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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf Of Mexico (4)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Manatee time
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted (This month)
22 votes

The beach is calling...
By Nadya Kulagina
posted (This month)
18 votes

Resemblance...
By Nadya Kulagina
posted (Last month)
13 votes

***
By Nadya Kulagina
posted (Last month)
11 votes

Beauty and the Beautiful Beast.
By Ken Kiefer
posted (This month)
11 votes

Recent visit to the Kittiwake
By Michael Schlenk
posted (Last month)
9 votes

Looking up...
By Nadya Kulagina
posted (last week)
8 votes

Swimming by
By Nadya Kulagina
posted (6 days ago)
7 votes

Sea Bird just hanging out.
By Chris Miskavitch
posted (5 days ago)
2 votes

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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf Of Mexico

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Whale Shark and freediver sharing the ocean peacefully
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Egg-Rippled Surface – Manta birostris glides just below the calm surface, taking in the tuna roe. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Curiosity Gull, happy Wednesday!
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark's endless search for plankton just beneath the surface
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My friend looks rather insignificant behind a large whale shark!
Canon 5D3 w/ 8-15mm fisheye
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Epic Langarm!
(term for 'selfie' in Afrikaans, directly translated as 'long-arm') A fun memory-shot for us.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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introduced Pest
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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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: Friday, August 1, 2014
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....
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
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
19 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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Special, clearly stands out.
30 Votes
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Arrow Crab
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14 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
11 Votes
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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
13 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
19 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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14 Votes
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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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Peace ~ Whale Shark feeding in peace on the roe-strewn surface. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
11 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.
9 Votes
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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!
12 Votes
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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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15 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!!!
9 Votes
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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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