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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From United Kingdom (9)

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Basking sharks are truly amazing animals. We know so little about their life cycles, international protection is needed not just in the UK. Increased international protection for all sharks is paramount.
By Kirk Mottershead
posted Thursday, August 4, 2011
91 votes

Atlantic Grey Seal and Sun Rays, Lundy Island
By Nick Blake
posted Monday, July 22, 2013
62 votes

Dahlia Anemone- There is Colour in U.K. Waters !!
Fuji Finepif F30 and housing
By Simon Toomer
posted Sunday, January 4, 2009
61 votes

Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
By Nick Blake
posted Monday, June 23, 2014
52 votes

Golden dress
By Zena Holloway
posted Wednesday, May 21, 2008
51 votes

Dahlia anemone. St.Abbs marine reserve Scotland
By John Naylor
posted Friday, March 28, 2008
50 votes

Diamond sturgeon.
15mm fisheye.
By Mark Thomas
posted Sunday, August 14, 2011
50 votes

UNDERWATER TECHNICAL GARDENING. New sport in Scotland due to record rainfall in August. Nik d70 with 10.5mm lens and 2 strobes.
By Mike Clark
posted Monday, September 1, 2008
49 votes

Common Shrimp, Trefor Pier, N. Wales, UK.
By Jim Garland
posted Sunday, September 28, 2008
49 votes

A seal taken at the Farne Islands in the North sea, North east england.
By Ryan Johnson
posted Thursday, August 4, 2011
48 votes
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This playful Grey Seal off Lundy Island sneaked up behind me and took me by surprise. As he Clambered over the top of my head, I turned the camera to shoot at myself, capturing an image of the cheeky chap at the same time.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 24, 2012
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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A very playful seal known as "Chocolate" due to her unusual markings photographed off Lundy Island
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Borth y Gest, North Wales with Snowdonia in the background by David Stephens
Borth y Gest, North Wales with Snowdonia in the background
13 Votes
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One clawed lobster.
Trefor Pier, N. Wales.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 21, 2012
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Irish Sea United Kingdom
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Rock pool shrimp.  105mm with +3 diopter by Paul Colley
Rock pool shrimp. 105mm with +3 diopter
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Coming up for air, Farne Islands.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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A chilly 9 degrees in the sea off the Farne Islands but this playful seal certainly made up for it.
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Flatfish by Spencer Burrows
Flatfish
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 13, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: United Kingdom
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RAINbow Trout.
D3 15mm fisheye.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Cessna aircraft wreck and diver, Capernwray.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Herbie Rides Again? Unfortunately not for this VW Beetle wreck in Capernwray Quarry.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Peek a boo
Tompot Blenny on the wreck of the James Eagan... by Cat Briggs
Peek a boo
Tompot Blenny on the wreck of the James Eagan Layne out of Plymouth
canon powershot S95 in canon housing
11 Votes
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Fish meets Jellyfish. by Spencer Burrows
Fish meets Jellyfish.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: United Kingdom
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What's left of a Go Kart that we came across in Eccleston Delph Quarry, Lancashire. Just one letter missing and it could almost have been made for me.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 8, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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My first UK dive in a year at NDAC, Chepstow.  So many at... by Maria Munn
My first UK dive in a year at NDAC, Chepstow. So many attractions and a fabulous place to practice underwater photography. This was taken with a Canon S95, FIX housing and INON 165 Fisheye Lens.
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Grey Seal, Farne Islands.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Corkwing,
Trefor Pier. July 2012.
4 Votes
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Grey Seal and Sun Rays, Farne Islands.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Playful grey seals in the Farne Islands.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Diver explores the prop of the upside-down wreck in 42m by Mike Clark
Diver explores the prop of the upside-down wreck in 42m
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Close up of a trout. by Spencer Burrows
Close up of a trout.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: United Kingdom
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A cold Febuary morning in a cool 2 degrees of water, my d... by Tony Mccann
A cold Febuary morning in a cool 2 degrees of water, my dive buddy catching some sunrays.
7 Votes
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Diver exploring the wreck of the Somali, Northumberland
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 1, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: North Sea United Kingdom
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Diver on Passenger Plane, Capernwray.
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In shooting situations like this, black&white is always a clear winner.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 24, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Diver on the Wessex Helicopter, Capernwray
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 24, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Inside the plane, Capernwray.
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 17, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Diver and plane wreck, Capernwray.
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 17, 2012
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