This page lists all underwater photographers who caught my attention, because their work was inspiring and interesting. These aren't necessarily photographers, who are particularly specialized in underwater photography, but also professional photographers, that use underwater photography to extend their portfolio and created amazing imaginary.
Professional Wildlife Photographer
- Adam Butler
Former AP press fphotograph, who was overwhelmed by the magic of the ocean and started an underwater photography career in Sharm el Sheikh.
- Alexander Mustard
One of my most favourit underwater wildlife photographers. His images are stunning and rich in color. He founded the Young Underwater Photography society to help young photographers to start an underwater photography career.
- Amar and Isabelle Guillen
Professional freelance photographers (independent) specializing in underwater, report, travel, nature, wildlife, landscape and portrait photography.
- Amos Nachoum
Professional Marine and Wildlife Photographer Amos Nachoum has led National Geographic expedition teams with Dr. Eugenie Clark, Dr. Sylvia Earle, astronaut Buzz Aldrin, and has co-produced documentaries with Stan Waterman. He was the team leader for National Geographic’s Red Sea, Great White Shark, and November ’96 Killer Whale photo expeditions. Mr. Nachoum’s photos and essays have appeared in more than 500 publications in North America, Europe, and Japan, including National Geographic magazine, Ocean Realm, Island, Outside, Rodale’s Scuba Diving, Time, Life, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Le Figaro, Terra Sauvage, Airone, and Mondo Somerso.
- André Crone
Andre Crone started diving when he was 24 years old. He bought his first underwater camera as soon as he got his first diving license. Andre's images have been published in Fathoms Magazine, Unterwasser and BBC Wildlife Magazine just to name a few.
- Andrea and Antonella Ferrari
Andrea (born 1957) and Antonella (born 1960) Ferrari have been happily married since 1986 and have no children. He is a movie journalist and film critic by profession and she works in the same publishing company as a technical printing advisor. They live in the cold, foggy countryside south of Milan, Italy, in an old and beautifully restored farm going back to the eighteenth century, with their beloved third English Bull Terrier (yes, they're addicted to that lovely breed!), which comes by the name of Undaunted (he's Scottish) but has been rechristened Glen (he likes it better). They share a true love of nature and of course are just crazy about diving and the sea. After having published two major photographic books on land wildlife in the early '90s (Wild Edensand Venezuela - In the Kingdom of the Jaguar) they finally turned their attention to underwater marine biology and photography.
- Andy Belcher
You won’t often find award winning photographer and photojournalist Andy Belcher without a camera in hand - and two or three spares in his suitcase. As one of the world’s top underwater and adventure photographers he travels far and wide to collect his stunning images.
- Annie Crawley
Annie Crawley has lived and worked around the world for the past 15 years from Indonesia to Galapagos, Belize to Papua New Guinea. Her work has been published in magazines, Museums, Aquariums and environmental institutions worldwide.
- Brandon Cole
Brandon Cole is a wildlife photographer and writer specializing in the marine environment. His award- winning imagery from around the worldhx11336 includes one of the top cetacean files with over 20 species of whales and dolphins represented.
- Brian Skerry
Specializing in underwater photography and ocean wildlife, Brian is commissioned regularly by editorial and commercial clients worldwide. Best known for his style that combines expressive imagery and elusive animal behavior, Brian’s pictures and stories reveal worlds and creatures rarely seen.
- Brian Stevenson
I began my photographic career shooting whitewater expedition imagery. I'd been working as a river guide, leading first descents and remote trips on six continents when I started experimenting with creative ways to capture the action on film. Over time I generated expedition whitewater, skiing, and adventure travel photo assignments, taught photography seminars, and had images published worldwide.
- Carlos Minguell
- Carson Ganci
Carson has been a diving Instructor for the last thirty years. After living and working in Grand Cayman for eight years as an underwater videographer and dive instructor he returned North to make Edmonton Alberta his base of operations. Since his return he now shoots Stock photography. That was twenty years ago! Today, Carson is a stock photographer who specializes in images below the waterline as his first choice of imagery. But as any good stock photographer he now shoots all categories of stock imagery. Capturing images of children has become one of his favourite types of stock imagery.
