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Great White Shark Photo Shoot: Don’t Try This at Home

With more and more great whites being spotted off the beaches of Cape Cod, Skerry set out to document the massive predators, hoping to learn about their behaviors and shed some light on the oft-misunderstood carnivores. But a lot more than just a beautiful photo was riding on this assignment.

Dive into an “Underwater Kaleidoscope” of Unbelievable Beauty

“For me, diving in Cortes Bank is like diving into an underwater kaleidoscope.” Join National Geographic underwater photographer Brian Skerry in the vibrant waters of Cortes Bank and prepare for a sensory overload.

Behind the Photo: An Underwater Close Encounter of the Third Kind

For the right whale in this shot by National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry, humans are indeed an alien species.

Photographing Dolphin Intelligence

This August I had the chance to join National Geographic Photographer Brian Skerry on a 10-day expedition to the Bahamas to photograph wild atlantic spotted dolphins with researcher Denise Herzing. Together, we traveled on a 60-foot catamaran between the island of Bimini and the White Sand Ridge area south of Freeport in search of a…

Vote for the Ocean Photo You Want to See at the Smithsonian

  Photographer Brian Skerry has long dazzled and inspired the public with his spectacular images of life beneath the waves. Skerry was recently recognized for his contributions to ocean conservation by Australia’s Emerald Award. Now, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. is planning an exhibit of Skerry’s work. That exhibit, “Portraits…

Photographer Brian Skerry Earns Emerald Award in Australia

  Over a 30-year career, photographer Brian Skerry has produced mesmerizing images of the ocean that have inspired millions. Now, Skerry is being awarded the second annual Emerald Award by Australia’s SIMS Foundation, which supports the Sydney Institute of Marine Science. Skerry has shot for National Geographic magazine since 1989, and he has logged more…