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Paul Colley

I am from United Kingdom
Member since: Saturday, February 13, 2010
I am a photo-journalist, award-winning author and underwater photography instructor who loves being in the water. I love the Red Sea but have soft spots for a number of other locations, including Cuba, the East End of Grand Cayman, Bonaire and Ascension Island. Underwater I use a Nikon D4 SLR with Inon Z240 strobes, but also a compact Olympus XZ-2. I'm also an event and portrait photographer, for which I use the D4 and a D750.
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8543 point member

My Portfolio

  oceans should be Ascension Island
  Beautiful blues
  Mermaid Silhouette
  Free diver ascending anchor chain Silolona
  My first encounter stunning silky shark. shark
  bronze flanks silky shark photographed Jardines de la Reina Cuba. Cuba

My Contest Stats

I have 308 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Saturday, December 19, 2015
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entered Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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entered Tuesday, August 11, 2015


CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)816320
Fashion22110
Freshwater913515
Humorous23417
Macro - Close-Up78136317
Macro - not swimming712818
Macro - Nudibranchia22010
Macro - Super macro1832518
Macro - swimming3145914
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)1334726
Sharks1522114
Temperate Waters22914
Topside (above water but marine related)814418
Wide Angle - Close Focus1732218
Wide Angle - Divers1220717
Wide Angle - Marine Life4781117
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)2348120
Wide Angle - Wrecks1432823
totals 308553817
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified1322317
Adriatic Sea611018
Atlantic (European coastal)34414
Atlantic (South)3157818
Caribbean Sea76156220
English Channel1424517
Flores Sea817922
Gulf of Venezuela24723
Indian Ocean1623914
Landlocked Seas/Lakes2178
Mediterranean Sea1728616
North Sea12020
Red Sea119198816
totals 308553817
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Barbados34816
Cayman islands52120023
Croatia611018
Cuba1829116
Egypt127213016
Indonesia817922
Maldives1113912
Malta1424417
Netherlands Antilles69916
Saint Helena914516
United Kingdom5495317
totals 308553817

My Forum Posts

I have 310 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
Atmospheric shot
Posted: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Beauty!
Posted: Saturday, August 22, 2015
Powerful composition and message
Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015


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