With the advent of more accessible gear and powerful postprocessing tools, underwater photography has a new lease on life. Here are eight shooters who prove that shooting in the deep isn’t only about fish and turtles.
Exploring the murky depths and illuminating the life below—that’s the real purpose of underwater photography, right? Not anymore. Sure, you still find plenty of Jacques Cousteau wannabes, but there is a treasure chest of new photography, from fine art to portrait, sports, commercial, fashion, and even family and pet photographers. Everyone is taking the plunge.