- Cathy Church
Cathy Church has been photographing the beautiful underwater world since 1967. She has a Masters degree in Marine Biology, and is recognized as one of the world's foremost teachers and authors on underwater photography. She received the NOGI award for the arts (a national U.S. award) in 1987, the DEMA "Reaching Out Award" in 2000 and was inducted into the Woman Divers Hall of Fame in 2000. She is on the founding board of governors of the newly established International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame to be housed in the Cayman Islands, and was inducted into the Women Divers Hall of Fame in March 2000. She was also admitted to be a member of the Explorers' Club in 2000.
- Claus-Peter Stoll und Udo Kefrig
Das Team der deutschen Unterwasserfotografen und Reisejournalisten Claus-Peter Stoll und Udo Kefrig kann auf über 25 Jahre professionelle Erfahrung und Zusammenarbeit in diesem Bereich zurückblicken. Als freie Mitarbeiter verschiedener -> Magazine, wie auch der -> Werbebranche, kooperieren sie besonders eng mit dem -> deutschen Tauchmagazin unterwasser, das für seine herausragenden Fotos und seine Qualität weltweit höchste Anerkennung genießt.
- Daniel Selmeczi
Daniel Selmeczi lives in Szolnok, Hungary. Coming from a country with no seasides, the love of diving captured him at a later age but from there on there was no stopping until reaching the Naui and TDI Instructor levels. Photography was family tradition, so extending it underwater was a natural choice. These days he uses a Nikon D300 in Subal housing and Subtronic strobes. His work which include writing as well appears regularly in diving publications, travel & lifestyle and photography magazines both in Hungary (Submarine, National Geographic Hungary) and worldwide (Unterwasser, Tauchen and various others in Italy, Poland and the Czech republic).
- David Doubilet
David Doubilet is honored to have his underwater imagery considered to be among the best by editors, peers and colleagues the world over. He has photographed over 60 stories for the National Geographic Magazine where he is currently a Contributing Photographer-in-Residence. David has documented our changing underwater world since his first assignment with the Geographic in 1971. In addition to the Geographic, David’s work continues to appear in countless publications worldwide and he is a contributing editor and feature columnists for the Behind the Shot in Sport Diver Magazine (US) and Seascapes and Dive Magazine (UK).
- David Hall
David Hall began diving in the 1960s and has been photographing underwater professionally since 1980. Motivated initially by scientific curiosity and love of animals, the focus of his photography evolved to encompass aesthetic and environmental goals. "It has always been my hope that my fascination with, and respect for, all living things would show in my work and help to inspire similar feelings in others." David's photographs have appeared in hundreds of books, magazines, calendars and other print media over the past 20 years. His images have received many important awards in the field of wildlife photography, including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Nature's Best and the Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-Marine. David holds a B.S. in Zoology with additional graduate studies, and has written articles for photographic, natural history and diving-oriented publications. He is the co-author of ten books for children, including Seahorses and Sea Dragons, Life on a Coral Reef, Life in a Kelp Forest, Partners in the Sea, Predators of the Sea and Survival Secrets of Sea Animals. David is married to Gayle Jamison, who is also an award-winning wildlife photographer.
- David Hettich
Young german underwater photographer
- Dinah & Bob Halstead
Dinah was born and educated in PNG and received her Diploma in Teaching from Goroka Teacher's College (University of PNG) in 1974. She met Bob the next year and he taught her to dive. They were married in 1976. From 1975 until 1980 she worked as a research officer on the personal staff of the then Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Sir Michael Somare. Dinah became the first Papua New Guinean to become an internationally certified Diving Instructor (NAUI) in 1982, and has been taking underwater photographs since 1980. Bob was educated in England and has a BSc Honours degree in physics/mathematics from King's College London University and a post graduate Certificate in Education from Bristol University. He learned to dive in the Bahamas in 1968 where he was employed as Head of the Physics Department at Queen's College, Nassau. He bought his first underwater camera the same year and qualified as a NAUI Diving Instructor in 1970. He came to PNG as an Education Officer for the Australian Government in 1973 and taught mathematics and science for five years, ending his teaching career as Head of the Science Department at Sogeri National High School where responsibilities included writing science curriculum for Provincial High Schools. Dinah and Bob formed PNG's first full time sport diving business, Tropical Diving Adventures in 1977 based in Port Moresby, worked together from 1980, and, in 1986, started the first live-aboard dive boat operation, the highly successful Telita Cruises, with the 20 metre dive charter vessel, the MV Telita, a boat built in PNG to their specifications and under their personal supervision. In 1992 Telita was voted "Best Liveaboard Dive Boat in the World" by readers of "In Depth" Magazine USA.
