Photo Galleries

In our portfolio, we chose to put only 15 photos per theme. It is representative of the best of our photographic work. Some photos even if they are interesting and very good qualitatively have no place in the portfolio that accurately reflects our photographic vision.

The galleries are intended to show these photos. We grouped them by topics.

A purple heron in the morning sun in the Dombes in France.
A purple heron in the morning sun in the Dombes in France.

 

Landscape of Caddo Lake in Texas in United States.

Why Photographing Caddo Lake in Texas in Black and White

Why Photographing Caddo Lake in Texas in Black and White Caddo Lake is a huge wetland with an area of 10,300 hectares (25,400 acres). It is located on the border between Texas and Louisiana. It is the only natural lake in Texas. The lake is home to the largest bald cypress forest in the world. The…
The South Rim of the the Grand Canyon in Arizona in United States.

Why Photographing the Grand Canyon in Black and White

Why Photographing The Grand Canyon in Black and White The Grand Canyon is one of the most famous landscape sites in the world. It is also one of the most photographed. The list of superlatives is not long enough to describe it. Black and white is certainly the best photo technique to show the…
A sailing stone in the dry lake of Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California.

Why Photographing Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California

Why Photographing Race Track Playa in Death Valley in California As professional landscape photographers, Race Track Playa is for us a place out of the ordinary. It is a small lost corner in the Valley of Death in the state of California in the United States. This dry lake contains a unique…
White Spoonbill in backlight over a pond of the Dombes.

Atmospheres and Birds of the Ponds of La Dombes in the Ain department

Atmospheres and Birds of the Ponds of La Dombes in the Department of Ain in France La Dombes is a huge wetland located in the department of Ain in France. Although it is home to forests and villages, it is especially known for its vast number of over one thousand ponds, which welcome nearly…
Photographs of ballets of manta rays at night in Maldives

Ballet of manta rays in the Maldives in the Indian Ocean

Ballet of manta rays in the Maldives in the Indian Ocean The Maldives is one of two regions with Hawaii, in the world we know where it is possible to see ballets of manta rays for night dives. To observe manta rays at night, it is necessary to place a very large projector in the back of the boat.…
Photographs of the landscapes of Big Bend National Park in Texas, USA.

Landscapes of Big Bend national Park in the United States

The landscapes of Big Bend National Park in the state of Texas Big Bend National Park is located in the southwest of the state of Texas in the United States. It is part of the vast Chihuahuan Desert, which covers the northern Mexico and the southern United States. Big Bend is covered 90% by desert…
Photographs of the White Sand Dunes desert in New Mexico, USA.

Landscapes of White Sand Dunes in New Mexico in the United States

Landscapes of White Sand Dunes in the state of New Mexico in the United States White Sand Dunes is the largest gypsum desert in the world. It is located in the northern Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico. The sand dunes that stretch over 710 km2 are located at an altitude of 1600 meters. Each year,…
Photographs of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, USA.

Landscapes of the Smoky Mountains in the state of Tennessee in the US

Landscapes of the Smoky Mountains in the state of Tennessee in the US The Smoky Mountains are mountains that extend between the state of Tennessee and the state of North Carolina. The Smokies are crossed by over 2500 miles of streams. The sunrises are spectacular and unique as they are often blue.…
Underwater sceneries close to the surface. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Underwater scenery near the surface in Saint John in the Red Sea

Underwater scenery near the surface in Saint John in the Red Sea Saint John’s reefs are located in the south of the Red Sea in Egypt. It is a shoal of 200 meters deep, which have formed different reefs. Some of them come to the surface and some others have their top few meters below the surface. In…
Red deer in France. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Red deer stags in colors during the call of the deer in France

Red deer stags in colors during the call of the deer in France The call of the red deer stags in the fall is not only an opportunity to photograph exceptional animal behavior such as mattings, calls or fights between males. The rutting season is also the opportunity to take photos with lights and…
Landscapes of Bryce Canyon in the state of 'Utah. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Bryce Canyon in Utah state, United States

Bryce Canyon in Utah state, United States Bryce Canyon is a very small area in the state of Utah. It is a park of 145 km2. But it is certainly one of the most incredible and one of the most exceptional for landscape photographers. We can photograph there unique geological formations in the world…
Diving on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Diving on oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, USA

