Belize is home to some truly world class reefs resulting in some really exceptional snorkeling, even when compared to the places like Indonesia. With the second longest barrier reef in the world spanning over 190 miles-nearly the entire length of the county-one could spend years exploring the area and still just be scratching the surface.

Belize is quickly emerging as the go to place for divers and snorkelers alike. To many people’s surprise, Belize is home to the second longest barrier reef in the world which runs over 190 miles along the countries coastline and hosts over 65 different species of coral and 500 species of fish. Where larger marine

GoPro cameras have become probably the most popular camera for snorkeling, and for a number or solid reasons. Their small size is perfect for traveling, not to mention all GoPro’s from the Hero 5 on are waterproof to certain depths without a housing. That being said, it’s wise to use a housing for added security.

Komodo is famous for a lot of things—most notably it’s giant carnivorous lizards—which rule the uninhabited islands. As tourism started to grow in Indonesia people quickly learned that the Komodo Dragons were not the only thing unique to the area—and that it in fact had some of the most biodiverse marine life in the world.

You defiantly don’t have to be scuba diving to take photos underwater. In fact, a lot of the most widely used photography techniques take place in very shallow water where a mask and snorkel are the preferred respiratory gear by most professional underwater photographers. Check out this list of the five most widely used photo