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Arun Madisetti

I am from Dominica
Member since: Thursday, December 11, 2003
Born young, I began swimming from the age of 3. snorkeling at 5 and diving at 16 and never looked back. Got a Minolta Weathermatic as a present on completing the dive course and imploded it a year later. I've been published in several magazines; some with articles, some without, brochures, fliers, on the web, and some coffee table books. I was the first person from the Caribbean to be showcased at the Hamasat in Taif Saudi Arabia.
Current underwater camera system is now an Ikelite D7200 housing with Inon z220 strobe and D2000 slaves (i'm an Inon Ambassador). I have been a scuba instructor since 1988 first with BS-AC in the UK then switched to PADI. A postgrad marine biologist for longer.
I suppose sperm Whale images are my "thing", its how I make my living as a stills or assistant cameraman . I am a director of Images Dominica with business partner Simon Walsh.
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6420 point member


My Portfolio

  been after shot like this years taken under permit
  just cruising taken under permit
  Diverstaken under permit
  Play time taken under permit
  taken under government permit
  Little large taken under government permit

My Contest Stats

I have 334 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered (Last month)
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entered Wednesday, February 10, 2021


CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)911212
Freshwater1221718
Macro - Close-Up4646110
Macro - not swimming2733312
Macro - Nudibranchia188
Macro - Super macro11717
Macro - swimming12929
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)811914
Topside (above water but marine related)5678013
Wide Angle - Close Focus1017917
Wide Angle - Divers2440516
Wide Angle - Marine Life2437615
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)115177815
totals 334481414
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified2036018
Atlantic3206
Atlantic (North American coastal)35217
Caribbean Sea300426214
Gulf Of Mexico155
Irish Sea23316
Pacific11111
Red Sea47117
totals 334481414
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Dominica320461414
Egypt47117
Palau22412
United Kingdom23316
United States67212
totals 334481414

My Forum Posts

I have 31 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
the little guy
Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
thistlegorm
Posted: Monday, November 4, 2013
too small
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2012


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