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#41 westfax

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 09:25 PM

Heres mine. Taken with a D70 60mm lens. Guinjata Bay Mozambique.

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 10:06 PM

OK, not my absolute best, but arguably my fav cause I picked him for the Xmas Card (or he picked himself)!! I photoed nearly ten different individual wonderpus this past trip to Bali/Alor, etc. but he is the snazziest!!!!!! Happy Holidays!!

PS-also some of the best memories, here wonderfulpus was just getting started, then I got a whole series of him, mimic-ing, eating and preforming various stunts for us. And "us" were myself, Graham Abbott and members of the Alor gang! Ahhhh Pantar, Alor, great diving, great critters, great fish, great local people, great vessel, great boat-mates and superb trip leader!!!! Ahhhh, take me back!

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#43 ellenm

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 10:31 PM

I took Luiz's approach and chose this image for the difficulty of capturing it. I had seen this behavior many times before but with the lag time on the Olympus 5050 I had never been able to get a shot of this Shortnose Batfish with it's mouth fully extended. Needless to say, I was very happy to get this one.......

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#44 thatporchdawg

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 10:35 PM

Only two trips this year, and spent the second one figuring out how to shoot a DSLR underwater. It figures that my favorite shot was on my way back to shore during the last dive of my trip. I almost missed the shot. My fiance was frantically pointing and I was looking around for something "fishy" to demand that much vigorous attention. She was pointing at the rope and was looking beyond the rope... way beyond it. That's why she's the spotter! :huh:

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Posted 07 December 2005 - 10:54 PM

This is my favourite thread! So many gorgeous shots.
My favourite in 2005 is this one:
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Posted 07 December 2005 - 11:33 PM

Not the best, but by far my favorite since this was my first time in the water with playful harbor seals. It was pretty much kissing my dome port.

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 12:30 AM

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My Best shot for 2005 :huh:

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 01:06 AM

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Hello everyone. Long time no writing on this forum.
I've been busy busy, but here I'm back again.
I like this picture. I shot it in May 2005 at the Witu's Islands.
I choosed it because I thought there were not enough poeple/free divers pics in this link.
The picture has been shot with D70 housed by Aquatica, 2 SB105 strobes and 12-24mm Nikon lens.

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#49 riccati

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 01:59 AM

Well, technically it's nowhere near as good as the others posted here, but this is my favourite:


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Posted 08 December 2005 - 02:52 AM

Some really great photos guys.
Imaging whant a photobook Wetpixel can make!!!!
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#51 Alex_Mustard

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 03:27 AM

I agree some really awesome stuff. So much so I cheated and changed my contribution!

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#52 Asan

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 04:04 AM

May be this one.

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#53 tonywu

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:01 AM

Hi all,

Awesome photos!

Here's my favourite for the year, b/c mom and babe swam straight over to check me out.

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#54 mattdiver

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:03 AM

I'll chip in:

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Not the nicest shot, but probably one I won't have a chance to witness or shoot again any time soon.

#55 MikeVeitch

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:18 AM

Umm, Matt...."Not the nicest shot"....bite me!! :huh:

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:28 AM

I agree some really awesome stuff. So much so I cheated and changed my contribution!

Alex

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Alls i's gots to say is.....CHEATER!!!!!

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#57 mooyootoo

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:49 AM

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This is my favorite pic from my trip to the Galapagos islands in Sept/05. It was my first experience with underwater photography using a borrowed Canon A40 (only 2.0 MP)and the corresponding Canon housing I stumbled onto in a dive shop. I found this string because I want to do some more wet shooting.

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 05:53 AM

I got it, thanks-that's what I did the first time, I didn't realize the photo needed to be photoshoped down to size.
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#59 BradDB

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 07:55 AM

This is my favorite this year (so far). From my first trip to Indonesia:

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The limitation to 3-4 colors is what makes it most appealing to me.

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Posted 08 December 2005 - 08:15 AM

Like the man said, lots of truly amazing pics in this thread!

As for me, no tropical trips this year - well no tropical diving trips, that is. So, I have to make do with what I get. Here's my favourite.

Kungshamn, Sweden. Nikon F70s, Sigma 15mm, Hugyfot housing, DS-125 and DS-50 on iTTL, 1/500s, f11

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I suppose I have to cut down working and try and get a life...

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