Tag: underwater photography

Leopard seal

Leopard seal v penguin encounter wins gold

Capturing this dramatically unequal encounter beneath the surface has won well-known US underwater photographer and expedition-leader Amos Nachoum the title of World Nature Photographer of

Ancient shipwreck found off Egypt

Ancient shipwreck found off Egypt

A rare ancient galley has been discovered by underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio and his dive-team in the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast.

Freediver Stig smashes ocean distance record

Freediver Stig smashes ocean distance record

As a breath-hold time it was relatively short, certainly for Stig Severinsen, but a recent horizontal dive by the veteran Danish freediver has smashed a previous distance record by 25m and has just been featured as “Record of the Day” by Guinness World Records (GWR).