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Who’s up for a Hawaiian holiday?? 💕
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12 0 15 hours ago
Mari bangga terhadap negara kita 🇲🇨 karna banyak sekali mahkluk hidup yang sangat indah di dalam laut. Sangat bersyukur tinggal di indonesia yang sangat banyak keindahan alam nya 🙏.
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📸 @steven.alexandre 
#penyelamanlautterbuka #Nemo #ikanbadut #underwaterphotography #olympusphotography #olympuscamera #softcorals #gilitrawangan #lombok #scubapro #like4likes #scubadiving #PADI #sharkpoint #diver #indonesiaisland #wonderfulindonesia #amazing #indonesia #doublestrokeroll #westnusatenggara
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Mari bangga terhadap negara kita 🇲🇨 karna banyak sekali mahkluk hidup yang sangat indah di dalam laut. Sangat bersyukur tinggal di indonesia yang sangat banyak keindahan alam nya 🙏.
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#penyelamanlautterbuka #Nemo #ikanbadut #underwaterphotography #olympusphotography #olympuscamera #softcorals #gilitrawangan #lombok #scubapro #like4likes #scubadiving #PADI #sharkpoint #diver #indonesiaisland #wonderfulindonesia #amazing #indonesia #doublestrokeroll #westnusatenggara
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11 0 15 hours ago
M A N . M A D E (one of the many structures you can found in Tioman Island, Malaysia). This dive sites named Renggis is one of the well-known dive sites amongst scuba divers, with its rich marine lifes such as the black tip sharks, turtles, trevallies, cuttlefishes, groupers, barracudas, filefishes and many more. A simple dive site yet healthy with corals.
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#sortemetstellascuba #shipwrecks #reefs #tiomanisland #malaysia #tourismmalaysia #uwphoto #uwpic #uwphotography #photooftheday #underwater #underwaterpic #wrecks #underwaterphotography #underwater_world_ #underwatershots #underwaterphoto #underwaterpicture #scubaphoto #scuba #scubadiving #scubadiver #padi #paditv #blueplanet #natgeo #editorial #editorialphotography @paditv #canonasia #uwimages

M A N . M A D E (one of the many structures you can found in Tioman Island, Malaysia). This dive sites named Renggis is one of the well-known dive sites amongst scuba divers, with its rich marine lifes such as the black tip sharks, turtles, trevallies, cuttlefishes, groupers, barracudas, filefishes and many more. A simple dive site yet healthy with corals.
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#sortemetstellascuba #shipwrecks #reefs #tiomanisland #malaysia #tourismmalaysia #uwphoto #uwpic #uwphotography #photooftheday #underwater #underwaterpic #wrecks #underwaterphotography #underwater_world_ #underwatershots #underwaterphoto #underwaterpicture #scubaphoto #scuba #scubadiving #scubadiver #padi #paditv #blueplanet #natgeo #editorial #editorialphotography @paditv #canonasia #uwimages

22 0 15 hours ago
©️ Marco Marcone
Travel Photo Contest now accepting entries.
Early birds discount last day will be 30 June 2019.
Southern Flinders Ranges Photo Festival consists of International Travel Photo Contest, Workshops and Exhibitions.
Travel Photo Contest accepting entries online through website  from 15 May to 18 August 2019.
Cash Prizes and exhibition of best 50 photographs will be exhibited at Regional Art Gallery, Port Pirie, SouthAustralia.
There are 6 categories to participate:
1. Street
2. Landscapes 
3.People
4. Architecture & Urban Spaces 
5. Wildlife & Animals
6. Southern Flinders Ranges (open)
A big thank you to our sponsors @atkins.pro.lab @olympus_au @diamondscamera @risdon.pharmacy @ilfordimaging 
#travelphotography #streetphotography #wildlifephotography #portraits #culture #adventure #architecturephotography #blackandwhitephotography #landscapephotography #naturephotography #photocontest #professionalphotographer #amatuerphotographer #nightphotography #macrophotography #photography #photographylover #photojournalism #photographersofinstagram #macrophotography #portpirie #portpiriephotographer @southaustralia #mobilephotographer #blackandwhitephotography #underwaterphotography #africa #blackandwhitephotography

