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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich (10)

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Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
91 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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"It's a rough world out there" ;-)
60mm makro lens with +10 closeup lens attached. 2x sea&sea YS110@ flashgun.
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Juvenile Cave-Sweeper ( 4 cm. small ).
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Octopus Eye
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Anomone closeup. No crop. 60mm makro lens with +4 closeup lens attached. 2x sea&sea ys110@.
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Flabellina Afinis Nudi
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No sharks in my area....only one, which is made out of stone ;-)
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Lucky me - I have a beautiful model ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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My book says, that this is an so called "Strawberry Worm". Strange critter ! It's body is around 3cm small, the tentacles are around 20 cm long. After more than 3500 dives that was the first time I ever saw this animal.
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Blenny. First attemp with a self-made snout. The snout lived only one dive long ( let's say : it was a prototype ), but at least I got the Blenny shot ;-) 60mm makro lens with +4 closeup lens attached, sea&sea Ys110a with "home made snout" ;-)
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Squid. Slightly cropped to make it "wide screen" ;-)
Incredible, how fast they can change their colour...this one was a great model...he turned his "disco mode" on for me ;-)
Squids are my favourites :-))
42 Votes
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Rockfish closeup. F18, 1/100 sc., ISO 100 - Canon 40d with 60mm Canon EF-S Makro lens and 1 Ikelite Ds125 flashgun.
12 Votes
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Inspired by Raoul, I give that black 'n' white now a try as well ;-)
Anchor with some corals on it - Naama Bay, Egypt.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hermid crab with beautiful eyes ;-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
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Happy Lionfish, Happy Home ;-)
CANON 40D in Ike housing, Sigma 10-20mm lens with Magic Filters ( no strobes ).
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"A close look" :-))
29 Votes
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"The colour red, V. II"
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 28, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Flounder
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Blenny.."Bokeh style" ;-)
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"Shrimp at night"
Size = 2 cm. / 60mm Makro lens with +10 diopter.
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Beautiful eyes ;-)
33 Votes
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"small but brave" - Juvenile ( only 6-7 cm. ) cuttlefish (sepia) is giving me a "warning".
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Razorfish
14 Votes
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Squid
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Female Cave Cleaner Shrimp with eggs. This one was only around 2 cm small. Kas/Turkey 2010
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"Tales from the past, Part II"
My own bubbles in the indian ocean. Shot while freediving. Canon Powershot A80; natural light only. Maldives 2004
14 Votes
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"Tales from the past, part I"
Baby Boxfish is playing the "catch me if you can" game with me ;-)
Maldives 2004 - Canon Powershot A80 compact camera; internal flash only.
17 Votes
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A paradise named "The Maldives" . Whish I could be there now again !! CANON Powershot A80, Maldives ( Fihalhohi Island, North Male Atoll ), Autuum 2004
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