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Kaş, one of the most popular diving spots in Turkey is well known for its nudi branches.  Any underwater photographer with a keen eye can spot them.  I have found this one in the dive area called
By Andre Yanco
posted Sunday, April 5, 2009
56 votes

Orangutan Crab... Captured in Kapalai.  Nikon D200 60 mm Macro lens in Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 Strobes with TTl Converter.
By Andre Yanco
posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009
44 votes

It was the end of a very nice dive in Tiran and everybody went back to the dive boat. However I just could not resist the beauty of the reef under the perfect sunny day. I decided to go a little bit creative. Daylight shot coupled with UW Flash :)
By Andre Yanco
posted Saturday, May 2, 2009
40 votes

A little bit of playful creation. Mantis shrimp captured in Kapalai just off the jetty of the dive resort. The whole background reef removed by photoshop.
By Andre Yanco
posted Thursday, April 9, 2009
38 votes

Wreck and videographer, up close and personal...  Except for me documenting it of course :)  Nikon 10.5 mm Fish Eye with YS 250 Pro UW Flash.
By Andre Yanco
posted Sunday, May 3, 2009
38 votes

My interpretation of the beautiful world of the Mandarin Fish. Shot in Mabul. Nikon D200+60mm macro with dual YS110 strobes connected via TTL converter
By Andre Yanco
posted Saturday, December 25, 2010
34 votes

School of Jack Fish on an artificial reef... Nikon D70s with Sigma 15mm Fish-eye in a Sea&Sea Housing. SB800 strobe in a fantasea housing running in TTL mode.
By Andre Yanco
posted Thursday, July 2, 2009
33 votes

I found this interesting napoleon snake eel during my sunset dive in the sandy bottom of Mabul at 18 meters. Nikon D200 + 60mm Macro with single YS110 Strobe with TTL Converter
By Andre Yanco
posted Wednesday, December 22, 2010
33 votes

A popular wreck in the Aegean sea off the coast of Cesme .  The ship's name is MONEM. Me and buddy were the last ones off the wreck before the dive boat left.  I decided to snap one last shot off the bow with my buddy in the back ground...
By Andre Yanco
posted Saturday, March 21, 2009
32 votes

Hmm what was that song?  Hmmm......  Oh yeah , Cloud Number 9 !!!  :)   Nikon D70 in Sea &Sea Housing, Sigma 15mm fish-eye lens, natural light...
By Andre Yanco
posted Friday, July 17, 2009
32 votes
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Typical Nudi shot from my sunset dive in Mabul. Nikon D200+60mm Macro Twin Inon Stobes connected via TTL converter
18 Votes
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Prop of the Monem Wreck in Cesme. It turns out that my model was not the only one posing for thşs shot smile Nikon D200+Sigma 15mm Fisheye with YS110 Strobe connected via TTL converter.
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We've seen this composition before but it works every time!
20 Votes
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Grawlllll !!! Don't make me bite you !!! Nikon D200+60mm macro dual YS110 strobes with TTL converter
30 Votes
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My interpretation of the beautiful world of the Mandarin Fish. Shot in Mabul. Nikon D200+60mm macro with dual YS110 strobes connected via TTL converter
shortlistedShortlisted!
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34 Votes
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Beautiful tiny baby cuttle fish ! It was very difficult to shoot him since he was drifting in the evening tide current of Mabul during a sunset dive. Needs looots of patience smile Nikon D200+60mm Macro, dual Inon Strobes with TTL converter.
17 Votes
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Eye of the beholder smile I tried to create an unusal look from a usual subject. Sipadan has soooo many turtles smile Nikon D200 + 60mm macro with single YS110 strobe connected to TTL converter.
22 Votes
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I found this interesting napoleon snake eel during my sunset dive in the sandy bottom of Mabul at 18 meters. Nikon D200 + 60mm Macro with single YS110 Strobe with TTL Converter
33 Votes
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Flying giant frog fish ! I Had to take the shot while swimming upside down smile since he was swimming inside the artificial wrecks in old house reef in Mabul. Nikon D200 with 60mm Macro lens, single YS110 strobe with TTl converter.
shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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An over/under shot of my favourite diving spot SIPADAN ISLAND. Captured via Nikon D200, Sigma 15mm fisheye lens under natural light.
19 Votes
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Tiny yet full of color... Shot in Mabul. Nikon D200+ Nikkor 60mm Macro in Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 Strobes with TTL Converter.
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21 Votes
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Cuttle Eye... Nikon D200 with 60mm Nikkor Lens in a Sea and Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 Strobes with TTL converter.

