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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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Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.
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date posted posted: 15:18 CST Today (5 hours ago)
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: 15:05 CST Today (5 hours ago)
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: 06:17 CST Today (14 hours ago)
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: Yesterday
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: Yesterday
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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Shrimp on home
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
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: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Squid close up
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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: (4 days ago)
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 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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Just hanging out.
whale shark suspended vertically amidst the sunrays.
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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: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Blenny by Walter Bassi
Blenny
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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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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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My friends is a graceful free diver and smoothly glides underneath a large whale shark near Isla Mujeres.
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'Daniel and (gentle) Goliath'
Those who know me well, know my favourite colour is grey.
I'm a big lover of the dapple grey horses for their patterned coats.
I now have a new favourite pattern!
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Green Sea Turtles Mating
en route to search for whale sharks near Isla Mujeres
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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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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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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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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 category: Humorous
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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