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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich (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

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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"The Moment". Small Box-Fish, incredible difficult to shot ( well..at least for me, it was difficult. lol ! )
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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A very close and "abstract" view into a giant clam ( Tridacna gigas ). As always : "mother nature" is the greatest artist ;-)
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date posted posted: Monday, February 14, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Close look
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date posted posted: Monday, February 14, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"Hey ! Are you diggin' on me ?"
( Canon 40D, Sigma 10-20mm, Ike housing, 2 x Sea&sea YS110@ )
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"The queen is not amused" ;-)
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nice portrait Rico
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 12, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Juvenile Lion-Fish. It took me ages to get this shot....he always sticked with the reef. Finally, I catched the point where he came to the "open water". Was only for seconds, but it was enough ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, February 11, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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"The colour red" ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, February 11, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Introducing Seda :-)
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37 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Boxer-Shrimp is ready to rumble ;-)
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Shrimp ( 2 cm small )
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Common Octopus ( octopus vulgaris ) closeup. F 2.8, 1/250 sc., ISO 200
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 9, 2011
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Wreckage of an italian bomber from the second world war. Depht : 65 meter ( 213 feet ). Tricky to get a proper shot done while the nitrogen is dancing mambo in your blood ;-)
Canon 40D with Sigma 10-20mm ( set at 10 mm ), 1 Ikelite DS125 strobe.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 8, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Hermid crab
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 7, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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FreeDiving in the red sea. Canon 40D with Sigma 10-20mm. Magic Filters ( no strobes ).
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 5, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"The dragon's face" :-))
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 4, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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This small crab reminded me of some very old people who place a pillow on their window frame and just watching the road all day ;-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 3, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Face to face with a small pepper muray eel ;-)
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45 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 2, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Seahorse in danger" . NEVER DO THIS ! To my sitemod collegues : This is NOT my hand on the pic and the animal was NOT harmed in any way. ( I stopped my buddy in time...after my "de-briefing" to him, I don't think that he will ever try this again ).
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 30, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Hermid Crab with a nice "Sombrero" hat ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, January 28, 2011
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Spanish Lobster closeup
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 27, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Flabelina Afinis Nudi :-)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Portrait of an Soldier-Fish
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date posted posted: Monday, January 24, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Piece of "art". This was exhibited during the kas underwater art exhibition in 2002. Several artists of different kinds placed their artwork underwater, where it was open to visit for snorclers and divers.

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unusual Rico
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Flying Flatworm
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 20, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Suspicious mind" :-))
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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"Enjoy your meal" :-))
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
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Spanish lobster ( Night-Dive )
Olympus 7070WZ with MB-SUB Photo-light.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 18, 2011
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