Brian Skerry

Brian Skerry is an award-winning photographer specializing in marine wildlife and underwater environments. Brian is praised worldwide for his aesthetic sense as well as his journalistic drive for relevance. His uniquely creative images tell stories that not only celebrate the mystery and beauty of the sea, but also help bring attention to the large number of issues that endanger our oceans and their inhabitants.

Skerry has worked on assignments for or had images featured in Sports Illustrated, BBC Wildlife, Men’s Journal and Audubon, among others. He frequently lectures on photography and conservation issues having presented at venues such as The World Economic Forum, TED Talks, The National Press Society and The Sydney Opera House.

“The oceans are in trouble,” Skerry says. “There are some serious problems out there that I believe are not clear to many people. My hope is to continually find new ways of creating images and stories that both celebrate the sea yet also highlight environmental problems. Photography can be a powerful instrument for change.”

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