The Vivid Colors of Ocean Blue

High Resolution Images of Coral Reefs and Underwater Environments

Two thirds of our planet is covered by oceans that affect our lives on land on a daily basis and depend on myriad ecosystems and environments that we as humans can't even see with our own eyes. Coral reefs are amoung the most colorful places on Earth, but water filters out sunlight and renders each scene in shades of blue. Pioneering new techniques in underwater imaging, photographer Jim Hellemn has captured stunning views of coral reefs and marine environments that reveal the incredible colors and animals in the world's hotspots of marine biodiversity.

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The Images

The Coral Reef series offers incredible landscape views of coral reefs and the animals that live there. The new Kelp Forest series

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