Richard Whitcombe

Richard Whitcombe

Underwater photographer, technical diver and SCUBA instructor
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Aerial view of deforestation.  Rainforest being removed to make way for palm oil and rubber plantations
Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) on a dark tropical coral reef in Thailand (Richelieu Rock).
SCUBA Divers exploring a deep, underwater shipwreck.
Colorful Clownfish hiding in their host anemone on a tropical coral reef
Aerial view of green fields and farmlands in rural Wales
Aerial drone view of tropical rainforest deforestation to clear land for plantations
Underwater pollution:- A discarded plastic carrier bag drifting in a tropical, blue water ocean
Aerial view of deforestation.  Rainforest being removed to make way for palm oil and rubber plantations
Aerial view of mist, cloud and fog hanging over a lush tropical rainforest after a storm
Beautiful winter sunrise over a snow covered mountain in the Brecon Beacons, Wales
Aerial view of the volcanic cinder cone Mount Batok in the Mount Bromo national park, Java, Indonesia
Top down aerial view of a traffic roundabout on a main road in an urban area of the UK
Aerial drone view of large scale deforestation in the rainforest of Borneo to make way for palm oil plantations
A swirling tornado of Barracuda in blue water above a warm, tropical coral reef
Aerial drone view of deforestation of a tropical rain forest to make way for palm oil and construction
Tall waterfall in a narrow canyon surrounded by green foliage (Sgwd Einion Gam, Waterfall Country, Wales)
Huge Oceanic Manta Ray swimming over a colorful, healthy tropical coral reef
Giant Moray Eel on a tropical coral reef in Thailand (Koh Bon)
South Stingray gliding over a sandy sea bed
SCUBA divers on a colorful tropical coral reef
Dead, Bleached Coral Reef - Rising sea temperatures and Global Warming are killing coral reefs worldwide
Large Sea Cucumber on a tropical coral reef (Richelieu Rock, Thailand)
Colorful Parrotfish feeding on a tropical coral reef
Clownfish in their host anemone on a tropical coral reef
Cute Clownfish in its home anemone on a coral reef in the Andaman Sea.
Birds eye view of tropical rainforest deforestation.  An earth mover removes trees which are then burnt
SCUBA diver playing with Stingrays in shallow water
Aerial panorama of the Sunken Cemetery and background volcanos in the evening light on Camiguin Island, Philippines
Aerial view of Grand Cayman island in the Caribbean
Cuttlefish mating ritual on a tropical coral reef (Richelieu Rock, Thailand)
A beautiful, huge European Eagle Owl flying low over fields and trees
A swirling tornado of Barracuda in blue water above a warm, tropical coral reef
Underwater Wreck of the USS Kittiwake  - a large artificial reef in the Caribbean
Family of cute Clownfish in a colorful anemone on a tropical coral reef
Hawksbill Sea Turtle feeding on soft corals on a tropical coral reef
Top down aerial view of a traffic roundabout on a main road in an urban area of the UK
Beautiful, colorful tropical coral reef at the Surin Islands (Richelieu Rock)
Aerial view of the main peaks of mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Britain (Corn Du, Pen-y-Fan,Cribyn)
Aerial drone view of mist and low cloud over a dense tropical rain forest
Large alpha male Orangutan in the jungle of Borneo
Aerial drone view of turbines at a large onshore windfarm on a green hillside (Pen y Cymoedd, Wales)
BANGKOK, THAILAND - JUNE 07 2020: Passengers at Suvarnabhumi Airport wait to board a flight to London. The flight arrives a few hours before mandatory quarantine is introduced for UK arrivals.
Aerial drone view of a huge wind farm at Pen y Cymoedd in South Wales, UK
A Crown of Thorns Starfish feeds on a bleached, dead hard coral on a tropical reef.
BANGKOK, THAILAND - JUNE 07 2020: Deserted departure gates and terminals at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.  The Covid pandemic has almost eliminated air travel in parts of the world.
Cardiff's Bute Park in the autumn viewed from the air
BANGKOK, THAILAND - JUNE 07 2020: Passengers at Suvarnabhumi Airport wait to board a flight to London. The flight arrives a few hours before mandatory quarantine is introduced for UK arrivals.
