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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Mexico (6)

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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
148 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
141 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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Yellow tree
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Scooby, Arturo and Mantarray, Roca Oneil Isla Socorro México
16 Votes
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"Old Man and the Sea" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. Image is referencing Ernest Hemingway's famous novel by the same name.
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Secretary Blenny - 105mm vr + SMC - No crop
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Playing sea lion puppies
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Captured just the right moment with the playing sea lion in the front and the diver in the background
12 Votes
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A diver makes his way through a submerged cave near Tulum, Mexico
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Corals - Manual white balance, no strobes
8 Votes
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sea lion puppy (:
12 Votes
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Mother and soon, Acapulco México
23 Votes
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Mantaray and Sun, Socorro Island México
15 Votes
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Mating polyclad flatworms. Photographed at San Nicolas dive site, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. Canon EOS 70-D with 60 mm macro lens.
3 Votes
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White Tip Shark and fish, Roca Partida México
14 Votes
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Diadema reproduction.
7 Votes
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Pacific cushion sea star at San Antonio Point, San Carlos, Sonora Mexico. Photographed with a Canon EOS 70-D, Canon 60 mm macro lens and Nauticam SMC-1.
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Bullshark and feeder, Playa del Carmen México
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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This image was taken at 'The Pit Cenote' in Tulum, Mexico... by Karen Smith
This image was taken at 'The Pit Cenote' in Tulum, Mexico. Freedivers were practicing as I took the image. One waiting on a rock while the other diver ascends. The hydrogen sulfate layer can be seen below at 90ft.
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23 Votes
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School of wavy-lined grunts at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
9 Votes
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Explotion, Dream Gates, Playa del Carmen México
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 13, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Mexico
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Stingray photographed at San Nicolas, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico with a Canon EOS 70-D and Tokina 10-17 mm fisheye lens, and two Inon D-2000 strobes.
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Porcupine fish photographed at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with a Canon EOS 70-D, Canon 100 mm macro lens, and two Inon D-2000 strobes.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Brown sea urchin photographed with a 60 mm macro lens and Nauticam SMC-1 at San Antonio Point, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
11 Votes
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Felimida marislae photographed at Eagle Rock in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
10 Votes
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Eagle Ray with cloud, Cozumel México
20 Votes
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Turtle in the dome, Cozumel México
14 Votes
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Stars in the Sky, Cozumel México
24 Votes
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"Travelers" This image switches the roles between divers and mantas. We always go to see these amazing animals, this is them coming up to explore our world. The Image also references how these mantas loved bubbles on their bellies in Socorro.
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A Stoplight Parrotfish (Initial Phase) brightens up the w... by David Gilchrist
A Stoplight Parrotfish (Initial Phase) brightens up the water column in Cozumel, Mexico.
12 Votes
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