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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Micronesia (7)

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The Rock Islands in Micronesia as seen from the air.The Islands are made up of Limestone so they slowly erode over the years. What a beatifull country with fantasic and friendly people and diving that is out of this world.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Tuesday, November 17, 2009
130 votes

Beautifull but deadly stonefish waiting in camo to ambush it's prey. came upon this fish at 65ft on a wall in Ulong Chanell in Palau,Micronesia.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
105 votes

Manta photographer
By Daniel Flormann
posted Friday, December 9, 2011
96 votes

shark pair
By Daniel Flormann
posted Sunday, December 11, 2011
77 votes

Nikon D2Xs, Zoom f4/12-24 mm, Seacam Housing w. Seacam Seaflsh 150 TTL (manual setting) and Seacam Mini 100 (manual setting); 1/125 s, f13, ISO 200. Model: Leda
By Frank Schneider
posted Monday, October 4, 2010
56 votes

'ABSTRACT' Often I am captivated with the colours, textures and shapes of our coral kindoms - beyond the sheer beauty of its free-swimming inhabitants as this image attempts to demonstrate. Housed Nikon F; 55mm auto-micro Nikkor lens.
By Rick Tegeler
posted Saturday, September 30, 2006
49 votes

Near the bow gun on the Fujikawa Maru, I found this beautiful coral so I asked my buddy to swim to the other side and look back. Canon ixus 100 and single inon d2000 strobe.
By Jackie Campbell
posted Saturday, May 8, 2010
48 votes

'MAUVE' Yes... there really is such a colour. From the Hotel Continental on Truk - true colour. Impossible to improve on Ma Nature. Nikon F; 24mm lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Thursday, October 12, 2006
47 votes

Thanks Bill Acker from www.mantaray.com for the beautiful Manta and thanks to my model, Leda. - Camera: Nikon D3X, Nikon 24-70/f.2.8
By Frank Schneider
posted Saturday, October 2, 2010
45 votes

Emily Flying Boat-Engine in corals-Truk Lagoon
By Richard Goluch
posted Thursday, February 7, 2008
44 votes
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Here's "Hairy"! - A cute Orangetan crab! Found this hairy little guy "hanging" around in a doorway of a wreck in Truk Lagoon. Taken with one YS-02 strobe and focus light with Canon 990 IS with wideangle wetlens.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 21, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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"Somewhere over the Rainbow!" Anenome Fish "surfing" on a carpet purple anenome. Taken on one of the Truk Lagoon wrecks.
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 20, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Taken on the Nippo Maru, one of Truk Lagoon's many wrecks. About 120 feet. Crinoid on a tube sponge. Used Canon PS 990 IS with Inon focus light & YS-02 strobe.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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The Hoki Maru in Truck Lagoon. Taken at 110 feet on the s... by Claudette Muller
The Hoki Maru in Truck Lagoon. Taken at 110 feet on the superstructure of the ship. Beautiful purple anenome! Just happened the divers came into view at the last moment.
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Urchin... enjoy!
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26 Votes
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Ant Atoll, Pohnpei, FSM
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18 Votes
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I entered this photo last year but have since discovered lightroom and now love it. It is the bow of the Fujikawa Maru wreck in Truck lagoon, taken with a Canon Ixus 980, Inon fisheye lens and natural light.
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 12, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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jellyfish
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 16, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Asian Sea Micronesia
view portfolio more shots by Afflitti Gianluca
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Manta ray (Manta birostris), Miil Channel, Yap (Micronesi... by Reinhard Arndt
Manta ray (Manta birostris), Miil Channel, Yap (Micronesia)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 6, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Micronesia
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"Ghost's". Collection of Gas masks from the second cargo hold of the wreck of the Fujikawa Maru, Truck (Chuuk) Lagoon Micronesia
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 3, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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"Point blank". The tip of the bow gun on the Fujikawa Maru, Truk (Chuuk) Lagoon, Micronesia
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"Colourful Rust". Coral growth on the Fujikawa Maru at Truk Lagoon, Micronesia
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 21, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Mandarin Fish by Gary Coulter
Mandarin Fish
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Mating Mandarinfishes by Reinhard Arndt
Lovestory
Mating Mandarinfishes
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nautylus
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 28, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Asian Sea Micronesia
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Message in the sand smile
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 28, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Diver with gas masks in one of the cargo holds of the Fujikawa Maru in Truk Lagoon smile
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there's lots of manmade stuff all over Truk but it takes some skill to put it in context. I could see this as a magazine shot
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Canon 50D + 100 Macro by Marco Maccarelli
Canon 50D + 100 Macro
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 18, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Micronesia
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face to face
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 18, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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clownfish by Marco Maccarelli
clownfish
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Micronesia
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Jellyfish Lake by Marco Maccarelli
Jellyfish Lake
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 4, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Micronesia
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Bow shot of the Fujikawa Maru showing bow and bow gun.
Canon Ixus 980 and Inon fisheye lens, MWB smile
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 13, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Crinoid detail - Pohnpei....enjoy!
21 Votes
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....and in the spirit of the season...
Soft Coral Tree.....
Warmest best to all!
13 Votes
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Urchin... Enjoy!
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Regal angelfish....enjoy!
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Underwater Photographer
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