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Underwater Photo Contest | October HotShots

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Hunter
By Nina Baxa
posted (Last month)
33 votes

Snooted moray eel from Bodrum/Turkey
By Taner Atilgan
posted (Last month)
32 votes

Ghost Protocol
By Jun V Lao
posted (Last month)
29 votes

Anemone eggs
By Doris Vierkötter
posted (Last month)
29 votes

basketstar shrimp
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
29 votes

urchin shrimp
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
29 votes

softcoral crab
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
29 votes

home
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (Last month)
28 votes

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Triplefin blenny (Tripterygiidae)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
By Irwin Ang
posted (Last month)
28 votes

Paddlefish #2 with 4 second shutter composite
By Steven Miller
posted (Last month)
27 votes
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by Nina Baxa

Meander.

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October WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Nina Baxa

Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now - learning and working on my lighting skills so that when the Silversides returned to Cayman, I could finally get this photograph.
posted: (Last month) | category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands

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Incredible shot!

Underwater Photo Contest | October HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Red Carpet :D by Jun V Lao
Red Carpet :D
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
Small and funny
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Beautifully taken with an accurate focus point.
Bohar Snapper school
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Very nice behavior shot.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
view portfolio more shots by Paul Colley
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The bluebottle cnidaria is an amazingly beautiful colony of creatures. I wanted to demonstrate this with careful lighting.
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Very impressive lighting.
Ghost Protocol by Jun V Lao
Ghost Protocol
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Wow , one of the most artistic Manta shows I've seen.
woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. S... by Stefan Follows
woooooooshhh ... ! Chevron Barracuda - Sphyraena qenie. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso800-f3.5-1/125

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Brilliant shot , you can almost feel them swim.
basketstar shrimp

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Looks like t drawing.
"Exciting Moment" - A group of Mobula Rays comes very close by Andre Philip
"Exciting Moment" - A group of Mobula Rays comes very close

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Low quality shot but very nicely framed.
Ample ... ! Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Tha... by Stefan Follows
Ample ... ! Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f18-1/250
Self Portrait 2.0 by Wijnand Plekker
Self Portrait 2.0
Nudibranch laying eggs on a thin coralstick
A restless wandering spirit

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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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porcelain crab

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Oscar Miralpeix
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Hunter
"Friendly, Trusting, Lovable" - The Green Turtle
Nunukan... by Andre Philip
"Friendly, Trusting, Lovable" - The Green Turtle
Nunukan, Indonesia

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Snooted moray eel from Bodrum/Turkey by Taner Atilgan
Snooted moray eel from Bodrum/Turkey

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Meadow in water

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Austria
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Manta ray in night dive
Fanning out for the feed - Tarpon with Silversides, Grand Cayman.
Anemone eggs
Pike big grin
"Cutting Edge"
It took a while to get this image and now that I have it, it has become one of my favourites, not just because it looks cool, but the amount of effort that went into capturing it. Everything has to come together when shooting por...
Boxercrab
Sunburst backlight
Tiger Shark coming close to inspect my camera

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Ken Kiefer
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Pink October, the underwater way

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
view portfolio more shots by Christian Coulombe
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"The Tube"
A Diver takes in the magical movements of the Silversides!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Chase Darnell
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Ready For My Close Up
Blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island
Paddlefish #2 with 4 second shutter composite

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: United States
view portfolio more shots by Steven Miller
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liquid light, At 1600 ISO there is a lot of noise, so I cropped and let it go soft.. at 800px I thought it was an interesting effect.
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