Veteran diver and course director Gary Brennand has become a sort of connoisseur of Australia’s fine reefs. Having been doing the East to West coast circuits since 1983, Gary could probably tell you a thing or two about Down Under diving and shooting—the best spots for sought-after animals, how to catch behavioral patterns, and even how the landscape and health of the environment has evolved over time. Gary’s portfolio is really a documentation of one of the most diverse and dynamic dive destinations in the world.
But Gary is clearly not a homebody. For as well versed as he is in Oz diving, you could probably say the same thing about his work around neighboring Southeast Asia. From Thailand to Micronesia, Gary seems to take work on the road, seeking out the coral, macro and pelagic wonders throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans. And so as the oceans continue to evolve and change, we can be assured that folks like Gary have preserved some of the world’s natural wonders in his stunning imagery for later generations to enjoy.
A Napoleon wrasse opening wide on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Green turtle, Bali, Indonesia
A coral trout at a cleaning station, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Cuttlefish on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
A coral trout getting cleaned, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Anemonefish with eggs, Bali, Indonesia
Pygmy seahorse at Komodo, Indonesia
Gary Brennand and Napolean wrasse
To see more of Gary’s work, visit his website: www.garlin-photography.com.