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Photographer of the Week – Sascha Janson
By Joanna Lentini, September 21, 2017 @ 04:00 AM (EST)

Frogfish portrait, Lembeh​

Every so often, I come across images that leave me speechless. And while finding the words to describe these technically perfect, magnificent works of art should be easy, I feel words cannot add anything of value to this phenomenal collection of images. Sascha Janson’s extraordinary talent deserves a moment of our time, devoid of all distractions. I will say this though: Sascha’s imagery is without a doubt a prime example of what we all strive for when we sink through that magical portal—and underwater photographers will want to study these images meticulously.

Thankfully, the German-raised electrician found his true calling 13 years ago in the waters surrounding the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand. Janson extended a four-week holiday to complete a dive instructor course and never looked back. Since then, he has spent his time applying his love of technology and electronics to underwater photography and video. Currently based in Lembeh, Indonesia, Janson has access to some of the most bizarre life forms on our planet—and the proper skills to show the world their splendor.

Wunderpus photogenicus, Lembeh Strait​

Seahorse shot with ultraviolet and red lights in Lembeh​

Thecacera sea slug on hydroid, Lembeh​

Seahorse with backlit snoot, Lembeh​

Hairy frogfish, Lembeh Strait​

Snooted flamboyant cuttlefish, Lembeh Strait​

Mototi octopus, Lembeh Strait​

Selfie with a hairy frogfish, Lembeh Strait

Sand diver close-up, Lembeh Strait​

Coconut octopus, shot using the close-focus wide-angle technique, Lembeh

Blue ribbon eel, Lembeh Strait​

Sascha with a Physalia utriculus, also known as a blue bottle

Browse through more of Sascha's impeccable imagery on his website, www.uw-pix.com.


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Sep 22, 2017 4:59 AM
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