ocean

Couple Swept Into the Ocean During Wedding Shoot in Laguna Beach

A couple in Laguna Beach, CA got more than they bargained for during what should have been a beautiful wedding shoot on the coast. During the shoot, a rogue literally swept the couple off their feet and into the ocean, where lifeguards had to come to their rescue.

Freediving to Photograph Humpback Whales

The ocean is fascinating in every way. We know so little about its mysteries and tend to ignore its importance for all living life. What is it about the underwater world that draws people from all over the world to explore its depths? For me, the allure of marine life welcoming me into their natural habitat rather than the other way around is beautiful.

Giant Squid Caught on Camera for First Time in the US

Giant squid are incredibly difficult to catch on camera in the wild -- the number of times it has happened can be counted on one hand. But scientists just released video of the first time a giant squid has been filmed in the waters of the United States.

These Light Painting Photos Were Shot by Splashing in Water

Light-painting photographer Denis Smith is perhaps best known for creating giant spheres of light in photos. For his latest series, titled "Liquid Light," Smith brought his light tools into waist-deep water for beautiful photos of light bursting forth from the surface.

Tourist Posing for Photo Gets Blasted Off Rock by Huge Crashing Wave

A tourist visiting Bali just received a scare while posing for a photo at a popular spot known as "Devil’s Tears." While standing on the edge of a cliff, a gigantic wave crashed against the rock and blasted the woman off her feet. The frightening incident was captured in a video that's now going viral in China.

A Guide To Surf Photography: Tips and Techniques

It always takes time to really master any craft that you choose, and the same rings true for surf photography. I have spent countless hours in and out of the water over the years with the aim to improve my surfing pictures each time I enter the water. I find that no matter how much you think you know, there is always more to learn.

Photos of Divers with Massive Schools of Fish

Mexican photographer and social anthropologist Anuar Patjane uses his photos to drive attention to the beauty of Earth's oceans. In his impressive portfolio is a mesmerizing series of black-and-white photos showing divers being eclipsed by massive schools of swirling fish.

Photographer Sees Mythical Creatures in Stormy Waves

Photographer Rachael Talibart spent a great deal of her childhood in southeast England staring at powerful ocean waves and imagining creatures in the sea. Through her ongoing photo project titled Sirens, Talibart is now sharing her imagination with the world.

Man Taking Pictures Gets Slammed by Hurricane Irma Wave

As Hurricane Irma barreled toward the Florida panhandle this past weekend, some people ignored warnings to flee or find shelter and decided to go out and shoot photos of the approaching storm instead. The short video above shows what happened to one man who did this at Florida's southernmost point.

Photos of a Diver Under an Oil Rig

Here's an incredible series of underwater photos showing a diver being dwarfed by the gigantic structure of an oil rig. They were shot by award-winning Mexican photographer Anuar Patjane Floriuk.

25 Moods of an Ocean, As Seen by a Photographer at Eye Level

For the past 2 years, photographer Che Chorley has been working has been working on a seascape project. Each shot is captured with the surface of the sea at about eye level, and each mainly shows the ocean, horizon, and sky.

But different weather and times of day cause the photos to have drastically different appearances. Chorley has put together a set of 25 seascape photos showing 25 different "moods" the ocean showed him.