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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Mexico (6)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

Inspired by nearby competition, this male humpback put some serious power into this series of forward lunges. In 7 years of whale watching, I had never seen a lunge like this from this angle. Taken with a canon 350d and 70-300 lens.
By Tyania Diffin
posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006
92 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes

This image was taken in Guadalupe Islanda in October 2008 using a Nikonos RS with a 20-35mm lens.  THs film I used was Fuji Velvia 100 speed, f8 at approximately 125.  Color corrected in photoshop CS.
By Steven Kl Smith
posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008
84 votes

Sponges and soft corals at the top of the reef, the photo was taken with the Sealife DC200 using a single strobe, while ascending for safety stop
By Steven Anderson
posted Friday, March 31, 2006
81 votes

This photo was taken in Cozumel in Dec of 2005, there were 2 French Angels in this hole along with 2 Queen Angels. All photo friendly.
By Steven Anderson
posted Tuesday, February 28, 2006
79 votes

This crab was photographed by klaus Bosbach in Cenote
By Klaus Bosbach
posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011
78 votes

Cozumel Sunset-Shot with a Canon EOS Xti and 24-105 zoom lens
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
77 votes
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Egg-Rippled Surface – Manta birostris glides just below the calm surface, taking in the tuna roe. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Curiosity Gull, happy Wednesday!
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark's endless search for plankton just beneath the surface
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My friend looks rather insignificant behind a large whale shark!
Canon 5D3 w/ 8-15mm fisheye
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Epic Langarm!
(term for 'selfie' in Afrikaans, directly translated as 'long-arm') A fun memory-shot for us.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Near Isla Contoy, Yucatan Peninsula.  This Whale Shark wa... by Alison Ranheim
Near Isla Contoy, Yucatan Peninsula. This Whale Shark was one of about 15.
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date posted posted: Monday, August 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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introduced Pest
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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On Cue - a special surprise drifted into shot as I was setting up for an over/under with the deep blue ocean. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Remora hitching a ride on a whale shark's tail. I wonder if this one is more of a thrill seeker since he went for the craziest place instead of just hanging out on the body, or pectoral fins like his buddies!
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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A serene pair of feeding Whale Sharks, a ballet couple come to mind....
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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The fish eggs that the whale sharks are feasting upon are very visible going into this shark's mouth.
What has to be very irritating is the remora that is latched onto it's freakin' tonsils!!!! Man, that makes my throat tickle!!!
8mm fisheye
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Tagalong ~ Whitefin Sharksucker prospecting a potential companion, turned out to be a friendly little guy. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Arrow Crab
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale shark cruising towards the surface near Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Shrimp on home
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My wife next to a whale shark. 8mm fisheye w/ full frame 5D3
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Squid close up
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Silhouette,. they turn when you dive down to them, I don't remember that last year because there were so many.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Zoom Zoom! .. lots of boats!
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Isle Mujeres last week was slower than 2013, but still amazing.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Just hanging out.
whale shark suspended vertically amidst the sunrays.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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This Whale Shark kept her eye on me as she was curving by with a photographer trying to keep up. It was a great moment watching her eye swivel and view me with a knowing look
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Blenny by Walter Bassi
Blenny
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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WhaleShark above me near Isla Mujeres They are so graceful that they look like they are barely moving until you try to swim with them, and it's tough to keep up!
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Breakfast Invite ~ Whale Shark breakfast – ‘egg soup’ – breakfast of champions! OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Peace ~ Whale Shark feeding in peace on the roe-strewn surface. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
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