Diving on oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, USA Diving into the structure of an oil platform is certainly one of the most amazing experiences we have known in our diver life. We dive regularly on platforms in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. We have experienced dizziness…
Underwater close-up photographs of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Close up photographs of marine life in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas,…

Close up photographs of marine life in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, USA The Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the United States and in particular those of Texas is a place not very known by scuba divers. Most of them that we met there live in Texas. This is certainly one of the reasons that all dive…
Underwater close-up off the coast of Sudan. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Underwater close-up photographs in Red Sea off Sudan

Underwater close-up photographs in Red Sea off Sudan The Red Sea off the coast of Sudan is a paradise for underwater photographers who photograph close-ups. Corals are in perfect condition; sites are not dived a lot; animals are not disturbed and not scarred by divers. During a dive on the plateau…
The Umbria wreck laying off the coast of Sudan. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

The wreck of Umbria in the Red Sea, off Sudan

The wreck of Umbria in the Red Sea off Sudan The wreck of Umbria is undoubtedly one of dreams to fulfill for any underwater photographer who loves historic shipwrecks. The Umbria contains about 360,000 bombs equivalent to 6,000 tonnes, 60 detonators boxes, bags of cement, building materials, few…
Landscapes of the coast of Gironde Estuary in Charente-Maritime. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Landscapes of the shores of Gironde estuary in Charente-Maritime,…

Landscapes of the shores of Gironde estuary in Charente-Maritime, Southwest of France The Gironde estuary is a paradise for landscape photographers. The lights and colors are absolutely incomparable because of the geographical situation of the largest estuary in Europe. The estuary waters bathe two…
Canyon de Chelly in United States. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Canyon de Chelly in Arizona state, USA

Canyon de Chelly in Arizona state, USA Canyon de Chelly is located in the state of Arizona in the southwest United States. It was dug millions of years ago by powerful rivers that have deposited silt and also made the land very fertile. To the 10th century, the Pueblo Indians have found a rich land…
The wreck of Krisoula K. in the Red Sea. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The wreck of Chrisoula K in the Red Sea off Egypt

The wreck of Chrisoula K in the Red Sea off Egypt The Chrisoula K (also named Krisoula K) was a Greek freighter. During its final journey to the city of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, its cargo consisted of boxes containing ceramic tiles made in Italy. It sank 31 August 1981, after the captain passed…
Mountain birds of Costa Rica. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

The birds of mountains in Costa Rica

The mountain birds of Costa Rica. In 1970, a couple of botanists from Harvard University who studied micro orchids noted in their report that there is a large concentration of resplendent quetzals in the forests of the Costa Rica moutains region. This magnificent bird so rare caused the influx of…
Underwater fauna along the coast of Charente-Maritime in France. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Underwater fauna of the Gironde estuary in France

Underwater fauna of the Gironde estuary in France. The Gironde estuary in the department of Charente-Maritime in West of France consists of a mixture of saltwater and freshwater very beneficial for underwater fauna that is very specific. It is marked by all estuaries physical characteristics…
The sail fish sardine run in Mexico. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Mexico. Isla Mujeres. Sailfish sardine run

Mexico. Isla Mujeres. Sailfish sardine run Each year during the winter season, nutrient rich currents flow from South America pushing its way north up onto the shallow shelf off of Isla Mujeres, Mexico drawing in large schools of sardines. Following these baitfish are great numbers of Atlantic…
Shark Reef drop off in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Egypt. Red Sea. Shark Reef

Egypt. Red Sea. Shark Reef The drop off of Shark reef is located in the north of the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. For us, Shark Reef is one of the top ten dives in the world and it is the southern point of the Sina¨peninsula. The wall falls to more than 300 meters (900 feet) of depth but most of…
South of Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Grand Canyon, South Rim, state of Arizona, USA

Grand Canyon, South Rim, state of Arizona, USA We decided to spend a few days in the south of the Grand Canyon in the state of Arizona, USA. It is called South Rim. We want to photograph the Grand Canyon in the snow. We traveled by car from Texas. Our whole trip was punctuated by snow. We've even…
Whale Sharks of the Gulf of Tadjourah in Djibouti. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Djibouti. Gulf of Tadjourah. Whale sharks

