Most of us have a vague, abstract concept of life beneath the sea. But a few men and women are dedicated to brining the secrets of the deep into the light of day. And as the 2015 Ocean Art photography contest shows, they’re doing a spectacular job of it.
Things may be better down where it's wetter, but when you plunge in the ocean depths, the marine life can get downright terrifying. In this video, The Little Mermaid's Sebastian the crab sings all about the often hideous and gargantuan creatures "Under the Deep Sea."
While we may call them sea slugs, these diverse and colorful gastropods look like they've come from another planet, a place of brilliant oranges, greens, and blues, where even camouflage is beautiful.
In Roland Tamayo's paintings, sea creatures find themselves punked out with modern-day technologies, transforming them into the vehicles and weapons of the future. Take a leisurely cruise aboard a humpback sailboat, or face nature's deadliest weapon: the shark jet.