©️ Marco Marcone
Travel Photo Contest now accepting entries.
Early birds discount last day will be 30 June 2019.
Southern Flinders Ranges Photo Festival consists of International Travel Photo Contest, Workshops and Exhibitions.
Travel Photo Contest accepting entries online through website from 15 May to 18 August 2019.
Cash Prizes and exhibition of best 50 photographs will be exhibited at Regional Art Gallery, Port Pirie, SouthAustralia.
There are 6 categories to participate:
1. Street
2. Landscapes
3.People
4. Architecture & Urban Spaces
5. Wildlife & Animals
6. Southern Flinders Ranges (open)
A big thank you to our sponsors @atkins.pro.lab @olympus_au @diamondscamera @risdon.pharmacy @ilfordimaging
#travelphotography #streetphotography #wildlifephotography #portraits #culture #adventure #architecturephotography #blackandwhitephotography #landscapephotography #naturephotography #photocontest #professionalphotographer #amatuerphotographer #nightphotography #macrophotography #photography #photographylover #photojournalism #photographersofinstagram #macrophotography #portpirie #portpiriephotographer @southaustralia #mobilephotographer #blackandwhitephotography #underwaterphotography #africa #blackandwhitephotography

12 0 15 hours ago
Find out what we’ve achieved in our 19th year of bringing together the best minds and technologies to help solve the challenges facing the Great Barrier Reef. 2018 Year in Review 📄 Link in Bio ☝️
🎥 @garycranitchphotography
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#lovethereef #barrierreef #saveocean #oceanconservation #IYOR2018 #IYOR #greatbarrierreef #oceanconservation #marinebiology #restoration #underwaterphotography #scuba #padi #picoftheday #coralreef #oceaneyes #loveocean #thisisqueensland  #blueplanet #australia #reeftank #wonderoftheworld #scubaearth #reeftank #tropicalfish #underthesea #dive #travel #naturephotography #4ocean

Find out what we’ve achieved in our 19th year of bringing together the best minds and technologies to help solve the challenges facing the Great Barrier Reef. 2018 Year in Review 📄 Link in Bio ☝️
🎥 @garycranitchphotography
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#lovethereef #barrierreef #saveocean #oceanconservation #IYOR2018 #IYOR #greatbarrierreef #oceanconservation #marinebiology #restoration #underwaterphotography #scuba #padi #picoftheday #coralreef #oceaneyes #loveocean #thisisqueensland #blueplanet #australia #reeftank #wonderoftheworld #scubaearth #reeftank #tropicalfish #underthesea #dive #travel #naturephotography #4ocean

34 0 15 hours ago

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天気予報見たらこの先1週間☂️マークだし!
しばらく太陽とお別れかぁ😩

#奄美大島 #加計呂麻島
#古仁屋 
#ダイビング #kohollo #aquadivekohollo #sealife 
#scubadiving 
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#underwater 
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#freediving
#beautiful 
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天気予報見たらこの先1週間☂️マークだし!
しばらく太陽とお別れかぁ😩

#奄美大島 #加計呂麻島
#古仁屋
#ダイビング #kohollo #aquadivekohollo #sealife
#scubadiving
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11 2 15 hours ago
Nemo’s reef. Where do we begin to describe this extremely familiar yet totally mysterious place!

A reef teaming with wondrous creatures going about their daily lives.

As the sun sets over Nemo's Reef, corals, anemones and other bizarre animals unlock their sophisticated weaponry to hunt under the cover of darkness. And every eventful night is followed by a beautifully sunlit scene of schooling fish grazing over the reef,  anemonefish valiantly protecting their eggs and cleaning stations bustling with activity!
In addition we are always ready for any surprise encounters that this reef throws up for us❤️
In a clam shell, Nemo's reef rocks 😁

Shore dives at Nemo’s are very easy to organise and we are never limited by space. So if you are keen on shore diving, our divemasters would be thrilled to take you. It gives us a chance to continue exploring this crazy reef!

Learn more about our favourite dive sites before you get here. Head over to the link in our bio!

This fabulous video is brought to the world by the underwater Sherlock Holmes @umeed.mistry 🕵️ .
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#diveindia #havelock#havelockisland #scuba #diving #divingtheworld #diversforlife #dive #underwaterphotography #underthesea #fishofinstagram#oceanlove #earth #earthpix #travel #travelgram #andaman #andamanislands #nature #blueplanet#seahorse #pipefish##coral #coralreef#blueplanet #tropical #tropicalfish

Nemo’s reef. Where do we begin to describe this extremely familiar yet totally mysterious place!

