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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Nick Blake (2)

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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

Compass Jellyfish and sunburst, Lundy Island
By Nick Blake
posted Monday, June 23, 2014
44 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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Leech's crab, 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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Jet Tail Plane and divers, Capernwray, UK
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date posted posted: Monday, August 12, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: United Kingdom
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A chilled out Grey Seal at Lundy Island
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Hermit Crab at Selsey Lifeboat Station
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 28, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Hermit Crab at Selsey Lifeboat Station
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 28, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Atlantic Grey Seal and Sun Rays, Lundy Island
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Jellyfish and sun rays, jellyfish lake, Raja Ampat
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Aircraft tail and diver, Capernwray
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Jet Plane and Diver, Capernwray.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 14, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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An inquisitive seal at Lundy Island
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 7, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Atlantic (European coastal) United Kingdom
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Up close with a playful seal at Lundy Island
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Split shot in the Komodo Mangroves, Indonesia by Nick Blake
Split shot in the Komodo Mangroves, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 28, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Sunset in Misool, Indonesia by Nick Blake
Sunset in Misool, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 27, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Sunrays and Snell
Komodo - Indonesia. by Nick Blake
Sunrays and Snell
Komodo - Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 13, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Bubble Coral shrimp
Komodo, Indonesia by Nick Blake
Bubble Coral shrimp
Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 13, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Cuttlefish, Komodo - Indonesia by Nick Blake
Cuttlefish, Komodo - Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, April 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Ribbon Eel. Komodo, Indonesia by Nick Blake
Ribbon Eel. Komodo, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, April 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Batfish silhouette.
Komodo, Indonesia. by Nick Blake
Batfish silhouette.
Komodo, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 29, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Mangroves and Sun Rays.
Komodo, Indonesia. by Nick Blake
Mangroves and Sun Rays.
Komodo, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 29, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Enjoying a surface interval between dives.
Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Sunset in Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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An enjoyable though bitingly cold dive at Eccleston Delph Quarry on the Jet Provost aircraft
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atmospheric wreck Nick, Well done GM
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 27, 2013
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Corals and snorkeller, Misool, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 11, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Coral swirl - in water spin shot taken in Misool, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Friday, January 11, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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A festive, though rather chilly (6 degrees) dive in Capernwray Quarry, Lancashire 23rd December, around the Jet Plane.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2012

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date posted posted: Monday, December 24, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Evening light, Misool, Indonesia.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 10, 2012
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Boo Windows, Misool, Indonesia
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date posted posted: Monday, December 10, 2012
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