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Few encounters are more rewarding than shooting sunset splits with a wonderfully co-operative lemon shark.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f11, 1/160, ISO320, 2x Inon Z240 strobes
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2015
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Perfect split shot - ideal exposure on both top and bottom sides, with an excellent capture of the shark posing to the camera. Great shot!
'A pool just isn't the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life.'
Linda Gerber
Just keep swimming...
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Beautiful colors, composition and sharpness! Postcard shot of the Clown Fish!
'Your eyes dazzle me'
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon EF100 macro, f14, 1/125s, ISO200, 1x Inon Z240 strobes
Sunk in bad weather in 1869, the Carnatic is the oldest diveable wreck in the Red Sea and an absolute joy to experience.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fish @ 15mm, f9, 1/125s, ISO250, natural light
'Moving home.'
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon EF100mm macro, f13, 1/100s, ISO400, 1x Inon Z240 strobes, +5 subsee diopter
The guardian of the wreck
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon 8-15mm fish @ 15mm, f9, 1/125s, ISO200, 2x Inon Z240 strobes
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Peek-a-Boo! Clown fish and anemone.
The challenging and incredibly shy melon head whales. Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1DX, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f14, 1/250, ISO1600
Snooted blue ring octopus.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5Dmk2, Canon EF100mm macro, f14 1/200, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobe connected to a fibre optic snoot.
'Pay attention!' Triple fin blenny
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5Dmk2, Canon EF100mm macro, f11, 1/160, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobe, Subsee +5 diopter
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'Shapeshifter'. Mimic octopus
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon EF 100mm macro, f18, 1/200, ISO200, Inon Z240 strobe
'The ocean is where I belong!'. Caribbean reef shark
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f9, 1/11, ISO50, Inon Z240
Rush Hour
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f9, 1/80, ISO
320, Inon Z240 strobe.
The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul — Wyland
— Subal underwater housing, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f13, 1/160, ISO200, Inon Z240
Eye to Eye.
I was shooting Macro on this particular dive, the idea of photographing a Triggerfish was the last thought that I had. But, like a disgruntled dog, it wouldn't let me go, so I stayed and shot abstracts.
The friendliest shark in the sea.
Lion's mane jellyfish'. Inside passage, Alaska.

Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon 8-15mm fish @ 15mm, f8, 1/125s, ISO400, 2x Inon Z240 strobes
The ocean has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.
Cars and fishes. In the belly of the SS Thistlegorm.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon EF8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f10, 1/20, ISO400, Inon Z240 + Inon Z240 remote strobe. Sensor eye visible in the corner of the window.
'Blue without you.' Blue sharks off the coast of Cornwall.
Predation.
— Canon 1Dx, EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM +1.4x @ 280mm, f9, 1/1000, 1600ISO, Natural light
Stern of the USS Kittiwake
— Subal housing, Canon 5Dmk2, Canon EF 8-15mm fisheye lens @ 15mm, f13, ISO400, 1/100s, natural light
Introducing the Indian mackerel choir
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Holy Mackerel! Such an awesome capture!
A slow day at the office.
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm fisheye @ 15mm, f13, 1/160, ISO160, Inon Z240 strobes.
All dressed up and nowhere to go. Flamboyant cuttlefish
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Canon EF 100mm macro, f14, 1/125, ISO320, Inon Z240 strobe
Rush hour
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 1Dx, Canon 8-15mm @ 15mm, f9, 1/40s, ISO200, available light & single Inon Z240 strobe
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