A reef teaming with wondrous creatures going about their daily lives.

As the sun sets over Nemo's Reef, corals, anemones and other bizarre animals unlock their sophisticated weaponry to hunt under the cover of darkness. And every eventful night is followed by a beautifully sunlit scene of schooling fish grazing over the reef, anemonefish valiantly protecting their eggs and cleaning stations bustling with activity!
In addition we are always ready for any surprise encounters that this reef throws up for us❤️
In a clam shell, Nemo's reef rocks 😁

Shore dives at Nemo’s are very easy to organise and we are never limited by space. So if you are keen on shore diving, our divemasters would be thrilled to take you. It gives us a chance to continue exploring this crazy reef!

Learn more about our favourite dive sites before you get here. Head over to the link in our bio!

This fabulous video is brought to the world by the underwater Sherlock Holmes @umeed.mistry 🕵️ .
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#diveindia #havelock #havelockisland #scuba #diving #divingtheworld #diversforlife #dive #underwaterphotography #underthesea #fishofinstagram #oceanlove #earth #earthpix #travel #travelgram #andaman #andamanislands #nature #blueplanet #seahorse #pipefish # #coral #coralreef #blueplanet #tropical #tropicalfish

27 1 15 hours ago
Tank Wreck in Aqaba located between two other dive sites: Seven Sisters coral reef and C-130 Hercules Plane Wreck. Perfect combination for a nice dive for absolutely different levels of scuba divers 👌🏻
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#scuba #diving #underwater #dive #sea #underwaterphotography #ocean #diver #scubadive #travel #nature #uwphotography #fish #scubadiver #marinelife #photooftheday #padi #adventure #posing #natgeo #beauty #underwaterphoto #scubadiverslife #coralreef #underthesea #photoshoot #photography #underwaterworld #tank #plane

Tank Wreck in Aqaba located between two other dive sites: Seven Sisters coral reef and C-130 Hercules Plane Wreck. Perfect combination for a nice dive for absolutely different levels of scuba divers 👌🏻
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#scuba #diving #underwater #dive #sea #underwaterphotography #ocean #diver #scubadive #travel #nature #uwphotography #fish #scubadiver #marinelife #photooftheday #padi #adventure #posing #natgeo #beauty #underwaterphoto #scubadiverslife #coralreef #underthesea #photoshoot #photography #underwaterworld #tank #plane

11 0 15 hours ago

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Gozo diving 10-17/10/2019.

The beauty of Gozo is its underwater landscape of walls and huge drop offs, caverns, caves and tunnels and reefs teaming with fish. Clear and usually calm waters mean that visibility is typically in excess of 40 metres, and the wide variety of dive sites includes reefs, wartime wrecks and dramatic underwater scenery such as the submerged caves of the Blue Hole.

#maltadiving #malta #diving #underwaterphotography #scubadiving #wreckdiving #padi #instadive #ocean #vitaminsea #Malta #Precision #training #instagood #tdidivers #Ambition #Passion #sdidivers #divingmalta #erdidivers #Performance #MaltaDiving #DSSdiving #WalkTheTalk #DoWhatYouLove #LoveWhatYouDo #PersonalCoach #Gozo #scuba #instamood

Gozo diving 10-17/10/2019.

The beauty of Gozo is its underwater landscape of walls and huge drop offs, caverns, caves and tunnels and reefs teaming with fish. Clear and usually calm waters mean that visibility is typically in excess of 40 metres, and the wide variety of dive sites includes reefs, wartime wrecks and dramatic underwater scenery such as the submerged caves of the Blue Hole.

