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Underwater Photo Contest | July HotShots

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Red Mediterranean Seafan
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
55 votes

John Dory, night dive #2
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
44 votes

Pink Sponge at Giannutri Island
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
43 votes

Hyppo
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
42 votes


By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (Last month)
40 votes

Red net
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
39 votes

Alicia mirabilis, night dive
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (Last month)
39 votes

Pygmyface
By Doris Vierkötter
posted (Last month)
38 votes

Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
By Tom Radio
posted (Last month)
35 votes

The largest eel field I ever saw!
By Olivier Notz
posted (Last month)
34 votes
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Week 34 winner

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by Matthew Smith

Crimson red Waratah Anemones at low tide in a rock pool during a misty halo sunrise, lit with snooted strobes. The bird in th

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July Winner

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by Dale Kobetich


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Christian Coulombe (Second place)
Rafal Makiela (Third place)
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July WINNER!!!!!!!!!!

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Dale Kobetich

turban snail newport morning
posted: (Last month) | category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
location: Pacific United States

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Wow, every beginning photographer should take a close look at this composition. All the rules, perfectly met in one shot.

Underwater Photo Contest | July HotShots

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This category shows the HotShots (premier images from a single month)
Open Wide!
Feeding Whale Shark with eggs and Remoras seen within.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Pygmyface by Doris Vierkötter
Pygmyface
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Beautiful pose and composition. Great shot.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Ribbed Medusa
Puget Sound, WA, U.S.A.
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Great shot, a classic book cover

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific United States
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presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign ... by Rafal Makiela
presenting you the second picture of the newest campaign made with Papert Pictures for Marmorin.
Head of Production: Agata Kruczek
Photographer: Rafał Makieła
Model: Krysia Księżyk
Production manager: Agata Śliwińska
Make-up artist: Jola B...
Third place Monthly HotShots

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Magical, well done.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Poland
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The mermaid and the stingray
Second place Monthly HotShots

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A very special shot, splendid choice to make it B&W.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Star & clouds
Curves.
Southern Stingray, Dasyatis americana – Grand Cayman 2014.
Olympus E-PL3, 8mm, natural light.

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A very common shot but the lighting make it so special.
Miamira magnifica

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Amazing colors.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Alicia mirabilis, night dive

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Beautiful subject and nicely taken.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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BEFORE and AFTER the shot
This tiny green frog swam to the boat and sticked to it. I took some pics and suddenly, the frog decided to jump on my macro lens and on my Nikon to find a little house under my internal strobe.

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Cool!

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ecuador
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh. by Christian Gloor
Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh.

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Nicely taken, a bit over processed.
Tagalong ~ Whitefin Sharksucker prospecting a potential companion, turned out to be a friendly little guy. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.

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Special, clearly stands out.
Family

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Well done for taking so many of them in one shot.
Mouthfull by Els Van Den Borre
Mouthfull

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Will make an excellent postcard , well done.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Reverse side of tne river №2.

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Russia
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Result of a Poolshooting

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Germany
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"Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistak... by Stefan Follows
"Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes." Walter Gropius. Smoothtailed Trevally - Selaroides leptolepis. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f7.1-1/125-Lightroom-SliverEfex
Ready to jump !

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ecuador
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Mermaid Silhouette

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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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mediterranean anthias

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Surface Interval.
Taken with 4-inch dome, Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
May UWmodels

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Open wide by Jim Garber
Open wide
Juvenile Clown Frogfish

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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"Striking the Pose" This Reef sharks seems to look as if it is often photographed and knows the right move!
Swimmer... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Swimmer...

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Ukraine
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Sport&children by Sergiy Glushchenko
Sport&children

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Ukraine
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Fitness... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Fitness...

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date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Ukraine
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Fitness underwater by Sergiy Glushchenko
Fitness underwater

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date posted location: Ukraine
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Photographic glitches ... by Sergiy Glushchenko
Photographic glitches ...

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date posted category: Humorous
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