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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Turkey (11)

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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

just for fun ;-)
By Rico Besserdich
posted Monday, October 10, 2011
73 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


By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, October 8, 2011
70 votes


By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011
65 votes

SeaHorse
By Levent Albas
posted Tuesday, February 15, 2011
63 votes

It was a great underwater photo session, when I worked with my turkish girlfriend Seda on freediving wide angle photos. While I was scubadiving, she was freediving. On later afternoon she managed to
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, June 5, 2010
61 votes
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"Inside the wreck"
( Coastguard Patrol Boat No 119 in Kas/Turkey ).
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Amphoras and Rico... Thanks to Rico Besserdich for modell... by Alp Baranok
Amphoras and Rico... Thanks to Rico Besserdich for modelling. Taken with Nikon 10,5mm and Sea&Sea YS-110 srobe.
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Foot Fetish" ;-)
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votes: 32
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Harmony"
I've just liked the colour and the lines :-)
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Airplane wreck in natural light ( no strobe ). Canon 40D, Sigma 10-20mm with "magic filters" attached.
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votes: 51
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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...can someone please tell the Divemaster, that he forgot his socks on the boat ???"
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Monday, December 12, 2011
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Sea of gold"
While sunset light turns the water surface into a pleasing "sea of gold", a fisherman is heading home with his small boat.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 12, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g1... by Arif Cem
this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g11 like others. and edited with Picasa. thanks for your suggestions.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Yacht race rehearsal ( and me behind them, following in a small RIB ).
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Sunset at the bay of Izmir with some fishermen heading home with their boats. 10 minutes to walk from my home...that's my everday's "relax walk" :-)
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"The city is hungry"
Close to sunset; while the 4,5 million people city of Izmir ( in Turkey ) prepares for dinner, those 2 fishermen in their small boat are still not done with their hard job. Urban comfort v/s struggle of life.....
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"A female freediver bends around the sun"
This is a overhauled version of one of my most favourite uw photos. Hope you like it :-)
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votes: 50
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Melibe: this photograph taken by arif cem in natural zone... by Arif Cem
Melibe: this photograph taken by arif cem in natural zone. no pick, no carry to surface. This sea slugs DO swim below water surface. this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g11. and edited with PICASA. thanks for your suggestios.
votes: 32
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"ready to broadcast" ;-)
votes: 41
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Jump & Run" . From a poolshooting ( as training & preparation for a uw fashion shooting job ) this summer.
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Melibe fimbriata by Arif Cem
Melibe fimbriata
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Lightning Squids V-3"
3 juvenile squids ( one of them is feeding ) just a few centimeter below water surface. On the jetty, a man is watching me....wondering what's happening there ;-)
votes: 37
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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My 5 years old son who loves diving and waiting for grow ... by Alp Baranok
My 5 years old son who loves diving and waiting for grow up quickly to be a scuba diver smile
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Just a tube worm... by Alp Baranok
Just a tube worm...
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Lightning Squids V-2" A man standing on the jetty watches me while I am busy with my shooint of the 4 juvenile squids that swam just a few centimeters below surface. Reflections came from my 2 strobes; their light got reflected by water surface.
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Nightdive over/under" :-)
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 4, 2011
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Save the Sea.
votes: 28
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jely by Nejdet Demirtas
jely
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Friday, December 2, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Triple Reflection"
What you see here are not 6 squids ;-) They are only 3 with their reflections on water surface ( see the middle squid which is feeding as a small proof ). In the background : A small RIB ( Zodiac ).
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 1, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Reflection Attack" ;-))
A diver with camera, a fish, water surface, night, lights and reflections...where is the top, where is the bottom ??
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votes: 42
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date posted posted: Monday, November 28, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Face of a flounder"
votes: 30
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date posted posted: Friday, November 25, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Ancient amphora ( dated to 500 BC ) . Taken in B/W using ambient light only ( no strobes ) in a depht of around 18 meter.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 24, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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