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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Mexico (8)

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Giant pacific manta came in for a close up. Taken at Socorro Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, December 12, 2016
126 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
123 votes

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
93 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
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Mexico

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Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun by Sevil Gurel Peker
Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Perfect capture of the mystical atmosphere in this cenote
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Mantaray with friends, Boiler San benedicto México
21 Votes
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Selfie taken by mi son, Cocoyoc Mexico
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Mexico
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Squid black and green, Veracruz México
28 Votes
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Turtle and Divers, Cozumel Mexico
21 Votes
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Palms with Sun, Cozumel México
32 Votes
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In the sunlight by Raoul Caprez
In the sunlight
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Inside the Cave, Las Estacas México
shortlistedShortlisted!
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mexico
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Mantaray with Sun Rays
25 Votes
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Fishes in the jungle, Las Estacas Mexico
25 Votes
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Plants in River,Las Estacas Mexico
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017
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Mantaray with sun, San Benedicto México
17 Votes
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Male Sea Lion encounter, Isla Espiritu Santo Mexico
22 Votes
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Divers in river, Las Estacas Mexico
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 6, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mexico
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Coy Fishes in river, Las Estacas Mexico
22 Votes
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Divers in the cenote "The Pit" Mexico by Chris Miskavitch
Divers in the cenote "The Pit" Mexico
9 Votes
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colors of de river, Las Estacas México
shortlistedShortlisted!
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 1, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
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Juan Carlos and the cave, Las Estacas Mexico
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Coy Fishes, Las Estacas Mexico
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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Golden Fish, Las Estacas México
12 Votes
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Pure esthetic by Uwe Schmolke
Pure esthetic
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 26, 2016
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Landlocked Seas/Lakes Mexico
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Yep, I see you!
Canon 5D2, 100L macro, one strobe by Brad Trostad
Yep, I see you!
Canon 5D2, 100L macro, one strobe
7 Votes
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Two heads are better than one!
Canon 5D2 with 17-70L @ 4... by Brad Trostad
Two heads are better than one!
Canon 5D2 with 17-70L @ 40mm, single strobe
10 Votes
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Over under image of an American Crocodile in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico that is uncropped as I approached him up close.
16 Votes
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Paso del cedral Reef, Cozumel Mexico
22 Votes
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American Crocodile in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico
11 Votes
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Crocodile diving in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico
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16 Votes
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