National Geographic photo exhibition series 2 featuring Brian Skerry now on at S.E.A. Aquarium

As part of this year’s World Oceans Day celebrations in June, S.E.A. Aquarium hosted the first National Geographic Photo Exhibition, which showcased the amazing work of celebrated underwater photographer Brian Skerry.

After a successful first series, the second series titled Cold and Pristine features another set of incredible photographs from his fall 2011 monograph Ocean Soul.

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A harp seal pup about 18 days old dives through the pack ice, an underwater landscape of rolling peaks and valleys. Harp seals routinely go five minutes without surfacing and can stay down for more than 15 minutes. Canada, 2008

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Southern Right Whale. New Zealand, 2007

After 30 years of exploring the ocean, I never cease to be amazed at the extraordinary encounters that I have while I’m at sea.

Brian has been a contributing photographer for National Geographic magazine since 1998. An award-winning photographer, he is renowned for his aesthetic sense and his journalistic drive for relevance.

In three decades, he has spent over 10,000 hours underwater capturing his subjects, often in the face of extreme conditions. Beyond celebrating the beauty of the ocean, his breathtaking images also help to bring attention to pressing issues that endanger the ocean and its inhabitants.

Check out his 2010 TED Talk where he shared stories of the ocean through his work as a photographer.

This exhibition is organised by National Geographic Society, by which all rights are reserved.

National Geographic Photo Exhibition – Cold and Pristine featuring Brian Skerry

Date: 1 Aug – 31 Oct 2017
Venue: S.E.A. Aquarium (near the exit, before the tunnel leading to Shipwreck Habitat)
Time: 10am – 7pm daily
Admission: Free (admission into S.E.A. Aquarium still applies)


From 1 November, the exhibition will showcase the works of another prominent wildlife photographer, so stay tuned to our blog for details.

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