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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Nick Blake (4)

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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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Boo Windows and Freediver, Raja Ampat.
18 Votes
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Jellyfish and sun rays, Raja Ampat
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17 Votes
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Jet Plane and Diver, Capernwray.
2 inon strobes and remote triggers positioned in plane cockpit.
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20 Votes
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VW Beetle, Capernwray.
Shot with 2 off camera strobes and remote triggers.
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23 Votes
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Jet Plane and diver, Capernwray.
Sigma circular fish eye lens.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United Kingdom
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Anemone shrimp, Red Sea.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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VW Beetle and diver at Capernwray
13 Votes
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Taken in the same set of frames as a colour version I entered earlier this year, a black and white conversion of a juvenile Whaleshark feeding in Djibouti, photographed with a fish eye lens.
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26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 6, 2012
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Aden Djibouti
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Seal and Sunburst, Lundy Island
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26 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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A very playful seal known as "Chocolate" due to her unusual markings photographed off Lundy Island
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2012

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Enjoying a dive on the Giannis D
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 15, 2012
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Coming up for air, Farne Islands.
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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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Cessna aircraft wreck and diver, Capernwray.
13 Votes
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Herbie Rides Again? Unfortunately not for this VW Beetle wreck in Capernwray Quarry.
14 Votes
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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
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date posted location: United Kingdom
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A touch of colour.
Image desaturated with exception of red channel
19 Votes
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Grey Seal, Farne Islands.
20 Votes
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Grey Seal and Sun Rays, Farne Islands.
15 Votes
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Playful grey seals in the Farne Islands.
21 Votes
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Diver exploring the wreck of the Somali, Northumberland
18 Votes
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A somewhat different take on a close up shot of a Whaleshark taken in Djibouti, January this year.
Original image converted using Photoshop "glowing edge"
8 Votes
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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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Diver on the Wessex Helicopter, Capernwray
18 Votes
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Inside the plane, Capernwray.
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29 Votes
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Diver and plane wreck, Capernwray.
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31 Votes
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