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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Dave Benz (3)

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Unbelievable...I was cleaning my photo equipment at the pool and justat this moment a leguan come in the pool to drink fresh water. I dive to the buttom of the pool and make my shot !!! Thank you, little Godzilla...
By Dave Benz
posted Monday, March 16, 2009
54 votes

Hey...what´s up ???
By Dave Benz
posted Sunday, April 11, 2010
54 votes

Cleaning shrimp during its work...
By Dave Benz
posted Monday, February 21, 2011
50 votes

I ever thought that mermaids are not real...so what ???
By Dave Benz
posted Sunday, October 25, 2009
44 votes

I took this picture with this asian beauty in the caribbean sea on a perfect sunny day. At least I think the model had more fun than me...after the shooting she dives and dives and dives...
By Dave Benz
posted Friday, January 23, 2009
41 votes

It´s damned hart to get this little monsters perfect on a photo. But this one was my lovely model and made a good job...
By Dave Benz
posted Thursday, May 28, 2009
41 votes

Surrounded...
By Dave Benz
posted Monday, April 25, 2011
40 votes

Amazing snorkel dive together with a whaleshark and a uw-model.
By Dave Benz
posted Sunday, April 11, 2010
37 votes

Underwatershooting in the great Pacific, Philippines.
By Dave Benz
posted Friday, January 7, 2011
37 votes

I like the colours...
By Dave Benz
posted Tuesday, April 13, 2010
36 votes
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Just sleeping and looking to heaven...
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 7, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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What a beautiful fish ;-)
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Making love...???
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 6, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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pure sensualism...
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another Dave model, very different feel
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 31, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Oups...I found this mermaid during my snorkle-trip. But she wasn´t very interested at my person. What a pitty...
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 30, 2010
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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I love this spanish dancer...
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2010
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in the style of Zena Holloway - Dave's making a name for himself with quality model shots
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 30, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Black. Nothing else.
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 21, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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I know what you think...hey...this picture isn´t underwater.
But...sorry guys...it is !!!
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one for the boys!
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 20, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Underwatershooting with an asian topmodel.
Hard work...not only for the model.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Even faster than a shark...
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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You need a dive buddy...???
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Hey girl...wait for me !!!
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 13, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Hey Nemo...how are you ???
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 24, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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I like the colours...
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I like the impression of skirts on a spanish dancer
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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small, smaller...pygmi ;-)
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Hey...what´s up ???
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I wonder if aliens are this ugly!
54 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 11, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Amazing snorkel dive together with a whaleshark and a uw-model.
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37 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 11, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Visayan Sea Philippines
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Hungry ???
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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So sweet and...damned...so small...
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30 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Fisherman on the way...
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 3, 2010
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Murdered...
Believe me, that is not what a diver want to see during a night dive. Sometimes the live under water is not as funny as we everytime believe in...
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 3, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Underwater model shooting together with mermaid Nadine (underwater-model.com) in the deep blue of the beautiful ocean of bohol, philippines.
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not just a gratuitous nipple shot (though I admit it does help getting you a hotshot!)
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 28, 2010
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Bond...James Bond...no, of course not. But one of my first underwater model pics. Just taken with an Olympus compact camera a few years ago.
Thanks to model Jana...you damned crazy girl !!!
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 4, 2010
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Model Esther a few seconds before a hard underwater shooting...
Picture was taken at one of the most beautiful beaches and divesites of curacao...the director´s beach near the caracas bay.
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Model shooting
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This is a recreated shot done by a previous medal winner - but worth being reminded of
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Germany
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Great sundown before a unforgetable nightdive on the philippines...
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 20, 2009
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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Oups...who say divers always most wear suits ???
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 17, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Balearic Sea Spain
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