21 Unnerving Photos That Made Us Want To Avoid Deep Water Forever

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Vote up the creepiest, most unnerving underwater photos.

From murky rivers to the deep, dark ocean, there's more to fear than just what may be lurking beneath the surface. These unsettling photos are enough to induce our thalassophobia, or intense fear of deep bodies of water. 

Vote up the creepiest, most unnerving photos.


  • 1. Peeking Out From The Darkness

    Peeking Out From The Darkness
    Photo: EyesNoEyes__ / Reddit
    32,268 votes
  • 2. Something's In The Water

    Something's In The Water
    Photo: fancyzoidberg / Reddit
    24,743 votes
  • 3. These Submerged Stairs

    These Submerged Stairs
    Photo: user4cid / Reddit
    22,538 votes
  • 4. Avoid At All Costs

    Avoid At All Costs
    Photo: dafyddtomas / Reddit
    17,239 votes
  • 5. Spot The Continental Shelf Dropping Off

    Spot The Continental Shelf Dropping Off
    Photo: spiiiitfiiiire / Reddit
    18,841 votes
  • 6. A Growing Wave

    A Growing Wave
    Photo: xdcutemynutella / Reddit
    16,296 votes