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"Sun Ball Manta" Manta shot from Socorro. Got this shot on the last day of the trip. Shot with a Canon 7D,Tokina 10-17,and 2 YSD-1 strobes. Set the shot up and just waited hoping the Manta would go right were I needed!
Turtle was very friendly and I waited for him to cover the sun and I knew it would make a nice light situation. Shot in Little Cayman with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with 2 YSD-1s.
"Manta" Waited till dusk to get this lighting. Was just hoping the mantas would show up. Socorro is a magical place and I really wanted to get that across to viewers. Taken with a Canon 7D with my favorite Tokina 10-17 and 2 YSD-1 strobes.
"Motherly Love" As soon as we hit the water we expected this pair to shy away, instead they wanted to say hello! Mother and baby humpback in the Socorro Islands. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with natural light.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

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Shot at San Benedicto Island. Canon 7D with Tokina 10-17. Saw these fish from way down and just loved the lighting.
B&W Manta/ Shooting off the Revillagigedo Islands in Mexico and this Manta wanted to play with us. It was just incredible how they seem to connect with you. Stayed with us for the whole dive and followed us back to the boat.
Bronze Circle -- School of fish off Socorro Island.
Baby Steps - Humpback whale and her baby calf swimming together in the Socorro Islands.
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In Pompano Beach Florida diving the wreck United Caribbean. Found this Lizard fish having a grunt for lunch. I had never seen them swallow something so large before. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with 2 YS-D1 strobes.
Whale Shark visits Pompano Beach Florida. Just an amazing day out on the water when a Whale Shark was spotted. The best part is he stayed and played with us. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with a 4.33 Nauticam dome and housing.
Whale Shark visits Pompano Beach Florida Sunday November 25,2012. About 1.5 miles South of Hillsboro Inlet and a half mile off shore. Shot with a Canon 7D,Tokina 10-17 with a Nauticam Housing and 2 YS-D1 strobes.
Yellowhead Jawfish dancing in front of me. These little guys are very beautiful and I hope I represented them well. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Canon 60mm Lens with a Nauticam Housing that we rent at our shop. 1 YS-D-1 Strobe from Sea & Sea.
This is Max! A giant Bahama Grouper. This was taken with a Canon 7D with a Tokina 10-17 with a Nauticam housing and a 4.33' Nauticam Dome.
Tiger Shark in the Bahamas. Shot with a Canon 7D with a Nauticam Housing and 4.33 inch dome with a Tokina 10-17 lens. Two YS-D-1 Strobes from Sea & Sea.
Big Smile/ Big Lemon Shark saying hello to me in the Bahamas. The photo was taken with a Canon 7D with Tokina 10-17 with a Nauticam housing and a 4 inch dome and the new D-1 strobes form Sea & Sea.
Take a Dive/ Dolphins about to go into the deep in the Bahamas. Photographed with a Canon 7D with the Tokina 10-17 in a Nauticam Housing.
Beauty & Not a Beast/ Tiger Shark saying hello.
Magical/ This shot was taken on a night dive off Lighthouse Reef in Pompano Beach,Fl. Shot with a NEX5n with the 16mm lens with 2 Sea & Sea 110A. Was an awesome dive with the super moon lighting our way!.
Hanging Out/ This shot was taken in the Florida Keys.
Grumpy / Shot with the Sony NEX5n with the 30mm lens with a Nauticam housing with a Sea & Sea 110A strobe. This photo was taken at our famous Blue Heron Bridge here in south Florida.
See Horsey/ Shot with the Sony NEX5n with the 30mm macro lens in a Nauticam housing and a Sea & Sea 110A strobe. Very famous sea horse at the Blue Heron Bridge in south Florida.
Jump for Joy/ Shot in the Monterey Bay. Nikon D300 with the Nikon 70-200 Lens. They are called Risso's Dolphin and it was a magical day. NO PHOTOSHOP at all.
Little Angel/ See these little guys on almost every dive and just wanted to highlight how cool looking they are! Shot with a Canon 7D with a Canon 100mm in a Nauticam housing and a Sea & Sea YS-110A.
 
23 Entries Found