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Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
91 votes

Squid. 
Settings : F16, 1/160 sc. , ISO 100, 1 x Ikelite Ds125 strobe in TTL mode ( center spot measuring ) , 60mm EF-S makro lens on Canon 40D.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, May 28, 2011
87 votes

While I tried to capture a shot of these juvenile squids near to the diving platform, a curious guest is watching me and wonders what the heck I am doing there ;-) The lights on top are reflections of my strobe lights on water surface.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011
80 votes

Dakota C-47. That was a bit
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011
77 votes

serranus cambrilla
canon 5d + sigma 105mm macro + inon z 240 type 4
By Moutafis Nikos
posted Friday, November 13, 2009
76 votes

...in flames
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Monday, October 8, 2012
75 votes

Taken in Portofino in November at around 30m, using a Canon A20 with built in flash.
By Darren Baldwin
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
74 votes

just for fun ;-)
By Rico Besserdich
posted Monday, October 10, 2011
73 votes

Man at work.....
By Babula Mikulova
posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012
72 votes

Patrol Boat 119 - I took this shot 13 minutes after this new shipwreck touched oceans ground. Lots of dirt & dust clouds....the ship's stern was totally covered by a sand cloud that time. Ambient light shot, converted to B/W.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011
71 votes
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big grin beautiful Mare Nostrum
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Shrimp
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Naked !!" This small ( 10 mm ) hermid crab has a serious problem : he is naked in public ;-) No housing and hungry combers everywhere around. I hope, he made it ;-) CANON 40D with Sea&Sea strobe, 60mm makro lens with + 10 diopter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Sea turtle with an "unwanted" guest. shot with 60mm makro lens, 2 x Sea&Sea Ys110@, CANON 40d, Ike housing. Kas/Antalya (Turkey), Mediterenean sea. Hope, that's the right category ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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The difference between a "normal air" scuba diver and a semi-closed rebreather diver ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Goodnight
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Funny guy big grin (100 mm, f 4.0 @ 1/50)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Red coral (corallium rubrum), Calanques de Cassis.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Very rare pipefish ( after more than 3000 dives that was the first one I saw ).
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Blenny. As shot in Kas/Antalya, mediterenean sea of Turkey. CANON 40d with Ike housing, 2x Sea&Sea YS110@ strobe, 60mm makro lens.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2010
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A close view to a shell :-)
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date posted posted: Monday, September 20, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Serran écriture dans une petite cavité, du côté de Porquerolles.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 20, 2010
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Mediterranean seabed
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date posted posted: Monday, September 20, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Closeup of an sea-anemone.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Crayfish (Palinurus elephas).
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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The tug boat "Rozi"
Sits in 36metres off Cirkewwa reef
... by Ian Palmer
The tug boat "Rozi"
Sits in 36metres off Cirkewwa reef
Olympus C5000z
ISO 160
F4.8 1/30
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 17, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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The end of the dive. CANON 40D, Sigma 10-20, Ike housing, no strobe
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 17, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Blenny face
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date posted posted: Friday, September 17, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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A small mussle is looking suspicious to me ;-) CANON 40D, 60mm macro lens, +10 diopter, 2x Sea&Sea YS110@ strobe.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Seahorse. CANON 40D, 60mm makro lens, +10 diopter, 2 x Sea&Sea YS110@ strobe. Seahorses are extremly rare in our area, so this one is something special ;-)
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The wreck of the Faroud off of  Zurrieq.
Depth 36 metres... by Ian Palmer
The wreck of the Faroud off of Zurrieq.
Depth 36 metres
Olympus C5000z
F2.8
1/250
ISO 160
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 16, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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Jellyfish (Pelagia noctiluca).
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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P29 Patrol boat in 36metres
Taken with an Olympus 5000z
... by Ian Palmer
P29 Patrol boat in 36metres
Taken with an Olympus 5000z
F2.8 1/125 ISO 160
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I like the way that this wreck appears out of the gloom - a familiar feeling of anticipation for all wreck divers
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The man on the scene :-))
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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North Cyprus / İskele by Timucin Ucar
North Cyprus / İskele
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
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date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Cyprus
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Caretta Caretta ( sea turtle )
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Le rouget by Daniel Coze
Le rouget
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
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