2Kristian-Schmidt-Presentation-November-13_Page_06This past week exhibited the mesmerizing imagery of Kristian Schmidt and Shawn Heinrichs during Art Basel Miami 2013 and the World’s first shark photoshoot.

In a bid to raise awareness of the extinction of Whale Sharks, both renowned photographers collaborated  together to create a spectacular series of photographs that accentuated the phenomenal contrast between these magnificent sea giants, the largest fish in the ocean and human beings.

The images in this project are NOT photoshop creations but the results of meticulously prepared underwater shoots involving divers, local fishermen and a crew of helpers in the Philippines, that turned models into mermaids bringing the beauty of Whale Sharks to a global audience.

Whale Sharks