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Thorny
By Henley Spiers
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Octopus vulgaris
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Blacktip Shark on Aliwal Shoal with remoras
By Gemma Dry
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

Blue Planet
Location :Palau
Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Canon EF 8-15mm F4 L Fisheye USM : F8, 1/100, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS1D X Mark II
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL*2
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
By Yung Sen Wu
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

Local inland wreck with on/off flash lighting.
By Spencer Burrows
posted (5 days ago)
14 votes

Safaga. Poseydonia (AL Kahfain) wreck.
By Dmitry Vinogradov
posted (6 days ago)
13 votes

Whip Coral Dazzle.
By Tony Cherbas
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Trumpet fish framed by wreck.
By Marylin Batt
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Eubranchus mandapamensis
By Kelvin H.y. Tan
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

Glass Houses... prisoner or happy homeowner?
By Steven Miller
posted (4 days ago)
13 votes
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Back To Bubble
Sometimes we choose to live in a bubble t... by Lucie Drlikova
Back To Bubble
Sometimes we choose to live in a bubble that we hesitate to prick.
Who knows if this illusion is what makes life worth living?
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2016
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Czech Republic
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Ghost Goby Liberty Wreck Bali
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date posted posted: Monday, December 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Frogfish Profile
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sound The Trumpets!
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Eating
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I'm a sucker for turtles and love this gorgeous close up, it really shows the character with beautiful lighting.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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Photo Bomber - i was trying to get a photo of the Swan Wreck but this little Globe fish had other ideas:)
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date posted posted: Friday, March 18, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by Tracey Harris
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Pikeblennie fight
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Awesome behaviour shot! Very dramatic angle and great capture of the action!
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Sailfin blennie battle
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Excellent behaviour shot, well lit and perfectly captured!
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date posted posted: Monday, April 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Netherlands Antilles
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always use the gentle cycle while washing your camera gea... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
always use the gentle cycle while washing your camera gear.....!!!
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Awesome and super creative!!! Love it :)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Germany
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~ Crystal Clear Chaos ~
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Back Lit Paddle Flap Rhinopia
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Unusual lighting for this subject! Very nicely done!
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by John Parker
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'Defiant' Stoney Cove Leicestershire, UK
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Nice and dramatic wreck shot! The angle is just right and the divers add the finishing touch.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
view portfolio more shots by Spencer Burrows
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Closer
Canon 5D Mark III,Ikelite housing, Ikelite strobe... by Plamena Mileva
Closer
Canon 5D Mark III,Ikelite housing, Ikelite strobes 2x D161, Canon Fisheye 8-15mm
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M A S K
Paddle Flap Rhinopias
(Rhinopias eschmeyeri) by Lilian Koh
M A S K
Paddle Flap Rhinopias
(Rhinopias eschmeyeri)
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Why so serious? Love the symmetry and capture here. Lighting is perfect.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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"The cage" by Plamena Mileva
"The cage"
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Sardine Run, getting into the mix..
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To witness such a beautiful scene and still be able to create excellent composition and snap the photo at exactly the right moment - that's what UW photography is all about!
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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'Life In The Big City' - The wreck of the U352 off the coast of North Carolina is reminiscent of a bustling city, with all of the residents busily going about their daily routines
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Nudibranch
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Love the tones on this Nudi shot. Excellent focus, sharpness and color balance.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Banda Sea Malaysia
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Red by Francesco Pacienza
Red
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date posted posted: Monday, October 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Italy
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ghost bubble
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date posted posted: Friday, November 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Doris Vierkötter
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Stay'n alive... Saturday night fever. by Francesco Pacienza
Stay'n alive... Saturday night fever.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Ah damn, I dropped my trumpet.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Eriphia (other angle) - Thau lagoon, France by Mathieu Foulquié
Eriphia (other angle) - Thau lagoon, France
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date posted posted: Monday, December 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Gentle giant with open mouth by Alberto Gallucci
Gentle giant with open mouth
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date posted posted: Monday, February 1, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Yellowhead Jawfish & Eggs
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Fantastic close up on this Jawfish. The detail on the eggs is incredible! Excellent shot Henley!
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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Side vision by Nadya Kulagina
Side vision
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Love the composition! Great to see all the elements in the image organized neatly and the lighting on the main subject is great.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Bahamas
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Despite the appearance, the white background is not artif... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Despite the appearance, the white background is not artificial. The water is so full of small algae that the strobe reflects almost entirely when angled. This shot is with 3 strobes to illuminate the subject too
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Very impressive technique! White background with minimum post processing is very hard to achieve, especially while lighting up the subject so well.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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