The World Beneath: Underwater Photography
Monday, July 11
See the beauty beneath the surface and discover the magic of underwater photography with award-winning photographer Tom St George.
Based in Tulum, Mexico, St George is best known for his award-winning images of the cenotes and underwater caves of the Yucatán Peninsula. His work has been published in National Geographic, Forbes, Smithsonian, Wired, and several dive and photography magazines worldwide.
Originally from the United Kingdom, he discovered a passion for scuba diving and the underwater world when he emigrated to New Zealand in 2001. A decade later, the wanderlust struck again, motivating him to quit his office job, travel the world, and eventually settle in Tulum where his dual obsessions of scuba diving and photography came together.
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Great White Sharks and the Rescue of a Humpback Whale
Monday, July 18
James Moskito of Ocean Safaris will talk about his adventures swimming with the largest animals in the ocean. He will highlight one of the best days of his life when he lead his team on a daring rescue of a whale off the Farallon Islands.
James, a California native, has sought adventure all his life. He has led more than 800 expeditions domestically and internationally, and has logged more than 6,000 hours underwater—much of that time with some of the largest sharks in the world.
James is an ambassador for sharks and whales. Leading expeditions enables him to share underwater exploration, educate, and promote conservation. He is known in the dive industry for producing films featuring large sharks. You’ve seen his work in front of and behind the camera in TV commercials, movies, magazines, during Shark Week, and more.
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