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Mathias Weck

I am from Germany
Member since: Sunday, March 8, 2015
As we released the air from our BCD’s, descended towards the ocean floor and dived closer and closer to the reefs, the abundance of life increased steadily, right before our eyes. The reefs were naturally adorned with hundreds of plants, corals, and algae and surrounded by countless different species. On the tops and walls of the coral heads, the sea fans swayed rhythmically in the currents, seemingly dancing to imperceptible music. A tiny nudibranch flaunted its body of vividly blue, yellow and orange colors, caught our attention as it slowly crawls on a rock. Suddendly, a veined octopus shoots out underneath the corals and swims away. Then, a huge school of sardines passed by, right in front of us. This great sardine-run phenomenon was an absolutely majestic sight. As a scubadiver slowly glided towards the huge swarm to get a closer look, we watched a fascinating, choreographed movements, the graceful way the fish gave the diver a wide berth. At the moment we were shooting videos and
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CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)11616
Humorous4235
Macro - Close-Up1313610
Macro - not swimming3268
Macro - Nudibranchia199
Macro - swimming11010
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)2178
Sharks133
Topside (above water but marine related)2147
Wide Angle - Close Focus2157
Wide Angle - Divers8546
Wide Angle - Marine Life12877
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)273
Wide Angle - Wrecks3217
totals 554387
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified161479
Celebes Sea111009
Gulf Of Mexico16986
Philippine Sea199
South China Sea11847
totals 554387
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Germany11616
Indonesia111009
Mexico16986
Philippines272248
totals 554387

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