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by Salvatore Ianniello

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Peoples' Vote


Juvenile Filefish
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (6 days ago)
30 votes

nta pèoint Raja Ampat
Nikon D800 E, 12/24mm Nikon. Two Strobo
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (5 days ago)
27 votes

A night for a new friendship
By Raoul Caprez
posted (4 days ago)
19 votes

Divers enjoying the spectacular natural lighting display in Kukulkan
By Elaine White
posted Yesterday
19 votes


By Gaetano Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Nembrotha lineolata, Nelson Bay
By Doug Anderson
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes

Dream Stingray
By Pietro Cremone
posted (3 days ago)
17 votes

Froggy open wide
By Pietro Cremone
posted (3 days ago)
17 votes

Galactic Blenny
By Jun V Lao
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes

huffing n puffing
By Jun V Lao
posted (3 days ago)
16 votes
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Nembrotha lineolata, Nelson Bay
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votes: 17
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"relaxing after sex" I caught this fellow mating, I took ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"relaxing after sex" I caught this fellow mating, I took shots during the mating, when they have done, this one (the male by the position of the tentacles during the mating) was so tired that left me take several pictures without moving
votes: 17
vote
playing with the wide-angle at night (tokina 10-17 +1.4x ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
playing with the wide-angle at night (tokina 10-17 +1.4x kenko pro @11mm)
votes: 4
vote
Taken after an afternoon dive on the navy pier at Exmouth... by Adam Walton
Taken after an afternoon dive on the navy pier at Exmouth, Western Australia
votes: 7
vote
Photo shot in Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia 
South... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Photo shot in Port Phillip Bay Victoria Australia
Southern Australia
votes: 8
vote
Canon 7d/Ikelite Housing  Octopus Melbourne Australia - P... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Canon 7d/Ikelite Housing Octopus Melbourne Australia - Port Phillip Bay
Australian
Southern Australia
votes: 7
vote

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Rose Tetal Bubble Shell in Nelson Bay Australia
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votes: 36
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Close up Weedy Seadragon, in Bare Island, Sydney, Australia.
votes: 25
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Leafy Seadragon Night dive at Edithbroug Jetty, South Australia
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votes: 31
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Grey Nurse Sharks at Broughton Island, Nelson Bay, Australia by Ken Thongpila
Grey Nurse Sharks at Broughton Island, Nelson Bay, Australia
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votes: 34
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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"Fade to black"... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to black"...
votes: 10
vote
"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"fish" rocket" I guess that this little fellow was trying the kill its reflex in my dome... there was current and the dust lifted really seems the cloud left behind from a rocket to me...:-)
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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G'day! by Ben Kettle
G'day!
votes: 12
vote

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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just a leather jacket... by Gaetano Gargiulo
just a leather jacket...
votes: 10
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The diagonal swimmer :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
The diagonal swimmer :-)
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Thorny beauty. by Ben Kettle
Thorny beauty.
votes: 7
vote
Clownfish playing peekaboo with diver. by Ben Kettle
Clownfish playing peekaboo with diver.
votes: 5
vote
Clownfish peeking out of anemone. by Ben Kettle
Clownfish peeking out of anemone.
votes: 5
vote
Fish at the bow of the Rotomahana, a 40 metre wreck, shel... by Haydn Salvas
Fish at the bow of the Rotomahana, a 40 metre wreck, sheltering from the strong current.
votes: 10
vote
A wild seascape over/under my partner and I shot using my homemade 18" lens port.
votes: 16
vote
Cute little guy under Rye Pier, does it look like he's po... by Haydn Salvas
Cute little guy under Rye Pier, does it look like he's poking his tongue out to you?
votes: 5
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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"Fade to Black" 
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Fade to Black"
No weird PS tricks, this guy was hiding between pylons that acted like natural snoots. I left intentionally the scattering on the body of the fish to enhance the fading... hope you like it
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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It was a split second and this is the only shot that I wa... by Gaetano Gargiulo
It was a split second and this is the only shot that I was able to take of the angler snatching a snack... poor pipefish
votes: 10
vote
Natural light shot inside HMAS Canberra by Haydn Salvas
Natural light shot inside HMAS Canberra
votes: 7
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Australia
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Cow fish on a night dive out of Portsea, Melbourne. by Haydn Salvas
Cow fish on a night dive out of Portsea, Melbourne.
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votes: 15
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full be... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using a twin YS250 pro with snoots I achieved the full belack background with a lit subject... lens: tokina 10-17 +kenko 1.4x @14
votes: 12
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Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral... by Brook Peterson
Snake Portrait/This Snake portrait was taken in the Coral Sea at a site called "Snake Pit." There were many snakes at this site, and they were curious about the divers and seemed mezmerized by their reflection in the dome port.

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Editor's Comment
Great colors and the perfect pose to feel the behavior of this snake.
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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