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Photographer of the Week – Alastair Pollock
By Lia Barrett, April 8, 2016 @ 06:00 AM (EST)


A quick peek at Photographer of the Week Alastair Pollock’s portfolio unveils a richly colorful set of images drawn from varying bucket list destinations around the world. It is apparent that this Aussie likes to get off the rock and wheel his gear towards adventure. But be not fooled by this seasoned photographer’s experience, for he has already spent the past 20 of his 35 years on Earth taking his passion beneath the waves.

What I particularly like about Alastair’s work is that in every frame, there is a meeting of light, composition and color balance. More importantly, there is an element of the moment captured that feels like he genuinely caught a split second in time that not even the subject was aware of. Pulling all of these elements and principles together is not easy, but when it happens, it is truly glorious.
 

Porcelain crab, Wakatobi, Indonesia
 

Squirrelfish, Palau
 

Sailfish, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
 

Caribbean reef shark, Bahamas
 

Australian fur seals at Montague Island, Australia
 

Clownfish with anemone, Wakatobi, Indonesia
 

Jellyfish, Palawan, Philippines
 

Cenote, Tulum, Mexico
 

Great hammerhead shark, Bahamas
 

Breaking wave, Taveuni, Fiji
 

Alastair, in his element in some tropical locale


To see more of Alastair’s work, check out his personal website, www.alastairpollock.com.

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