A Hawksbill Sea Turtle on a dark tropical coral reef
Industrial fishing - aerial view of large fishing trawlers sorting and transferring a large catch between vessels
A large building with a damaged roof following a massive supertyphoon / hurricane
Aerial view of the beautiful coral reef and jungle around the remote Kyun Phi Lar (Greater Swinton) island in the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar
FAIRFORD, ENGLAND - JULY 13: Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Stealth Fighter of the USAF Heritage Flight performing at the Royal International Air Tattoo on July 13, 2018 at RAF Fairford, England.
Underwater pollution:- A discarded plastic carrier bag drifting in a tropical, blue water ocean
Birds eye view of tropical rainforest deforestation.  An earth mover removes trees which are then burnt
Coral Grouper (Coral Cod) on a colorful, underwater tropical coral reef
A shoal of Bigeye fish on a coral reef in Thailand
Aerial drone view of a long, brown winding river through tropical rainforest (Kinabatangan River, Borneo)
A family of cute False Clownfish in a colorful anemone on a tropical coral reef
Aerial view of SCUBA diving boats over a shipwreck in the Cayman Islands
Huge, delicate Gorgonian Sea Fans on a colorful tropical coral reef
Aerial view of rural farmland
Beautiful Lionfish patrolling a colorful tropical coral reef in Myanmar
A Crown of Thorns Starfish feeds on a bleached, dead hard coral on a tropical reef.
Cute yellow Thorny Seahorse on a deep tropical coral reef at dawn
A Green Sea Turtle resting on a coral reef in Bohol, Philippines
Green Turtle on the sea bed
Clownfish in their host anemone on a tropical coral reef
A Crown of Thorns Starfish feeds on a bleached, dead hard coral on a tropical reef.
Aerial drone view of mist and low cloud over a dense tropical rain forest
A family of Clownfish on a colorful, tropical coral reef
Large wind turbines on a rural hillside in Wales (Tredegar)
Top down aerial view of the ruins of a large medieval castle (Raglan Castle)
A school of colorful Parrot Fish feeding on a tropical coral reef
Colorful Parrotfish feeding on a dark tropical coral reef
Panoramic aerial view of a small Moken fishing village on a remote tropical island in the Mergui Archipelago
Large sea cucumber and SCUBA divers on a tropical coral reef
South Stingray gliding over a sandy sea bed
Aerial drone view of a drying reservoir in Wales during a heatwave (Llwyn-On Reservoir)
Rhinoceros Hornbill in a tree next to a jungle river in Borneo
Aerial drone view of logging operatons and active deforestation of a tropical rainforest contributing to habitat destruction and man-made climate change
Beautiful carpet of Sea Anemones on a colorful, vibrant tropical coral reef
A lonely Moray Eel sticks out from a pile of bleached, dead coral on a damaged tropical coral reef
Industrial fishing - large industrial fishing trawlers operating together in the Andman Sea (Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar)
Colorful hard and soft corals on the reef at Richelieu Rock, Thailand
A large Saltwater Crocodile lurking in a muddy brown river in Borneo
A colorful but damaging Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planc) feeding on hard corals on a tropical coral reef
Colorful red-tail Butterflyfish on a tropical coral reef in the Andaman Sea.
Large industrial fishing trawlers operating together in a tropical ocean
Aerial view of late afternoon shadows being cast onto a beautiful tropical sandy beach in Thailand (Coconut Beach, Khao Lak)
Southern Stingrays swim across a shallow sandy seabed
Large Whale Shark swimming in shallow water over a tropical coral reef
White, bleaching coral during a high sea temperature bleaching event on a tropical coral reef
CARDIFF, WALES - APRIL 23 2021: Aerial drone view of Cardiff Bay including the Parliament (Senydd) building and other landmarks.  Cardiff is the capital city of Wales
Stingray City.
A Hawksbill Sea Turtle surrounded by tropical fish feeding on a coral reef
Aerial view of a large number of fishing trawlers operating together illegally in a marine reserve
CEFN SIDAN, WALES - MARCH 25 2021: A Royal Air Force Airbus A400M 'Atlas' military transport aircraft practicing tactical landings on the beach at Cefn Sidan Sands in Wales, UK
Old wreckage from a 1950s aircraft crash on a Welsh mountain hillside
Aerial drone view of a large, buried landfill dump site in Wales
Cuttlefish on a coral reef at sunset (Black Rock, Myanmar)
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