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"I go into the oceans to photograph specific species for a variety of reasons. My desire is to capture the magnificence / perfection of marine life so that others can gain an appreciation for their value to our planet and hopefully to create in interest in protecting them."


Brian Skerry is a photojournalist specializing in marine wildlife and underwater environments. Since 1998 he has been a contract photographer for National Geographic covering a wide range of stories. In 2017 he was named the Rolex National Geographic Explorer of the Year.  He is an 11-time award winner in the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. In 2010 National Geographic named one of Brian's images among their 50 Greatest Photographs of All Time. 

Brian frequently lectures on photography, exploration and conservation issues having presented at the United Nations General Assembly, The World Economic Forum, TED Talks, The National Press Club, The Royal Geographical Society in London and the Sydney Opera House.

Of the thousands of photographs he has made during this career, Brian has chosen a select group for release in a large format, fine art print collection.  The Collection Prints are offered in limited edition of only 50 copies. With the assistance of the Focus Gallery, the prints are produced, mounted and framed to archival museum standards, ensuring the highest quality for generations. All prints are number and signed by Brian and print certification is provided.



Right Whale Sunset

BOOKS BY BRIAN SKERRY (Autographed Copies Available)



New book published by National Geographic with amazing ocean images and dive experiences recounted by Brian Skerry, Jessica Cramp and David Doubilet.



A National Geographic Bestseller