ANUAR PATJANE FLORIUK
The art of underwater photography
Underwater photography usually requires specialized equipment. It opens a window into a mysterious and wonderful world that remains hidden from our everyday experience. Recent technological advancements have increased the array of options for capturing the submerged universe. However, this is not just about hi-tech gear. Mastering this kind of photography requires dedication, skills and tons of creativity.
Anuar Patjane Floriuk is a photographer from Mexico. He believes in pure and unlimited creative power and tries to avoid all stereotypes regarding what he does with his camera and with the photographs he takes.
Anuar’s Underwater Project is a series where he tries to drive the attention of the viewer towards the beauty of our ocean. Anuar says “We are brutally overfishing in our oceans, and our attention should be concentrated on the way we fish as well as what we eat from the ocean. We see and care when a forest is gone because it is visible to everybody, but we don't see when we destroy life underwater, we don't see how nets from the tuna, the shrimp industry and the whaling vessels cause damage and death to the sea. We are not familiar with this environment because we don't see what we destroy, and this needs to change very quickly so we can reverse this course By sharing the beauty of our oceans we might start to care more and build or strengthen the connection between us and the sea.”