For five years, Douglas Seifert has been writing Water Column for DIVE. And for the 50th feature, we took a look back at his stories and his remarkable images over the years.
Then we asked you to pick your favourite photos. And here are the top 5, as voted for by readers of DIVE.
5 Manta rays in Hanifaru
4 Stan Waterman and a tiger shark
3 Rhinopias scorpionfish
2 Clown triggerfish
1 Humpback whale calf
See more of the best images from Water Column in the May 2014 issue of DIVE.