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Photographer of the Week – Josef Litt
By Joanna Lentini, January 4, 2018 @ 04:00 AM (EST)

Yawning red grouper, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba
 

As a child growing up in communist Czechoslovakia, Josef Litt dreamt of far-off places and adventure—from the depths of the ocean to the wild African landscape. Once a week, he watched a natural history series and often imagined himself shooting movies in these exotic locations. Delighted by his affinity for adventure, his parents gifted Josef a small film camera, which was his first introduction to the world of photography. Enthralled by his new hobby, Josef found himself spending long hours taking and developing photos in the darkroom at his school.

Many years later, and deep into a career in information technology, Josef’s love for the natural world and photography was reignited. In 2007, his childhood dream of shooting underwater became a reality. Ten years on, Josef continues to dive and shoot beautiful underwater and topside images. He takes a keen interest in learning as much as he can about his subjects—whether it’s the territorial boom of a giant grouper or the geology behind a breathtaking landscape. He is now a member of the British Society of Underwater Photographers and the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain. He has also authored a book, Galápagos, about the topside and underwater delights around the Galápagos Islands. 
 

BSA M20 motorcycle at the Thistlegorm wreck
 

Achaeus spinosus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
 

Two crocs are better than one, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba
 

Aurelia aurita, Jardines de la Reina, Cuba
 

Hammerheads, Darwin Island, Galápagos
 

The Feast, The Barge, Gubal, Egypt
 

Denise’s pygmy seahorse, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
 

Julian’s truck, Thistlegorm, Egypt
 

The stern of the Thistlegorm, Egypt
 

Hungry whale shark (Rhincodon typus), Maldives
 

Mermaids do exist! Here’s the evidence from Egypt
 

Caring daddy, The Barge, Gubal, Egypt
 

Josef Litt
 

See more of Josef's impressive underwater work at www.joseflitt.com.

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Marc Colliu
Jan 4, 2018 1:27 PM
Marc Colliu wrote:
This is amazing !
Dafirenze Dafirenze
Jan 5, 2018 2:23 AM
Dafirenze Dafirenze wrote:
Najlepsze jest zdjecie motocykla
Vincent Chap
Jan 8, 2018 1:08 AM
Vincent Chap wrote:
Great !
Hyosojusa Hyosojusa
Jan 8, 2018 6:20 AM
Hyosojusa Hyosojusa wrote:
OUH! So nice :)
Hazat Morgan
Jan 9, 2018 2:19 AM
Hazat Morgan wrote:
:)
Normans Kowalski
Jan 9, 2018 2:31 AM
Normans Kowalski wrote:
wow, gr8 shots again
Merdan Merdan
Jan 9, 2018 6:52 AM
Merdan Merdan wrote:
so nice !
Kehlas Kehlas
Jan 9, 2018 9:23 AM
Kehlas Kehlas wrote:
nice post !
Pyachawi Pyachawi
Jan 9, 2018 9:57 AM
Pyachawi Pyachawi wrote:
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Kogier Kogier
Jan 11, 2018 2:25 AM
Kogier Kogier wrote:
Super ! :)
Terfanis Terfanis
Jan 11, 2018 5:18 AM
Terfanis Terfanis wrote:
Mega zdjęcia!
Kierst Kierst
Jan 16, 2018 9:56 AM
Kierst Kierst wrote:
Super
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