Under a Menacing Sky, South Ari Atolls.

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 Image Credit: Photograph by Simon Dunn, winner.
This was taken in the South Ari Atolls, Maldives, as the south-west monsoon season was setting in.
It features my partner – and dive buddy – Emma after surfacing at the end of the last dive of the day to find 1.5 metre swells and dark monsoon clouds.
Comment from Mick Ryan, Judge: This beautiful portrait of a diver in an ocean swell below a menacing sky stands out this month for its emotional and elemental beauty.
It is a reminder that while we may play among nature we are always dwarfed by its power and must be constantly on our guard.
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