Underwater Portraiture | Retrospect | Elsa Bleda

Losing yourself for a moment, is incredibly liberating. When you find yourself in the silence of a space that allows you to feel every moment, and to simply let go, it reveals a little more about who you are. Underwater portraits have a different feel. I love looking for that …

UNDERWATER MATERNITY SHOOT | FLOWERS FOR LETAGO

What a joy and priviledge to create these underwater fine art pieces for Palesa, a person of true beauty and character. • Underwater Fine Art maternity shoot Model/Mommy: Palesa MUA: Jes Hunter •    

UNDERWATER MATERNITY SHOOT | DREAMS

I’ll find you here in a beautiful place You’ll be safe here in my arms in my dreams • Underwater Fine Art maternity shoot Model/mommy: Ushantha •  

UNDERWATER FINE ART PORTRAITURE | DARK WATER

DARK WATER With Simon Tuit Underwater fashion photography. For this particular shoot I wanted to experiment with a different composition than my normal work and the editing room became a playground of experimentation, especially considering the original white backdrop I was shooting with.  

UNDERWATER FINE ART PORTRAITURE | MERMAID THALIA

Every night I sing a song to the man above the sea Every night I long to reach the lone moon of which is h Every day I hope by the bay for we, that cannot be -Lunar Love • Model: Mermaid Thalia  (Thalia Sklair) Atlantean Priestess Some incredible work went into creating this dragon …

UNDERWATER FINE ART SHOOT | FLIGHT OF THE HERON

The Great White Heron, or White Egret, in various cultures, is a symbol of grace and wisdom. Communicator with the gods and the creator of light. She is curious and noble. • Model: Yolandi Jacobsz Mua: Maureen Grobler Dress: Black Coffee •

UNDERWATER FASHION SHOOT | AURORA

Model (and fellow photographer): Yolandi Jacobsz MUA: Maureen Grobler Dress: Black Coffee Lighting Assistants: Sean Moore and Dewald Prinsloo •  

UNDERWATER FINE ART SHOOT | I’M YOUR MARIONETTE

We will rise, you make me spin It’s a little dizzying, lest my legs be limb I sleep at day, as if in trance It’s not a sin, this beautiful dance Model (and fellow photographer): Yolandi Jacobsz MUA: Maureen Grobler Lighting Assistants: Sean Moore and Dewald Prinsloo •