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Ken Kiefer

I am from United States
Member since: Thursday, May 8, 2014
Ken Kiefer has always had a love for the water and it’s residents. He grew up surfing and loving nature. This progressed to lifeguarding to stay near the water as much as possible. While lifeguarding he was introduced to scuba diving in 1992 and it was love at first breath. He quickly progressed through the dive ranks to become a PADI instructor by 1994.
He wanted to share all of the beauty that he was experiencing underwater with his friends and family, so he tried both still photography and video to bring a small part of the underwater realm home to them. Starting with a tiny point and shoot Sealife and working through a Nikonos and various small video formats, Ken found his passion when DSLRs came onto the scene. Digital media allowed him to better express the creativity that he wanted to show.

Ken honed his photojournalistic style by shooting in the swift currents of Cozumel and with speedy swim teams. He had to learn to compose shots in seconds, because many tim...
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My Portfolio

  Reef Shark sun
  Tiger Shark named Notch cruising entourage fish. fish
  Whale Shark BotellitaThey get vertical dense areas plankton gulp large amounts food. one most incredible sights thatIve ever seen Giant fish just hanging suspended water column very coolIsla Mujere... food Mujere
  Oceanic Whitetip Shark pilotfish mid ocean seamount. Sunrays dancing her body. seamount body
  One my favorite fish people Enjoying each presence. Cat Island Bahamas Canon 5D3 815mm fisheye presence w/ 8-15mm 15mm
  BubblesOne my favorite Queen Angels ever She spent half hour hanging front face would try swallow any dime sized bubbles regulator. Usually Queens are busy let us peasants near was so awesome regulator

My Contest Stats

I have 249 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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entered Thursday, April 2, 2015
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entered Wednesday, April 1, 2015


CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)1316612
Fashion1925513
Freshwater2224911
Humorous99810
Macro - Close-Up188
Sharks7698312
Wide Angle - Close Focus55210
Wide Angle - Divers4251112
Wide Angle - Marine Life2737013
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)3442512
Wide Angle - Wrecks155
totals 249312212
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified7184511
Atlantic (North American coastal)12626
Caribbean Sea142182712
Gulf Of Mexico3440611
Landlocked Seas/Lakes11818
totals 249312212
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Bahamas136169512
Liberia166
Mexico6481512
United States4860612
totals 249312212

My Forum Posts

I have 18 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
this pic
Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Great Job Ellen
Posted: Saturday, May 17, 2014


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