If you’re like me, the only possible reaction to these recent photographs by marine biologist
Semenov shares about his work in an
My key specialism is scientific macrophotography in natural environments. This practice makes it possible to observe animals that cannot be properly studied under laboratory conditions, such as soft bodied planktonic organisms or stationary life forms living on the seafloor. My personal goal is to study underwater life through camera lenses and to boost people’s interest in marine biology. I do this by sharing all my finding through social media and in real life through public lectures, movies, exhibitions and media events.
Seen here are a collection of images from the last year including expeditions to the Southern Kuril Islands, the Southern Maldives, the White Sea, and the Mediterranean, but there’s hundreds of additional photos on
Alitta virens swimming
Siphonophore from the Sea of Okhotsk
Tubastraea faulkneri – Sun Cup coral
Unidentified hudrozoan jellyfish