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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Steve Baillie

20 Entries Found
Turtle dive buddy
Don`t Panic........
Don`t Panic!
At the mouth of a Cenote called Ponderosa, Mexico. Gin clear water combined with fantastic colours and lighting effects make for great pics. Housed D100, 14mm lense.
Red Sea, housed D100
Red Sea, safety stop -m housed Nikon D100
Diving with historical equipment . Just a case of balancing flash to ambient and waiting till the shark got into position. D100, 14mm lense
Plumose annenome on the wreck of the Breda, West coast of Scotland. Housed Nikon D100 , 50mm macro. British dive scenery can be just as colourful as the warmer dive destinations!
Hawksbill turtle on the move...... Housed Nikon D100 and 14mm lense, shot on fairly slow shutter speed and panned to give the background movement, which was later enhanced in Photoshop.
Descent on the wreck of the "Rondo" near Mull, off the West coast of Scotland, housed Nikon D100, 14mm lens
Smile for the camera!.........Sand Tiger shark taken on housed Nikon D1 with a 14mm lense. I am taking all my underwater pix on digital now. Wish I could have afforded it sooner!
Getting down to some extreme houswork in the company of a few large Sand Tiger Sharks!
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2003

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Editor's Comment
We like humorous shots, let's have more!
Diffrent take on the resident Barracuda to be found on the Thistlegorm, Red Sea.
Red Sea, colours brought up in photoshop
Lionfish in the Red Sea. Strobe didn`t fire, shot rescued in fotoshop with some "tweeking" of the levels.
Diving under the MV "Mersk", a fuel tanker that serves Ascension Island. Housed F90.
Check out the viz! Taken at White Rock, Ascension Island. Housed F90, snorkelling.
Red Rock cavern, Ascension Island. Trying to get the trigger fish illuminated by the torch was a nightmare!
Pod of dolphins spotted off Jackson Reef, Red Sea, taken from the surface while snorkelling.
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2002

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Editor's Comment
not many U/W shots work looking down - this is an exception. I'd really like some wallpaper with this pattern!
anchor of the "China Wreck" taken on a trip to Ascension Island, natural light, hand tinted
20 Entries Found