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Underwater Photo Contest | May HotShots

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Wunderpus photogenicus (larval) - Blackwater
By Wayne Jones
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Bubble Gum
By Tianhong Wang
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Trio
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (Last month)
19 votes

A Closer Look
super macro of a Gasflame nudibranch
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Inverted Tozeuma Shrimp
By Henley Spiers
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Whale Reflection
By Richard (qingran) Meng
posted (Last month)
17 votes


By Philippe Eggert
posted (Last month)
17 votes

The Queen
Decorator crab
By Tianhong Wang
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Who watches the watchers. Giant Moray Eel, Ras Mohammed National Park
By Jamie Hall
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Gasflame
Beautiful gasflame nudibranch perches on top of the SAS Pietermaritzburg Wreck in Simon's Town, South Africa.
By Kate Jonker
posted (Last month)
16 votes
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by Patricia Sinclair

One of the hardest for me to get - this image of an isopod!

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by Alvin Cheung


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Alvin Cheung

Portrait of a skeleton shrimp
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - Super macro
location: Indonesia

Editor's Comment
Incredible close up of such a peculiar critter!

Underwater Photo Contest | May HotShots

24 Entries Found
This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterio... by Nick Polanszky
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - Freediver @salty_stamps rising from the depths of Cenote Chikin-Ha
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Excellent vertical symmetry here!
Bubble Gum
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Great colors!
A Closer Look
super macro of a Gasflame nudibranch
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Wonderful composition and colors!
Underwater's star
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Great dynamic split shot!
Who watches the watchers. Giant Moray Eel, Ras Mohammed N... by Jamie Hall
Who watches the watchers. Giant Moray Eel, Ras Mohammed National Park
Wunderpus photogenicus (larval) - Blackwater
Chelonia mydas - Green Turtle
(ENDANGERED)
This photo was taken on a house reef in the Maldives, in ... by Tom Burd
This photo was taken on a house reef in the Maldives, in an attempt contrast the beauty at the surface and the devastation of the coral bleaching below. It's hopefully an alarming, appealing and educational photo at the same time.
Holding flowers
The Queen
Decorator crab
"Under The Dock" - A school of needlefish race under a dock in Bonaire. Photographed with a slow shutter speed while panning in existing light. The black shadows at left are the wobbly view of the dock piling seen through the water.
Nautilus Pompilus. Nikonos 5, 15mm lens by Sam Taylor
Nautilus Pompilus. Nikonos 5, 15mm lens
Whale Reflection by Richard (qingran) Meng
Whale Reflection
"Full Frame" not regarding the size...
Colorful mantis shrimp
Mating toads by Michal Kubík
Mating toads
Gasflame
Beautiful gasflame nudibranch perches on top of the SAS Pietermaritzburg Wreck in Simon's Town, South Africa.
Trio
Inverted Tozeuma Shrimp by Henley Spiers
Inverted Tozeuma Shrimp
Halgerda batangas
South African anemone, Camps bay, Western Cape.
Jellyfish from below
(Pelagia noctiluca)
Reef Scene
I was focusing on the cuttlefish when a school of Batfish swam by to complete the reef scene!
Flaming Beard
A close-up look at a perched bearded scorpion fish.
     
24 Entries Found