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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries (4)

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Dancer
By Walter Bassi
posted (5 days ago)
18 votes

Northern pike S/W
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Sea horse
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

Collage #3  Alicia mirabilis
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (5 days ago)
15 votes

Curious George. Frogfish - Antennarius sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f18-iso100-Inon D2000x2
By Stefan Follows
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Looking for orcas on icy Norwegian days between the fjords.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Tench
By Beate Seiler
posted (4 days ago)
12 votes

Armina californica
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
By Tom Radio
posted (2 days ago)
12 votes

Gobi on a seapen
By Beate Seiler
posted 03:43 CST Today (14 hours ago)
12 votes


By Andre Philip
posted (4 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
"A bugs' life" found this little shrimp walking across a ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"A bugs' life" found this little shrimp walking across a Sabella and could not resist... I had to take a shot :D
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Amazing background, looking forward to seeing this one in high res.
29 Votes
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Graphic #2
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52 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Secretary blenny: cropped to square format to exploit the symmetry.
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
view portfolio more shots by Paul Colley
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frogkick by Mathieu Foulquié
frogkick
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: France
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Divers enjoying the spectacular natural lighting display in Kukulkan
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36 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Elaine White
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That mane
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37 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Salvatore Ianniello
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Prisoner In the net
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57 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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The largest eel field I ever saw!
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40 Votes
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Ready to jump !
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ecuador
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh. by Christian Gloor
Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh.
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Nicely taken, a bit over processed.
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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great encounter on the Silver Banks
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Getting close to this giant with a fisheye lens is already a recipe for a fantastic image, the angle selected showing the sun beams and the eye contact with the whale makes it a winner.
51 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Dominican Republic
view portfolio more shots by Michael Weberberger
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Cosmic jellyfish
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Beautiful outcome for probably a scene that was hard to prepare.
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
view portfolio more shots by Plamena Mileva
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Paddlefish #2 with 4 second shutter composite
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 6, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
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Meadow in water
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 13, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Austria
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Nudibrach images inside bubbles. by Kiyoung Jang
Nudibrach images inside bubbles.
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25 Votes
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Vertical Garden
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Marco Fierli
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like glass -
juv. Ghostpipefish
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Prefect shot and a great colored background.
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Uwe Schmolke
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Trance by Tony Cherbas
Trance
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Guam
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Sunset at starfish point, shot with 8mm fisheye and 4.33' dome.
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Very special over/under, lighting is what makes this shot.
34 Votes
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over-under with Gilbert by Mathieu Foulquié
over-under with Gilbert
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Beautiful over and under. This is some photo shoot you did for the toads there Mathieu, great work.
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: France
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goby
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Water lily bunch
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Lagon cellist on mermaid
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Very artistic and well taken.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Hypsolodoris kanga by Uwe Schmolke
Hypsolodoris kanga
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Perfect focus point and dark background.
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Mouthfull by Els Van Den Borre
Mouthfull
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Will make an excellent postcard , well done.
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish by Mathieu Foulquié
Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish
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Great shot.
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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Fanning out for the feed - Tarpon with Silversides, Grand Cayman.
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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