Underwater Photo GalleryThe Beauty Below

Dive into the mystic world below the surface and experience the beauty created by the black and white contrasts, the intriguing transparency of water, and the many magnificent shades of blue, as seen through the lenses of three underwater master photographers.

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Meet The Photographers

Jun Shimizu

Jun Shimizu

With a love for "the sky seen from underwater," Jun Shimizu travels the world capturing magnificent beach sceneries and over-under shots. He writes and shoots photos for Japanese photography and diving magazines, and also teaches underwater photography at a PADI Five Star Dive Resort in Okinawa.

Richard Meng

Richard Meng

Richard Meng shoots photos of all types of marine life from the blue whale to microscopic organisms. He has won several awards in various photo competitions. As a member of the China Photographers Association and a judge of the China Underwater Photo Competition, Richard writes articles for Chinese diving, photo, and travel magazines to promote scuba diving and marine environment protection.

Thorsten Antons

Thorsten Antons

German photographer, Thorsten Antons discovered the beauty of the world below when he was only five years of age. He has been fascinated with the waters ever since, and became a diving instructor in 1997. He has been teaching underwater photography to divers all around the world, and currently resides in one of the most renowned diving resorts in Indonesia to capture the beauty of the reefs there.

Try the Equipment

The brilliant photographs in our gallery above were taken using compact, high-performance Olympus underwater photography equipment. The award-winning OM-D interchangeable lens camera provides amazing image quality and comes equipped with underwater shooting modes. M.Zuiko Digital lenses boast the best in optical performance while in a compact package. And Olympus's full system of underwater accessories provides for a comfortable and satisfying underwater photography experience.

Launch the equipment simulator and select a camera and lens to see which accessories are needed for shooting underwater.

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