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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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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

little splash wave.......
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Monday, May 9, 2016
73 votes

Man at work.....
By Babula Mikulova
posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012
72 votes
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Under the light. by Francesco Pacienza
Under the light.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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FEEDIVING WITH MONOFIN
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Snooted goby
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Le speleologue by Jérome Mirande
Le speleologue
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Orange
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Flabellina on the um el faroud by Christian Llewellyn
Flabellina on the um el faroud
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Anemone & fish
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Some amphoras from Kemer/Turkey
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Pozo Azul by Gonzalo Perez
Pozo Azul
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Inside the engine room of the Rozi Wreck Malta by Christian Llewellyn
Inside the engine room of the Rozi Wreck Malta
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Tug 2 - Wreck. Silema - Malta by Christian Llewellyn
Tug 2 - Wreck. Silema - Malta
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Yellow cluster anemone
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Colors.
Playing with Nikon Coolpix W110. by Francesco Pacienza
Colors.
Playing with Nikon Coolpix W110.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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The wreck of the HMS Maori - HMS Maori was a Tribal-class... by Christian Llewellyn
The wreck of the HMS Maori - HMS Maori was a Tribal-class destroyer. She served with the Mediterranean Fleet until she was bombed and sunk by German aircraft while at Malta in 1942. Photograph taken with slave strobe.
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Grumpy by Victor Micallef
Grumpy
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Blenny found in shallows in Zonqor - Marsaskala
 by Christian Llewellyn
Blenny found in shallows in Zonqor - Marsaskala
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The Wreck Rozi -  Malta by Christian Llewellyn
The Wreck Rozi - Malta
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Rocks of Kemer/Antalya
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Lady carrying a scorpion fish (:
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Uc Adaalr / Tekirova / Turkey , 2016 CMAS Altınpalet Underwaterphography Turkey championships, Fish Category winner
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Double stress
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date posted posted: Monday, October 9, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Jellyfish from La Herradura
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Wave Corsica island by Jérome Mirande
Wave Corsica island
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Juvenile Moray Eel - Night dive Zurieq - Malta by Christian Llewellyn
Juvenile Moray Eel - Night dive Zurieq - Malta
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The engine room of the Wreck - Tug 2 by Christian Llewellyn
The engine room of the Wreck - Tug 2
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The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo. by Christian Llewellyn
The famous staircase on the Karwela Ferry wreck in Gozo.
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One of the best wreck shots I have seen lately
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in the seagrss meadows...... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
in the seagrss meadows......
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