Underwater Photography in Black and White

I long wanted to do a black and white underwater series, and finally here it is… The photographs are from the Azores.

An eagle ray swims through a cavern at Faial island, Azores.
An eagle ray swims through a cavern at Faial island, Azores.
Blue shark near Faial, Azores.
Blue shark near Faial, Azores.
A blue shark (Prionace glauca) swims near Faial, Azores.
A blue shark (Prionace glauca) swims near Faial, Azores.
A blue shark (Prionace glauca) swims near Faial, Azores.
A blue shark (Prionace glauca) swims near Faial, Azores.
Devil rays (Mobula tarapacana) glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. Princess Alice Bank is a volcanic seamount on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rising from more than two thousand metres to a depth of around 40 metres below the ocean surface.
Devil rays (Mobula tarapacana) glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. Princess Alice Bank is a volcanic seamount on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rising from more than two thousand metres to a depth of around 40 metres below the ocean surface.
Devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. The ascending deep sea ocean current carries food. Moreover, site seems to be a place for social interactions and mating.
Devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. The ascending deep sea ocean current carries food. Moreover, site seems to be a place for social interactions and mating.
A devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) glides through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. The name devil ray reflects the appearance of the fins on the head. Former scientific names included vampyrus, daemomanta, and diabolichthys. They were seen as diabolic creatures.
A devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) glides through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. The name devil ray reflects the appearance of the fins on the head. Former scientific names included vampyrus, daemomanta, and diabolichthys. They were seen as diabolic creatures.