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Starry Blenny
By Stefaan Haegeman
posted (6 days ago)
9 votes

Our little blue hole in Baa Atoll...more of a chimney with entries.
By Joerg Blessing
posted (3 days ago)
9 votes

A Valentine's kiss for you!
By Jim Meador
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Square-mouth striped anemone with its distinctive square mouth
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (3 days ago)
8 votes

Moray eel between sleeping young white-tip sharks
By Benny Brimer
posted (2 days ago)
8 votes

Shrimp couple.
Thanks to Ajiex Dharma for snooting.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Octopus vulgaris
Oops!Leave my camera
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Sea Fan Maze
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Eyes
By Ajiex Dharma
posted (5 days ago)
7 votes

Contact
By Hannes Klostermann
posted (3 days ago)
7 votes
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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
seahorse mating
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
view portfolio more shots by Jinggong Zhang
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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
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Beautiful use of light!
28 Votes
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The natural mirror, Jardins de la Reina by Daniel Flormann
The natural mirror, Jardins de la Reina
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18 Votes
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Emperor Shrimp
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Jack & Jelly
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18 Votes
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Date: 30/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/250sec, f/22, ISO 100
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Emperor shrimp on the chromodoris.
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Going up for air, The pond of Ekeren, Belgium. Model: Marlène Terpstra
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Oldenburg WW2 wreck, but was a german Raider ship in WW1 where she captured and sanked 42 ships.
the picture is taken on 75meter depth with tripod and myself as a model.
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 5, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Norway
view portfolio more shots by Rene B. Andersen
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This is a well-known female great Atlantic hammerhead shark in Tiger Beach and is nicknamed "Patches" (aka Scylla.) I happened to catch her swimming directly overhead in a glorious sun ball.
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25 Votes
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Portrait of a skeleton shrimp by Alvin Cheung
Portrait of a skeleton shrimp
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Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!
27 Votes
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"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.
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Incredible action shot
31 Votes
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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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wonderful behavioral shot
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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Cry for Help by Richard (qingran) Meng
Cry for Help
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 21, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
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Travel Safely Mantas by Nick Polanszky
Travel Safely Mantas
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19 Votes
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Sharks and rays cruising in the lagoon of Moorea by Greg Fleurentin
Sharks and rays cruising in the lagoon of Moorea
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21 Votes
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Hypselodoris TRION'S RISBECIA named chanched in Hypselodoris tryoni.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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An angel is watching over us. Model: mermaid Nyxe, TODI, Belgium.
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A short-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus)under the Zeeland bridge. Double exposure, Oosterschelde, The Netherlands.
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13 Votes
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Goddesses in the Temple
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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view portfolio more shots by Plamena Mileva
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Underwater's star
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Great dynamic split shot!
8 Votes
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"Vertical Defense" - A pair of mating green sea turtles try to fend off a rival male by ascending in the water column. The second male was persistent in his pursuit and had numerous bites on his fins and head as a result.
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 26, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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It is from the german lake kreidesee
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the lightning and composition
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 20, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Germany
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Germany
view portfolio more shots by Rene B. Andersen
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Swimming through silversides
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26 Votes
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Platichthys flesus, Zeeland, The Netherlands
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27 Votes
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swimmingpool by Massimo Giorgetta
swimmingpool
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Stunning surreal photo! Very well executed.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 8, 2018
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
view portfolio more shots by Massimo Giorgetta
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ROUGH SEA by Marco Caraceni
ROUGH SEA
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17 Votes
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