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Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
90 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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mediterranean wrasse
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date posted posted: 06:01 CST Today (5 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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...the happy face ;)
France - mediterranean sea by Claudia Weber-Gebert
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France - mediterranean sea
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date posted posted: 03:13 CST Today (8 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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The sea and the fisherman by Walter Bassi
The sea and the fisherman
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window to the soul.... grouper close up by Claudia Weber-Gebert
window to the soul.... grouper close up
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Spotted Bumblebee shrimp - Gnathophyllum elegans
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Nightdive
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Tiny shrimp in anemony
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Tubeworm by Francesco Pacienza
Tubeworm
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Dreaming
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Greece
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Diving the Tug 2 with Patrik Engstrom in Malta, Sliema - ... by Patrik Engstrom
Diving the Tug 2 with Patrik Engstrom in Malta, Sliema - the best experience ever, no other divers around!
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Divers in the sun... by Fuster Luc
Divers in the sun...
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mediterranean colors
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mediterranean
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[:b:]Pink in the blu[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Pink in the blu
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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[:b:]Hallo[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Hallo
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Squid by Bülent Kılınc
Squid
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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[:b:]Close to close[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Close to close
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One of the biggest brown grouper I never see in my life, ... by Fuster Luc
One of the biggest brown grouper I never see in my life, around 40 kg. Dive site "La gabinière" around 30 meters deep. Take with 14mm SIGMA lens and D700 Subal, single strobe SB 105 NIKONOS 1/4 powered.
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[:b:]Flatworm[:/b:] - Yungia auriantica by Francesco Pacienza
Flatworm - Yungia auriantica
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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The doris dalmatian can not be confused with any other sp... by Fuster Luc
The doris dalmatian can not be confused with any other species of nudibranch. Can reach 10 centimeters, spanish divers call him "the sea cow" .It's also the emblem of click here the biology french web site with identification sheets.
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octopus in the den by Patrik Engstrom
octopus in the den
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[:b:]The king od red woods[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
The king od red woods
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Madaira's rockfish (S.maderensis) perfectly hidden in its... by Fuster Luc
Madaira's rockfish (S.maderensis) perfectly hidden in its environment. Cap de Creus,Spain, close to the french line.
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Bernard l'Hermite
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I shoot this picture in the spanish natural reserve "Isla... by Fuster Luc
I shoot this picture in the spanish natural reserve "Islas Medas". It's one of the famous big fella of the Mediterranean sea, the Brown grouper.
Photo takes with my compact LUMIX FX-01 around 25 meters depth.
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Shadow of the bow, wreck of the mythic Togo by 55 meters ... by Fuster Luc
Shadow of the bow, wreck of the mythic Togo by 55 meters depth, Cavalaire, south of France.
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