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Week 27 winner

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by Marivic Maramot

Elegant nudibranch, Olympus Pen Epl1

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by Penn De Los Santos


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This category shows the winning images from the monthly HotShots i.e. the Best of the Best!
Moray Eel
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Tasty pastry.
Elegant and colorful jelly fish, El Quseir, Egypte.
Nikon D80 with Ikelite housing and two Ikelite strobes. Tamron SP-AF 17-50, 17mm, ISO 100, f/7.1, 1/60.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
I found this Armina nudibranch crawling on the sand soon as we descended for a dive in Anilao. I had enough time to get the shot that I wanted.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
This is a photo of my cuttlefish friend, nuki! I have been diving on the house reef of my friend's dive resort and this fella always shows up towards the end of my photo dives. He always poses before my camera and always gets intrigue by lights.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
A split image showing both the underwater world, and majestic landscape of French Polynesia
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
"Splash"
Blacktip shark breaking through the surface back into the water after trying to grad a sardine.
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2021
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Shrimp from the Eastern Mediterranean - Pulchricaudatus sp.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2021
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
half picture in Garden of the queen
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2021
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Medsea shark egg CFWA shot
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2021
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Eye of cone snail
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2019 awards final round judging
Emperor shrimp on the chromodoris.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging
Travel Safely Mantas
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging
small gobi on a seafeather
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Roar
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging
A Couple or Brother
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging
swimmingpool
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Stunning surreal photo! Very well executed.
Happy Halloween Shrimp
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging

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Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!
B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2018
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging

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Beautiful use of light!
"Chomp"
The privilege i had to witness this bait ball action right up and until the end was absolutely insane and will never be erased from the minds eye.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2018 awards final round judging

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Incredible action shot
inside a Mangrove lived american crocodile
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2017
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

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Incredible over/under shot. Colors and focus are just perfect
Fire gobies.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great capture of this shy couple. Perfect focus and colors
~ Solis as a Rock ~
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful capture of colour and depth, a place I wanna be!
A walking octopus
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2017
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

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Incredible and unique shot of this alien-like octopus
Pygmy squid bringing home the bacon.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

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Incredible macro shot capturing just the right moment
Sunny.
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great atmospheric shot with wonderful lighting and colors
OMG...who did this
Acanthemblemaria Spinosa
Spineyhead blenny
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2017
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

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Very special shot! Love the expression on the face and the focus on the eggs
LEAP
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2017
Winner Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging

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Magnificent color scheme! Perfect focus. LOVE IT!
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