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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf Of Mexico (2)

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Three in Harmony - 2014.
A seldom occurrence this year.
By Nina Baxa
posted (Last month)
24 votes

Whale Shark and freediver sharing the ocean peacefully
By Ken Kiefer
posted (Last month)
19 votes

keep smiling
By Daniel Flormann
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Curiosity Gull, happy Wednesday!
By Nina Baxa
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Egg-Rippled Surface – Manta birostris glides just below the calm surface, taking in the tuna roe. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
By Nina Baxa
posted (Last month)
17 votes

Dark Shark

Whale Shark ramming plankton
By Ken Kiefer
posted (Last month)
15 votes

Arrow Crab close Up
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
14 votes

Friends on a wreck
By Eric Addicott
posted (Last month)
10 votes

Flamingostone, veracruz Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (5 days ago)
10 votes

Whale Shark picture taken with Canon G15 with Fantasea Housing only with ambient light ,did not use wide angle lense. Settings F5.6 ISO 100 Shutter Speed 125
By Daniel Waldman
posted (Last month)
9 votes
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On Cue - a special surprise drifted into shot as I was setting up for an over/under with the deep blue ocean. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.
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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: (Last month)
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....
19 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
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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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Arrow Crab
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
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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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Shrimp on home
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Squid close up
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Just hanging out.
whale shark suspended vertically amidst the sunrays.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Peace ~ Whale Shark feeding in peace on the roe-strewn surface. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Green Sea Turtles Mating
en route to search for whale sharks near Isla Mujeres
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My wife swims next to a Whale Shark in Isla Mujeres. This particular one has a large gouge one it's back that appears to be from a propeller, but has healed nicely.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Lunch Date.A Remora detaches from a Whale Shark during a calm moment to take in the bounty of eggs on the surface.
Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, no strobes.
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale sharks, Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Taken with Nikon D60 ... by Andy Colls
Whale sharks, Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Taken with Nikon D60 and 10-24 lens in Sea & Sea housing
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Drinking the Sun.
Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Surface Interval.
Taken with 4-inch dome, Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
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