Djibouti. Gulf of Tadjourah. Whale sharks The Gulf of Tadjourah is located in the Indian Ocean at the western end of the Gulf of Aden. It is almost entirely surrounded by the Republic of Djibouti. The rest is bordered by Somalia. Throughout the year, the Gulf of Tadjourah and especially the bay of…
Manatees in Florida, United States. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Florida. United States of America. Crystal River. Manatees

Florida. United States of America. Crystal River. Manatees Manatees are herbivores that are also called “sea cows”. There are four different species in the world. The specie we know particularly is “Trichechus manatus latirostis”. This is the Caribbean manatee. It is the largest species. Every year…
Red Rock Canyon in the state of Nevada, United States. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Red Rock Canyon in Nevada State, USA

Red Rock Canyon in Nevada State, USA Red Rock Canyon is located 30 kilometers (20 miles) away from the city of Las Vegas in Nevada in the United States. It is a small park little known photographers but a treasure rich colors. It is a deserted region consists of small mountains that can reach 1000…
Landscapes of the coast of Charente-Maritime in France. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The coast of the Charente-Maritime department, France

The coast of the Charente-Maritime department, France The total length of the coastline of the Charente-Maritime department in the west of France is 463 kilometers. The coastline stretches from the Gironde estuary to the Atlantic ocean. For photographers this is a unique landscape incredibly rich.…
Underwater bottoms of Saint John Reef in the Red Sea. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Egypt. Red Sea. Scenic views of Saint John Reefs

Egypt. Red Sea. Scenic views of Saint John Reefs The coral reefs of St. John consist of small islands in the southern Red Sea off the Egyptian coast. They are located after the corner of Ras Banas. None of the islands are inhabited. They are all empty and just flush out of the water. The slopes of…
Underwater bottoms of the Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Mexico. Sea of Cortez.

Mexico. Sea of Cortez. Sea of Cortez is also known as the Gulf of California or Vermillon Sea. It is a sea of the Pacific Ocean. The mouth of the Colorado River is located at the north end of the sea. The Sea of Cortez is home to nearly 900 species of fish of which 77 are endemic, 33 species of…
Underwater fauna of Galapagos. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Ecuador. Galapagos. Underwater fauna

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…
White Desert in Egypt. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The White Desert in the West of Egypt

The White Desert in the West of Egypt The White Desert is located in the Western Desert (also called the Libyan Desert) in Egypt between the oases of Bahariya and Farafra. It's a huge expanse of desert 180 kilometers long. It is a white dazzling landscape dotted with shapes sculpted by erosion. At…
The banks of Gironde Estuary from Charente-Maritime. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The banks of the Gironde estuary, Charente-Maritime, France

The banks of the Gironde estuary in Charente-Maritime, France The pictures from the banks of the Gironde estuary that we display in this gallery were taken in the department of Charente-Maritime. They were taken during the winter and spring and are part of a wider project on the Charente-Maritime…
Drop off of Safaga in the Red Sea. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The drop offs of Safaga in the Red Sea, off Egypt

The drop offs of Safaga in the Red Sea, off Egypt Safaga is a small fishing village located 60 kilometers south of Hurghada. It is an unspoilt destination that is full of surprises for divers and photographers eager to see beautiful dive sites. In this slideshow, we endeavored to show some pictures…
Landscapes of Zion in the state of Utah, United States. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Zion Canyon, Utah state, USA

Zion Canyon, Utah state, USA Zion National Park is a national park located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (593 km2) park is Zion Canyon, 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and…
Landscapes of Bryce Canyon in the state of Utah in United States. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Bryce Canyon, Utah state, USA

Bryce Canyon, Utah state, USA Bryce Canyon is a huge area of the state of Utah, an area of 145 sq km, famous for its rock formations composed of conical shaped, brightly colored and aged tens of millions of years. The park consists of high areas and semi-arid, and presents a set of huge natural…
Underwater sceneries of Key Largo in Florida, United States. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Key Largo, Florida, USA

