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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries (10)

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Gobi on a seapen
By Beate Seiler
posted (2 days ago)
22 votes

Looking for orcas on icy Norwegian days between the fjords.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Curious George. Frogfish - Antennarius sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f18-iso100-Inon D2000x2
By Stefan Follows
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

I dropped my ball
By Steven Miller
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes

Emperor Shrimp family-Anilao Phillippines
By Richard Goluch
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes

Tench
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Thelenota ananas
Was shot at sapi reef borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Say ahhhh!
By Beate Seiler
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

Armina californica
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
By Tom Radio
posted (4 days ago)
12 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (6 days ago)
11 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
Aerobatic formation under water - a group of mobulas
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41 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Portugal
view portfolio more shots by Andre Philip
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"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Muj... by Lauren Berger
"Happy"
This shot was taken while freediving in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
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Whale Shark smiling, love it.
36 Votes
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Art of Flight
Three consecutive images stitched into a panorama.
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Matthew Fischbach
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The colors of ocean in the eye of a small hawkfish
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30 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 14, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Last Chance by Lucie Drlikova
Last Chance
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 18, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Czech Republic
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Underwater circus II. by Lucie Drlikova
Underwater circus II.
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Czech Republic
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mediterranean anthias
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Red tiny face to face
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Capturing reflections. 
Black back drop with natural lig... by Juliet Dunne
Capturing reflections.
Black back drop with natural light . The kit - Ikelite housing and nikon D700
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United Arab Emirates
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[:b:]Yellow seahorse[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Yellow seahorse
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Deep Space Swim
Mono conversion of a planktonic creature swimming mid water.
Strobes direction and a marked shapening of the lighnes channel in post production to give the feel of deep space. No additional editing steps but a light crop
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marco Fierli
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"The Tube"
A Diver takes in the magical movements of the Silversides!
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Manta ray in night dive
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 27, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Arabian Sea Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Raffaele Livornese
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Playing with Rays by Nadya Kulagina
Playing with Rays
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19 Votes
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Center focus
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38 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 21, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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oyster farm by Mathieu Foulquié
oyster farm
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Seahorse in bw
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Beautiful image. This whole series that was uploaded is very impressive, great work Marco.
69 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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Another planet
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Duo!
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 3, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Pilot Whales Los Gigantes
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (African coastal) Spain
view portfolio more shots by Eduardo Acevedo
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close up of a Lancers Dragonet
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29 Votes
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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.
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my favorite in this magical photo shoot, thanks for uploading Steven.
45 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Fly high by Lucie Drlikova
Fly high
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Czech Republic
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Paeneus keraturus #2
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71 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Mystic close encounter with a school of barracudas
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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The Provost Jet Plane in Eccleston Delph, Converted to black and white
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
view portfolio more shots by Elaine White
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Natural composition
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41 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Salvatore Ianniello
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