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Water Dreaming


This is a personal series I shot on transparency with a Nikonos water camera over a series of summers, mainly in Sydney.

12 of the images won a World Press Photo award in 2004.

Children swim with their grandmother to the anchor chain of a boat anchored off Lion Island , Pittwater Sydney

Face inside a wave

A Tahitian man kisses manta rays off the island of Moorea , Tahiti

A whale shark off Exmouth at Ningaloo Reef , Western Australia 2006

A group of Italian tourists sunbake on the front of a Dhouw boat off the island of Zanzibar, Africa 2005

A girl does a summersault under a wave at Newport Beach, Sydney