- Doug Allan
Doug Allan is a freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman who films both topside and underwater, in all film and video formats. He was one of the principal cameramen on the award winning BBC series The Blue Planet. His awards over his years of filming include 2 Emmy's, 3 BAFTA's, Wildscreen Pandas and recognition at Jackson Hole and Missoula festivals.
- Doug Perrine
Doug Perrine is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost marine wildlife photographers. His photographs have been reproduced in virtually every major nature magazine in the world, as well as in thousands of books, calendars, greeting cards, posters, etc., including more than 100 covers. His photography has won a number of awards, including the prestigious BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition as the overall winner (2004), and also winner of the animal behavior category and the Nature's Best/Cemex competition in the Professional Marine Wildlife category. He is also the author of seven books on marine life and numerous magazine articles. Doug founded SeaPics.com as a venue for his own photography, and later expanded it to represent a growing number of other photographers as well.
- Douglas Faulkner
Douglas Faulkner fell in love with the Atlantic Ocean at age five. He remembers arguing excitedly with his father in defense of his belief that processions of low rolling waves were dolphins surfacing. Neither parent ever convinced him to the contrary, and to this day he is undecided on the matter. He explains, "When one understands the sea and loves its children, one sees that each is becoming the other."
- Eric Cheng`s
Eric Cheng's personal homepage, dedicated to personal expression and interests with lots of underwater images and trip report. He is the driving administrator of wetpixel.
- Eric Hanauer
Although Eric Hanauer made his first dives in Chicago’s lakes and quarries in 1959, he didn’t focus primarily on diving until 15 years later. In the meantime he was a successful swimming and water polo coach at Morgan Park High School (Chicago) and at California State University Fullerton. He developed the grab start, which is now used by swimmers worldwide. Hanauer founded the scuba program at Cal State Fullerton, and when he moved from coaching into teaching began shooting pictures underwater instead of shooting fish. He introduced thousands of students to the underwater world during his 35 years as an associate professor of physical education.
- Ernest H. Brooks II
- Espen Rekdal
Espen Rekdal (33) is a natural history photographer, videographer, writer and marine biologist. He specializes in underwater stills photography. Though extreme macro work has been a speciality in the past, he has branched out quite considerably over the past couple of years, to include wide-angle, wreck and deep-ocean-life to his areas of expertise. Artistic expression and simplistic compositions are trademarks of his photography. Espen lives with his wife and daughter in a small fjord in western Norway.
- Fergus Kennedy
Fergus became captivated by wildlife and particularly the underwater world at an early age. He was snorkelling by the age of four- although some of his early shark sightings may have been exaggerations. He studied zoology at Oxford University, gaining an upper second honoours degree and took the opportunity to gain a SCUBA diving qualification with the university diving club. He then worked on a whale and dolphin research vessel off Scotland (IFAW’s ‘Song of the Whale’) followed by a few months working on a Loggerhead Turtle project in Greece. Returning to damper climes, he embarked on a Master’s Degree in Marine Environmental Protection at the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor, North Wales.
- Flip Nicklin
- Gary Bell
Gary Bell is one of the worlds most distinguished underwater and wildlife photographers whose dedication and passion for photography has seen him recognized with a string of international awards. His images have been featured in the major nature magazines, like National Geographic, and in countless books, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, signage and other publications.
- Helmut & Barbara Corneli
Everything started 1982 in a small lake in Southern Germany. A former business-colleague persuaded them for a scuba-dive and and caused one of the most successful careers in the German Underwater-photography with it. Already at this time the Cornelis had the wish to photograph their experiences under water and before they bought the necessary dive-equipment they owned a underwater-camera. Soon on it they was successfully at Photo-competitions and got their first jobs from dive-magazines such as "tauchen" and "UWF".
- Howard & Michele Hall
- Jack Jackson
ountaineer, diver, photographer, lecturer and author, Jack Jackson has travelled the remoter areas of the world since 1967, both on his own account and as leader of scientific, cultural and tourist expeditions. Originally an Industrial Chemist working in the oil and photographic film industries, Jack found the call of adventure and his love for mountains too strong. So he gave it all up for expeditions in the Himalayas, making a living from lecturing and photography. This in turn led to wider fields of adventure.
