Featured Photographer | Tony Scott   

Featured Photographer Tony

 


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Tony has had a love of the ocean since his childhood, surfing at Saltburn by the Sea on the Yorkshire Coast of England and long summer holidays in Treyarnon Bay, a Cornish coastal village near Padstow.

He was introduced to photography when at 16, was fortunate enough to work with renowned lifestyle photographer Graham Oliver (Solstock) based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

Moving to Australia in the early 1980s and living at Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast, he was able to combine his passion for the ocean and photography. This has enabled him to travel and photograph all types of marine life: great white sharks and sea lions in South Australia, manta rays, turtles, dolphins and whales in Australia and Indonesia as well as the rare Hector dolphins in New Zealand.

Travelling to Raja Ampat in January 2020 was a highlight for him, combining diving and photography. He says the ocean in that part of the world is truly incredible, the biodiversity of fish and coral is phenomenal.

 


 

Beautiful Colour soft and hard coralsRaja Ampat

Beautiful soft and hard corals,
Raja Ampat

 

Dive BuddyBrooke Pyke

Dive buddy Brooke Pyke,
Raja Ampat 


Fish chilling in Raja Ampat

Fish chilling, 
Raja Ampat 

 

Grey Nurse Shark Wolf RockQlandAust

Grey nurse shark,
Wolf Rock, Queensland, Australia 

 

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Coral reef,
Raja Ampat 


Manta RayRaja Ampat

Manta ray, 
Raja Ampat 

 

Potato Cod Great Barrier reef

Potato cod,
Great Barrier Reef


Raja Ampat

Corals, 
Raja Ampat 


Under the old whalfRaja Ampat

Old wharf, 
Raja Ampat 


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Tony on a reef,
Raja Ampat 



Find Tony on his Instagram @salt_on_my_lens


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