Capturing Africa’s underwater wonders

Posted by Aaron Gekoski on 9 January 2013
‘Smiling’ sharks, playful seals, and mysterious wrecks: Africa is home to some of the best diving in the world. Here are some of my photographs taken from around these shores over the last few years.
Pinnacles, Cape Town - Aaron Gekoski

Photographer with school of fish, taken at Pinnacles dive site in Cape Town

Cow shark, Miller's Point - Aaron Gekoski

Cow shark, taken near Miller's Point, Cape Town

Ray, Cape Town - Aaron Gekoski

A ray glides through Cape Town's kelp forests

Great whites, Gansbaai - Aaron Gekoski

Two great whites, Gansbaai

Seal, Partridge Point, - Aaron Gekoski

Seal looking at camera, Partridge Point, Cape Town

Mantis shrimp, Madagascar - Aaron Gekoski

Mantis shrimp, Madagascar

Green turtle, Tofo - Aaron Gekoski

Green turtle, Tofo, Mozambique

Ragged-tooth shark, Two Oceans Aquarium - Aaron Gekoski

Ragged-tooth shark, Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town

Clown fish, Quirimbas - Aaron Gekoski

Cheeky clown fish, Quirimbas, northern Mozambique

Wreck, Madagascar - Aaron Gekoski

Two divers explore a wreck, Madagascar


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