Agua Azul, Chiapas, Mexico, Central America.

Taken with Canon EOS550D. 18-55mm Lens. 3 Exposures, Converted with Photomatix and processed in Lightroom.


The Cataratas de Agua Azul (Spanish for “Blue-water Falls”) are found in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The waterfall consists of many cataracts following one after another. The larger cataracts may be as high as 6 meters (20 feet) or so. The water is extremely blue, and has a high mineral content. People normally like to go skinny dipping near the waters where it falls on rocks or fallen trees, it encases them in a thick shell-like coating of limestone.


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  • julie08
    julie08almost 2 years ago

    Awesome work :)

  • thanks heaps julie !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonalmost 2 years ago

    lovely hdr, great detail and color :)

  • thankyou melissa !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • supergold
    supergoldalmost 2 years ago

    a wonderful capture of this waterfall with rather green water

  • thanks a lot fred, shame it wasnt a warm sunny day !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • Poete100
    Poete100almost 2 years ago

    WOW!!! Dean, this is fantastic!!!

  • thankyou lorraine, they were great waterfalls !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyalmost 2 years ago

    Looks like a great place to check out !..beautiful work Dean – Love it xx

  • thanks a lot gail .. they were quite a big mass of falls !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoalmost 2 years ago

    Dean, Terrific, colorful scene beautifully composed.

  • thanks heaps bob !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynalmost 2 years ago


  • haha great comment guendalyn, and thanks a bunch for stopping by – have a wonderful day !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroalmost 2 years ago

    20th September 2012

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52almost 2 years ago

    Brilliant capture of these gorgeous falls Dean, what a great swimming hole.

    Cheers Jude x

  • thanks heaps jude and it was a great swimming hole … i remember it being dam cold though !

    – Dean Cunningham

  • bazcelt
    bazceltalmost 2 years ago

    wow, spectacular mate!

  • thanks heaps baz – was a great spot !

    – Dean Cunningham

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