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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Roland Bach (4)

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By Roland Bach
posted Friday, April 8, 2011
68 votes

I have seen this squid at a night dive. Looks like I told him:
By Roland Bach
posted Monday, March 15, 2010
62 votes

this two Pelagia noctiluca making
By Roland Bach
posted Wednesday, May 26, 2010
62 votes

Ctenophore at night
By Roland Bach
posted Monday, November 7, 2011
62 votes


By Roland Bach
posted Monday, May 3, 2010
55 votes

night squadron
By Roland Bach
posted Saturday, November 5, 2011
54 votes

After Tramontana ( strong wind from north ) to much reflections to use the strobe. But natural light makes the jelly ( pelagia noctiluca ) not ugly. :)
By Roland Bach
posted Friday, February 18, 2011
53 votes

Luminescent jellyfish ( Pelagia noctiluca )
By Roland Bach
posted Monday, May 24, 2010
52 votes


By Roland Bach
posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010
51 votes

Head of a Hypselodoris picta
By Roland Bach
posted Saturday, December 10, 2011
51 votes
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"tentacles"
Tentacles of a luminescent jellyfish (Pelagia noctiluca )
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2010
Second place Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2010 awards final round judging

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Nice abstract Roland
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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"Jane" with here new equipment. I really like the red mask. You 2?
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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"Pretty in pink" ( Flabellina affinis )
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date posted posted: Monday, September 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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White Flabellina ( Cratena peregrina )
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date posted posted: Friday, September 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Cratena peregrina
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46 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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front side of a typical mediterranean nudibranch ( Hypselodoris picta )
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date posted posted: Monday, July 19, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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The new headwear for autumn 2010. Wide is chic. Ideal for night - trips. smile
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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this two Pelagia noctiluca making "la ola" underwater" smile
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62 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 26, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Luminescent jellyfish ( Pelagia noctiluca )
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the old backlit jelly always works
52 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 24, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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"deadly embrace"
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Blenny ( Tripterygion delaisi )
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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just a " sailing gurnad "
38 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 10, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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" hellboy "
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date posted posted: Monday, May 3, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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" speeeed "
new high speed record:
This gurnad was flashed by radar control [68mph] smile
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2010

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Good use of the Photoshop 'speed' filter
49 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 30, 2010
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Seastar (Echinaster sepositus)
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Cratena peregrina
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 22, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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“ seven and a half “
Just seven and a half tentacles, but looks so beautyful like they were eight. smile
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Diver with luminous jellyfish ( Pelagia noctiluca )
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43 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 15, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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This ctenophore reminds me a bit of the movie " Abyss ".
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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" guidepost "
To the exit? Wait... ...hmm... ...that way!
So easy can be navegation with natural auxiliaries. Sometimes you just have to ask for the right way. smile
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 11, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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" out of the dark "
Why this cuttlefish came so close? Was it the light of the torch, or my new aftershave? :-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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Even at night this Flabellina ( Flabellina affinis ) takes care on their offspring.
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 1, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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This is one of 3 photos on the internet that shows a "Paragalene longicrura" alive. After Prof. Dr. Türkay ( Senckenberg Institute, Germany ) and Prof. Joan Luis Petrus ( University of Barcelona, Spain ) confirmed the species, started a big party:)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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This ctenophore ( lat. Leucothea multicornis ) show her “ iridescent light ” in very nice rainbow colors. The best time to see this small lightshow is in the dusk.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 29, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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“ she dives “
She enjoys the feeling of weightlessness and is curious about the sights at this dive.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 26, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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This rare crystal jellyfish ( lat. Aequorea forskalea ) in the Mediterranean takes a tan and enjoys the last sunrays of the day.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 22, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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"SMALL MET VERY SMALL". On the nose to this tiny Seagrass pipefish was this puppy, that was not bigger than 2 millimeters.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 19, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
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