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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea (71)

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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea

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Jellyfish (Cotylorhiza tuberculata)
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Pipefish head
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Triggerfish face ;-)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 5, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Octopus vulgaris ( common octopus ) spreading his "wings". Nightdive photo. 60mm makro lens, 2x Sea&Sea YS110@
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 5, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Last weeks dive with buddy Sven in Sète at the Etang de Thau big grin
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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North Cyprus by Timucin Ucar
North Cyprus
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010
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"don't come any closer !" Juvenile squid ( 8 cm ) shows me the border ;-) Shot was token during a nightdive.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010
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Don't come closer or I kill ya ;-)
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 4, 2010
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A close view to a sea-anemone.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Eyes

Canon G9 YS110 strobe  Close up lens by Serhat Tasgedik
Eyes
Canon G9 YS110 strobe Close up lens
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
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Candy ? ( no, it's not a piece of candy....it's a sponge !! )
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Flying Flatworm
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Peacock-Worm ( sabella sabella ) closeup
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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Rockfish close-up. Mediterenean sea of Turkey.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 1, 2010
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Yellow rock.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 1, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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North Cyprus by Timucin Ucar
North Cyprus
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 1, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Cyprus
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helllloooooo...
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 1, 2010
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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"Cratena peregrina"
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 31, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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"Double Trouble" ( 2 Flying Gurnards )
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43 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 29, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Flatworm v/s Sea&Sea strobe arm ;-)
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 29, 2010
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Eupolymnia nebulosa
Nikon D300s  60 mm 1xYS110 by Serhat Tasgedik
Eupolymnia nebulosa
Nikon D300s 60 mm 1xYS110
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 28, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Peacock-Worm closeup
18 Votes
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Hey, good lookin' :-))
29 Votes
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Stone Shark. Made underwater during an arts festival in Kas/Turkey.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Turtle with Pilot-Fish
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2010
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"Up to the sky"
Jelly from the South of Menorca.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 25, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Juvenile Squid in tight frame ( I followed Jackie C's advice..thanks, Jackie ).
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2010

Final RoundThrough to 2010 awards final round judging
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