#maltadiving #malta #diving #underwaterphotography #scubadiving #wreckdiving #padi #instadive #ocean #vitaminsea #Malta #Precision #training #instagood #tdidivers #Ambition #Passion #sdidivers #divingmalta #erdidivers #Performance #MaltaDiving #DSSdiving #WalkTheTalk #DoWhatYouLove #LoveWhatYouDo #PersonalCoach #Gozo #scuba #instamood

9 0 15 hours ago
Reportaje para @xlsemanal . 
FOSA COMÚN, Ensayo fotográfico que trata sobre la muerte a través de fotografías aéreas del lugar por donde navegan y naufragan los inmigrantes que cruzan el mediterráneo con dirección a la península ibérica. 
Pone de relieve un problema endémico e intenta centrar la atención en la zona del mediterráneo que baña las aguas españolas. 
#freelance, #reportajefotográfico #underwater #inmigrantes #inmigracion #injusticia #border #underwaterphotography #openarms #pablochacon #reportage #reportagephotography #dive #buceo #fotosub #fotosubmarina #pablochaconphotography # #apnea #mediterranean #mediterraneo #arte #art #xlsemanal #proactivaopenarms#salvamentomaritimo #salvamentomarítimo #sasemar #inmigrantes #openarms #patera #pateras

Reportaje para @xlsemanal .
FOSA COMÚN, Ensayo fotográfico que trata sobre la muerte a través de fotografías aéreas del lugar por donde navegan y naufragan los inmigrantes que cruzan el mediterráneo con dirección a la península ibérica.
Pone de relieve un problema endémico e intenta centrar la atención en la zona del mediterráneo que baña las aguas españolas.
#freelance , #reportajefotográfico #underwater #inmigrantes #inmigracion #injusticia #border #underwaterphotography #openarms #pablochacon #reportage #reportagephotography #dive #buceo #fotosub #fotosubmarina #pablochaconphotography # #apnea #mediterranean #mediterraneo #arte #art #xlsemanal #proactivaopenarms #salvamentomaritimo #salvamentomarítimo #sasemar #inmigrantes #openarms #patera #pateras

8 0 15 hours ago
found this banded coral shrimp the other day while diving off the keppel islands
taken with a canon g7x mark ii  #photography #scuba #scubadiving #underwater #underwaterphoto #underwaterphotography #divephotography #camera #ocean #oceanphotography #saltwater #adrenoscubadiving #cressi #wetsuit #goggles #canong7xmarkii #coralshrimp #coral #reef

found this banded coral shrimp the other day while diving off the keppel islands
taken with a canon g7x mark ii #photography #scuba #scubadiving #underwater #underwaterphoto #underwaterphotography #divephotography #camera #ocean #oceanphotography #saltwater #adrenoscubadiving #cressi #wetsuit #goggles #canong7xmarkii #coralshrimp #coral #reef

10 0 15 hours ago
Papua New Guinea - Kimbe Bay is famous for its beautiful red sea whips that make such great subjects to photograph. 
South Emma's reef (where I took the image in the swimthrough that I posted yesterday) has some amazing sea whips and this image was taken on the saddle nearby the swimthrough. 
Just a really great dive! 
#papua #scuba #scubadiving #ocean  #underwater #underwaterphotography #instagood #discover #travel #papuanewguinea #walindiresort #kimbebay #sea #uwphoto #nikonphotography_

Papua New Guinea - Kimbe Bay is famous for its beautiful red sea whips that make such great subjects to photograph.
South Emma's reef (where I took the image in the swimthrough that I posted yesterday) has some amazing sea whips and this image was taken on the saddle nearby the swimthrough.
Just a really great dive!
#papua #scuba #scubadiving #ocean #underwater #underwaterphotography #instagood #discover #travel #papuanewguinea #walindiresort #kimbebay #sea #uwphoto #nikonphotography_

12 2 15 hours ago
We always swear we'll never take another photo of a #gasflame #nudibranch but they buggers are just so photogenic. The interesting hairstyles are thanks to the surge in#Falsebay yesterday. My dive buddy @quandowines decided to photobomb too. Thanks to @piscesdivers_ct for the boat ride.

#scuba #divecapetown #capetown #coldwaterdiving #underwaterphotography #diving

We always swear we'll never take another photo of a #gasflame #nudibranch but they buggers are just so photogenic. The interesting hairstyles are thanks to the surge in #Falsebay yesterday. My dive buddy @quandowines decided to photobomb too. Thanks to @piscesdivers_ct for the boat ride.

