Photographer Joram Mennes has an interesting creative niche. Not only is he an underwater photographer, but he specializes in photographing cenotes on the Yucatan Peninsula. These underwater sinkholes form when limestone bedrock collapses and then fills with groundwater or rainwater. The Yucatan Peninsula is filled with these hidden gems—some known and others relatively unexplored. Thanks to photographers like Mennes, we're able to get a glimpse inside these mysterious environments.
What’s just below the ocean’s surface?
Marine biologist and photographer Jeff Milisen loves exploring the unknown.
Photographer Barbara Cole creates exquisite fine art photographs that blur the line between reality and a dream. In her newest series titled Appearances, she tries to find “connection during a time of separation.” She does this through flowers; specifically, their delicate forms and colors and the way in which they transform when submerged underwater. Each flower in the series is celebrated in its own portrait.
Renowned Wildlife Photographer Wants Your Help Preserving the Marine Life of the Galápagos [Interview]
Did you know that 71% of the Earth's surface is covered in water?
The depths of the ocean are a powerful draw for researchers, experienced divers, and photographers alike.
If the finalists are any indication, the inaugural Ocean Photography Awards, presented by Oceanographic Magazine, is off to a great start. Over 3,000 entries were whittled down to 100 finalists across six categories. Dealing with issues of conservation, as well as showing off adventures and exploration, these finalist images are a beautiful cross-section of ocean photography. The finalists include familiar names like Florian Ledoux, whose work in the Arctic frequently wins awards.
Freediver and photographer Dan Legend captures the magic of the ocean in his alluring underwater images.
Brazilian photographer Marcio Cabral is known for his underwater panoramas.
For the 16th year, Scuba Diving magazine has organized the Through Your Lens Underwater Photo Contest. Readers were asked to submit their best photographs; and this year, the contest had more entries than ever. With over 2,600 images entered, the judges had their hands full when selecting the winners.
New Jersey-based photographer Ryan Struck seeks to capture the thrill and beauty of surfing in his gorgeous images of crashing...
Kurt Arrigo's underwater photographs are a great reminder that we live in a remarkable world.