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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Ionian Sea

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Ascidian's siphon, strongly magnified
Santa Maria al Bagno (ITA)
By Giuseppe Piccioli
posted Friday, September 5, 2008
69 votes

Like a pepper grain
By Giuseppe Piccioli
posted Monday, September 22, 2008
67 votes

Mediterranean stingray hovers over the sandy bottom of Laganas beach, Zakynthos, Greece; canon 720is + red filter
By Blaza Jovanovic
posted Thursday, February 11, 2010
64 votes

Belone belone's rostrum taken in night freediving. I was impressioned, back home, while admiring the fantastic green/blue crocodile-like look of the beak
By Giuseppe Piccioli
posted Wednesday, October 1, 2008
61 votes

The last help. Before going down this ship had at its stern the cord emergency staircase.
Torre Vado, Italy
By Giuseppe Piccioli
posted Monday, September 8, 2008
60 votes

Jelly-fish
By Mauro De Rinaldis
posted Friday, September 19, 2008
60 votes

Loggerhead sea turtle in waters of Zakynthos, Greece; canon 720is. Turtles on Zakynthos nest on some beaches along the Southeast island coast and are protected by the law - therefore a red identification tag on the rear turtle’s leg.
By Blaza Jovanovic
posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010
43 votes

Third image of the ribbonfish
By Giuseppe Piccioli
posted Tuesday, December 31, 2013
43 votes

Pesce San Pietro
By Antonio Imperio
posted Sunday, February 8, 2009
40 votes

German WWII ship wreck. 42 meters deep.
By Vittorio Durante
posted Thursday, August 4, 2011
40 votes
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296 Entries Found: Page 1  of  11
Siren by Emanuele Vitale
Siren
7 Votes
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Octopus by Lucio Valgimigli
Octopus
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Ionian Sea Malta
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Yungia aurantiaca by Antonio Franco
Yungia aurantiaca
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Umbraculum Mediterraneum by Antonio Franco
Umbraculum Mediterraneum
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Wreck of Tevfik 1 Sub in Love
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Turdilla " Thurdillanhopei 1,5 cm "
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Red heron
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Vermocane Hermodice carunculata
Santa Maria di Leuca
Intersection of the two Seas Ionian Sea Adriatic Sea
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Third image of the ribbonfish
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43 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Elegance. by Zoran Spasovski
Elegance.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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Underwater sky. by Zoran Spasovski
Underwater sky.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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The Jewel/ A second shot of the Mediterranean Luria lurida cowry
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 16, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Astonished/ Chromys chromys found in a cave
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

Final RoundThrough to 2013 awards final round judging
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 16, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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The Angel 2/ The Ribbonfish while displaying its changing iridescences...
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 13, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Close to the hole/ Micro shrimp approaching a sea star oral opening
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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The Gem/ Luria lurida mediterranean cowry
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2013

Final RoundThrough to 2013 awards final round judging
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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The angelic vision/ An extremely rare ribbonfish (Trachypterus trachypterus) met the past april. An ascetic experience!
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34 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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My son by Salvatore Ianniello
My son
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Sun in the water. by Zoran Spasovski
Sun in the water.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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Caretta caretta. by Zoran Spasovski
Caretta caretta.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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Satisfaction. by Zoran Spasovski
Satisfaction.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 14, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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Caretta & Stefani by Zoran Spasovski
Caretta & Stefani
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 13, 2013
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Pontonia pinnophylax by Alessandro Pagano
Pontonia pinnophylax
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Flabelline
Canon Powershot A70 - F/2.8 - 1/250 - Sealife... by Andrea Filippo Bianchini
Flabelline
Canon Powershot A70 - F/2.8 - 1/250 - Sealife video light
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Gnathophyllum_elegans by Alessandro Pagano
Gnathophyllum_elegans
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 5, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ionian Sea Italy
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Little hermit crab by Antonio Sontuoso
Little hermit crab
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Ionian Sea Greece
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II WORD WAR JUNKER 88 AIRPLANE IN BLACK&WHITE by Antonio Franco
II WORD WAR JUNKER 88 AIRPLANE IN BLACK&WHITE
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27 Votes
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296 Entries Found: Page 1  of  11