- Jason Heller
Jason Heller is a commercial and wildlife photographer based in New York City. His work is regularly published in scuba, travel and mainstream editorial and advertising worldwide. Jason is also a special coorspondent for Sport Diver magazine. He has been recognized and honored by numerous advertising and marketing publications including Advertising Age magazine. Jason can be best described as a conceptual commercial photographer specializing in underwater, travel & lifestyle photography, but the depth and breadth of his work both in and out of the studio has no bounds. Jason prides himself on being able to help creative directors accomplish their marketing communications objectives.
- Jürgen Freund
ÜRGEN FREUND was born in Dortmund, Germany in 1959. He is fondly called Yogi as Jürgen can be pronounced a million different ways causing him some shivers. He studied mechanical engineering and found out it wasn’t creative enough for his inventive mind. Instead of designing machines, he worked as an industrial photographer in Munich for 7 years. Lured by the challenge of marine wildlife photography, he acquired an underwater camera even before learning how to scuba-dive in 1981 in the cold lakes of Germany. Finally, he answered "the call of the sea" and became a full-time international freelance marine photographer in 1995. He traveled all over the world, taking acclaimed pictures published in numerous international magazines.
- Jeff Rotman
Born in Boston in 1949, Jeffrey L. Rotman is considered one of the most famous underwater photographers in the world. He has published numerous books -including 8 for children- and his articles appear regularly in the leading international magazines, Life, Time, The Smithsonian, New York Times Magazine, Geo, Stern and Le Figaro Magazine to name but a few. Macrophotography is his true speciality, indeed the details of the marine creatures immortalized in his photographs can be compared to abstract paintings that would be welcomed by any major museum. Over the years Jeff Rotman has developed a singular passion for sharks, his amazing pictures containing all the excitement of an encounter with these lords of the sea.
- Jens Kuhfs
- John Ares
Trained as a Biologist / Marine Food Toxicologist and previously careered as a Corporate Trainer, Technical Writer, Project Manager and Consultant, John is a uniquely versatile photographer. He has a number of specialties including Underwater, Nature, Travel, Lifestyle and Fine Art. He is a member of the Stock Artists Alliance and the New York Underwater Photographic Society. He has been a member of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors as a trainer of SCUBA Instructors and taught Underwater Photography courses.
John has traveled with his camera to many diving destinations around the globe: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Fiji, Palau, Truk Lagoon, Maldives, Cocos Island Costa Rica, La Paz Mexico, Hawaii, Silver Banks, Cayman Islands, Saba / St Kitts, Bonaire, Belize, Roatan, The Bahamas, and other Caribbean destinations as well as North America. Land trips have included Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, France, Italy, and the US & Canada. This collection reflects a fraction of the archive.
- Kai Velling
- Kelvin Aitken
- Kurt Amsler
One of the most famous german underwater photography professionals. He is giving regular underwater photo seminars.
- Kurt Chambers
Very cool underwater images while free diving.
- Lazaro Ruda & Fritz Hayes
The Living Sea is the joint effort of Lazaro Ruda & Fritz Hayes to share the beauty and awe of the amazing underwater world with others. They hope to instill the same passion and love for the ocean planet to the readers of their website.
- Mark Strickland
Mark Strickland uses underwater photography to create images of marine wildlife, showing the beautiful and fragile nature of the aquatic environment in Thailand, Myanmar, and elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific, plus many other regions of our water planet.
- Mark Webster
Mark Webster first developed his interest in underwater photography whilst working in the commercial diving industry. This quickly developed from an essential skill to a passion and a fascination for competitive photography.
- Martin Edge
In the 1980's he participated in numerous underwater photography competitions obtaining many awards from all over the world. He quickly identified his passion to teach other aspiring underwater photographers, which he did over the last 20 years.
- Marty Snyderman
Marty Snyderman is an Emmy Award winning cinematographer, still photographer, author and speaker. His still photography has appeared in numerous books and magazines, and his work has been used by aquaria around the world.
- Masa Ushioda
Masa Ushioda was born and raised in Japan. Having grown up by a river in a suburb of Tokyo, he had an enormous interest in all aquatic life. When he grew up, his playground naturally expanded to the more diverse, fascinating world of the ocean. He purchased his first underwater camera in 1989 and started photographing Japanese marine wildlife while working as a dive master on Miyake Island off Tokyo and around Izu Peninsula in Suruga Bay.
