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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich (4)

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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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"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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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.
votes: 21
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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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"Squid Face" ;-)
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votes: 61
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Squid Closeup
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votes: 44
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 23, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Spread your wings & show me some colours !"
votes: 35
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"The Descent" ;-)
Sigma 10-20mm lens with "magic filters" attached. Natural light only, no strobe. Egypt, Red Sea
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Airplane Wreck
votes: 35
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 20, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Not much fish, but beautifull underwater landscapes : A divespot in Turkey named "The Canyon". Ambient light shot with Canon 40D & Sigma 10-20 mm ( on the 10mm end ), "magic filters" attached.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 18, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"1000 & 1 nights" ;-) From an pool shooting session at night.
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 17, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Cornet fish at night
votes: 35
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 17, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"fun in the pool" :-)
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Shrimp Attack !" 60mm makro lens with +10 diopter attached. F18, 1/200, ISO 200. Subject size ( the shrimp ) = 1,5 cm.
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Flying flatworm ( nightdive photo ).
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votes: 45
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"The colour blue"......
votes: 47
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 13, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Dakota C-47. That was a bit "experimental" since in a depht of 20 meter, I used ambient light only ( no strobes ) but had found the results quiet...interesting ;-)
Canon 40D with Sigma 10-20mm ( on the 10mm end ), F:8, 1/160 sc. , ISO 800.
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a wreck doesn't need to be a boat!
votes: 77
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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a close view to a shrimp ;-)
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votes: 58
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 6, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Flatworm in "free flight" at night :-)
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date posted posted: Friday, November 4, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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freediver & sunrays :-)
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 3, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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let's dance !!
votes: 35
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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In a situation where there was no fish or anything else "photogen" around during my dive, I had found this lonely beer bottle and placed my fin just beside it ;-) Let's name "the adventures of "flippy", the lonseome fin" :-)))
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"sunset greetings".....
votes: 38
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 27, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Squid Reflections" A few juvenile squids ( the middle one is just feeding ) just 40cm below surface with some ropes in the foreground and a RIB ( Zodiac ) in the back. Nightdive with Sigma 10-20mm & +4 diopter attached.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Abstract view of a free-swimming flatworm.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Luke, I AM your father" :-))) Rebreather Diver, Sigma 10-20mm lens, converted to B/W.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 23, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"UW Photographer's Workplace" ;-)
This old "Toshiba Satellite" Notebook is to see inside the radio-communications room of the the Dakota C-47 airplane wreck in Kas/Antalya ( Turkey ). Above the notebook is the oxygen supply....all provided ;-)
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 23, 2011
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Fluorescence...... ;-)
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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