Artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s Museo Atlantico, off Lanzarote, is peopled with concrete casts of refugees and people taking selfies.
The Raft of Lampedusa, Jason deCaires Taylor’s modern-day concrete echo of Géricault’s The Raft of the Medusa. The work has particular significance given the huge movement of refugees across the sea to Europe – and the frequent fatalities that result. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor) Continue reading »
If you thought weddings these day are over the top, just take a look at this incredible wedding from 1954. The couple actually planned a full wedding ceremony to take place underwater, complete with an underwater observation center for all their guests! Continue reading »
A selection of beautiful underwater photographs by photographer Enric Adrian Gener, aka 27mm, born on the Balearic Islands. Freelance Designer passionate about the sea, the ocean and photography, Enric Adrian Gener offers us images between power of the ocean and vastness of the big blue. Continue reading »
Bruce Mozert was a prolific photographer back in the 1930s. He photographed everyday occurrences such as BBQs, couples flirting with each other, beautiful women sipping cocktails, girls gossiping on the phone, and the like. But he did one thing differently with his lifestyle photography that no one saw coming. He shot everything underwater! Continue reading »
In late May, Ballantine’s Scotch whisky and ‘hyper-real’ photographer Benjamin Von Wong journeyed to Tulum, Mexico with a team of 35 (including a champion free diver!) to participate in a unique, experimental underwater photographic project. Floating thirty metres (30m / 100ft) down in the ancient ‘Angelita’ Cenote ‘sinkhole’, is a cloud-like layer of hydrogen sulfide which separates salt and fresh water, creating a unique visual phenomenon – flowing ‘underwater river’. Continue reading »
“Emmy” award-winning cinematographer, Shawn Heinrichs teamed up with model and diver Hannah Fraser to carry out a unique underwater conservation fashion shoot in a remote location in the South Pacific Ocean. The pair are aiming to raise awareness for the plight of the marine mammals at the hands of whalers. During the ten day shoot Fraser swam and glided with pilot and humpback whales. Continue reading »
Japan is always up for building something crazy – like, for example, an otter roundabout – which is exactly what Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park in Miura City did! Continue reading »
Take scary good selfies with Sony Xperia. Brilliant advertisements, created by Fitzgerald+CO agency from Atlanta for Sony Xperia smartphone. Continue reading »
The stunning wedding was organized by a dive club called Top Dive, which has launched a new concept for wedding tourism in French Polynesia. The bride and groom held hands as they stood in front of a Polynesian priest who performed their eye-watering ceremony. (Photo by Ben Thouard/AFP Photo)
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This photo taken on September 3, 2014 shows Qin Riyang (L) and Leng Yuting, both 26 years old, posing underwater for their wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, ahead of their wedding next year. Fiance Riyang said they had their wedding photographs taken underwater because “its romantic and beautiful”. Mr Wedding studio owner, Tina Lui, started providing underwater pictures four years ago. (Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo)
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The underwater fashion photos featured in the May 2014 Sun Magazine were taken by Sun photographer Lloyd Fox in a pool at the home of Mary Kay and Chuck Nabit. Styling was provided by Sun reporter John-John Williams IV, and the art director for the shoot was Sun design editor Leeann Adams. Photos: The Sun magazine’s under water fashion shoot with resort style clothes, March 25, 2014
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2014 Underwater Photography Photo Contest winners, Temperate Waters category, 1st place. (Photo by Jeremy Axworthy/UnderwaterPhotography.com)
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Qiandao Lake (Chinese: 千島湖, lit. Thousand Island Lake), a man-made lake located in Chun’an County, Zhejiang, China, formed after the completion of the Xin’an River hydroelectric station in 1959. 1,078 large islands dot the lake and a few thousand smaller ones are scattered across it. The lake covers an area of 573 km² and has a storage capacity of 17.8 km³. The islands in the lake cover about 86 km²
The first underwater exploration attempt of the drowned city was in 2001 when it was discovered there were 265 arches in the preserved ruins. Lion City is about the size of 62 football fields. Continue reading »
“Emmy” award-winning cinematographer, Shawn Heinrichs teamed up with model and diver Hannah Fraser to carry out a unique underwater conservation fashion shoot in a remote location in the South Pacific Ocean. The pair are aiming to raise awareness for the plight of the marine mammals at the hands of whalers. During the ten day shoot Fraser swam and glided with pilot and humpback whales.
“A stunning underwater shot showing model Hannah Fraser being photographed next to a group of pilot whales”. (Photo by Shawn Heinrichs/Barcroft Media) Continue reading »
March 11, 2008 Swiss car manufacturer Rinspeed made quite the splash at the Geneva Motor Show with its innovative sQuba, a fully functional submersible concept car that cost $1.5 million to build.
Inspired by the submarine Lotus Esprit in the James Bond movie “The Spy Who Loved Me”, the sQuba was a heavily modified Lotus Elise supposedly capable of propulsion above water or below. Sadly, demand for amphibious spy cars will likely have to wait until our coastal cities are underwater due to the effects of global warming. On the upshot, the sQuba is a zero-emissions vehicle. (Photo by Rinspeed) Continue reading »
Intrepid photographers submitted over 700 underwater images for the 2012 Underwater Photography Contest and an adorable red sea slug grinning for the camera was awarded the contest’s star. The annual contest, put on by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, showcases the colorful creatures typically beneath reach and awards prizes in three categories: macro, fish or marine animal portrait, and wide angle.
Fan Favorite: Todd Aki Sea nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrh taken on an early morning shore dive off the Breakwater — Monterey, California, USA Continue reading »