12/07/2012 07:07 am ET Updated Feb 06, 2013

Underwater Photography: Inspiration For Divers And Snorkelers (PHOTOS)

Graceful turtles off Hawaii. Tiny sea critters on Caribbean coral. Dark holes in the earth where only the bravest and most competent adventurers should journey. The waters surrounding islands around the world have provided photographers with inspiration for countless years.

The editors of ISLANDS magazine have jumped into the deep end to rank the very best snorkeling and scuba diving shots taken by our photographers underwater photographers.

Find inspiration for your next dip!

Snorkeling and Scuba Photos