The heat in England has turned the North Sea into a semblance of a tropical paradise – photo

When a record-breaking heat wave hit England a week and a half ago, master underwater photographer Chris Taylor went on a photo hunt.

Crab

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photo caption,The underwater world of the east coast of the UK rarely gets into the camera lenses. Mainly because the cold waters of the North Sea are not conducive to regular photography. But when a record-breaking heat wave hit England a week and a half ago, master underwater photographer Chris Taylor went on a photo hunt.

Underwater photography

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photo caption,And I didn’t guess. Moreover, according to the photographer, the temperature of the water was ideal to cool off, but not so cold as to feel severe discomfort. Chris has been diving since the age of 15 and has been photographing the sea surroundings of tourist Sheringham for five years.

Mollusks of the North Sea

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photo caption,A chalk reef has formed on a defunct Victorian-era underwater sewer near the beach of this small town.

Coast of Norfolk County

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photo caption,Chris compared the surroundings of the Norfolk reef to the Caribbean Sea due to the purity of the sea and the amazing, turquoise color of the water.

Jellyfish

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photo caption,It officially became a protected area in 2016, and the nearby beach received a “blue flag”, meaning that the water meets high international quality standards.

Crustacean

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photo caption,As Taylor says, even in record heat, the underwater landscape is a thriving and healthy ecosystem.

Underwater photography

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photo caption,The British Marine Conservation Society claims that the Norfolk coast has the longest chalk reef in Europe.