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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Isabella Maffei (3)

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MEDITERRANEAN FAIRY
By Isabella Maffei
posted Wednesday, February 29, 2012
53 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Saturday, September 28, 2013
50 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Sunday, February 3, 2013
44 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Sunday, March 3, 2013
44 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Sunday, November 10, 2013
44 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Monday, December 5, 2011
43 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Thursday, September 26, 2013
43 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Tuesday, December 3, 2013
43 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Saturday, March 3, 2012
40 votes

SKY SURFER
By Isabella Maffei
posted Sunday, June 3, 2012
40 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Isabella Maffei

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"PIN UP BLENNY"
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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"DIVING INDUSTRY ON HAMATA WRECK"
This wreck is located in a shallow area , very close to Abu Ghosoon Reef (Egypt). The hi part of the wreck is 4 meters and the deepest part is max 14 meters.
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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"THROUGH THE EYES"
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10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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"FREE RIDER"
a little jellyfish in Med waters, picture made with Nikon D300S and Nikon 105mm f2.8
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2013 awards final round judging

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well defined subject against negative space background - usually the photographer would backlight against the sun so well done Isabella for a different treatment
44 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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"TUBE WORM"
Any artificial white background was used.
White background was made directly on camera.
just one strobe behind the subject and one in front of
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
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"SUNRISE ON MANGROVE"
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 17, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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EDEN
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13 Votes
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"MANTIS FEEDING"
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12 Votes
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"VIOLET"
my first post in 2013, happy new year to everybody
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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"WONDERLAND"
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 21, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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"GUARDIAN ANGEL"
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 21, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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SEA FLOWER TWISTED
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Nice structures & colors
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"SCOOBY"
fresh water blenny
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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"DOGGY"
Salaria fluviatilis : the freshwater blenny
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 16, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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"BUFO MATING"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Excellent freshwater action !
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Italy
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"SPEED CURVE"
zoom technic made directly on the camera, NO PHOTOSHOP.
Made with Nikon D700 in ikelite housing and Nikon 17-35mm f2.8
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 9, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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"LIGHT KISS"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Simply beautiful. Isabella shows us that it does not need very special subjects to realize very special shots.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"FISHFALL"
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Nice light, Isabella.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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"MARSA BAREIKA"
North Egypt, Red Sea, very shallow water
panorama shot, no strobes, magic filter blue water
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 4, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"BOLD"
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 2, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Ligurian Sea Italy
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"MAELSTROM"
Nikon D700, Nikon 16mm f2.8
1/6 f22 ISO 100
spin shot technique,
performed under water directly on the camera, without the help of software like photoshop.
everything we need, we have in our camera
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Well made spin with pleasing harmony of colours !
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Egypt
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"DIVING EXPLORER"
Egypt , berenice, Abu Gusum Wreck
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2012
Runner Up Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2012 awards final round judging

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Editor's Comment
We usually find air bubbles disturbing but here they "frame" the wreck nicely. The divers do give god idea of proportions, too.
34 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 29, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"ABU GUSUM WRECK"
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 8, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"SOFTNESS"
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 1, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"SUNBATHING"
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 13, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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"SWEET EYES"
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 7, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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THE OCTOPUS ATTACK
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26 Votes
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