Tag: underwater photography

Ocean Ramsey

Sharks count among the creatures which most people are scared of. I’m probably not very wrong when I blame a very popular Hollywood movie for this phenomenon. Ocean Ramsey also sees it this way and aims to put the bad reputations sharks have and all the panic, which mainly movies like “Jaws” have caused, in ...

Summer, sun and underwater photos

On vacation almost everyone is consistently looking out for the perfect picture. Everybody wants to capture the new and the unknown and thus keep it for eternity. Mountains, forests, beaches and cities provide the perfect scenery for this. Often underestimated but no less beautiful is the extraordinary and colorful underwater world. We have summarized a ...

UPY 2018 – High-class underwater photography

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for some time probably know already that we’re big fans of awards. To us photo awards are a sign of motivation and inspiration. It’s just incredible how much photographic talent exists in this world and how different the techniques, approaches and perspectives of photographers can be. One ...

Thomas Peschak and the ocean

Do you know that feeling? You see a photo and it captures you right away so you just can’t turn away anymore? I don’t feel like that very often, but when I do that feeling is very strong. It happened to me a couple of months ago: In the National Geographic Online Magazine I saw ...

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Paul Nicklen – the one who speaks with polar bears

Again and again I’ve come across photos of his face when researching and browsing the internet for inspiring photographers. His face red because of the cold, snow crystals on his eyebrows and a cap covering his forehead. I wanted to know more about this guy, this crazy photographer who peeps out of some holes made ...

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Tip: Alexander Semenov’s wonderful underwater photos

For many years underwater photographer Alexander Semenov has been managing the diving team of the White Sea Biological Station (WSBS) – an educational and research center of Moscow State University. As the WSBS is located near the Arctic Circle, leading diving expeditions under extremely cold and harsh conditions is part of Semenov’s tasks in order ...

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Halfway under Water: Matthews Smith’s „Over/Under“ Photos

If one were bent on squeezing photos by Matthew Smith into one particular category, it would have to be underwater photography. At closer look, however, one would inevitably discover, that the Brit has successfully managed to combine multiple photography genres, which is the reason his works don’t fit any single box. Smith himself sees his ...

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Seth Casteel, a master of underwater portrait photography

Ever since his photo-series Underwater Dogs went viral at the beginning of 2012, the US-American photographer Seth Casteel belongs to the most well-known representatives of the underwater photography, and there specifically pets. Two years later, he returned to his proven formula for success for the project “Underwater Puppies” - except that this time around, he ...

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Tip: Sarah Lee’s underwater photography

Usually, underwater photography is linked to photos of marine creatures and weeds, but there is also an entirely different area dealing with sports such as surfing and underwater portraits. Hawaii-born photographer Sarah Lee occupies herself with this latter kind of underwater photography. Having developed a liking for swimming and surfing since early childhood, Sarah enjoyed finding ...