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Underwater Photo Contest Entry

Taken by: Marc Montocchio

Pair of sail fish ball bait, two of around sixty fish wor...
Pair of sail fish ball bait, two of around sixty fish wor... by Marc Montocchio
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Posted: Saturday, March 14, 2009- (3/14/2009 9:37:00 AM)
Category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
message this message is important VERY BEAUTIFUL and DIFFICOULT SHOTS BOTH Sail fish and Striped marlin.
What camera & lens have you used ?
Have they never attack you ?
 
Alberto Romeo
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message Thanks Alberto, I'm glad you like them. I use a Canon 5D in a Sea&Sea housing and a Sigma 12-24 mm EX lens. No, they have never attacked me but I got in their way a few times and the bill have got very close.
Cheers
Marc
 
Marc Montocchio
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Dear Marc,
excuse my bad english, I send to you in attach an old photo shot by my master Francesco Alliata in 1947 skindiving in Sicily near Messina strict (he is still alive, 90 age !) This swordfish Xiphias gladius attack he with his sword; in 1960's another scubadiver was attacked by a swordfish and wounded in the head near the nose...he not died !
Best wishes
Alberto
 
Alberto Romeo
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message Hey Alberto
WOW, that's a cool pic! I've tried shooting broad bill sword fish but up to now have had no luck.
Cheers
Marc
 
Marc Montocchio
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message Lucky encounter - beautiful shot unwell ...
See you.
Michel...:O)...
 
Le Valaisan Mouillé
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