17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Deep Exploration

Great depths at the Gulf of Eilat and Aqaba, Red Sea, host flourishing reefs with thriving communities of corals, fish, and many other animals. This photo illustrates a diver exploring deep coral reefs at ca. 60 m using different gas mixtures in a closed-circuit rebreather.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger