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The largest eel field I ever saw!
By Olivier Notz
posted (4 days ago)
28 votes

turban snail newport morning
By Dale Kobetich
posted (3 days ago)
23 votes

The mermaid and the stingray
By Christian Coulombe
posted (3 days ago)
23 votes

Sargasso & Sun
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
21 votes

Open Wide!
Feeding Whale Shark with eggs and Remoras seen within. 
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
By Nina Baxa
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Shrimp front
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Costasiella kuroshimae
By Iyad Suleyman
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

May UWmodels
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted (6 days ago)
17 votes

Surface Interval.
Taken with 4-inch dome, Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
By Nina Baxa
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Crocodylus acutus2
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted (4 days ago)
17 votes
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101 Entries Found: Page 1  of  4
This category shows all images hand-picked by our editor as worthy of comment!

Fashion

Split photography
Stand Up Paddle @ Tahiti
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful composition.
votes: 47
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Last Breath.... by Lucie Drlikova
Last Breath....
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful pose, sharp and accurate lighting, I love it.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Lagon cellist on mermaid
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Very artistic and well taken.
votes: 17
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Sharks

surface reflection
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Editor's Comment
The reflection makes this one stand out.
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) Portugal
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Lemon shark and rays of sunlight by Boaz Meiri
Lemon shark and rays of sunlight
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Editor's Comment
Beautiful sunrays with unique gradient of colors.
votes: 20
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Reef shark in sunlit shallows, Gardens of the Queen

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Editor's Comment
Like a desktop wallpaper. Clean, simple and graceful.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cuba
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A Perfect Sunset
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
votes: 51
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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7 Carcharhinus perezi by Mathieu Foulquié
7 Carcharhinus perezi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
A bit too dark but a very impressive shot.
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Cuba
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Among sharks
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Dramatic, coming at you like an army, great B&W.
votes: 24
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Uwe Schmolke
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"Hey There"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Very well taken.
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Cinematographer in the background with this beautiful Oceanic Whitetip shark.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Perfect color and sharpness and great composition. As an underwater photographer, I always love seeing us in action.
votes: 32
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Macro - Close-Up

Juvenile flying fish by Jeff Milisen
Juvenile flying fish
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Editor's Comment
Very well taken and Beautiful subject.
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sabella spallanzani, particular

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Editor's Comment
Beautiful colors
votes: 48
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Sunset dive, 5 meters depth, clear water
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Beautiful
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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The eye of a Flamingo Tongue
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One rarely sees the eyes of these, nice angle.
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
view portfolio more shots by Abimael Márquez
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Anemone Canyon
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/13, Shutterspeed 1/125
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Very special, nicely taken.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Golden Tail Moray (Gymnothorax miliaris)
Bonaire, Netherland Antilles
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Love the smile.
votes: 28
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Peacock Mantis Shrimp with Eggs
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Very well taken, nice shot.
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Universe by Nadya Kulagina
Universe
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Looks like an Alien, E.T, love this shot.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Monday, April 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Peacock Flounder by Robert Michaelson
Peacock Flounder
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Great angle from which this shot was taken, lighting could be improved.
votes: 20
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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I like the rainbow of colors in mouth. Didn't know there ... by Robert Michaelson
I like the rainbow of colors in mouth. Didn't know there were that many different colors in a grouper's mouth

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Picture could be composed slightly better but still a great closeup of this grouper.
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
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Wide Angle - Close Focus

Seahorse in bw
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Beautiful image. This whole series that was uploaded is very impressive, great work Marco.
votes: 62
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Circles
Runner Up Monthly HotShots

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Another one that stands out from this series, great work Marco.
votes: 48
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Big clam for here, and more open than you usually see them. Dome was an inch away.
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Amazing composition, nice work!
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Seafan & Seahorse
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Great postcard looking image.
votes: 39
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Mediterranean Anglerfish #2
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Lots of great shots of this guy. This one is my personal favorite.
votes: 55
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date posted posted: Monday, May 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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