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Underwater Photo Contest | August HotShots

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Acrobat

Snake eel with periclimenes magnificus

Lembeh strat 

Nikon D800E , 105 macro , snoot RETRA
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (Last month)
33 votes

MY TURF
By Tianhong Wang
posted (Last month)
33 votes

The Octopus with the Blue Tattoo
By Henley Spiers
posted (Last month)
23 votes

Stripped back to the essentials (Ca!iman resting on the bank)
By Raoul Caprez
posted (Last month)
23 votes

The Stargazer
By Henley Spiers
posted (Last month)
22 votes

NIGHT SHOW
The yellow defocus of the background look like the fireworks .
By Tianhong Wang
posted (Last month)
22 votes

The emperor penguin family on the Antarctic sea ice (Ross Sea - Baia Terra Nova - Antarctica)
By Marco Faimali (ismar-Cnr)
posted (Last month)
22 votes

Trout eaten by Pike
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (Last month)
22 votes

THE SEXIEST TAIL
hairly shrimp  taken in Lembeh.
By Tianhong Wang
posted (Last month)
21 votes

Hairy goby in Lembeh
By Fabio Strazzi
posted (Last month)
21 votes
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Pietro Cremone

SMILE! A playful parrotfish seem to smile at my dome
posted: (Last month) | category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
location: Indian Ocean Maldives

Editor's Comment
Wow! Spectacular colors, excellent separation from the background, great angle and capture! Clear winner.

Underwater Photo Contest | August HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Trout eaten by Pike
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Incredible timing to capture this moment whith the bait just hanging out of the mouth a little bit plus perfect lightning and amazing composition

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Landlocked Seas/Lakes Germany
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Acrobat
Snake eel with periclimenes magnificus
Lembeh strat
Nikon D800E , 105 macro , snoot RETRA
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Stunning capture! Perfect composition and very powerful subjects.
MY TURF
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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The colors are incredible and the look on his face is priceless. Great capture!
Sardine Run, getting into the mix..
Third place Monthly HotShots

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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!
Happy mother by Kelvin H.y. Tan
Happy mother
Second place Monthly HotShots

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The perfect moment! Excellent job capturing Shaun together with the future little sheep, not an easy job knowing how much these guys move around

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Stripped back to the essentials (Ca!iman resting on the b... by Raoul Caprez
Stripped back to the essentials (Ca!iman resting on the bank)

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Brazil
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Crocodile fish in colored up ambush mode
THE SEXIEST TAIL
hairly shrimp taken in Lembeh.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea China
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Playing with sharks at the surface is always fun. This im... by Steven Anderson
Playing with sharks at the surface is always fun. This image was taken at Tiger Beach - Bahamas
Morena picopato / Fangtooth moray by Plamena Mileva
Morena picopato / Fangtooth moray

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Spain
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THE STRUGGLE by Marko Perisic
THE STRUGGLE

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea Netherlands
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Diver scoots towards the blinding light

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
view portfolio more shots by Marcus Blatchford
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Bling Bling
The Octopus with the Blue Tattoo
"Making the turn"

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Location: Red Sea
Olympus OMD-EM5,
Nauticam Housing
Inon z240 x2
Copyright all Rights reserved. Mandatory credit with image use: © 2016 Christian Llewellyn.
Whaaaaaz uuup!!!!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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TWEETY BIRD
Redhead coralgoby
EYE IN THE SKY - A jellyfish shot in a particular angle r... by Pietro Cremone
EYE IN THE SKY - A jellyfish shot in a particular angle resembles an eye!
Mako close up by Jacob Scuba
Mako close up
Big mouth
Amphipod on Blue Tunicate with 5% crop by Wayne Jones
Amphipod on Blue Tunicate with 5% crop
Rhinopias frondosa
50mm with 12mm ext.tube (no crop) by Wayne Jones
Rhinopias frondosa
50mm with 12mm ext.tube (no crop)
Miropandalus hardingi by Wayne Jones
Miropandalus hardingi
juvenile shrimp on anemone
this sheep nudi is only 0.4cm. Photo taken in Lembeh. Man... by Violet Ting
this sheep nudi is only 0.4cm. Photo taken in Lembeh. Manado. Indonesia.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indonesia
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Whip coral goby with parasite by Violet Ting
Whip coral goby with parasite

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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Scads

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Tony Cherbas
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NIGHT SHOW
The yellow defocus of the background look like the fireworks .
MY BLACK DRESS
I tried various different light method, also try in its behind different positions with torch fill light, let its tentacles looks more transparent.
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