This is in Tahiti (not Chuuk) -- I didn't see a country choice for Polynesia. This sea plane is a popular wreck dive just offshore. It's about 60 feet deep and there's not much color. Wrecks can be a little spooky and this one's no different. I don't know if anyone lost their life here -- it could be an artifical reef for all I know.
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limule (4176) 2007-11-05 7:15
I do not know much about submarine acitvity and shooting in such conditions. However, the picture is beautiful, with these light greys over the shell of the plane and the diver has been very well captured, in a nice position.Very nicely realized.
brandstaetter (15915) 2007-11-05 8:07
the plane has a very natural form, like a fish.. nice impression of a different world !
Cheers from Austria, Chris
Herquin (7751) 2007-11-05 8:42
une photo prise sous la mer , voilà qui est rare , en plus elle est très nette . Voila une belle rencontre qui te laissera un excellent souvenir .
Andrzej_HHH (2480) 2007-11-05 9:02
Hello! This must be a really nice experience to dive between wrecks. Very good quality under water picture. Interesting composition with the diver and a nose of Catalina. Great shot! Andrzej
alfhwa (463) 2007-11-26 8:01
This is a great shot! One can see the abundance of marine life around the plane, but for some reason the plane it's not yet covered... maybe it takes more than 50 years to develop that. The diver in the photo is well placed, and I liked the timing you decided to take the shot, with all the bubbles coming out of him/her. Unfortunately there's some graininess effect through the picture, otherwise I would suggest adjusting the picture to be a bit more sharp. Great job! Thanks for sharing.
teutza (10590) 2007-11-28 9:07
wow..this is so interesting..i've never seen this kind of image..i like your gallery..you are showing unusuall images:)
bizsu (1015) 2008-01-31 14:54
Very, very nice photo. Good sharp picture. Congrat.
devimeuxbe (58557) 2008-01-31 14:59
Incredible picture. So sharp, beautifull light, interesting scenery.
Thanks for this post
giorgimer (34941) 2009-02-20 9:34
great one, really surprising. Good moment capture and composition.
Very well done!
Skirmante (65) 2009-03-09 22:40
Interesting photo especially under the water there all photography goes different way.Best regards!
- Copyright: Ted Alan Stedman (tAs) (588)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-09-25
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D200 DSLR, Nikkor 20mm/f2.8
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Underwater Photography 2, learning about world [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-11-05 7:01