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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Mikel Cortes

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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A jellyfish. Photo taken in the Philippines at night. C5050.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Wednesday, December 13, 2006
44 votes

Myxicola aesthetica. A beautiful annelid taken in Bermeo, Spain. I hope you like it!
By Mikel Cortes
posted Thursday, December 7, 2006
14 votes

Mola mola. Here, in the Bay of Biscay, we can see them regularly during the summer.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Tuesday, December 19, 2006
13 votes

Another clown fish more, this one taken in the Maldives. E900.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Friday, December 15, 2006
10 votes

Orange cup coral at night. C5050. Cropped to square.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Wednesday, December 27, 2006
10 votes

Janolus cristatus. Taken with E900, D2000, 2 macro lenses and a torch. Regards from Spain. One of the most beautiful nudibranchs I know
By Mikel Cortes
posted Friday, December 8, 2006
9 votes

Coral. Taken in the Maldives this year 2006. This photo is simple but I like it!
By Mikel Cortes
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
9 votes

Corynactis viridis. Probably jewel anemones are what I like more under the water. A real jewel indeed.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Wednesday, December 20, 2006
8 votes

Scyllarus arctus. Castro, Spain. E900, macro lens, D2000.
By Mikel Cortes
posted Saturday, December 23, 2006
8 votes

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!
By Mikel Cortes
posted Saturday, December 9, 2006
6 votes
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Sea urchin. Sphaerechinus granularis. E900, macro lens, D... by Mikel Cortes
Sea urchin. Sphaerechinus granularis. E900, macro lens, D2000.
1 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 4, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Spirographis spallanzani. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000. by Mikel Cortes
Spirographis spallanzani. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Octopus vulgaris. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000. by Mikel Cortes
Octopus vulgaris. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 31, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Parablenius pilicornis. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000 by Mikel Cortes
Parablenius pilicornis. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 30, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Orange cup coral at night. C5050. Cropped to square. by Mikel Cortes
Orange cup coral at night. C5050. Cropped to square.
10 Votes
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Pomatoschistus microps or Sand gobi. Bermeo, Bay of Bisca... by Mikel Cortes
Pomatoschistus microps or Sand gobi. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, 2 macro lenses, D2000.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 25, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Sea star at night. Maldives. C5050 and a torch. No extern... by Mikel Cortes
Sea star at night. Maldives. C5050 and a torch. No external flash.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 24, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Scyllarus arctus. Castro, Spain. E900, macro lens, D2000. by Mikel Cortes
Scyllarus arctus. Castro, Spain. E900, macro lens, D2000.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 23, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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A beatiful sunset. Taken just after a dive, while I was i... by Mikel Cortes
A beatiful sunset. Taken just after a dive, while I was in water. E900, and a wide angle.
3 Votes
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Necora puber. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000 and a ma... by Mikel Cortes
Necora puber. Bermeo, Bay of Biscay. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 21, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
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Corynactis viridis. Probably jewel anemones are what I li... by Mikel Cortes
Corynactis viridis. Probably jewel anemones are what I like more under the water. A real jewel indeed.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Mola mola. Here, in the Bay of Biscay, we can see them re... by Mikel Cortes
Mola mola. Here, in the Bay of Biscay, we can see them regularly during the summer.
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Editor's Comment
Sits nicely in the frame Mikel
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Coral. Taken in the Maldives this year 2006. This photo i... by Mikel Cortes
Coral. Taken in the Maldives this year 2006. This photo is simple but I like it!
9 Votes
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And 2 more. C5050 by Mikel Cortes
And 2 more. C5050
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Philippines
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Another clown fish more, this one taken in the Maldives. ... by Mikel Cortes
Another clown fish more, this one taken in the Maldives. E900.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 15, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Maldives
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Clown fish. What I like from this photo is the anemone mo... by Mikel Cortes
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.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 14, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Philippines
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A jellyfish. Photo taken in the Philippines at night. C5050. by Mikel Cortes
A jellyfish. Photo taken in the Philippines at night. C5050.
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Editor's Comment
A definitive Jelly shot Mikel
44 Votes
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Scorpaena porcus. Sometimes a good photo is just an inter... by Mikel Cortes
Scorpaena porcus. Sometimes a good photo is just an interesting subject. E900, D2000
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Serranus cabrilla. This photo was taken in Bermeo. E900, ... by Mikel Cortes
Serranus cabrilla. This photo was taken in Bermeo. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 11, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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Gobius cruentatus. A close portrait. E900, D2000 and a ma... by Mikel Cortes
Gobius cruentatus. A close portrait. E900, D2000 and a macro lens.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 10, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
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Mantas. This photo was taken while snorkeling, with no st... by Mikel Cortes
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!
6 Votes
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Janolus cristatus. Taken with E900, D2000, 2 macro lenses... by Mikel Cortes
Janolus cristatus. Taken with E900, D2000, 2 macro lenses and a torch. Regards from Spain. One of the most beautiful nudibranchs I know
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 8, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
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Myxicola aesthetica. A beautiful annelid taken in Bermeo,... by Mikel Cortes
Myxicola aesthetica. A beautiful annelid taken in Bermeo, Spain. I hope you like it!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 7, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Spain
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23 Entries Found