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#1 Craig Ruaux

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Posted 06 November 2005 - 07:47 AM

It is interesting to see a cleaner shrimp shot take first place in the action category of "Visions of Science 2005""

There's some really cool stuff in there as well.
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Posted 06 November 2005 - 10:19 AM

Jim Greenfield, who took the winning shot, has been taking underwater photos for a long time. He is an ardent UK diver too, and a conservationist. Congratulations are most certainly in order.

He's still a film man so I doubt that he'll see this but I'll email him with the link.
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#3 Tom_Kline

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Posted 06 November 2005 - 11:14 AM

It is nice to see that not all winning shots were done with super-expensive apparatus such as an electron microscope (some were - see close up category - these are cool nevertheless!). :lol:
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Posted 07 November 2005 - 12:15 AM

Thanks for your congratulations. Paul Kay tipped me off this had been mentioned otherwise I wouldn't have seen this thread. I also got a second in 2003 with a shot in the North Sea and in 2004 with one from Curacao.
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Posted 26 November 2005 - 05:02 PM

Tom: I would guess that the SEM in our lab (we bought it at auction for $7000 in 1994 and it is still running) costs less than all of our dive stuff if we add it together.
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