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John Dory, BW version, Night Dive @ Marina Grande Sorrento
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (5 days ago)
20 votes

Entry in the sunlight
By Raoul Caprez
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Hunting sardines
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Big Blenny, night dive @ Sorrento
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

french grunt
By Volker Lonz
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Yellowhead Jawfish & Eggs
By Henley Spiers
posted (6 days ago)
12 votes

Spiny Tiger Shrimp
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes

Manta Trio
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (2 days ago)
11 votes

A Devil firefish (Pterois miles) While on assigment in Yanbu I dived the Ilona, a wreck lying slanted not far from the beach in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
By Chris Pienaar
posted (6 days ago)
9 votes

A small Mozambique host goby sitting on a coral
By Olivier Notz
posted (6 days ago)
9 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
Portrait sea horse, taken with canon S120 in canon housin... by Ajiex Dharma
Portrait sea horse, taken with canon S120 in canon housing iso:80 1/250s f8 at Tulamben Bali.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 29, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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"Over Under"
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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In A Cotton Bed
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marco Fierli
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The spirit of Atlantis
UW Model: Andrea Kurz
Safety div... by Konstantin Killer
The spirit of Atlantis
UW Model: Andrea Kurz
Safety divers: Tiju Ana
Photographer: Konstantin Konstantin UW Fotografie
Nikon D 800 + housing SEACAM * INON strobes
Germany, Siegburg
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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Sea hare potrait by Eda Çıngı
Sea hare potrait
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'Arrow Eyes'
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Excellent shot of a fairly popular subject. Great use of rule of thirds, perfect spot-on focus and excellent framing.
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Green turtle tear
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 31, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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"Fire & Ice" - close-up of a BT at sunset with the sun burning through the water. wink
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 21, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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Cave split
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Petteri Viljakainen
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Mouth of Parrotfish by Jagwang Koo
Mouth of Parrotfish
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Dolphins are not Pets! by Lucie Drlikova
Dolphins are not Pets!
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Close to a beautiful gentle giant
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Pipefish Colours
Red Sea
Nikon D800
105mm VR
Nauticam
SSDSY1's
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Colors and sharpness are breathtaking!
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Spencer Burrows
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I think he was trying to tell me something... by Matthew Fischbach
I think he was trying to tell me something...
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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Back to the surface
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Feeling broody...
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon EF 100mm macro, f20, 1/200, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobe
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Terry Steeley
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This baby turtle has just reached the water first time in his life at Redang Island, Malaysia.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
view portfolio more shots by Iyad Suleyman
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Sunbeams
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f9, 1/160, ISO160, Inon Z240 strobe.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Ceram Sea Indonesia
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Attendant Pilots
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
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Mantaflight, Hanifaru Bay
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A Manta Ray captured in all it's glory!! Great choice on B&W here which emphasizes the sun rays and textures.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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silky shark in slow shutter speed by Goran Butajla
silky shark in slow shutter speed
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Excellent use of long exposure on this shot.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Cuba
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Jaws
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Amazing close-up! The detail on the almost-hatched eggs is stunning.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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Rabbit or not rabbit ?
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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"The Beehive"
A sponge hangs out from a steep wall as divers pass overhead. If you look closely, you can see an arrow crab peeking out over the edge of the sponge.
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That's a great shot. Nice work on the composition here. Underexposing the background was the key to this image.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Grouper -Fingers??
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Eagle Ray close up, Akumal Mexico by Alejandro Topete
Eagle Ray close up, Akumal Mexico
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Impressive shot! Eagle rays usually won't let you get this close but this one seems to like you. Nice and dramatic capture.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Childhood by Plamena Mileva
Childhood
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2015
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Bulgaria
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