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276 Entries Found: Page 1  of  11
Ex-USS Kittiwake on her side after Tropical Storm Nate (2017)
Oceanic white tip, Cat Island
Blue Sharks around the UK coast are the most beautiful creatures but sadly also targeted by fishermen for catch and release which can be harmful to the sharks!
Be a shark!
Seal having a comfortable throne in Kelp around Farne Islands
Sunset at the Sandbar, the calm returns!
Flying in
Grey seal in Farne Islands
Mahi Mahi Fest
Ascension Island
Ready for the hunt
Hold your head up high
Grey seal
Hunter & prey at Devil's Grotto
some weeks ago the dive sit and grottoes were severely damaged by a container ship grounded on the reef. Hoping the coral can be saved and the site restored for future visits of the silvery schools of fish!
It's hard to explain what it does to you to have encounters like this, eye to eye, two souls, one heartbeat. In the ice cold waters of the bay of Virgohamna, we had some time with the little colony of harbour seal far up North 79° 43′ 24″.
And then there was you...
Portrait of an Orca in the chilly waters of Kaldfjord Norway
Wanna play?
Grey seal in Farne Islands
Good morning Monday!
Beluga portrait, Churchill, Canada
It was a cold and dark day. When the beluga came close enough, his mouth before clear through the thermocline blur.
Fata Morgana
'I had a dream'
Happy International Whaleshark day
Image taken in St. Helena, British Overseas Territories, South Atlantic
Ascension Island
A face to face encounter with a smooth hammerhead, a shark very rare since decades in Ascension waters.
Adult Yellowfin Tuna in Ascension waters
"Laugh or Cry"
Gray seal
Tarpon hunting silversides
I wish the Cayman grottoes would be filled with silversides once more.
Devil's Grotto, July 2013 (the last year of big numbers)
This young male bear attempts to hunt for his first season on the ice. He had seen it done by his mother and she was still around from a distance.
Ready to spread my wings
Southern stingray at the sandbar
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016
2nd place Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging

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Editor's Comment
Incredible over/under shot taken at exactly the right time!
Polar bear sleeping in Svalbard
Grey seal lying in the kelp
Farne islands
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