- Michael Aw
Michael AW is the founding director of OceanNEnvironment, a charity organization listed with the Registrar of Environment Australia. The mission of OceanNEnvironment promotes and initiates preservation projects as well as endeavors to document the status of coral reefs, bio-diversity and the impact of man-made pollution through research programs, and measurable conservation projects. With OceanNEnvironment, he has initiated the Napoleon wrasse protection program in the Maldives, turtle nest adoption program in Indonesia and Say No to Shark Fins campaign in the South East Asia. As founder of Asian Geographic and publisher of Scuba Diver from 1998 to 2005, he used the magazines to support the conservation efforts of OceanNEnvironment.
- Michael Feierabend
- Norbert Probst
In 1970 Norbert found out, that a camera is a fascinating tool. A long dream becomes reality in 1977, his beginning of scuba diving. In 1980 Norbert gets his first underwater camera, a Nikonos IV-A, and photography turns into passion. Norbert’s success in several competitions across Europe, his attention attracted slide shows and a cooperation with Helmut Debelius (IKAN, Slide Stock) in Frankfurt , levels his way into professional UW-Photography. First picture publications in diving-, aquarium- and photo magazines coming out soon.
- Pascal Kobeh
- Paul Nicklen
I was very fortunate to grow up on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada where we were one of the few non-Inuit families living in a small settlement of 140 Inuit. The Inuit taught me how to survive in the Arctic, read the weather and, most of all, they taught me patience. As a kid, without television, radio, and computer games, my friends and I would spend all of our waking hours in the hills watching wildlife, weather and the light play shadow games across the landscape. At that young age, the seed to become a nature photographer was deeply planted.
- Peter Pinnock
Peter Pinnock is a photographer, conservationist, maverick, worldly African and obsessive traveller - a visual vagabond. He started his diving career 27 years ago. His interest in photography and love for the ocean soon prompted him to buy his first underwater camera and his career in underwater photography was launched. What started innocently as a hobby soon lurched out of control and became a passion that has spanned 5 continents and millions of air miles.
- Phillip Colla
I am a natural history photographer and writer. I focus on wild marine mammals, the California kelp forest, inhabitants of remote eastern Pacific islands, National Parks of the American West and, most recently, waves and surfing. I am fortunate to have visited many spectacular terrestrial and underwater settings as well as to have encountered a variety of threatened and endangered animal species in the ocean. My natural history photography has appeared in the pages of BBC Wildlife, National Wildlife, National Geographic Magazine, Ocean Realm, New York Times, Ranger Rick, Reader's Digest, and Skin Diver, has been used in various advertising and publicity campaigns, is in use in aquaria and museums, and is occasionally recognized in photographic competitions. My underwater videography has been broadcast in various productions in the United States and abroad.
- Reinhard Dirscherl
Reinhard Dirscherl, born in 1964, is a self-employed person who lives in Munich and is dedicated to travel and underwater photography. He was born in Oberpfalz (a region in Bavaria) and he lives up his photographic ambitions in almost all the oceans equipped with diving gear and underwater camera. Due to his numerous journeys, his picture library increased to more than 30.000 photos - and is still growing. Famous publishing companies and agencies regularly use his excellent pictures. The good quality of his photos is proven at several national and international photographic competitions
- Rob Stewart
Rob Stewart has a Biology and has worked as the Chief Photographer on assignment for the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Other publications include scuba magazines and wildlife magazines. He's also the maker of the movie sharkwater.
- Silvia Boccato
I was born and live in Rome where I currently work as a Physical Education professor. Sports, and in particular sailing, have always been an important part of my life, first as an athlete and later as consultant to the Italian Sailing Federation. The sea is central to my life even now: I am a free-lance photographer, a photo reporter specializing in wildlife, underwater photography and travel dossiers. I live the ocean completely, both below and above the water. I have been diving in all of the world’s seas to capture the magical underwater universe and I have sailed throughout the infinite universe of Mediterranean islands, especially in Greece.
- Simon Buxton
Simon has spent the last 5 years working in various capacities on SCUBA Diving Liveaboards. Simon started working as a videographer and photographer back in 2002, and since then has lived and worked in the Maldives, Philippines, Palau, Tahiti and Mexico. He is a PADI and TDI/SDI Diving Instructor, MCA Commercial 200ton Master Captain, also holds various other Engineering/Boating certifications, and studied Marine Biology/Zoology at the University of Liverpool, Simon has left the day-to-day diving industry to pursue a career as a photographer and webdesigner, bringing together his experiences from many different fields to provide a unique service for his clients.
