Underwater Wave Photo

Photo credit: Matt Porteous via Peta Pixel

Photographer Matt Porteous of Studio_M recently took a trip to the Maldives for his latest project, “Below the Breaking Wave,” and it’s exactly as it sounds. All of the images you see were captured beneath breaking waves. “I’ve always had a fascination with our world below the breaking waves. To me, it symbolizes the world that we live in today, the calm after every storm. The beauty, clarity and chaos,” said Porteous. Continue reading for more pictures, information, and a bonus video.

Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo
Underwater Wave Photo

“Reefs that survive and many that have gone, fish numbers are down in oceans, where others they thrive,. We live in a incredible time surrounded by a beautiful world, but we must search further to find and work harder to protect. This is how I see the world,” adds Porteous.

Bonus Video