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Peter Scoones, iconic underwater cameraman, passed away over Easter weekend


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#1 Drew

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Posted 21 April 2014 - 04:23 AM

Peter Scoones, the iconic cameraman who was part of the team for Blue Planet, Earth and other wonderful series from the BBC, has passed away over Easter Weekend.  Rest in peace, Scoonesie!

http://www.telegraph...s-obituary.html


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Posted 21 April 2014 - 12:34 PM

Very sad to hear. I heard him speak a couple times. Met him in person once. Was a true inspiration. RIP for sure.



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Posted 10 May 2014 - 09:00 AM

Just read this. How sad - one of the pioneers over here - I first heard him talk at BSOUP in the early eighties talking about Blue Holes. End of an era I'd say.


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Posted 25 May 2014 - 04:52 PM

For those who want to pay tribute to his work, there is a memorial FB page for Peter here:

https://www.facebook.com/peterjscoones


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