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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Mexico (7)

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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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Green Sea Turtles Mating
en route to search for whale sharks near Isla Mujeres
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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While in Isla Mujeres to swim with Whale Sharks we lucked into a wonderful sharp eyed dive master who found some Green Sea Turtles mating and helped us go into stealth mode to quietly sneak up and observe. So awesome!!!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Mingle. Free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico – my group’s boat in the background wink
OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark "Botellita"
They get vertical in dense areas of plankton to gulp in
large amounts of food. It is one of the most incredible sights that
I've ever seen! Giant fish just hanging suspended in the water column - very cool!
Isla Mujere...
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~Swish~ Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, no strobes.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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well, apparently all of the scientists have made a grave error...
Whale Sharks do like to eat humans! Hahaha. Not photoshopped, other than to color correct and remove some backscatter; the shark and swimmer just lined up perfectly. wink
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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My wife swims next to a Whale Shark in Isla Mujeres. This particular one has a large gouge one it's back that appears to be from a propeller, but has healed nicely.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Lunch Date.A Remora detaches from a Whale Shark during a calm moment to take in the bounty of eggs on the surface.
Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, no strobes.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale sharks, Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Taken with Nikon D60 ... by Andy Colls
Whale sharks, Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Taken with Nikon D60 and 10-24 lens in Sea & Sea housing
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Great encounters this year in Isla Mujeres, less animals but a good connection.
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the eye of the cenote
Taj Mahal cenote by Walter Bassi
the eye of the cenote
Taj Mahal cenote
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Drinking the Sun.
Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Surface Interval.
Taken with 4-inch dome, Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
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Connection
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Hitch Hiker - Remora hitching a ride by a Whale Shark's gills.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
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Open Wide!
Feeding Whale Shark with eggs and Remoras seen within.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
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date posted posted: Friday, July 18, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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"The Following" 
Trying to keep up with this Manta Ray w... by Lauren Berger
"The Following"
Trying to keep up with this Manta Ray while freediving in Mexico.
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Friendship.Friendship.
Freediver Len de Vries filming a smaller Whale Shark.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Had a chance to view this manta while freediving with wha... by Henry Schmitz
Had a chance to view this manta while freediving with whale sharks in Mexico. Used a Nikon D600 and a Nikon 16mm Fisheye Lens, Ikelite Housing
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Huge Parrotfish on the reefs of Cozumel
Yucab Reef
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School of Jacks in Cozumel
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Santa Rosa Wall Beauty by Liana Pribla
Santa Rosa Wall Beauty
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Hawksbill Turtle twisting and turning through coral pillars in an Underwater Dreamworld / Cozumel Palancar Caves / Canon 5D w/ 15mm fisheye
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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El Morro de Puerto Vallarta, excelente lugar
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Cabo Pulmo
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Sea Of Cortés /Gulf of California Mexico
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Baby in Blue. Came across this rather small whale shark w... by Henry Schmitz
Baby in Blue. Came across this rather small whale shark while swimming with whale sharks in Mexico.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Cenote diving in Chac Mool by Cyril Buchet
Cenote diving in Chac Mool
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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