David Valencia Profile

David Valencia

I am from United States
Member since: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Dave Valencia is a dive instructor and marine biologist. He travels the world guiding dives and documenting the beautiful places that he has the good fortune to experience. It is his hope that his images may inspire people to learn more and experience the wonders of the ocean themselves. He uses a Canon 5D Mark III with Ikelite housing.
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My Portfolio

  rare squadron Giant Pacific Manta Rays. These giants measure 18 ft. wingtip wingtip. This special day mantas were chasing each playful frenzy. Rays ft frenzy
  Best Safety Stop ever Momma Baby humpback Whales rest motionless front divers. divers
  This Giant Pacific Electric Ray who takes swim above lens giving nice perspective underneath ray.
  Giant Pacific Manta Mexico. Mexico
  Silky shark very early morning. water warms around Mexicos Revillagigedos sharks become more prevalent. morning prevalent
  floating board creates some open water refuge these juvenile jacks. Silky Sharks Yellowfin Tuna Dolphins attacked this baitball. jacks baitball

My Contest Stats

I have 90 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Thursday, December 18, 2014
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entered Friday, December 5, 2014
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entered Monday, December 1, 2014

CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Macro - not swimming22512
Macro - Nudibranchia11818
Macro - swimming37324
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)58917
Topside (above water but marine related)23718
Wide Angle - Close Focus45914
Wide Angle - Divers2033016
Wide Angle - Marine Life2237116
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)711015
Wide Angle - Wrecks11818
totals 90158017
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (North American coastal)11919
Caribbean Sea23316
Sea Of Cortés /Gulf of California12121
totals 90158017
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
totals 90158017

My Forum Posts

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