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Blue-Eyed Beauty
A hammerhead shark off the coast of Bimini, Bahamas
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (4 days ago)
20 votes

Tiny lovers
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
16 votes

Sunbathing doto
By Ajiex Dharma
posted Yesterday
16 votes

Free diver
By Paul Colley
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes

Reflections
By Alberto Gallucci
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes


By Allen Walker
posted (2 days ago)
15 votes

Another sperm whale photo...taken under permit
By Peter Allinson
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes

A Timid Cuttlefish
By Marco Fierli
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

eye of a mantis shrimp, Bali 2014, Sony A7r 28-70mm+ smc, Nauticam, f6,3, 1/160, inon z240x2
By Elmar Laubender
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes

Thr group of bathfish under the magic jetty
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (3 days ago)
14 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
Bufflehead Drake," The Flying Bullet" by Richard Goluch
Bufflehead Drake," The Flying Bullet"
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 31, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: United States
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Whaleshark in the Dark
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Beautiful lady protecting her eggs.
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" SUNSET CORAL AVENUE"
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Perfect postcard shot. Well done.
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 7, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Fly
Freediver at the bow of the EX-USS Kittiwake (Mark Tilley)
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Third image of the ribbonfish
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Giuseppe Piccioli
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Playing with the sea. by Francesco Pacienza
Playing with the sea.
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nice model shot with a bit of movement Francesco
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date posted posted: Monday, January 7, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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"blue"
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date posted posted: Friday, February 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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Crocodile Close-up by Richard (qingran) Meng
Crocodile Close-up
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Risbecia tryoni
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nudi of the month from Luke
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A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm.  Slow shutter... by Paul Colley
A motorbike on the wreck of SS Thistlegorm. Slow shutter to capture the blue light coming through the hold hatchway.
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a common shot from this wreck but executed perfectly Paul
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date posted posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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Dirona Albolineata
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date posted posted: Monday, September 2, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Jeremy Axworthy
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Tiny river's crab by Francesco Pacienza
Tiny river's crab
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Wow, definitely one of my favorite river shots.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 16, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Italy
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I lay on sand quietly watching this chap. Loved it when he opened his mouth for the cleaners.
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This ones is a clear winner. A classic CFWA and great work having the complete body in focus. Well done, a personal favorite for me.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Valda Fraser
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Russian Field
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The lighting and softness almost makes it look like a painting. Haven't seen many underwater images that look like that.
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Russia
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
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Plumose Anemone
Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
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super, clean, coldwater study
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 17, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tom Radio
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Funny eyes, San Pedro Belize
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Belize
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Big smile.
Have fun watching.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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A day at sea. GoPro Hero 3 / flip filter. by Hamid Rad
A day at sea. GoPro Hero 3 / flip filter.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Planet coral
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date posted posted: Friday, August 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Stéphane Primatesta
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Coral spawning of star coral in Grand Cayman last year. Sadly I was too sick to attend this year but it happened again yesterday! Lots of healthy corals reproducing gives a bit of hope!
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 26, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Flabellina Iodinae in surge
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ice on the beach by Mathieu Foulquié
ice on the beach
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Iceland
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'Smile, you're on camera!'
I don't want to anthropomorphize animals but these lemons shark seemed to grin at me and gossip about my camera!;-)
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date posted posted: Monday, November 25, 2013
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Take care of the reef by Alex Varani
Take care of the reef
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Whale shark incoming! Canon 7D. Tokina 10-17.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 6, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Saw this row of small bubbles on top of some blade fire coral. Anyone any idea what causes them?
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date posted posted: Friday, September 13, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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