- Stan Waterman
Stan Waterman has been at the forefront of scuba diving since its inception as a recreational sport both in this country and throughout the world. His attraction to the underwater world began as a schoolboy in 1936 when he first dived with a Japanese Ama diver's mask in Florida. In the 1950's, inspired by Jacques Cousteau's revolutionary invention of the Aqua Lung, Mr. Waterman acquired the first one in Maine and went on to pioneer scuba diving in that state.
- Stefanie Voigt
Professional underwater photographer and videographer with several commercial productions.
- Stephen Wong
Stephen Wong is a full time Underwater Photojournalist. He has a passion for marine animals, from a teeny common goby to a mammoth whale. To improve the chances of finding and photographing the targeted subject, Stephen usually researches the animal's habitat and behavior beforehand. Strange as it may be to some people, he also tries to communicate with the targeted animal, because Stephen truly believes this approach can be rewarding.
- Takaji Ochi
- Takako Uno
Nurse by profession originally, Takako Uno now journeys with husband and Hong Kong marine photojournalist, Stephen Wong, on locations being his assistant cameraman and sometimes modeling for him. A well established underwater photographer herself, Takako Uno’s marine photographic work has appeared in National Geographic (Worldwide), BBC Wildlife Magazine (UK), Fathoms (USA), Marine Photo (Japan), Marine Diving (Japan), Diver (Japan), PADI PJ-Report (Japan), Sphere (Japan), Dive Annual (New Zealand), Scuba Diver (Australasia), etc.
- Thomas P. Peschak
Thomas P. Peschak is a photographer, marine biologist and author based in Cape Town, South Africa. For more than 10 years he has dedicated his life to photographing, researching and documenting Africa's wildest oceans and most remote coastlines.
- Todd Essick
American underwater photographer who is living in Florida. He became known for his professional, artistic and aesthetic images of young woman interacting with dolphins, stingrays or even sharks. He was working as a professional freelance photojournalist for almost a decade, he covered daily news, sports and special interest stories, including drug and refugee interdiction in the Caribbean, the riots in Miami, the civil war in Central America and the Olympics.
- Tony Wu
Exceptional asian professional underwater photographer.
- Vito Lorusso
- Walt Stearns
- Werner Thiele
- Wolfgang Leander
- Adam Butler
- Aaron Wong
Aaron Wong has been fascinated by the beautiful world beneath the waves since young. As a commercial and fashion photographer he has shot for many magazines, covers, celebrities and Ads. He began shooting since he got his first underwater camera in 2001.
Candice manages to produce breathtaking images that are dramatic and unique. In the highly competitive fields of fashion and advertising there is a compelling need to be original and daring, and few have risen to this challenge with quite so much style.
- Christina Sandrock
Christina Sandrock was born in Freiburg in Breisgau (Germany) in 1977. She developed her interest in photography relatively late. At the age of 22 she obtained her first camera. Many trips, mainly through Asia, trained her eye and the camera became her permanent companion. Beside other genres of photography she shifted the focus of her work to the theme of water, marine lifestyle and the underwater world. The underwater photography has been a complete success for the passionate sports diver Christina Sandrock. Diving with manta rays and her camera was the magical moment when she was truly hooked to it.
- Curt Degler’s
- David Rose
- Dustin Humphrey
Dustin's experimental approach to never-before-seen angles, themes, and equipment coupled with his monstrous work ethic makes him the most influential surf photographer since Art Brewer. Over the past 4 years, his work has not only transformed the magazines he works with into category leaders, but it has reinvigorated the entire world of surf photojournalism as well.
- Eckhardt Krumpholz
Talented german underwater photographer who is published regularly.
- Gregory Colbert
Very inspiring images with a very artistic and aesthetic style. Only some of his images are underwater images.
- Lambis Stratoudakis
- Mick Gleissner
Underwater Fashion Photographer. Mick Gleissner decided to up the ante by dedicating himself to a different sort of underwater photography.
- Mirko Zanni
His work regularly appears in magazines Aquanaut and Fotospiegel (Switzerland), Diving a Fondo (Spain), Neptun (Russia), Sub (Italy) DYK (Sweden), Tauchen (Germany), Asian Diver and Scubadiver (Singapore), The Big Blue (Poland), and he has won numerous photographic awards, including the prestigious World Underwater Photography Festival in Antibes (France), in the Celebrate the Sea Photo & Video Competition has won the Special David Doubilet Award for Best Portfolio in 2002 and 2004. At the Underwater Photography World Champion 2000 he won the third place in wideangle category.
