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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

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

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

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

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 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
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This beautiful Seahorse was taken on Cayman Brac. It stayed in our area for awhile before moving on.

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A beautiful intruder in the Caribbean.
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date posted posted: 10:00 CST Today (5 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Turks and Caicos islands
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"Ruffles"
A Lettuce Sea Slug on a Rope Sponge.
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date posted posted: 07:18 CST Today (8 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Out in the Open"
A Gaudy Clown Crab poses out in the open on a Purple Vase Sponge. Generally I find this guys tucked away into a hole in the coral/sponge, but it is always a treat to find one out and about.
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date posted posted: 07:17 CST Today (8 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Plants and mangrove, Jade River Playa del carmen
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
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"Curious"
These aren't always the most cooperative subjects. After taking a couple of shots with just the 100mm, I decided to try the +10 Diopter. Luckily this guys was holding his ground and let me get extremely close.
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"The Queen"
The colors of the Queen Angel Fish are so vibrant. It isn't very often they will allow you to get close enough for a face on portrait. I think the Turtle eating right beside this one gave it a reason to stick around.
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"Wrapped Up"
A tiny Brittle Star tightly wrapped around a Gorgonian.
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"Into the Stars"
One of the prettiest eyed fish around.
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Fluorescence! This is so exciting! Using Nightsea filters to photograph, I discovered that the eyes of a banded coral shrimp fluoresce a vibrant green. I used a small aperture to focus only on the eyes. The coral it's on also fluoresced.
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Whale Shark Reflex, Isla Contoy México
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'Velvet Eyes' - eyes of a Velvet shrimp, a nocturnal species, around an inch long with amazing blue eyes. Shot using Oly 60mm & +15 subsee with manual focus for precision.
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Roughhead blenny (Acanthemblemaria aspera)
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Tiger Shark Nose by Frankie Rivera
Tiger Shark Nose
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Smiling Blenny
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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"Babylon"
This massive deep sea pinnacle is without a doubt one of the most prestigious dive sites in Cayman. It is situated on the far North East side of the island making it a long way from anywhere. It is always a treat to descend into the depths
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"Dancing Turtle"
The Hawksbill literally swam up and stopped right on top of me. It didn't touch me and I didn't touch it, but the encounter will last in my memories and with this photograph.
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Whale Shark Hungry, Isla Contoy México
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"Grooves"
A Close up of Star Coral.
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"Fish in the Flowers"
A Triple Fin Blenny in a very detailed hiding spot.
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Spotted Anemone Shrimp - taken by stacking a x2 and a +10... by Adeline Wee
Spotted Anemone Shrimp - taken by stacking a x2 and a +10 diopter
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Illuminating a hawkfish from the outside of a sponge. by Adeline Wee
Illuminating a hawkfish from the outside of a sponge.
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The Guardian - a Simon Morris statue standing just off the mini-wall at LightHousePoint in Grand Cayman. Loved how the sun makes a Halo - always guarding for good ....
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Mangrove, Jade River, Playa del Carmen
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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While swimming out for a shore dive at sunset, I asked my friend to pose for me. I balanced one strobe on top of my head to give her face fill light, and placed the other strobe under the water to illuminate her tank and octo.
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Reef squid by Eric Addicott
Reef squid
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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Juvenile basketstar by Adeline Wee
Juvenile basketstar
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This beautiful Seahorse was taken on Cayman Brac. It stay... by Nina Banks
This beautiful Seahorse was taken on Cayman Brac. It stayed in our area for awhile before moving on.
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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