When we first came across artist Eric Zener's underwater paintings back in July 2009, we said that they made us "remember what it feels like to be immersed in cool, clear water. That moment when the world's worries wash away and a sense of calmness overtakes your… Continue
With all of her effects created in-camera using the refraction of light and movement in different depths of water, Christy Lee Rogers creates pictures that look like Baroque paintings without the help of Photoshop. Her obsession with water as a medium coupled with her dedication to photography as an artistic medium, makes her work truly stand… Continue
While we'll always be a fan of underwater photography and motion, that's not the full reason why we're showing you this music video. José Lourenço, a a writer and director based in Toronto, recently reached out to us to tell us about Muscle Relaxants, a new video he created for the indie rock band, The Rural Alberta Advantage.
This song is the second single from their second LP, Departing, which was released on Saddle Creek Records in the… Continue
New York City-based photographer Erin Mulvehill has a fascination with the ideas of mind, body, and time. Her series Underwater is an embodiment of such, dealing with the belief that art and life should be integrated. “My work aims to explore the human connections and subtle nuances that whisper into the ear of our every day,” Mulvehill explains. How intriguing and… Continue
British sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor just sent us new photos of the underwater museum in the National Marine Park of Cancun. In November, his installation, called The Silent Evolution, opened to the public and became the largest underwater artificial art attraction in the world.
British sculptor Jason de Caires Taylor is about to give the curious traveler a unique reason to visit Mexico. He's created 400 cement sculptures for a new underwater museum in the National Marine Park of Cancun. In November, the installation, called The Silent Evolution, will open to the… Continue
If you don't believe in destiny, you haven't heard the story of Wayne Levin. At the age of 12, Levin's father gave him a camera and a kit to develop his own film, which began young Levin's fascination with photography. His life experiences led him around the world, where Levin started documenting his travels. It was during his frequent trips to Hawaii that he found… Continue
Designer Park Sul-Nyeo threw the world's first underwater hanbok fashion show in Seoul last week. A hanbok is a traditional Korean dress that flows with bright, beautiful colors. The attraction was held as a part of promotional event for the opening of a new department store.…
Finnish photographer Susanna Majuri takes us on an amazing underwater journey, to a place where few people have ever been...
There is so much depth and art direction behind Majuri's work. She captures short narrative scenes as though they are film stills of a story yet to be told. Her main characters, young women mostly, their faces hidden, give a distinct… Continue
Darek Sepiolo created this stunning seven minute video showcasing the underwater wildlife beneath Galapagos Island. Inspired by Hans Zimmer's melodramatic music, he intentionally changed the lighting in certain frames. "The music is from Dark Knight so I purposely made some shots darker to reflect the music. A bit more drama," he says.
Sepiolo adds: "The [Sony] EX1 worked great. I shot most of the clips with ND1 actually. Regarding the sharpness... it looks… Continue
Netherlands-based Dindi van der Hoek uses the reflection of water to create surreal images and creepy fairytale-like scenes. Her pieces are thought provoking and complex, and can be interpreted in many different ways.
“I transform these human figures by dressing them in clothing that resembles a mythical or fairytale world, she says. "As I have a…
"A short trailer of the first three sculptures installed in the National Marine Park of Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Punta Nizuc. The placements mark the opening of the new Cancun and Isla Mujeres underwater… Continue
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Finnish fine art photographer Susanna Majur plays tricks on my mind - and I'm totally loving it! Her fascinating images feature human beings interacting with mother nature and her animals, yet the hyper-realistic scenes are fantastically underwater!
Majuri graduated from the Turku Arts Academy in 2004 and has an M.A. in photography from the University of Art… Continue
Have you ever wondered how movies shoot their underwater scenes? In one of the most elaborate sets in the world, British film production company Pinewood Studio captures breathtaking shots in a tank filled with 1.2 million liters (317,000 gallons) of water. The underwater stage, which opened in 2005, has been used for a huge number of TV commercials, music videos and…
Hydropolis Expected to be completed later this year, Hydropolis will be the world's first luxury underwater hotel. Guests will be welcomed at the land station. From there, the connecting tunnel will transport people by train to the main area of the hotel which houses 220 suites. The submarine leisure complex, with a cost of $490 million, is one of the largest contemporary…
I love the creativity and thought behind these underwater sculptures. Instead of trying to create unchanging and lasting works, Jason de Caires encourages the organic growth of coral and other organisms across his creations. The texture, chemical composition and design actively encourage the settlement of embryonic corals. Areas of shelter and void space provide a… Continue
I really admire the visual effects that Zena is able to create in her surreal underwater photography. Born in Bahrain and raised in London, Zena traveled around the globe working as a scuba instructor and developed a passion for underwater photography and film. The topper? Zena is a completely self-taught photographer.…