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Playa del Carmen
A grouper hanging over the reef, checking out its reflection, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba. Did you know that this particular species can easily reach 1 meter and weigh over 100 kgs?
I really feel you get a sense of just how prehistoric this animal is from the underwater Photo. Did you know that males can reach lenghts of 6.0 m (20ft) and weigh up to 900 kgs (2000 lb)? This photo was taken in Jardines de La Reina, Cuba.
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Lionfish on the tropical and colorful reef in the Caribbean! Did you know these fish have venomous spikes and are dangerous for divers and fishermen?
a stripped marlin
Sharknado- what can I say, except that I used up all my adrenaline on this one dive.
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Capturing an over under is difficult with a heavy housed camera, so I balanced the housing on my head to get this shot. Call me crazy. It was only way to do it.
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Splits shots are difficult! Great job capturing the moment here.
Nurse Shark on reef wall
Sea lion chasing a sea star
Family Squid, veracruz México
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Esmeralda Reef
Did you know that Goliath Groupers can weigh up to 360 kgs and that they only reach maturity around 180 kgs?
This grouper was photographed in Cuba and was very inquisitive, as almost all groupers. I really feel like it is posing for the camera.
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lionfish
Crab home out in Cozumel
Cozumel Ship Wreck
cathedral kukulkan-cenote
That split second when another photographer comes in and backlights your shot of a Caribbean Reef Shark in Jardines de La Reina. Did you know that the flash duration of these strobes are less than 3 milli seconds?
Get closer/Bottle nose dolphin/Socorro,Mexico
Turtle
Lobsters
french angel with coral heads and sponges
Crab by coral Heads
Diver and Mantas/Roca Paritida,Mexico
Picture taken at Punta Sur, Isla Mujeres
Snorkeling on Sunset Reef on the East Side of Grand Cayman while ice and snow covered the ground back home in Atlanta, Georgia.
"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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Bridgespan Blenny
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