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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea

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Jelly reflection by Pietro Cremone
Jelly reflection
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date posted posted: 11:12 CST Today (10 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Exploration
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Thau lagoon by Edouard Chéré
Thau lagoon
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The wreck of P31 bow section Gozo
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The wreck of P31 Comino Island Malta
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Red Scorpionfish resting
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Big jellyfish by Matilde Llombart
Big jellyfish
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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Vesuvian Jelly by Pietro Cremone
Vesuvian Jelly
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if you want you can fly by Ilker Acar
if you want you can fly
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Flabellina ischitana by Pietro Cremone
Flabellina ischitana
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dondice banyulensis with stnooted strobe by Raffaele Livornese
dondice banyulensis with stnooted strobe
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reflection by Jérome Mirande
reflection
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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white blenny by Scozio Salvatore
white blenny
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white blenny by Scozio Salvatore
white blenny
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Limaria hians by David Borg
Limaria hians
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Clavelina in Thau lagoon in France. by Edouard Chéré
Clavelina in Thau lagoon in France.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
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Sunny jellyfish by Pietro Cremone
Sunny jellyfish
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Eriphia (other angle) - Thau lagoon, France by Mathieu Foulquié
Eriphia (other angle) - Thau lagoon, France
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Together. by Francesco Pacienza
Together.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Feather duster and squid eggs by Pietro Cremone
Feather duster and squid eggs
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Tylodina perversa snooted by Pietro Cremone
Tylodina perversa snooted
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slow shutter speed with snoot light on the octopus by Raffaele Livornese
slow shutter speed with snoot light on the octopus
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date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Tinker Bella by Anthony Massart
Tinker Bella
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Sunrise by Francesco Pacienza
Sunrise
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David Borg -Corallium rubrum by David Borg
David Borg -Corallium rubrum
8 Votes
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Enjoy. by Francesco Pacienza
Enjoy.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Felimidia luteorosea. by Francesco Pacienza
Felimidia luteorosea.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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