Photographer of the Week – Nicolas Remy

Weedy seadragon carrying a clutch of eggs, captured with gradual shutter, Sydney, Australia


Primarily based in Sydney, Australia, our newest Photographer of the Week, Nicolas Remy, is that uncommon species—a full-time underwater photographer. If Nicolas’ title appears acquainted, that’s as a result of his competitors success lately has been spectacular—he now has greater than 35 worldwide imaging awards to his title. He additionally presents personal underwater pictures programs and leads group workshops all over the world.

Nicolas and his spouse Lena started their diving journeys within the Mediterranean and dived throughout Africa and Southeast Asia earlier than relocating to Australia. Each are fairly hardcore underwater photographers: They dive rebreathers, which permits them to get nearer to marine life, and maybe extra importantly, permits them to dive for 3 to 4 hours at a time. The extra time underwater, the extra imaging alternatives there are—and this prolific pair actually makes essentially the most of it.

Going via Nicolas’ portolio under, you’ll be handled to some really spectacular and strange topics, just like the noticed handfish, Port Jackson sharks getting frisky, and each of South Australia’s beautiful seadragon species. And in case you’re considering, “I want I may take footage like these,” you’re in luck. It simply so occurs that Nicolas can also be the founding father of The Underwater Membership—an internet faculty devoted to instructing folks the ins and outs of underwater pictures.


Juvenile Australian fur seal frolicking within the shallows of Montague Island, Australia


Port Jackson sharks mating, Cabbage Tree Bay, Sydney, Australia


Potbelly seahorse, Kurnell, Sydney, Australia


Inexperienced moray looming out of the darkness, Sydney, Australia


Aggregation of sand tigers (identified in Australia as grey nurse sharks), South West Rocks, Australia


Grey seal chomping the dome off the Farne Islands, UK


Probably the most endangered fish on Earth, the noticed handfish, Tasmania, Australia


Stunning mushy corals off Bangka Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia


Flamboyant cuttlefish, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia


A diver lining up for a shot of a wobbegong shark, Sydney, Australia


Southern bobtail squid, Tasmania, Southern Australia


Trio of WWII vans, Umbrian Wreck, Sudan


Juvenile trevally holding a jellyfish in its mouth, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia


Icon of South Australia, the leafy seadragon


Go to Nicolas and Lena’s web site,, to see extra of their work, guide a personal underwater pictures course with Nicolas, or rent him for a photographic task. Ensure to take a look at Nicolas’ on-line underwater pictures faculty, The Underwater Club.