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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea (4)

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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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Parazoantus axinellae
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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The beauty of being a marine worm!
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Nudibranch seen on Tugboat Rosi dive site in Cirkewwa Malta. by Shirley Calleja
Nudibranch seen on Tugboat Rosi dive site in Cirkewwa Malta.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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The eye of moray (Muraena helena - Mediterranean moray)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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gobius niger by Scozio Salvatore
gobius niger
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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The mediterranean red coral polyps (Corallium rubrum)
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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swimming octopus by Scozio Salvatore
swimming octopus
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Blue eyes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 27, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Peep from my sponge!
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 27, 2016
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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your eyes on mine by Scozio Salvatore
your eyes on mine
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date posted posted: Friday, August 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Sex and the Sea!!
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Doris by Anthony Massart
Doris
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Plane wreck
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date posted posted: Friday, August 5, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Wreck plane, Dakota C47.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 5, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Redhead
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date posted posted: Friday, August 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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On the red carpet
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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P29 Boltenhagen
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date posted posted: Monday, August 1, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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oeil de seche by Philippe Tonacini
oeil de seche
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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hypo by Philippe Tonacini
hypo
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date posted posted: Monday, July 11, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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méduse by Philippe Tonacini
méduse
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 10, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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bernard l'hermite by Philippe Tonacini
bernard l'hermite
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date posted posted: Friday, July 8, 2016
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Nudibranch flabellina rubrolineata with eggs by Deniz Muzaffer Gökmen
Nudibranch flabellina rubrolineata with eggs
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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spring bloom (Gökceada island, Turkey) by Mathieu Foulquié
spring bloom (Gökceada island, Turkey)
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Pelagia noctiluca by Alberto Gallucci
Pelagia noctiluca
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Beautiful shot! Love the textures and the lighting is perfect.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 20, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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little splash wave....... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
little splash wave.......
73 Votes
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at the beach............ by Claudia Weber-Gebert
at the beach............
71 Votes
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Afkule by Bülent Kılınc
Afkule
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date posted posted: Friday, May 6, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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