Final Ocean Session

Thomas Allan, from the UK, accommodates, freediver / spearfisherman, Keven Ellis to the surface during his final ocean session of his Level 1 Apnea Academy freediving course in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania....

Kevin Breathes-Up

Kevin Ellis, a spearfisherman from Cape Town, South Africa, breathes-up off the coast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in preparation for a line dive to >25 meters, while dive buddies, Renee Blundon and Tom A...
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Coming up from 98 Feet!

After an hour or so of technical training, spearfisherman, Van Reynders, ascends from a 30 meter (98 feet) constant weight dive - a new personal best - in Dar es Salaam....
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Free-Immersion Line Diving

Spearfisherman, Van Reynders, practices mental training and relaxation freediving techniques with free-immersion line diving. Diving buddy, Kevin Ellis spots him as he ascends from a >20 depth....
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Water Within Water

Renee Blundon pulls herself up the line, a freediving discipline called free-immersion, as her buddy, Kevin Ellis accompanies her to the surface. Renee's eyes are closed as see concentrates fully on relaxin...
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Pole-Spearing at Mbuda

Spearfisherman, Van Reynders, from South Africa, pole-spears off the coast of Mbudya Island in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Spearfishing is illegal in most of Tanzania waters, however, pole-spearing is permitte...
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Spearfisherman Ascent

Spearfisherman, Kevin Ellis, ascends from the coral wall dropoff in Kilwa Bay. With pole spear in hand, he peers into the blue of the sea, meditatively, invoking a remedial sense of peace and space within h...

Arriving Back to Shore

Expat divers residing in Dar es Salaam; Kevin Ellis, Daniela Schofield and Ulric Charteris, arrive back to shore in Kilwa Bay, Tanzania after a long, fun-filled day of scuba...
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Pole Spearing in Kilwa

Kevin Ellis pole spears at the coral drop-off in Kilwa Bay, waiting still and patient for a game fish to come by. Spearfishing is illegal in Tanzania, however, spearfishing with...
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With Pole Spear in Hand

With a light grip of a pole spear, Kevin Ellis, fins into the depths of the Indian Ocean, reducing amplitude as he begins to sink towards the coral wall. He uses as little energy as possible, in order to maxi...
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Line Diving Ascent

Kevin Ellis ascends from the depths of the Indian Ocean while line diving to fine-tune freediving technique. Photo taken in Kilwa, Tanzania, known for its excellent visibility and abundant marine life....
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Heading to Mnemba Atoll

Headed for deep freediving at Mnemba Atoll in Zanzibar during my SSI Level 3 course in Zanzibar. Spearfisherman and skipper, David DuPavillon, drives attentively in shallow waters to avoid running aground w...
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Spearfishing in Zanzibar

Barret Harvey waits silent and still for fish to come close, while camouflaged with the sea floor 15 meters below. Photo taken on breath-hold off the coast of Nungwi, Zanzibar...