Brilliant Underwater Shots from the European Championships

6 comments

Advertisement

Photographer Francois Xavier Marit used an underwater camera to capture the European Swimming Championships in a unique way this summer in Budapest. By staying underwater with his camera, instead of using a remote trigger, he composed his frames and tripped his shutter at just the right moments.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-SYNCHRONISED

Team Ukraine competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 8, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-100M-FREESTYLE

France's Alain Bernard competing during the men's 100m freestyle qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-1500M-FREESTYLE

Italy's Samuel Pizzetti competing during the men's 1500m freestyle qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 10, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-200M-BREASTSTROKE

Germany's Marco Koch competes during the men's 200m breaststroke final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-200M-BUTTERFLY

Poland's Pawel Korzeniowski competes during the men's 200m butterfly final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-50M-BUTTERFLY

Russian Evgeny Korotyshkin competes during the men's 50m butterfly qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August, 9, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-800M-FREESTYLE

France's Sebastien Rouault competing during the men's 800m freestyle qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-WOMEN-100M-BUTTERFLY

France's Aurore Mongel competing during the women's 100m butterfly qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-WOMEN-100M-FREESTYLE

Sweden's Sarah Sjoestroem competes during the women's 100m freestyle final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 11, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-WOMEN-200M-BACKSTROKE

Great Britain's Elizabeth Simmonds competing during the women's 200m backstroke final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 10, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-WOMEN-400M-INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY

Spain's Mireia Belmonte Garcia competing during the women's 400m individual medley qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August, 9, 2010.

SWIM-EUR-HUN-WOMEN-800M-FREESTYLE

Italy's Federica Pellegrini competing during the women's 800m freestyle qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 11, 2010.

TOPSHOTS-SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-200M-BUTTERFLY

Poland's Marcin Cieslak competing during the men's 200m butterfly qualifications at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 11, 2010.

TOPSHOTS-SWIM-EUR-HUN-MEN-200M-BUTTERFLY

Poland's Pawel Korzeniowski competes during the men's 200m butterfly final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest on August 12, 2010.

Pictures: AFP PHOTO

Subscribe to our Newsletter and get articles like this delieverd straight to your inbox

6 comments:

  1. Hi These pictures are really good. I am an amateur photographer and if you want to see some of my work go to www.reggietalk.blogspot.com. Please just look at them. Thank you. REGGIE out>

    ReplyDelete
  2. What beautiful pictures! I especially like the synchronized swimming one.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Please tell me what camera was used for these shots. Thanks

    ReplyDelete
  4. Who pictured this? He/she is very good. I bet she is a trained photographer because the resulting pictures are so cool. They look real.

    ReplyDelete
  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifB0Ht3ys3w

    ReplyDelete

Amusing Planet appreciates your comments, except when they are SPAM. Such comments will be deleted immediately before they appear on this page. Spamming is futile, so please avoid.

To ensure that this page is free of spam, all comments are moderated, so it may take a while for your comments to appear.