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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich (9)

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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Rico Besserdich

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"...aaaaaaand....ACTION !!" Racing yacht shooting...,guess where I was while taking this photo ? Yes, right there..in the water :-))
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This "beauty of the night", I have found last year in Na'ama Bay, Egypt :-)
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 14, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"I see you !" Clownfish in his spacy "Pandora World" ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, May 13, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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One more for the sailors ;-)
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Training session on a racing sail-yacht - way too many ropes to handle here :-))
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Looks big, but this buddy was a small one ( 5 cm. ).
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 8, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Just playing around with an old trick ;-)
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"Pretty face" :-)
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These days, I somehow like fish-portrait shots ;-)
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date posted posted: Friday, May 6, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Bokeh Clowny"
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2011
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Once again : Mother nature is the greatest artist :-)
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"The Eye"
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"Grandma is checking what's happening in the neighborhood" :-))
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 2, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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The "Uluburun". The oldest shipwreck of the world, more than 3000 years old. Exhibited in the UW museum of Bodrum /Turkey. Photo was token with special permission from the museum's director. Canon 40D, with Sigma 10-20mm. F22, 10 seconds, ISO200
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Reflections. Ambient light only with using the "magic filters" in a wrong, but also experimental & funny way. It was planned totally different, but due to the reflections made by the sunlight, I somehow like it ;-) HAPPY EASTER !!!
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 24, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Something different". That's from a photo shooting with an racing yacht team from last weekend. As I got wet as well I almost felt like doin' the u/w photo stuff ;-) CANON 40D with Sigma 10-20mm ,circular pol-filter attached, inbuild strobe used.
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"One more for the Blennys !" . 3 cm small Blenny; 60mm makro lens with +10 closeup lens attached. 1 point focus to eye only; having a proper focus with this configuration is working with millimeters ;-)
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"In da face" . Head of a young scorpionfish in a tight frame. 60mm makro lens with +2 closeup lens attached. F11, 1/125 sc. ISO 200
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"Walk the line" :-))
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"Eye to eye" . This shrimp was around 2 cm. small. 60mm makro lens with +4 dioptren closeup lens attached. 2 x sea&sea strobe; nightdive shot.
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"Goby Time" :-))
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"Suspicious mind" ;-)
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date posted posted: Monday, April 4, 2011
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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A 1,5 cm small plant....found it by surprise during my safety stop ;-)
Still searching its name :-))
60mm makro lens with +10 closeup filter attached.
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Pepper Muray Eel......I hear someone whispering in my ears "It pays to fill the frame", lol ;-)
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Old anchor & diver
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One more Blenny ;-) He lives below the jetty of our divecenter...I already do miss him !!
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I just love Blennies ;-)
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