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Week 20 winner

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by Tommy Harivaldo

a frogfish with a nudibranch, together side by side. even different species, but they need each others. just like us.

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by Margriet Tilstra


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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf of Venezuela

334 Entries Found: Page 3  of  13
Lionfish (Pterois volitans) - Juvenile, Picture taken in Curaçao
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Longlure frogfish (Antennarius multiocellatus) - Picture taken in Bonaire
Waiting for Christmas - Caribbean reef octopus (Octopus briareus) - Picture taken in Curaçao
Pedersen Shrimp on an orange encrusting sponge on the house reef at Captain Don's Habitat. I thought the contrast in colors was beautiful
Slender filefish trying to hide (was usual.)
Moray Eel off of Roatan Honduras
Wreck in Roatan Honduras
Arrow crab found on a night dive in Roatan Honduras shot with a canon in an ikelite housing with a video light
Roughhead Blenny in his home covered in fire coral
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Flamingo Snail in Roatan Honduras taken with a Canon wide angle lens in ikelite housing with a video light.
Gimme Some Sugar
Sometimes a animal approaches and you have to take the image, regardless of the setup you have on (in this case, macro.)
"Hopeful"
This little one seemed hopeful that a meal would pass by.
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The contrast between the Flamingo Tongue snail and the black sea rod attracted me, and the result is an almost luminous snail on the rod.
I was diving on Buddy'S Reef in Bonaire shooting with my Canon 5D MK II and Canon 1:28L IS ISM 100mm macro lens. This tiny Trunkfish was swimming around me, lips puckered as if ready to give me a kiss.
Green Turtle. It is very common to get close to sea turtles at the Salt Pier in Bonaire. At the end of almost each dive I can photograph a turtle, but lately are not seen very often and the sea bottom looks like a desert...something is changing?
Water ceiling. Facing a breaking Caribbean wave at sunset. For this shot I used a nikon d800 in an Aquatech Elite pro sport housing with a pistol grip, dedicated for surf photography.
Overunder image. A great Barracuda entered the frame while I was taking this overunder shot in Bonaire.
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Overunder shot. Diver on a white sandy ocean floor.
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Overunder shot. A green Iguana takes a breath after an underwater incursion in a semi-submerged cave on the island of Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. Green Iguanas are everywhere on the island, they are part of every house's garden and...pools...
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2016
2nd place Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging

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Wonderful over/under shot of an unusual creature. Great job with the lighting and colors above and below the surface
Overunder shot. A brown Caribbean Pelican is resting on its baits after a few strikes. Just once a year happens that a big ball of scads get close to the shores of Bonaire attracting many predators.
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Taken during a trip in Curacao.
A Flamingo Tongue. Chichiriviche de La Costa, Venezuela.
Sony RX100 with a subsee +10 diopter.
Moon Jellyfish, Karpata Reef, Bonaire
Frog Fish with his Damsel bodyguard
Lion Fish - Bonaire
Whoze in there
Yellowline Arrow Crab macro, Buddy Reef, Bonaire
334 Entries Found: Page 3  of  13

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