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#1 stewsmith

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 05:33 AM

I think Alex usually gets this one rolling. As the title says.........

Heres mine to start off.




[EDIT BY MOD (AM) - I'D SUGGEST FAVOURITE OF 2010, RATHER THAN BEST.]

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 06:37 AM

My "best shot" because when I see it I feel my blood pressure go down...

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 07:17 AM

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My 1st try For FE and Love it so much.........

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 07:52 AM

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This picture is one of my favorites this year because was taken during one of my best dives of 2010.
A Wreck in Chile with my wife and a very good friend.
Fresh water in a lake, 10 C, 103 min run time, 15 min of obligatory deco but we did more than 20 min just for fun, it was dark and the day was cloudy.

This weekend in the lake and the training in the caves of Mexico are by far my best experiences of this year.
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#5 tdpriest

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 08:15 AM

I feel duty-bound to submit a Nauticam picture, rather than a Nexus one from earlier in the year:

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I really enjoyed working with this lionfish, happy in its native environmnent as the sun began to set over the reef.

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 08:21 AM

First time I managed to get the focus point exactly where I wanted with one of these.....

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 09:57 AM

My best / favourite shot because it reminds me of a great trip and because i love B+W.

Andy.

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 11:05 AM

And now I shall cheat (a time-honoured part of the "best shot" showcase), putting up my best Nexus image from the last year:

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 01:14 PM

Best can be 'best' for many reasons. This is mine. Best because I do like it, and also best because it was the last time I was in a dive boat with a friend who died very recently, so it will always have a significance beyond being a photo that I really like. Taken on a recent wreck in North Wales.
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Posted 02 December 2010 - 01:36 PM

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 06:13 PM

This is my favorite from the past year, and that's my wife appearing to touch the manta. (she is actually a few feet behind the manta) Taken on my only dive trip of the year in Socorro Island.

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Posted 02 December 2010 - 08:45 PM

And now I shall cheat (a time-honoured part of the "best shot" showcase)


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Posted 02 December 2010 - 10:08 PM

My favorite because it's from my first cold-water trip (Nootka Sound, B.C.):
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Posted 03 December 2010 - 12:36 AM

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One of my favourites from this year. From the "Really Deep South" cruise at Red Sea down to the Sudanse border.
I bought my first dSRL set, a Canon 7D, for this trip.
The amount of detail you can in this picture is amazing. I have a framed 84 by 64 cm (33 x 23 inch) print on a wall, and it is only in this size print when you truly see it all.

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 04:40 AM

Tim

I much prefer the 'Nexus' shot over the 'Nauticam' one. Does that mean you should have saved your money? :D

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 06:29 AM

Different photos have different meanings to me, and some of my photos aren't so good technically, but they represent wonderful dives. It's so hard to pick just one!

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 06:31 AM

I much prefer the 'Nexus' shot over the 'Nauticam' one.


Huh! The lionfish is technically much better, if not such a dramatic subject. :D The dolphins are contaminated with Mustard, too... :P

Check out the other Nauticam images:

Red Sea 2010 on Flickr

Tim

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 08:17 AM

I had a really good year (photo-wise). This is one of my faves from my recent trip on the Damai through the Banda Sea:

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Heading to the Solomons in a couple days, so there's still a chance to beat it!
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Posted 03 December 2010 - 02:44 PM

Bit of a sparse year for me, but this great barracuda provided a lot of excitement when it chased away a silvertip shark and briefly struck a triumphant pose in front of my camera. This was taken with a Tokina 10-17mm lens at its widest. Not technically that good, but you've gotta love the 'cudas in PNG.

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 03:20 PM

I have quite a few images from the year that are 'favourites', as it is my first year with a DSLR underwater.

This one stands out for me for several reasons. The girlfriend was modelling for me, we were on holiday with friends in Gozo and I really like the light on it.

I also managed to get into UWP magazine with it :D

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