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.
Los Angeles-based photographer Mallory Morrison's Water series captures the delicate beauty of the submerged female form. Her underwater photography of these women in their elaborate attire is like a collection of stills from a dream. There's an incredibly surreal quality to her work that plays with weightlessness, subtle movements, and graceful poses. It's no surprise that Morrison has twenty-four years of dance experience as her images exude a melodic elegance in movement.
Climbing on board a boat, putting on scuba gear, and splashing into the water to go diving is not an...