Ecuador. Galapagos. Underwater fauna

The Galapagos archipelago consists of islands in the Pacific Ocean off Ecuador. It is a unique place for photographing large pelagic fish such as whale sharks, eagle rays, sharks, dolphins. But it is also an extraordinary place for schools of fish such as surgeon fish, butterfly fish. The icing on the cake is the presence of a very large colony of sea lions who do not hesitate to come to meet the divers. Galapagos marine animals do not fear humans because it is a huge reserve where many species are protected. Often, divers are more a source of curiosity than a source of fear. It is not uncommon to see sharks come very close to divers.

Despite the position of the archipelago over the equator, the waters are cold with temperatures that average 18 degrees Celsius. The Humboldt current coming from the depths of the south brings a water temperature of 10 degrees Celsius. It is then stirred with 5 other warmer currents. The sensation of cold during the dives is accentuated by the strong currents that go in the diving wet suits. These cold waters swept away by strong currents create the necessary nutrients for the entire marine food chain in the Galapagos.

Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

 

 

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Amar and Isabelle Guillen

We are fascinated and passionate about the beauties of nature. We love to see the landscapes and observe wild animals whether on land or underwater. We have chosen to become professional photographers to share the emotions we feel when we observe nature whether it be on land or underwater. Our goal is to create art with our photographs. We always try to transform the banal into a contemplative and artistic interpretation.

We are wildlife professional photographers, landscape professional photographers and underwater professional photographers. We also strive to document nature with a focus on conservation and education.

We make art prints from our artistic photographs. These art prints are available on our website. We make exhibitions to show all the beauties and the incredible richness of nature that surrounds us.

We also love to share our love for the beauties of nature with other photographers. To communicate our know-how and to exchange our techniques and our points of view, we organize wildlife photography workshops, underwater photography workshops and landscape photography workshops. We gather together people who have the same passion as us for the beautiful photographs taken in nature.

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