Polar theme: Antarctic Peninsula Edited by Michael Aw :: Greenland Expedition by Morten Beier :: The Russian Arctic: History & Development by Svetlana Murashkina :: Diving The Central Arctic by Svetlana Murashkina :: Profile: Göran Ehlmé by Peter Symes
New Equipment Edited by Wayne Fenior :: Travel: Cruise Boat Diving by Mike Keleher :: Ecology: Shifting Baselines by Christina Ward-Paige :: Interview: Diving With Legends’ Pete Miller by Bonnie Mckenna :: Sharks: Refugees of The Gulf Oil Spill by Andy Murch :: Tech Talk: Good On Air by Asser Salama :: U/W Photo: Why Digital? by Lawson Wood :: Maximo Laura: Galapagos Tapestries by Gunild Symes-
Main features in this issue include:
Göran Ehlmé of Sweden has planned and led many field trips to the polar areas and was the first to lead diving expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica.
As an underwater cameraman, Ehlmé has been on assignment filming many documentaries for Animal Planet, BBC, Canal Plus and National Geographic
PS: When did your interest in photography start?
My work is nourished by symbols, stories, traditions, rituals, experiences, and by permanently returning to admire the iconography of ancestral world cultures, especially Peruvian culture – which are extraordinary and fascinating.
GS: Tell us about yourself, your background and how you became an artist and chose the medium in which you work.
It’s early afternoon. The sun is beating down and mosquitoes are humming. Another decent day’s catch is unloaded, men sweating with the effort. If it weren’t for the breeze, the stench would be unbearable. Today’s tally: more than 100 sharks, some weighing close to 1,000 pounds and reaching nearly 20 feet in length.
For those who are familiar with Big Pine Key and know that it is located in the middle of the Florida Keys in the southeastern United States, you may be thinking that this story is made up.