#scuba #divecapetown #capetown #coldwaterdiving #underwaterphotography #diving

4 0 15 hours ago
Nearly every dive site has a resident Blue Groper... Each with their own unique personality.⠀
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#Bluegroper #Barry #dive #Eden #underwater #submerged #immerseyourself #thedeep #intotheblue #NewSouthWales #comeandsee #beneaththesurface #scuba #divingpassport #UWphotography #underwaterphotography

Nearly every dive site has a resident Blue Groper... Each with their own unique personality.⠀
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#Bluegroper #Barry #dive #Eden #underwater #submerged #immerseyourself #thedeep #intotheblue #NewSouthWales #comeandsee #beneaththesurface #scuba #divingpassport #UWphotography #underwaterphotography

10 0 15 hours ago
Made some new friends. Vibing with a pod of dolphins. Thanks for the magical surprise visit. I was enchanted to meet you :)

Made some new friends. Vibing with a pod of dolphins. Thanks for the magical surprise visit. I was enchanted to meet you :)

69 4 15 hours ago

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Weird Lembeh blackwater critters. This critter (Species? Any help would be appreciated!) was floating around on a bonfire dive. Its antennae are actually much longer (about double what you see) but I had to crop them to fit it into the frame. With  @alextatters and @fekia_opo_kecil. Nikon D850, 60mm + Nauticam CMC At Lembeh Resort with @crittersatlembehresort . Sulawesi, Indonesia. #indonesia
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Weird Lembeh blackwater critters. This critter (Species? Any help would be appreciated!) was floating around on a bonfire dive. Its antennae are actually much longer (about double what you see) but I had to crop them to fit it into the frame. With @alextatters and @fekia_opo_kecil . Nikon D850, 60mm + Nauticam CMC At Lembeh Resort with @crittersatlembehresort . Sulawesi, Indonesia. #indonesia
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683 24 16 June, 2019

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LIGHT FOR EVERY OPORTUNITY
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With a wide variety of both functions and price the Archon lights are the brand to choose from. The high quality and value for money have made our customers satisfied for over 2 years.
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Happy Father’s day to all the dads out there! This is a little shout-out to one of nature’s best fathers, the seahorse. Male seahorses, as well as supplying the sperm to fertilize the eggs, also incubate them inside a modified abdominal pouch for a full 24 days before birth. It turns out that these sygnathids have a highly complex pregnancy, involving more then 3000 different genes – many with specific pregnancy-related functions. Some allow the father to provide specialized nutrients like energy-rich fats and calcium to aid the growth of the tiny embryos, others work to remove embryo-related waste products, and some even produce antibacterial and antifungal molecules to protect the developing young from infection. A subset of these genes also work to assist in the labor itself – producing hatching signals to cue the embryos to break from their membranes and swim freely inside the brood pouch. All this leads up to a full labor, complete with contractions, ending in the release of up to 2500 baby seahorses (depending on the species). Interestingly enough, many of these genes discovered in seahorse dads are quite similar to genes associated with reproductive function in mammals, reptiles, and other fish – potentially suggesting a case of convergent evolution, where a base set of key genes have evolved independently across different evolutionary lineages over time.
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Taken while in the field on an internship with @npssubmerged and @owuss_ . .
Source: Camilla M. Whittington, Oliver W. Griffith, Weihong Qi, Michael B. Thompson, Anthony B. Wilson, Seahorse Brood Pouch Transcriptome Reveals Common Genes Associated with Vertebrate Pregnancy, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Volume 32, Issue 12, December 2015, Pages 3114–3131 . . .

#seahorse #marineecology #ecology #ocean #usvirginislands #scuba #diving #caribbean #underwater #marinescience #stcroix #underwaterphotography #uwphoto #scubadiving #wildlifeconservation #marineconservation #conservation #fathersday #macro #ucsc #coralreef #fishfacts #savetheocean #discoverocean #scubadiverslife #underwaterlife #underwater_world_ #underwaterpics #underwatermacro #biodiversity

