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Underwater Photo Location: Isla Mujeres Open Ocean

Underwater Photo Location: Isla Mujeres Open Ocean

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Mantas and Whale Sharks congregate here every year from June-July to feed on Plankton. This makes for a great freediving photography expedition!
Facts about Isla Mujeres Open Ocean
  • It is in Mexico
  • Isla Mujeres Open Ocean is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
dayboatshorenight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharkswhalesdolphinsturtlescoral

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairshireinstructionguidedfriendly


by Lauren Berger
"The Following" Trying to keep up with this Manta Ray while freediving in Mexico.

by Ellen Cuylaerts
Connection

by Ken Kiefer
Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.

by Daniel Waldman
Whale Shark picture taken with Canon G15 with Fantasea Housing only with ambient light ,did not use wide angle lense. Settings F5.6 ISO 100 Shutter Speed 125

by Jan Morton
Free Diver with Whale Shark - Diver Liz Parkinson interacting with a magnificent female Whale Shark off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Oly OMD EM-1 with 8mm Fisheye lens and Natural lighting. Image is slightly cropped and corrected.

by Jan Morton
Isla Lady Female Whale Shark in B&W.

by Steven Miller
These Mantas are moving quickly- on the edge of a current line, you have to give them some space and don't look through the viewfinder too long!

by Steven Miller
my boat!

by Steven Miller
Sky Pilot

by Ellen Cuylaerts
Whale shark & Remora Isla Mujeres

by Steven Miller
Over/Under on the move- the water was calm enough for splits, but swimming with the shark causes some cool water lines and lots of misses.

by Steven Miller
Majesty. Classic pose with no crop and almost no scatter.. the eggs were in rafts and some areas were crystal blue.

by Steven Miller
Breathe-hold

by Steven Miller
A Biologist studying these mentioned that she thought straight down was the most interesting angle for shooting Whalesharks,. the spots are cool B&W

by Steven Miller
Missed the Over part of this split, but got an interesting light from the waves

by Steven Miller
Busy place and flat calm

by Steven Miller
Mantafest is coming

by Chris Miskavitch
This whaleshark get perpendicular to the surface to feed......

by Alex Suh
Over Under of Whale Shark

by Raoul Caprez
Lunch time !
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