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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

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


By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011
65 votes

SeaHorse
By Levent Albas
posted Tuesday, February 15, 2011
63 votes

It was a great underwater photo session, when I worked with my turkish girlfriend Seda on freediving wide angle photos. While I was scubadiving, she was freediving. On later afternoon she managed to
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, June 5, 2010
61 votes
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Octopus eye in "Bokeh" style :-) 60mm makro lens, ISO 200, F 2.8, 1/200 sc.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Aegean Nudi by Sergun Aydan
Aegean Nudi
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A boat engine that you can trust ;-) Engine of a fishing boat - If you see this on your just chartered dive-boat : better switch to a shore diving package ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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My Nudi by Sergun Aydan
My Nudi
59 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 31, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Airplan Wreck, Turkey. by Hakan Aydinkaptan
Airplan Wreck, Turkey.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 30, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Remainings of an italian bomber aircraft in 66 meters depht.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Don't worry....he is just doing fine and having fun ;-) From my recent yacht race shooting. 400mm tele-lens, "boosted" to 800mm with Sigma converter. With crop factor (1,6 ) = 1280mm in total . A "shaky mess"..to say so ;-)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Mine ????
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date posted posted: Monday, December 19, 2011
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Racing Sailboat. It's not only the boat's name....the crew is "extreme" as well ;-) Noone dared to sail yesterday with +3 meter waves and "Beaufort" wind level. 8,5. But they did....and so did I :-))
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 18, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Flabellina Afinis" Nudi :-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 15, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Fishing Boats in the light of the sunset :-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 15, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Inside the wreck"
( Coastguard Patrol Boat No 119 in Kas/Turkey ).
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54 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Amphoras and Rico... Thanks to Rico Besserdich for modell... by Alp Baranok
Amphoras and Rico... Thanks to Rico Besserdich for modelling. Taken with Nikon 10,5mm and Sea&Sea YS-110 srobe.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Foot Fetish" ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Harmony"
I've just liked the colour and the lines :-)
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Airplane wreck in natural light ( no strobe ). Canon 40D, Sigma 10-20mm with "magic filters" attached.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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...can someone please tell the Divemaster, that he forgot his socks on the boat ???"
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 12, 2011
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Sea of gold"
While sunset light turns the water surface into a pleasing "sea of gold", a fisherman is heading home with his small boat.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 12, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g1... by Arif Cem
this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g11 like others. and edited with Picasa. thanks for your suggestions.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Yacht race rehearsal ( and me behind them, following in a small RIB ).
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 11, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
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Sunset at the bay of Izmir with some fishermen heading home with their boats. 10 minutes to walk from my home...that's my everday's "relax walk" :-)
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"The city is hungry"
Close to sunset; while the 4,5 million people city of Izmir ( in Turkey ) prepares for dinner, those 2 fishermen in their small boat are still not done with their hard job. Urban comfort v/s struggle of life.....
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 10, 2011
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"A female freediver bends around the sun"
This is a overhauled version of one of my most favourite uw photos. Hope you like it :-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Melibe: this photograph taken by arif cem in natural zone... by Arif Cem
Melibe: this photograph taken by arif cem in natural zone. no pick, no carry to surface. This sea slugs DO swim below water surface. this photo was shot using the underwater mode of canon g11. and edited with PICASA. thanks for your suggestios.
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"ready to broadcast" ;-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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"Jump & Run" . From a poolshooting ( as training & preparation for a uw fashion shooting job ) this summer.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Melibe fimbriata by Arif Cem
Melibe fimbriata
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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