Happy Father’s day to all the dads out there! This is a little shout-out to one of nature’s best fathers, the seahorse. Male seahorses, as well as supplying the sperm to fertilize the eggs, also incubate them inside a modified abdominal pouch for a full 24 days before birth. It turns out that these sygnathids have a highly complex pregnancy, involving more then 3000 different genes – many with specific pregnancy-related functions. Some allow the father to provide specialized nutrients like energy-rich fats and calcium to aid the growth of the tiny embryos, others work to remove embryo-related waste products, and some even produce antibacterial and antifungal molecules to protect the developing young from infection. A subset of these genes also work to assist in the labor itself – producing hatching signals to cue the embryos to break from their membranes and swim freely inside the brood pouch. All this leads up to a full labor, complete with contractions, ending in the release of up to 2500 baby seahorses (depending on the species). Interestingly enough, many of these genes discovered in seahorse dads are quite similar to genes associated with reproductive function in mammals, reptiles, and other fish – potentially suggesting a case of convergent evolution, where a base set of key genes have evolved independently across different evolutionary lineages over time.
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Taken while in the field on an internship with @npssubmerged and @owuss_ . .
Source: Camilla M. Whittington, Oliver W. Griffith, Weihong Qi, Michael B. Thompson, Anthony B. Wilson, Seahorse Brood Pouch Transcriptome Reveals Common Genes Associated with Vertebrate Pregnancy, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Volume 32, Issue 12, December 2015, Pages 3114–3131 . . .

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277 4 19 hours ago
If encounter a happy globe of anthias like this I immediately want to join in on the merry dance around the coral. Unfortunately reality will always catch up and I’m left with a surface interval of memories in orange and blue. I guess there is always next time, right? ;)
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If encounter a happy globe of anthias like this I immediately want to join in on the merry dance around the coral. Unfortunately reality will always catch up and I’m left with a surface interval of memories in orange and blue. I guess there is always next time, right? ;)
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#ocean #fish #underwater #coral #reef #scuba #diving #redsea

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I found this Crab on a recent night dive, swimming on top of the waters surface. Much to my surprise the crab’s paddle shaped legs move fairly fast, when it wants to swim away 🦀

I found this Crab on a recent night dive, swimming on top of the waters surface. Much to my surprise the crab’s paddle shaped legs move fairly fast, when it wants to swim away 🦀

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📸 @martin.strmiska
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What is your favorite wreck dive? General Pereira d'Eca off Porto Santo is in top 5 on my list. I am looking forward to dive there in near future to see how nature has adopted this man made structure sunk on purpose in 2016. •
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📸 @martin.strmiska
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What is your favorite wreck dive? General Pereira d'Eca off Porto Santo is in top 5 on my list. I am looking forward to dive there in near future to see how nature has adopted this man made structure sunk on purpose in 2016. •







#uwphoto #uwphotography #scuba #scubadiving #scubadive #ocean #underwater #underwaterphoto #marine #marinelife #uwpics #underwaterphotography #scubadiver #freediver #oceanphotography #scubaphoto #scubalove #uwlife #scubadivers #waterphotography #divetrip #water #underwaterpics #scubalife #scubadiverslife #underwaterlife #padi #oceans #wreck #wreckdiving

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A hatchlings little stare, the ocean and the air.

A hatchlings little stare, the ocean and the air.

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A killer whale giving me a very close inspection! 
This encounter is one of the luckiest I have ever had - seeing a killer whale in clear blue water in the open ocean is extremely rare. We didn’t really know how they were going to respond to us, and given they were transient / Biggs killer whales (the type that eat either large fish or marine mammals) we were a tad apprehensive about getting in the water with them..! After the pod had crashed past us at around 10-12kts, this youngster started to really interact with us - an experience I will never forget!! Turn the sound on to hear the beautiful vocalisations the orca was making 🤙

This work was performed under the authorisation no 15-ORAC-19 issued by the government on 07.06.19

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A killer whale giving me a very close inspection!
This encounter is one of the luckiest I have ever had - seeing a killer whale in clear blue water in the open ocean is extremely rare. We didn’t really know how they were going to respond to us, and given they were transient / Biggs killer whales (the type that eat either large fish or marine mammals) we were a tad apprehensive about getting in the water with them..! After the pod had crashed past us at around 10-12kts, this youngster started to really interact with us - an experience I will never forget!! Turn the sound on to hear the beautiful vocalisations the orca was making 🤙

This work was performed under the authorisation no 15-ORAC-19 issued by the government on 07.06.19

Video: @mullettover




#wildlife #freedive #orca #wildlifephotography #apnea #killerwhale #freediving #blackfish #dive #underwaterphotography #onebreath #emptythetanks #wild #wildlife_perfection #animals #underwater #freediver #diving #safari #waterlust #diver #whalewatching #ourplanet #worthmorealive #gopro #goprooftheday #goprohero4 #goprohero #hero4 #roamtheoceans

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