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

Whaleshark feeding in Djibouti, natural light.
By Nick Blake
posted Sunday, January 15, 2012
38 votes
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October Sunrise at Selsey by Nick Blake
October Sunrise at Selsey
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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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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
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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
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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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22 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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Wow Nick, this one is for the books.
38 Votes
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Alvis military vehicle and diver, National Dive Centre, Chepstow
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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
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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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21 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
18 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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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"
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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.
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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
26 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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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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"Chocolate" the Atlantic Grey Seal in playful mood at Lundy Island
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 9, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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View through Snell's Window.
Lembeh Straits, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Split shot image taken at our resort in Manado, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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A Tompot Blenny sheltering inside a pipe at Swanage Pier, UK
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His smile and "hairdo" makes this Blenny my favorite one this month. Crisp sharp and well taken.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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A Jawfish excavates its burrow in Manado, Indonesia
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Model shot from a pool photoshoot, UK.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United Kingdom
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A shot from Taj Maha Cenote, Yucatan, Mexico
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Mexico
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Leech's crab and snakelock anemone.
Selsey Lifeboat station, UK
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Scorpion fish photographed at Selsey Lifeboat Station - UK.
Shot with snooted strobe
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Rock Goby at Selsey Lifeboat Station
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 17, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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