- Peter de Mulder
Specialised in advertising and fashion photography and also underwater fashion and advertising photography using free diving and scubadiving techniques.
- Ralph Clevenger
Ralph Clevenger grew up on the coast of North Africa and began diving in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea at the age of 7 with his father. He holds a BS degree in zoology and a BA degree in photography.
- Ric Frazier
Award-winning underwater photographer, underwater director
- Thomas Tukker
- Uwe Steckhan
1966 Born in Dresden. Completed apprenticeship as Automechanic. First experiments and experiences with photography. 1989 Escape to West-Berlin. Reorientation in areas of film and photography.1994 – 1999 Stage Manager in Berlin, Duisburg and London. Intensification and expansion of own operational applications and first contact to underwater filming. 1999 Assistant Art Director, Setdesigner, Locationphotographer, and preparation with focus on independent Underwater-Film-and Photoproductions. 2001 Setting up filmyard underwater production locations.
- Valerie Morignat
She was born in New Caledonia in 1974 and graduated from the Sorbonne University, Paris, with a Ph.D in Fine Arts and Art Sciences. She has lived in New York City and now shares her time between France, where she is an artist and an associate professor of Futurology and Semiotics, and the South Pacific, where she develops artistic projects.
- Zena Holloway
Galleries and films include iconic underwater images of mermaids, free divers, water babies and dancers. Zena Holloway is a professional commercial photographer commissioned internationally for advertising, commercials and editorials.
- Aaron Wong
Amateur Underwater Photographer
- Adrian und Ruth Pfeiffer
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- Christian Skauges
Christian Skauges is a 37 year old underwater photographer based in Oslo, Norway. I take particular interest in photographing macro life, although wide angle has been getting more of my attention lately. I started taking pictures with a compact camera in 2003,
- Christoph Giese
Christoph Giese is a Dr. in Biology and is working as a scientist at a biotech company. Besides that he is into underwater photography for more then 17 years and a photo instructor at VDST.
- Claud Ruff
Claude Ruff is a computer scientist, but began underwater photography in 1998. His website, Aquatilia, won the ‘Prix du site Web Artistique’ at the 2006 Antibes World Festival of Underwater Pictures (Festival Mondial de l’Image Sous Marine).
- Cor Bosman & Julie Edwards
Young couple with stunning underwater images. Cor Bosman is also wetpixel moderator. Both have been diving for over 10 years since 1994 and their images have been published in various magazines and articles.
- Craig Jones
For me, underwater photography is not about the contest, not about the image, the art, the sale, the fame or the recognition. For me, it is about the challenge. Good images are part skill, preparedness, good fortune, and, often times, dogged determination. We cannot control what dances in front of our lens, all we can do is be ready for those magic moments in time. Here are some of the magic moments I've been given.
- Dany Weinberg
Israeli underwater photographer
- Derek Heasley
Computer Engineer that found his love for underwater photography. Long time member of digideep with awesome great white shark images.
- Giles Shaxted
- Ingvar Eliasson
Ingvar Eliasson is a swedish underwater photographer, who works as a researcher for microbiology and organizes photography workshops.
- Johannes Felten
- JP Trenque
Underwater colour and monochrome underwater images taken on various trips. Landscape photography. RNLI lifeboat pictures
- Karin Brussaard
Karin was born in The Netherlands in 1972. Her brother persuaded her to join him on a divecourse in 1997. Like she once said “I’ll never go diving” she also said “I’ll never start with underwaterphotography, much to difficult for me”….
- Michel Braunstein
- Roberts Wilpernig
Reist mit mir durch die Welt des Wassers, Poesie des Augenblicks, Unterwasserfotografie von Robert Wilpernig
- Serge Abourjeily
- Sergio Sarta
Sergio Sarta was born in Milan (Italy) , but has spent most of his life on the seas of various parts of the world. His twin passions for photography and scuba diving led him to record in detail the life of the sea beds visited, an activity which gave him scope to combine his interest as a researcher and journalist with his innate artistic flair.
- Sharon Rainis
- Somogyi (Jules) Gyula
- Stefanie Möhrle
- Steve Jones
Underwater photography site displaying the work of photographer Steve Jones. Stunning images capturing the essence of the worlds oceans and seas
- Steve Norvich
- Adrian und Ruth Pfeiffer