Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone 5

Robbie Shone is a British adventure, cave and travel photographer based out of Austria. His adventures have led him to the remotest areas of China, Papua New Guinea, Borneo, the Alps and Crete where he has photographed the deepest, largest, and longest cave systems ever discovered. These feats involve dangling on a thin rope 650 ft. (200m) above the floor in the world’s deepest natural shaft, exploring the far ends of a 117 mile long cave system, and spending nearly four days continuously underground on shoots.

Collected here are some of his most jaw-dropping shots, many from a 2012 excursion into cave systems in Wulong County, China. You can explore more of his cave photography over on his website. All imagery courtesy the photographer. (via This Isn’t Happiness)

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Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
China Caves 2012 / Hong Meigui Expedition to explore giant caves in Wulong County.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
The giant caves of Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
Exploring The Gouffre Berger (cave) in the Vercors region of France. At just over 1000m deep, The Gouffre Berger is recognised as one of the best sport trips in the world.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
The giant caves of Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
A cave explorer climbing out of a Maelstrom on the fixed rope in Boxhead Pot, Yorkshire Dales.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
China Caves 2012 / Hong Meigui Expedition to explore giant caves in Wulong County.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone
China Caves 2012 / Hong Meigui Expedition to explore giant caves in Wulong County.

 

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone

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