Wes Skiles – Underwater Cinematographer and Pioneer Dies

DeeperBlue.com has just heard that Wes Skiles, a pioneering underwater Cinematographer and Photographer, died on Wednesday 21st July 2010, in a tragic accident whilst diving off Boynton Beach, Florida (USA).

Wes Skiles

Wes, aged 52, recently had his work featured on the cover of the August 2010 issue of National Geographic about diving in the Bahama Blue Holes.

Full details on the accident have yet to come to light but his death is a great loss for the diving community.

Stephan Whelan

Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup DeeperBlue.com. When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.


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