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Underwater Photo Contest | August HotShots

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Date: 15/08/2018
Location : miwura Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco 
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD 
Settings : 1/250sec, f/29, ISO 100
By Jinggong Zhang
posted (Last month)
30 votes

A hysdromedusa in open sea, Randarg, Norway
By Rune Edvin Haldorsen
posted (Last month)
29 votes

Cute couple
By Beate Seiler
posted (Last month)
29 votes

Juvenile California Sea Lion coming in for a chew on the camera
By Nick Polanszky
posted (Last month)
28 votes

Blenny close up, La Paz Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
27 votes

Great White approaches thru the late afternoon sun at Guadalupe off Mexico
By Steven Anderson
posted (Last month)
26 votes

crooked
By Marc Van Den Broeck
posted (Last month)
25 votes

when the sun was my 3rd strobe
By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Bat fish at the house reef of Pintuyan Dive Resort
By Beate Seiler
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24 votes

Swiming in the Cenote, Playa del Carmen Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
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24 votes
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Jinggong Zhang

Date: 30/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/250sec, f/22, ISO 100
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - Close-Up
location: Pacific Japan

Underwater Photo Contest | August HotShots

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Great White approaches thru the late afternoon sun at Guadalupe off Mexico
Third place Monthly HotShots
A hysdromedusa in open sea, Randarg, Norway by Rune Edvin Haldorsen
A hysdromedusa in open sea, Randarg, Norway
Second place Monthly HotShots
Smiley face nudibranch feeding! Shots taken in Dauin Phil... by Rayne Yeo
Smiley face nudibranch feeding! Shots taken in Dauin Philippines with Olympus TG5 and Subsee Macro Lens +10.
A School of Yellow-tailed Surgeonfish grazing for algae i... by Nick Polanszky
A School of Yellow-tailed Surgeonfish grazing for algae in San Rafaelito, Sea of Cortez
Shades of blue filter on to a Great White in the calm waters of Guadalupe Island - Mexico
Walking on Mars
Tiny amphipod perches on top of a small ... by Kate Jonker
Walking on Mars
Tiny amphipod perches on top of a small cuttlefish egg.
Apres l'orage by Jérome Mirande
Apres l'orage
Nudibranch close up, La Paz Mexico
Whale Shark and Feeder
Sad Sad Goby by Ipah Uid
Sad Sad Goby
I was fortunate enough to capture this lovely great white shark as she was gliding by basking in the sunbeams...
Squid
Mouth Brooding Cardinal Fish
Snorkeling with whale shark by Wawan Mangile
Snorkeling with whale shark
Some Black & White by Vincent Brossault
Some Black & White
Snorkeling with a beautiful sea turtle during my surface ... by Tina Norris
Snorkeling with a beautiful sea turtle during my surface interval.
"Romeo or Juliet" - A black hamlet looks at the camera as the pair performs an intricate spawning dance at dusk. Photographed with a slow shutter speed to show some of their motion.
"Triplefin In Contrast" - What A Difference Strobe Use Makes! #2 of 2: Both photographs are shot with the exact same settings, but by just a change in strobe set-up, the background is black and the image has more contrast.
Great White appears from the haze of the late day sun at Guadalupe Island - Mexico
...what we do in life... echoes in eternity...
Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie
Sail Rock, Thailand
Eye eye ... !
Peacock Mantis Shrimp - Odontodactylus scyllarus
Bali, Indonisia
I took this picture at Blue MaoMao Arch, a popular dive s... by Simone Matucci
I took this picture at Blue MaoMao Arch, a popular dive site at Poor Knights Islands; That day thousands of blue maomao created an amazing tornado around the freediver. Such an incredible moment.
A swimming hydromedusa make me feel like I'm looking at s... by Rune Edvin Haldorsen
A swimming hydromedusa make me feel like I'm looking at something in space. They are really cool

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date posted category: Macro - swimming
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The steam boilers of the wreck HMS Viknor from WW1. she i... by Rene B. Andersen
The steam boilers of the wreck HMS Viknor from WW1. she is laying on 86m depht.
A Danis Pygmy Seahorse in a sea fan. Shot by sony 6500. by Qunyi Zhang
A Danis Pygmy Seahorse in a sea fan. Shot by sony 6500.
A swan nudi at Anilao, Philippines. Shot by sony 6500. by Qunyi Zhang
A swan nudi at Anilao, Philippines. Shot by sony 6500.
Clasik diver from year 1918. by Petr Klier
Clasik diver from year 1918.
Close up of a sea urchin
Anemonefish is her lightbulb anemone
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