Last Day of FII Level 1

Last Day of FII Level 1

FII last day of freediving instructor, Bobby Kim (left) dives down to 20 meters (65'6") with a level one student during the training session in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. Students wore neoprene wetsuit...
The Silver Comet

The Silver Comet

The Silver Comet, a 50 foot (15.2 meter) long metal pilot boat was sunk in Dutch Springs in September of 1994 at a depth of 50 feet (15.2 meters). The boat was built and used for the World's Fair in New Yor...
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Large Mouth Bass at the Cessna

A large mouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) alongside the Cessna Airplane in Dutch Springs lake. Largemouth bass is a freshwater gamefish in the sunfish family, and is the largest of the black basses. It rea...
Submerged Cruiser scuba diving

Submerged Cruiser

A cabin cruiser submerged at 70' (21.3 meters) in Dutch Springs lake of Pennsylvania. This is one of four wooden cabin cruisers and among the first attractions to be sunk in Dutch Springs in the early 1980's. P...
Gearing Up Dutch Springs

Gearing Up in Dutch Springs

Two scuba divers and a freediver gear-up on the platform in Pennsylvania's Dutch Springs. The 50 acre lake is one of the largest fresh water facilities in the US for diving...
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Freshwater Mussels in Wyman Lake

A large quantity of Freshwater Mussels in Wyman Lake. These filter-feeders provide a vital service to the lake by removing suspended particles such as algae, bacteria and detritus from the water column. Bec...
Feeding Snail

A Feeding Snail

AFeeding Snail by scraping algae along a rock in Maine's Wyman Lake. Snails are a member of the phylum Mollusca, which also includes freshwater mussles and clams. They're identified by their hard calcium ca...
Free Immersion Dutch Springs

Free-Immersion in Dutch Springs

Renee Blundon 'warms-up' with free-immersion line diving in Dutch Springs Lake of Pennsylvania. The chilly deep thermoclines made for quite the challenge, "It felt like I was diving through a bucket of ice-wate...

Diving in Wyman Lake

Autumn Blundon freedives in the pebbly shallows of Diving in Wyman Lake in Moscow, Maine. The 13 mile long lake is the result of a dam built on the Kennebec River and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Ph...
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A Camouflaged Yellow Perch

A juvenile fish, appearing to be a yellow perch (Perca flavenscens), meets me face-to-face, in the shallows of Wyman Lake, staring curiously while camouflaged with the mossy, stone background. Young perch f...

A Free-Diver in the Making

Eleven year old, Autumn Blundon, braves the 15° C  (60° F) water temperature in Winthrop, Maine to free diver alongside her sister, Renee Blundon (photographer), in Maranacook Lake. Renee was free diver in ...
Maranacook Lake

Fish in Maranacook

Loads of freshwater juvenile fish shoal around clouds of fish eggs in the center of the south basin of Maine's Maranacook Lake. The mix of juveniles are small mouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), large mouth ...
Freshwater Shoal

Freshwater Shoal

A shoal of freshwater fish among clouds of fish eggs in Maranacook Lake, Maine - USA. EQUIPMENT USED Canon 7D Ikelite 7D Housing Twin Ikelite DS 161 Strobes Flat Ikelite Lens Port Ikelite Dual...