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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Mikel Cortes

23 Entries Found
Sea urchin. Sphaerechinus granularis. E900, macro lens, D2000.
Spirographis spallanzani. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000.
Octopus vulgaris. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000.
Parablenius pilicornis. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000
Orange cup coral at night. C5050. Cropped to square.
Pomatoschistus microps or Sand gobi. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000.
Sea star at night. Maldives. C5050 and a torch. No external flash.
Scyllarus arctus. Castro, Spain. E900, macro lens, D2000.
A beatiful sunset. Taken just after a dive, while I was in water. E900, and a wide angle.
Necora puber. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
Corynactis viridis. Probably jewel anemones are what I like more under the water. A real jewel indeed.
Mola mola. Here, in the Bay of Biscay, we can see them regularly during the summer.
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Sits nicely in the frame Mikel
Coral. Taken in the Maldives this year 2006. This photo is simple but I like it!
And 2 more. C5050
Another clown fish more, this one taken in the Maldives. E900.
Clown fish. What I like from this photo is the anemone more than the fish. I hope you like it too! C5050 and a torch.
A jellyfish. Photo taken in the Philippines at night. C5050.
Silver Medal Silver Medal 2006
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Final RoundThrough to 2006 awards final round judging

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A definitive Jelly shot Mikel
Scorpaena porcus. Sometimes a good photo is just an interesting subject. E900, D2000
Serranus cabrilla. This photo was taken in Bermeo. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
Gobius cruentatus. A close portrait. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
Mantas. This photo was taken while snorkeling, with no strobe and a filter. I also used a wide angle with my E900. I hope you like it!
Janolus cristatus. Taken with E900, D2000, 2 macro lenses and a torch. Regards from Spain. One of the most beautiful nudibranchs I know
Myxicola aesthetica. A beautiful annelid taken in Bermeo, Spain. I hope you like it!
 
23 Entries Found