. 1/13th second shutter spin. F-22 at 8mm with TTL lighting.
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Busy scene
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Tickle me Elmo. Mantas sometimes hover over the cleaning stations as the fish come up to clean them. They seem to like the bubbles sensations-but not here- this guy was nipped by a false cleaner and shot off.
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"they told me this shoot would be catered?.."
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Wagon Train
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Purple Mountain Majesty
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Close focus wide angle
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Starburst silhouette- flash filled
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Last light.
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The Lovers.
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Beautifully composed and elegantly edited. Most romantic shark photo I've ever seen!
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Octoporn. I would have preferred a different category for this image, but these mating Octopus blend into the reef and rock so well that the image is too busy. I used brushes to try and obliterate the rocks and release the Octopus from them..
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Light Play. That highlight is the sun coming through the scupper on the boat.. it danced
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White eyes, inky black
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A truly unique shot for many reasons. Getting so close to sharks is a special moment itself. The shark almost seems like a ghost. The movements are nicely captured through the turbulences/reflection at the surface. Well deserved winner.
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Up for Air
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Canyon of death. (trying to set a mood there :-)
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True colors. No PS here, the light on the background sharks has passed through water enough to absorb the warm colors, giving a cool blue caste. The close shark not so.. it could be balanced in LR but I like the contrasting colors and odd lighting.
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Busy zone
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Yap evening splits. We lost a stop every few minutes as the sun set, call out when you notice it in your preview- it's easy to forget to change with the light.
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Sunset split Blacktip Reefshark in Yap Mantafest
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why the frog sings to the Moon
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Glow bug
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