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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich

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Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
90 votes

Squid. 
Settings : F16, 1/160 sc. , ISO 100, 1 x Ikelite Ds125 strobe in TTL mode ( center spot measuring ) , 60mm EF-S makro lens on Canon 40D.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, May 28, 2011
87 votes

While I tried to capture a shot of these juvenile squids near to the diving platform, a curious guest is watching me and wonders what the heck I am doing there ;-) The lights on top are reflections of my strobe lights on water surface.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011
80 votes

Dakota C-47. That was a bit
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011
77 votes

just for fun ;-)
By Rico Besserdich
posted Monday, October 10, 2011
73 votes

Patrol Boat 119 - I took this shot 13 minutes after this new shipwreck touched oceans ground. Lots of dirt & dust clouds....the ship's stern was totally covered by a sand cloud that time. Ambient light shot, converted to B/W.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, June 28, 2011
71 votes


By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, October 8, 2011
70 votes

Vertigo :-)))
By Rico Besserdich
posted Thursday, June 9, 2011
69 votes

Pepper Muray Eel......I hear someone whispering in my ears
By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
66 votes


By Rico Besserdich
posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011
65 votes
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"High Key Lionfish"
Made underwater, not in Photoshop ;-)
I think this will be my last entry here. Time to move on.
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 27, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Makro Christmas ;-)
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 22, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Juvenile lionfish ( around 3 cm. small )
votes: 36
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Somewhere in the Red Sea......
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Monday, December 17, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Diamonds" ;-)
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Glass-Fishes ;-)
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 8, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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UW photographer v/s the "Dunraven" - Red Sea, Egypt.
votes: 24
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date posted posted: Friday, December 7, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Panorama shot of the "Dunraven"
votes: 30
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Fire & Water"
Fire-Coral in the red sea. Fisheye lens, 1 single strobe with a snout attached to it.
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Panorama shot of the "Fiddle Garden", Sharm El Sheikh - Egypt.
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Monday, December 3, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Traditional Chinese "Ink&Wash" drawing technique expressed as underwater photograph :-)
votes: 37
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Just a simple macro shot ;-)
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 3, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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fun in the pool ;-)
votes: 30
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 3, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Turkey
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airplane wreck
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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hm....is a bicycle a wreck ?? Don't know whereelse to post this one...so I post it here ;-)
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Monday, October 29, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Different view of a flatworm ;-)
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Monday, October 29, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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a closer view.....
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 28, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Eye of a cornet-fish
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 27, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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The "Dakota" wreck in Kas/Turkey. Ambient light shit with usage of "magic filters".
votes: 36
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Panorama shot ( consists out of 3 images stitched together ) of a DOUGLAS C-47.
votes: 44
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 6, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Wreck of a DOUGLAS C-47 "Skytrain" airplane, often known as "Dakota".
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Friday, October 5, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Just water ;-)
votes: 40
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date posted posted: Monday, October 1, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Red Revolution"
votes: 47
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date posted posted: Monday, September 24, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Bokeh Shrimp :-)
votes: 40
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 22, 2012
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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City of Izmir as "over/under" at night. During this long exposure ( 2 seconds ) a small wave swapped against my domeport...which resulted in this interesting effect ;-)
f/8 , 2 seconds , ISO 800
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 19, 2012
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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"Beam me up, Nemo !" Zooming shot ( made underwater, not in PS ). Tokina 10-17mm. 1/6 s , f/22
votes: 27
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date posted posted: Monday, September 17, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"UW Photographer v/s the Squids"
votes: 44
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 2, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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