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

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

I wanted a shot of the stern of the Giannis D, but there were loads of divers on the wreck. Waiting until the last moments of the dive as everyone headed for safety stops I got this shot in peace and quiet! 
Nikon D300, 10.5mm Fisheye, Magic Filter
By Nick Blake
posted Monday, February 14, 2011
51 votes

A spectacular natural light show in the caves of Jackfish Alley made for a memorable dive.
By Nick Blake
posted Sunday, April 3, 2011
49 votes


By Nick Blake
posted Thursday, July 7, 2011
47 votes

Sunrise at Abersoch, North Wales
By Nick Blake
posted Sunday, February 20, 2011
45 votes

A shot of a whale shark feeding during a recent trip to Djibouti.
Nikon D300 & natural light.
By Nick Blake
posted Saturday, January 21, 2012
40 votes

Ebbing tide at Abersoch, North Wales
By Nick Blake
posted Monday, December 19, 2011
39 votes

The Caves of St Johns, Red Sea.
Nikon D300 & Tokina 10-17mm
By Nick Blake
posted Thursday, February 3, 2011
38 votes

Wraysbury Lake's London Taxi Cab and Diver, taken with a Sigma Circular fish eye. Black & white conversion
By Nick Blake
posted Saturday, December 10, 2011
38 votes
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'Coming up for air'
Atlantic Grey Seal, Lundy Island, UK by Nick Blake
'Coming up for air'
Atlantic Grey Seal, Lundy Island, UK
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Jet Plane. Capernwray, Lancashire, UK by Nick Blake
Jet Plane. Capernwray, Lancashire, UK
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7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 29, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Stern view of the Thistlegorm wreck, Red Sea. by Nick Blake
Stern view of the Thistlegorm wreck, Red Sea.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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'Hello Cheeky'
An excited and boisterous atlantic grey s... by Nick Blake
'Hello Cheeky'
An excited and boisterous atlantic grey seal at Lundy Island, UK
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 23, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Thistlegorm Truck, Red Sea, Egypt. by Nick Blake
Thistlegorm Truck, Red Sea, Egypt.
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Blue Shark, Cornwall, UK by Nick Blake
Blue Shark, Cornwall, UK
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 7, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Comb jelly and sunburst, Lundy Island, UK by Nick Blake
Comb jelly and sunburst, Lundy Island, UK
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Blue Shark, Cornwall, UK by Nick Blake
Blue Shark, Cornwall, UK
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Stern view of the Gosei Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon by Nick Blake
Stern view of the Gosei Maru wreck, Truk Lagoon
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 5, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Atlantic Grey Seal, Longships Seal Colony, Lands End, Cor... by Nick Blake
Atlantic Grey Seal, Longships Seal Colony, Lands End, Cornwall.
Nikon D810,20mm lens, natural light
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 30, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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October Sunrise at Selsey by Nick Blake
October Sunrise at Selsey
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 19, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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A Tompot Blenny resides inside an empty shell - Selsey Li... by Nick Blake
A Tompot Blenny resides inside an empty shell - Selsey Lifeboat Station, UK
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 25, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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A ghostly figure amidst military remnants, Ras Katy - Red... by Nick Blake
A ghostly figure amidst military remnants, Ras Katy - Red Sea
Model: Kat Felton
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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A spider crab rests on kelp on the Knoll Pins, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
A spider crab rests on kelp on the Knoll Pins, Lundy Island
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island by Nick Blake
Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
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52 Votes
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Alvis military vehicle and diver, National Dive Centre, Chepstow
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Landrover wreck, National Dive Centre, Chepstow
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2014

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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Austin Lifeboat, Wraysbury Lake
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Jet Provost and Diver, Eccleston, UK
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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HMS Podsnap viewed from the stern, Capernwray, UK
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 15, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Tug Boat wreck, Red Sea, Egypt
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8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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"Look into my eyes"
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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A subject I have photographed and entered previously, though the difference with this particularly shot is that it was using a Nikon film camera, dusted down for the first dive of 2014.
Diver and Aircraft Tail, Capernwray, UK.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Diving The Podsnap at Capernwray, UK
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Last dive of the year and a shot of the Jet Provost at Eccleston Delph on a cold and stormy December day and water temp a refreshing 6 degrees.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 29, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Brain Coral in black and white
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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