Author(s): Nigel Marsh
Wildlife photography onland is nearly always donewith a telephoto lens, withthe photographer rarelygetting close to thesubject. Underwaterphotography on the otherhand is the completeopposite, with thephotographer required toget very close to thesubject to capture greatimages. Fortunately, mostmarine animals are happy going about their daily liveswith a diver looking on, allowing for memorable closeencounters with these wonderful creatures of the deep.Nigel Marsh has been documenting his close encounterswith marine life for more than 40 years and in that timehe has observed and photographed octopus mating,sharks feeding, fish fighting, seals showing off and manyother incredible sights. Close Encounters with MarineLife details Nigel's underwater adventures with camera inhand, featuring some of his best images and manyremarkable stories of his experiences with amazingmarine life.