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

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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.
By Nina Baxa
posted (Last month)
24 votes

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

A serene pair of feeding Whale Sharks, a ballet couple come to mind....
By Nina Baxa
posted (This month)
19 votes

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

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.
By Nina Baxa
posted (This month)
18 votes

My wife next to a whale shark.  8mm fisheye w/ full frame 5D3
By Ken Kiefer
posted (Last month)
17 votes

My friend looks rather insignificant behind a large whale shark!
Canon 5D3 w/ 8-15mm fisheye
By Ken Kiefer
posted (This 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 (This month)
17 votes

keep smiling
By Daniel Flormann
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

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
By Ken Kiefer
posted (Last month)
15 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf Of Mexico

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Arrow Crab
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votes: 11
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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
votes: 10
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Shrimp on home
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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
votes: 17
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Squid close up
votes: 14
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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.
votes: 12
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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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votes: 11
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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!
votes: 5
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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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votes: 17
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Peace ~ Whale Shark feeding in peace on the roe-strewn surface. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
view portfolio more shots by Nina Baxa
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My friends is a graceful free diver and smoothly glides underneath a large whale shark near Isla Mujeres.
votes: 9
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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!
votes: 10
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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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votes: 13
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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!!!
votes: 9
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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.
votes: 18
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~Swish~ Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light, no strobes.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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.
votes: 13
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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.
votes: 17
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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
votes: 6
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Drinking the Sun.
Taken while free-diving off Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
votes: 16
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date posted posted: (Last month)
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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votes: 27
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Hitch Hiker - Remora hitching a ride by a Whale Shark's gills.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
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votes: 18
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Open Wide!
Feeding Whale Shark with eggs and Remoras seen within.
Oly OMD EM5, 8mm Fisheye, natural light.
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votes: 24
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Friendship.Friendship.
Freediver Len de Vries filming a smaller Whale Shark.
Oly E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
votes: 24
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This little girl's brother would not pay attention to her directions, so she pulled him into position repeatedly by his hair!! Was hilarious to watch.
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico United States
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Swim team. Working on streamline
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votes: 9
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico United States
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Had a chance to view this manta while freediving with wha... by Henry Schmitz
Had a chance to view this manta while freediving with whale sharks in Mexico. Used a Nikon D600 and a Nikon 16mm Fisheye Lens, Ikelite Housing
votes: 12
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