Sixties Beneath The Sea

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Here are some of the underwater photographs I took, during the 60s, while working as a photojournalist for major newspapers and magazines.

To expand my scope I had learnt SCUBA  diving, skydiving and flying in light aircraft.  For by underwater work, I used a Nikonos  camera fitted with a 21mm  wide-angle lens in a housing especially  built for me by the acclaimed American cameraman, Flip Schulke.  This  enabled me to shoot pictures in poor sub-aqua visibility,  something which divers in UK waters are all-too-familiar with!

You can se more of my photographs from this decade in my new book The Way It Was – A Photographic Journey Through 60s Britain (