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The eye shot is common - but still satisfying if done right ( a bit off center)
15 Votes
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The baby reef... Shot off the coast of Kabatepe. Nikon D200 with Sigma 15mm Fisheye Lens in a Sea and Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 Strobes with TTL converter.

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Andre is the master of Close Focus Wide Angle (CFWA)
29 Votes
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Eye of the puffer ... Nikon D200 with 60 mm macro lens in a Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 strobes with TTL converter.
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eye, eye yet again
19 Votes
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A little bit of scenery.. Nikon D200 with Sigma 15mm fish-eye lens in a Sea&Sea Housing. Twing YS-110 Strobes with TTL converter.

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More superior CFWA from Andre
13 Votes
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Love at first sight ! Nikon D200 with Sigma 15mm Fisheye lens in a Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 strobes with TTL converter.
shortlistedShortlisted!
21 Votes
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Curly and beautiful... Captured in Kapalai. Nikon D200 + 60mm Macro in a Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS110 Strobes with TTL converter.
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Andre knows the best nudi shots have pleasing 'shape'
32 Votes
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Orangutan Crab... Captured in Kapalai. Nikon D200 60 mm Macro lens in Sea&Sea Housing. Twin YS-110 Strobes with TTl Converter.
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an Orangutan Crab! yes, it does look like one!
44 Votes
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White-eye murray eel emerging from the dark... Captured in Mabul. Nikon D200 60mm Macro in a Sea&Sea Housing 2xYS-110 Strobe with TTL Converter
22 Votes
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Mandarin Fish Mating... I have captured these beautiful creatures on a sunset dive in Mabul last week. Nikon D200 in a Sea&Sea Housing Macro 60 mm Dual YS-110 Strobes with TTL converter.
shortlistedShortlisted!
32 Votes
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A wide angle look from the bow of WW1 Lundy Wreck at Kabatepe. Nikon D200 with 10.5mm fish-eye lens in Sea&Sea Housing. 2xYS-110 Strobe both running in TTL mode.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
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nice full-frontal wreck shot
22 Votes
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Anchor winch from the wreck of Lundy in Kabatepe.... Nikon D200 with 10.5mm fish-eye lens in Sea&Sea Housing. 2xYS-110 Strobe both running in TTL mode.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009

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20 Votes
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The WW1 Lundy Wreck at Kabatepe in Northern Aegean Sea. Nikon D200 with 10.5mm fish-eye lens in Sea&Sea Housing. 2xYS-110 Strobe both running in TTL mode.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2009

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17 Votes
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Porcelain beauty !!! D70s with Nikon 60 mm Macro in Sea&Sea Housing. SB800 Strobe in Fantasea Housing running in TTL mode.
24 Votes
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Dance of color... Another one of my Tube Worm studies captured in Fethiye on the Southeast Coast of Turkey. Nikon D70s with 60mm Macro in a Sea&Sea Housing. Nikon SB800 Strobe in Fantasea Housing in TTL mode.
shortlistedShortlisted!
29 Votes
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Hmm what was that song? Hmmm...... Oh yeah , Cloud Number 9 !!! smile Nikon D70 in Sea &Sea Housing, Sigma 15mm fish-eye lens, natural light...
32 Votes
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Yet another nudi portrait smile Nikon D200, 60 mm Macro, Sea&Sea Housing, 2x YS-110 Str obe and TTL converter. Captured in Mabul.
23 Votes
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Diver posing infront of a sunken water treatment tanker, used to suppy water to troops in World War 1. Located in Kabatepe in the North Aegean Sea. Nikon D200, Nikkor 10.5 Fish-eye lens, Sea&Sea Housing, YS-110 Stobe + TTL Converter.
22 Votes
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