Northern California can be pretty beautiful if you don't let the sharks keep you out of the water. Here's a video and some photos from the other day at Waddell Creek.
Had so much fun working with these intelligent, beautiful, & strong females to showcase Katherine Terrell's Jeux de Vagues swimwear, made of recycled plastic. Her slogan is "Hot Bikinis for a Hot Planet". Here's a description of her mission, taken from her website jeuxdevagues.com : "Jeux De Vagues was created by Katherine Terrell: Designer, surfer, … Continue reading Jeux de Vagues’ eco-friendly bikinis for a warming planet.
Had a great morning out at Leo Carillo; beautiful weather, clean waves, and lots of friendly surfers. Please email me at email@example.com to view and purchase photos from today. I also photographed two inspiring and lovely ladies, Stacie Vanags (creative director and owner of Salted Spirit) and Katherine Terrell (founder of an eco-friendly swimwear company … Continue reading Leo Carillo 8.3.17
This Sunday, I photographed an incredible ladies-only surf event put on by Jeux de Vagues and Surfrider LA. Katherine Terrell, who organized this event, is the founder of Jeux de Vagues, an eco-friendly swimwear company which fights to protect the environment as well as to empower the "sisterhood of women surfers". Read more about Katherine's … Continue reading Nothin’ but Ladies in the Lineup: Surf + Brunch at Heavens
Here's a video I put together to summarize one of the best weeks of my life. I was so happy to share California's kelp forests & wild islands with one of my best friends, Jacey, a fellow mermaid and marine biologist. We had incredible encounters with bottlenose & common dolphins, ocean sunfishes (Mola mola), giant … Continue reading A love letter to California’s underwater ecosystems
Our trip took us as far North as Coral Bay (23.1447° S, 113.7764° E) and as far south as Bremer Bay (34.3940° S, 119.3760° E). We spent 8 nights staying with relatives in Perth and Albany, and a total of 15 nights camping in a troopy campervan with its stylish rooftop tent (see below). Instead of going … Continue reading 5,000 kilometers later: A voyage along the Western Australian coast
Here is a video showing the Fijian underwater scenes: Some macro photography while freediving, wide shots of sharks, soft coral, sunsets, and people. Enjoy!
The Exploratorium invited me to give a talk during their After Dark "Everything Matters: Tales of the Periodic Table" series. On March 16th, I was able to share the recent findings of our research team with a room full of my professors, advisors, friends, and members of the public. I enjoyed the challenge of creating a … Continue reading Exploratorium Talk: How Poop Sinks in the Ocean
Video of the underwater scene in Fiji: Photos from two dives in Beqa Lagoon, with Fiji's famous soft corals.
Here are a couple photos from a shark dive led by the talented Aquatrek team in Pacific Harbour, who give a portion of their proceeds to a local village to help maintain this marine protected area. The feeding attracted silvertip sharks, bull sharks, lemon sharks, nurse sharks, and many smaller reef sharks. A video of the underwater … Continue reading Beqa Lagoon, Fiji Shark Dive