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Underwater Photo Contest | April HotShots

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Gaudy Clown Crab - Platypodiella spectabilis; Utila, Honduras
By Brad Ryon
posted (Last month)
28 votes

Underwater poisonous mushroom
By Ponnie J
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Rhinopias
By Danny Van Belle
posted (Last month)
22 votes

Deep Purple - rhinopias frondosa
By Uwe Schmolke
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Waves collide on the Napali Coast. Kauai, Hawaii
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Jawning froggie
By Danny Van Belle
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Parablennius gattorugine
By Alberto Gallucci
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Sepia
By Pieter Firlefyn
posted (Last month)
18 votes

'Whiskers'- A Steller sea lion comes in for a closer look off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Devil in the night
Nikon D800E, 17-35mm
Seacam housing, two strobo seal and sea 120ys
ISO640,F14,1/100
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (Last month)
17 votes
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Sailfin blennie battle
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - Close-Up
location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Netherlands Antilles

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Excellent behaviour shot, well lit and perfectly captured!

Underwater Photo Contest | April HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
always use the gentle cycle while washing your camera gea... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
always use the gentle cycle while washing your camera gear.....!!!
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Awesome and super creative!!! Love it :)

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Germany
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Mr and Mrs Pike by Viktor Vrbovský
Mr and Mrs Pike
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Nice capture of 2 pikes hanging out together!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Czech Republic
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Still Life
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Well composed shot! Love the diver silhouette!
Eriphia reloaded by Mathieu Foulquié
Eriphia reloaded
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Stunning angle and lighting! Very dramatic!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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'Whiskers'- A Steller sea lion comes in for a closer look off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
Second place Monthly HotShots

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Stunning closeup of this cute sea lion! Perfect focus on the eyes which is not easy to obtain and great lighting.
Waves collide on the Napali Coast. Kauai, Hawaii

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: United States
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Parablennius gattorugine by Alberto Gallucci
Parablennius gattorugine

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Italy
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Deep Purple - rhinopias frondosa

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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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The waiting room! Spinyhead Blenny 
Acanthemblemaria spi... by John Roach
The waiting room! Spinyhead Blenny
Acanthemblemaria spinosa
Bonaire Dutch Antilles
Jawning froggie
Pink eye goby - Bryaninops natans

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Night dive using fluorescent filters. The colours are flu... by Steve Taylor
Night dive using fluorescent filters. The colours are fluorescence. Hermit crab, Hurst Isle, God's Pocket Resort (near Port Hard, British Columbia, Canada)

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date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Canada
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Sepia

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Maldives
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BLUE by Marko Perisic
BLUE

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea Netherlands
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UW Model : Vivien
Fotograf: Konstantin Killer
Nikon D 8... by Konstantin Killer
UW Model : Vivien
Fotograf: Konstantin Killer
Nikon D 800 + SEACAM Gehäuse + mehrere SEACAM / INON Blitze
Germany, Worms
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date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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A Great Hammerhead emerges from the black

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
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A great hammerhead shark photographed at night in the wat... by Herb Segars
A great hammerhead shark photographed at night in the waters off South Bimini, Bahamas.

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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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At eye level with a Shameface Heart Crab
Backlit Roughhead Blenny
Amplexus by Viktor Vrbovský
Amplexus

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date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Czech Republic
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pike on the hunt by Tony Neal
pike on the hunt

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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'Nosy'- I've never been around an animal underwater who's as interactive as the Steller sea lions in British Columbia. They truly are the puppies of the sea!
The ramora`s friends by Svetoslav Dimitrov
The ramora`s friends

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Great Hammerhead Bahamas/Bimini

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Bahamas
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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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Pool... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Pool...

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date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Ukraine
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Underwater poisonous mushroom by Ponnie J
Underwater poisonous mushroom
Umbria wreck near the port of Sudan
Happy blue shark
Blue Shark,Cornwall - UK

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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