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The legacy of Wes Skiles

By on November 18th, 2010

On Tuesday we took you to Peacock Springs State Park near Live Oak for the renaming ceremony in honor of legendary underwater cinematographer Wes Skiles. Skiles is internationally recognized for his work mapping out the caverns associated with Florida’s numerous springs. Skiles passed away this summer while diving during a photo shoot for National Geographic near West Palm Beach. Today we take a look at Wes’ legacy and the impact he had on those around him.

Related story: North Florida ceremony honors legendary photographer, scuba diver

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