This this underwater photography competition aimed to celebrate the diversity that exists in the underwater world of the Mayan Riviera, a destination for diving that offers diving from land or sea. There is not another underwater photography competition in the world that offers the variety and opportunities for diving and taking pictures. Claim the organizers: David Tomlinson, Lothar Batt and Andreas w. Matthes Matt of the Alliance of divers of the Riviera Maya. The Riviera Maya underwater photography competition, is an annual event of diving with international class, designed to encourage and expand the skills of underwater photography for our divers. We invite divers from all over the world to visit Playa del Carmen and participate in a memorable experience that will include diving, social events and workshops, to finish with the presentation of the winning photos at an awards ceremony. Some local businesses and diving equipment vendors are supporting this event with awards, briefings and presentations to promote this extraordinary opportunity.
We will count with the presence of international judges who select the winners of the contest on December 11 in the closing ceremony. The Riviera Maya, located to the South of Cancun, has other cities of the Caribbean including Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen and Tulum, is fortunate in having to dive sites such as caves and underground caverns as well as the second barrier reef dives mas grande del mundo, the Mesoamerican Reef, which stretches more than 700 Km. from Cancun to Honduras. Alliance of divers of the Riviera Maya is a network of dive centers that promotes quality diving in the Riviera Maya through promotions and events to support the diving community. The Abyss, Tank-ha and Protec dive centers joined forces in May 2009 to carry out this vision and promote it internationally who are interested in recreational and technical diving.