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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich (2)

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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

Vertigo :-)))
By Rico Besserdich
posted Thursday, June 9, 2011
69 votes

Pepper Muray Eel......I hear someone whispering in my ears
By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
66 votes


By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011
65 votes
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Phyllangia colony
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 30, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Panorama shot of a Douglas C-47 ( Dakota ) in Bodrum/Turkey.
votes: 47
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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over/under panorama shot : City of Izmir
votes: 41
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date posted posted: Monday, July 23, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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The city of Izmir. Over/under shot during night with the water lighten up by my strobes.
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Can't believe that it was ME shooting a clownfish ;-)) But his anemone a small as the palm of my hand and the clownfish itself was around 3 cm. small only...so I couldn't stop myself ;-) Made with a Tokina 10-17 ( at the 17 mm end )
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Monday, July 2, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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The dirty water of the lagoon in Izmir/Turkey appears yellow when lightened with strobes. Over/Under shot from my actual project, made after sunset ;-)
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 30, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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over/under from the muddy shallow waters of a saltwater lagoon here in my hometown Izmir / Turkey )
votes: 38
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date posted posted: Monday, June 25, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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My entry number 500 !!!! A "spinning" shot of a fire-coral. This is an uncropped & un-edited photo.....the small "gimmick" is here that the center of the spin is not the center of the frame...surprise, surprise ;-))
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 17, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Jelly Reflections"
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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One jellyfish is fine....but hundreds ??
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Through the lens" - This limitation of my ( small ) domeport came with a nice effect ;-)
votes: 39
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Panorama shot of the "Fiddle Garden" in Sharm El Sheikh/Egypt. 3 photos merged together into one. Ambient light only, no tripod.
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 2, 2012
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Spinning shot of a soft-coral. CANON 40D with Tokina 10-17 & 2 x Sea&Sea YS110@ . f/22, 1/6 s, ISO 200. No altering, no photoshop..all done underwater ;-)
votes: 44
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date posted posted: Monday, May 28, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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...just a boat ;-)
votes: 42
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date posted posted: Friday, April 6, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Ready to rumble" ;-)
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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A small fishermen's harbour ( during night ). long exposure shot.
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 22, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Fishing boats during night. Bulb shot ( 30 sec. exposure ). Canon 7D, f/9, 10mm, ISO 100
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Closeup of an phylangia colony
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Candyman" A closeup shot of a tube-sponge.
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"nightly encounter in b/w"
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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a uw flight over the seagras ;-) by Rico Besserdich
a uw flight over the seagras ;-)
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Monday, February 20, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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2 cm. small guardian shrimp that lives inside a "pina nobilis" clam. It took a hell of a time....One dive = one photo ;-)
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Bright Eyes" . portrait of an 2 cm small Blenny. 60mm makro lens with +10 diopter attached.
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Monday, February 13, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Juvenile Sepia ( 5 cm small )
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Friday, February 3, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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pool shot
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Friday, February 3, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Better do not release the beast" :-))
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votes: 25
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date posted posted: Monday, January 23, 2012
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Wish, the Klingons would check my portfolio ;-) Some of my recent photos, displayed on an klingonian starship interface screen. Meant just as a small "salt in the soup" for the "photoshopped" category ;-)
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votes: 34
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date posted posted: Monday, January 16, 2012
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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