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Cocodrile and Roger, Gardens of the Queen, Cuba
By Alejandro Topete
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Jaws

Orifice of a Giant Sea Clam. It is only legend that a giant sea clam can drown a diver
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Cry for Help
By Richard (qingran) Meng
posted (4 days ago)
12 votes

Poetry in slow motion

 Frilled nudibranch
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (4 days ago)
12 votes

The Red Sea in Egypt holds a lot of nice views, above and below! In this over/under shot, I love that you can see how the water gives a different view. Check out the pink coral on the left, above and below water.
By Robert Smits
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

The Winged Soldier

The scientific name for the Devil Firefish or Pterois miles means winged soldier
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

Blenny Portrait
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (3 days ago)
9 votes

Crown-Of -Thorns

Beautiful, but destructive
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Porcelein crab at home.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (4 days ago)
8 votes

Croc‘s world
By Richard (qingran) Meng
posted (3 days ago)
8 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
Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon by Henley Spiers
Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon
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19 Votes
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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
12 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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"Evening Romance"
Two hamlets in a spawning clutch on Grand Cayman.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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wonderful behavioral shot
21 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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B L A Z I N G
Squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
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Beautiful use of light!
18 Votes
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"Electric Yellow" - Detail of a queen angelfish's scales and pectoral fin.
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 5, 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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cling fish
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29 Votes
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Favorinus mirabilis
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15 Votes
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Lubricogobius exiguus
Two In A Bottle
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16 Votes
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This turtle, at Slow and Easy dive site in Yap, posed itself right next to me on the reef and then for me and then yawned!
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10 Votes
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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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14 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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Fireworks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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beautiful colors and composition
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 8, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Tianhong Wang
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Midnight Parrotfish in the caverns of Snapper Hole in Grand Cayman.
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7 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
20 Votes
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Sunset, clear water, Tigers is a perfect way to close the day out. This Tiger Shark was photographed on a patch reef at Tiger Beach Bahamas.
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17 Votes
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Very small algae shrimp standing alone.
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14 Votes
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Super tiny squid Idiosepius species
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16 Votes
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Spectre
Snooted super klipfish in False Bay
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Amazing use of creative lighting on this one!
12 Votes
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Argonauta sp.
Paper Nautilus during blackwater dive Anilao
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love that reflection! Excellent shot.
24 Votes
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spinycheek crayfish (Orconectes limosus), Turnhout, Belgium.
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18 Votes
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Freediver basking in the sun rays beaming through the sur... by Nick Polanszky
Freediver basking in the sun rays beaming through the surface of one of the many cenotes in the Riviera Maya, Mexico
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12 Votes
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BFF
Lombok by Manbd Uidive
BFF
Lombok
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12 Votes
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Tran·quil

Grey Seal (pup) - Halichoerus grypus

Hors... by Stefan Follows
Tran·quil
Grey Seal (pup) - Halichoerus grypus
Horsey, Norfolk, England
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14 Votes
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Black Mirror
shoot@Yakushima Japan
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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the reflection is incredible, nicely positioned and the lightning is perfect
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Japan
view portfolio more shots by Jinggong Zhang
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Close Encounter by Mario Robillard
Close Encounter
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9 Votes
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A new challenge for me, working with model Natalia in one... by Nick Polanszky
A new challenge for me, working with model Natalia in one of the rooftop pools of Playa Del Carmen
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Beautiful colorful shot.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mexico
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Mexico
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The balcony.
Lembeh strait. Porcellain crab , double exposition
Nikon D800E , 105 macro . Snoote Retra with Z240
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15 Votes
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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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15 Votes
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