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Underwater Photo Contest | November HotShots

Underwater photo contest

Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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John Dory in BW
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
46 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (Last month)
39 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (Last month)
39 votes

Alicia mirabilis
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
38 votes

close vision
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
37 votes

Scorpaena
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
35 votes

leafy sea dragon (Kingscote, KI, SA)
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (Last month)
35 votes

Center focus
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
35 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (Last month)
35 votes

goby
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
34 votes
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Lucie Drlikova (Second place)
Jan Morton (Third place)
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November WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Helen Brierley

Pelagic octopus, free swimming at night off Kona, Hawaii
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - swimming
location: Pacific United States

Editor's Comment
Beautiful subject and very well taken

Underwater Photo Contest | November HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Meander.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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[:b:]Elegance in white.[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Elegance in white.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Pigtails by Jun V Lao
Pigtails
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging

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Very nice. I think the DOF is slightly too small. Feels overdone.
The thankful smile of an Oceanic White Tip female shark. I think she is saying "Thanks for swimming with me!". Taken in Cat Island on Stuart Cove's White Bungi
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Amazing smile , looks like Bruce from Nemo

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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The Finding Of Inner Peace by Lucie Drlikova
The Finding Of Inner Peace
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Editor's Comment
Very artistic. So happy to see UW photography of this level in the fashion cat.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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OMG!  Too Cute! by Matthew Fischbach
OMG! Too Cute!

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Editor's Comment
Cute, not easy to catch, well done.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Honeymooners - a couple on a dive with Silversides a day after their wedding.

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Looks like a movie poster, very nice.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Underwater ballet

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Very well taken, well done to the model.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
view portfolio more shots by Plamena Mileva
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Ample II. Not sure which I prefer, this or the colour ver... by Stefan Follows
Ample II. Not sure which I prefer, this or the colour version? What do you think? Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f18-1/250-SilverEfex
Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey by Alp Baranok
Dakota C-47 airplane wreck Bodrum/Turkey

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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goby

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Diving on the Shinkoku Maru in Truk when we came across a... by Haydn Salvas
Diving on the Shinkoku Maru in Truk when we came across a male and female Leopard sharks courting when two other male sharks came in and all hell broke loose!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Micronesia
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A friendly turtle checks out their reflection in my dome port. The photo is uncropped ..
[:b:]Autumn under freshwater[:/B] by Francesco Pacienza
Autumn under freshwater

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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Ghost Goby, Portrait

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Tiny swimmer
pregnant pygmy by Oscar Miralpeix
pregnant pygmy

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Halmahera Sea Indonesia
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Phycodurus eques by Mathieu Foulquié
Phycodurus eques

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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An early morning of Lemon Snaps at Tiger Beach - Bahamas

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Steven Anderson
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hunter

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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High Dive Entry - like an meteor

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Ken Kiefer
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Playing with Rays by Nadya Kulagina
Playing with Rays
Center focus

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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'Flamingo Heavens'
Aphrodite in the coral garden

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date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Israel
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Alicia mirabilis

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Diver entering the water from a 3M board

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Swimmers streamlining like dolphins

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date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Abstract tree (Jellyfish detail)
goby

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