Deep sea diving enthusiast John Westwater, aka westh2o, set out on an underwater adventure with some friends at Moorea, French Polynesia (about 9 miles northwest of Tahiti) back in October 2011. What they all experienced was beyond what they could have imagined as they encountered a humpback whale singing a…Continue
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It's not often that most of us get to be this up-close and personal with such a beautiful creature. On a recent visit to India, London-based photographer Claudia Legge had the opportunity to document the free spirit of an elephant as it swims underwater. Legge's thrilling series of underwater adventures with this big guy provide a captivating comparison to her work with…
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Record-holding free divers Christina & Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria, aka One ocean One breath, explore oceans and other large bodies of water around the world, diving deep down on only one breath. More than simply plunging into vast expanses of water, though, the married couple also manage to capture their daring underwater adventures on camera. On one excursion, using…
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These underwater portraits of creatures who inhabit the sea are filled with such character and life. Hawaii-based photographer Joshua Lambus documents the amazing detail of many aquatic species, stating that he hopes to show people things they haven't seen before or to entice people to see something familiar in a new way.
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It's not often that we get to see the magnificence of a humpback whale in up-close detail. In fact, the world below the surface of the sea is often quite a mystery. Photographer Tony Wu spends much of his time traveling around, seeking out adventures, and documenting incredible underwater displays of what Wu describes as many "charismatic marine mammals."
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Since we last checked in with Hawaii-based photographer Sarah Lee, she's taken a relaxing vacation in Australia, shot multiple weddings, including one right here in California, and even received an award for her work. Of course, somewhere along the way, she found time to shoot…
By accident this morning, we stumbled back around to Mark Tipple's Underwater Project and came upon a wonderful surprise. While in the past few years, Tipple has continued to take incredible underwater photos, it's this painting by artist Antoine Renault that really captured our…
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For the past 15 years, photographer Howard Schatz has been celebrating the beauty of movement and form with his breathtaking underwater photography. After enlisting the help of dancers, models and performers, he asked them to be submerged in a swimming pool where he took pictures of them as they posed for his camera. (Of course, this wasn't an ordinary pool but…Continue
While we're use to seeing paintings that look like pictures (photo-realism), it's not often we come across photos that look like paintings. Toronto-based, self-taught photographer Barabara Cole (who we first wrote about here) is a master at achieving this effect. Her Chromatics…Continue
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29-year-old Mark Tipple decided to shoot surfers underwater when he became frustrated with “normal” surf photography, and wanted to capture the action from a different perspective. "I guess it's transformed from a simple idea of seeing how the waves look underwater to how people adapt and what they go through when diving under waves," he says.