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Underwater Photo Contest | June HotShots

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Lembeh Strait - Northsulawesi (Police Pier)
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (Last month)
39 votes

Pike Blenny
By Beate Seiler
posted (Last month)
38 votes

It's about all I got to give....
Longlure Frogfish Bonaire
By John Roach
posted (Last month)
35 votes


By Andre Philip
posted (Last month)
35 votes

My very first blackwater dive
By Beate Seiler
posted (Last month)
35 votes

Barrel jellyfish, Zeeland, the Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (Last month)
34 votes

The mask
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (Last month)
33 votes

Close encounter with a flying powerhouse - The Leopard Torpedo (Torpedo panthera)
By Andre Philip
posted (Last month)
33 votes


By Allen Walker
posted (Last month)
31 votes

3 ball with freshies 
Acyrtus artius / Papillate Clingfishes
By John Roach
posted (Last month)
31 votes
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OMG...who did this
Acanthemblemaria Spinosa
Spineyhead blenny
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - not swimming
location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles

Editor's Comment
Very special shot! Love the expression on the face and the focus on the eggs

Underwater Photo Contest | June HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
"Bark"
Young seals, rather like puppies, test the limits of their territory by rushing for each other (and visiting divers) with mock charges and bubble laden barks
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Editor's Comment
stunning action shot
A sea star shrimp on a baby blue sea star
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Editor's Comment
the focus on this little critter is just in the right place
Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None Th... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None The Richer)
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Lembeh Strait - Northsulawesi (Police Pier)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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what a wonderful couple
Lissoporcellana nakasone
Porcelain Crab with Egg
Canon 5DMkiv in Aquatica Digital A5DMkiv
2* Sea&SEa 250pro (manual)
100mmL with 37mm ext.tubes + SMC (no crop)
1/200 f16 iso200
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Perfect composition, great lighting and very lucky to find a crab with eggs
Atlantic bobtail (Sepiola atlantica), Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Wonderful lighting and colors. Great capture!
3 ball with freshies
Acyrtus artius / Papillate Clingfishes
Barrel jellyfish, Zeeland, the Netherlands.
Skeleton shrimps with baby/Tulamben,Indonesia, Canon 5D MarkIII, 100mm Lens,NauticamSmc,Sea&Sea housing,Inon Z240*2, F29,1/200,ISO200
~ Reach Out Touch Me ~
~ Papadom ~
Close encounter with a flying powerhouse - The Leopard Torpedo (Torpedo panthera)
Lissoporcellana nakasone
"Silver Pool"
The silversides are back!
Sunlight streams through the ceiling of a grotto, illuminating swirling silversides.
Bumble Bee
Coconut octopus living in it's bottle, with his shell to pull
over the mouth of the bottle when it's needs to.
Pipehorse by Henley Spiers
Pipehorse
Juvenile Lumpsucker, Zeeland, The Netherlands.
Hippocampus guttulatus
Diagonal charm by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Hippocampus guttulatus
Diagonal charm
Pike Blenny
Passionate Love/Lembeh strait, Indonesia, Canon 5D MarkIII, 100mm Lens, InonZ240*2,F16,1/200,ISO200
Cenote diving at Carwash, Tulum, Mexico. Canon 5D MarkIII, 8-15mmfisheye lens,InonZ240*2, F18,1/160,ISO400.
Costasiella kuroshimae (no crop)
Transparent tiny shrimp by Violet Ting
Transparent tiny shrimp
Green turtle at Siapa Besar, Komodo NP
Goby at Jembalik, Tulamben, Bali
Clownfish, Tulamben, Bali
OCEAN ALIEN
This guy look like an alien creature in cartoons
BROOCH
Cyerce nigra .Butterfly.Romblon
'Portrait of an Oceanic Blacktip' - Taken at Aliwal Shoals, South Africa
Snooted eel
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