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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Marco Faimali (ismar-Cnr) (2)

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Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) in magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica).
Compact camera Nikon Coolpix 8400 in Ikelite Housing and two Epoque ES-150 DS Strobes).
By Marco Faimali
posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010
56 votes

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By Marco Faimali
posted Monday, January 11, 2010
54 votes

..under my soft umbrella!!
By Marco Faimali
posted Saturday, March 21, 2009
53 votes

...U-UFO!!.....(Underwater Unidentified Flying Organism)

This species of very large, strong-swimming sea slug (spanish dancer, Hexabranchus sanguineus) is one of the largest of all nudibranchs: in this case more than 60 cm in length.
By Marco Faimali
posted Thursday, March 19, 2009
48 votes

Little red coral (Corallium rubrum) into the epibenthic assemblages of a Mediterranean coralligenous reef in Portofino, Liguria, Italy.
By Marco Faimali
posted Thursday, April 9, 2009
45 votes

Sixth remoras under!

(Manta birostris and some fish from Echeneidae family)
By Marco Faimali
posted Friday, March 27, 2009
43 votes

The cold look of stingray

Taeniura meyeni (Black-Blotched Stingray)
By Marco Faimali
posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009
42 votes

Tentacular flower......

(Compact camera Nikon Coolpix 8400 in Ikelite Housing and two Epoque ES-150 DS Strobes).
By Marco Faimali
posted Monday, February 22, 2010
42 votes

Tango......

Composition of different shots of Hexabranchus sanguineus (Spanish dancer) from my friend Roberto Bacigalupi
By Marco Faimali
posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010
42 votes

The Sentinel.....

(Compact camera Nikon Coolpix 8400 in Ikelite Housing and two Epoque ES-150 DS Strobes).
By Marco Faimali
posted Thursday, May 20, 2010
42 votes
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Bearded Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis barbata) on coral sponge (processed in HDR)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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The orang-utan crab Achaeus japonicus (processed in HDR)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Mediterranean scorpionfish portrait (Scorpaena scrofa)
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Well worked out details. This photo shows the most interesting of this species.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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Defense behavior of Mediterranean moray (Muraena helena)
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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Fishermen at work (HDR)
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 23, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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Soft and beautiful appearance at sunset (Rizostoma pulmo -Barrel Jellyfish). In Italy also called "lungs of the sea"
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 23, 2012
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Jellyfish night-swimming (Pelagia noctiluca)
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 16, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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The Mediterranean spotted sea slug (Discodoris atromaculatus)
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 16, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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Magic yellow sponge (Clathrina clathrus)
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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blushes........ (monaco shrimp - Lysmata seticaudata- on the moray eel - Murena helena).
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date posted posted: Monday, August 27, 2012
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Cratena peregrina on orange sponge
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date posted posted: Monday, August 13, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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The many faces of Venice.
(a peculiar product belonging to the Venetian landscape: the “Briccole”, posts made of chestnut oak arising from
the lagoon)
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date posted posted: Monday, August 13, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Italy
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The red tree (Corallium rubrum)
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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Soft-Night (Pelagia noctiluca)
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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The lost sea.....
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The lighthouse keeper....(Camogli, Liguria, Italy).
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Yellow jewel (Sunset cup coral - Leptopsammia pruvoti)
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Red and green
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 9, 2012
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A pair of Scyllarides latus. One of the larger crustaceans in the Mediterranean Sea (up to 45 cm and weighs well over 2 kilograms).
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date posted posted: Monday, April 9, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Yellow submarine......
(Ornate ghostpipefish - Solenostomus paradoxus)
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HDR processing of Orangutan crab (Achaeus japonicus)
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Mediterranean "Lampara" at sunset.
This old fishing strategy is performed only at night and in the absence of full moon with a gas powered light (the “Lampara”) to attract the fishes into the net.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 5, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
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Low tide in Madagascar (HDR)
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I need protection....
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mozambique Channel Tanzania
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HDR of Leaf Scorpionfish
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 16, 2012
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
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Fisherman's breack (in HDR)
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date posted posted: Monday, January 16, 2012
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Commensal Shrimp
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date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2011
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