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Underwater Photo Contest | March HotShots

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In Rajah Ampat the divesite airborek is well known for the nice occasions you can get to play with light and composition
By Danny Van Belle
posted (Last month)
54 votes

looking the sky
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (Last month)
32 votes

Turtle in the Sea, Puerto Vallarta México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
30 votes

Hellooooo !
By Raoul Caprez
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Wonderpus octopus with background elimination. Lembeh.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Water mage
By James Deverich
posted (Last month)
23 votes

...from another world?
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (Last month)
23 votes

Pikeblennie fight
By Danny Van Belle
posted (Last month)
23 votes

Everybody needs a home.  Coconut octopus living in a discarded can.
By Marylin Batt
posted (Last month)
23 votes

Horse ))
By Sergey Verderevskiy
posted (Last month)
22 votes
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John Parker

Soft Coral Crab
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - not swimming
location: Philippine Sea Philippines

Editor's Comment
Impressive close-up! Perfect angle, great lighting, great background separation. THIS is how you shoot macro! Oh yeah, great subject as well!

Underwater Photo Contest | March HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
'The Light Shines On'
Diver in Kukulkan Cenote, Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Awesome Cenotes shot! Very nice symmetry!
A Nudi who reminded me of Christmas:)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Fantastic detail on this macro shot! Very unique colors and spot on focus.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indonesia
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Side vision by Nadya Kulagina
Side vision
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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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: (Last month)
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
Third place Monthly HotShots

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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: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pikeblennie fight
Second place Monthly HotShots
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Awesome behaviour shot! Very dramatic angle and great capture of the action!
One of many banded sea kraits we found both underwater and on land at Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Shot with Olympus E-M5, 60mm f/2.8. Thanks for having a look!
Epinephelus marginatus yawning. by Miguel Pereira
Epinephelus marginatus yawning.
Sun Beams. Kauai, HI

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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... by Sergiy Glushchenko
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Ukraine
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Caneja
Oops jumping in the water

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Belgium
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Poison Tree. Part of my Underwater Surrealism series. Image is referencing the venom of these stripped eel catfish
Turtle in the Sea, Puerto Vallarta México

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Carousel of Clowns. Dragging the shutter at 1/15th second during a spin blurs the natural light. The flash freezes the action up close,. the middle ground ghosts with some motion blur.
Horse )) by Sergey Verderevskiy
Horse ))

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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Sunset and lemons

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Model: Dominique G.
Fotograf: Konstantin Killer
Homepag... by Konstantin Killer
Model: Dominique G.
Fotograf: Konstantin Killer
Homepage: click here

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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Chromodoris magnifica - Snoot Lit with Olympus E-M1 and 60mm Macro
Water mage
In Rajah Ampat the divesite airborek is well known for the nice occasions you can get to play with light and composition

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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...from another world?

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Frogfish free swimming in all its weird glory

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
view portfolio more shots by Tony Cherbas
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Creature

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Hellooooo !

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Sunset at Kho Bon and a diver which four dives a day is not enough for him! smile

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Thailand
view portfolio more shots by Pepe Suárez
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common subject, different perspective

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Pepe Suarez
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Some people truly enjoy ice diving. Canon 6D, 24-105 lens... by Michael Grebler
Some people truly enjoy ice diving. Canon 6D, 24-105 lens, manual settings. Cropped for subject in PS.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Canada
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Wonderpus octopus with background elimination. Lembeh.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Eye of the hermit crab.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Everybody needs a home. Coconut octopus living in a discarded can.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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