Key Largo, Florida, USA Key Largo is an island in the Florida Keys in South Florida in the USA. It is a very narrow strip of land whose main activity is scuba diving. For underwater photographers, this is a paradise because dives are shallow, about 10 to 15 meters (30 to 45 feet) and the reefs are…
Landscapes of Death Valley in California. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Death Valley, California State, USA

Landscapes of Death Valley, California, USA Death Valley is a vast desert area of 13,600 km2. The bottom of the valley in Bad Water is 85 meters below the level of the sea. Mount Whitney rises meanwhile to 4400 meters. The elevation changes are very impressive. Death Valley holds another record:…
Landscapes of Petrified Forest. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Petrified Forest, Arizona State, USA

Petrified Forest, Arizona State, USA The Petrified Forest is located in the southwest of the United States, in the state of Arizona. There are about 200 million years, the area was covered by swamps and it was crossed by many rivers. Upstream of these rivers grew tall conifers. Many trees were…
Underwater sceneries of the Andaman Sea in Thailand. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Andaman Sea, Thailand

Andaman Sea and Richelieu Rock, Thailand The Andaman Sea is a sea depending on the Indian Ocean along the coasts of Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Indian territories of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is bounded to the north and east by Indochina and the Malay Peninsula, south…
Landscapes of Medoc, Gironde. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

The Médoc in Gironde, France

The Medoc in Gironde, France The Médoc is a peninsula in northern of Gascogne composed of the Médoc wine of the Médoc moors located in the department of Gironde. The Médoc is the peninsula bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the estuary of the Gironde on east and the country of Buch on…
Fauna of Galapagos archipelago. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Wildlife of Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador, Pacific ocean

Wildlife of Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador, Pacific ocean The Galapagos Islands, also known as Archipelago of Colón, is an archipelago of Ecuador located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, 965 km off the coast of South America at the latitude of the equator. Composed of forty islands of volcanic origin,…
The village of Al Qasr on the oasis road in Egypt. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Al Qasr village, Egypt, Western Desert

Al Qasr village, Egypt, Western Desert For many visitors to Dakhla oasis, Al-Qasr is the most memorable part. With an old town with many streets in excellent condition, it offers the best illustration of the oasis' past. Although modern "progress" has been gentle on Al-Qasr, the old quarters are…
Seven Brothers islands in the gulf of Aden off the coast of Djibouti. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Seven Brothers Islands, Gulf of Aden, Djibouti

Seven Brothers Islands, Gulf of Aden, Djibouti The Seven Brothers Islands or Sawabi Islands are a group of small islands of Djibouti located in the Strait of Bab-el-Mandab between the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean. The underwater bottom are famous but not dived, and scuba diving is far from achieving…
Daedalus in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Coral reefs of Daedalus, Red Sea, Egypt

Coral reefs of Daedalus, Red Sea, Egypt Daedalus Reef is a circular reef topped by a 100 meter tall lighthouse, which can be visited. It was built in 1931 by the French to replace a metal tower dating from 1863 which was badly damaged and rusty. It is painted with black stripes and white. In front…
Brother Islands in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Brothers Islands coral reefs, Red Sea, Egypt

Brothers Islands coral reefs, Red Sea, Egypt The Brothers Islands (El Al Ikhwan or Akhawein) consist of two islands and are in the middle of the Red Sea about 70 kilometers from the village of El Quseir. They are two completely barren reefs that go down over 500 meters deep. The largest of the…
The coral spawning in the Gulf of Mexico in United States. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Coral spawning in the Gulf of Mexico, off Texas coast, USA

Coral spawning in the Gulf of Mexico, off Texas coast, USA These photographs of the coral spawning were taken in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas in the United States in the reserve of Flower Garden to 160 kilometers (100 miles) of the coast. This phenomenon can be observed every year during the night…
The wreck of Salem Express in the Red Sea. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

The wreck of Salem Express, Red Sea, off Egypt

The wreck of Salem Express, Red Sea, off Egypt The Salem Express ran in 20 minutes on December 15, 1991. 470 people will drown and 180 will survive. This terrible tragedy occurred off the town of Safaga in Egypt in the Red Sea. The passengers were pilgrims returning from a trip to La Mecque to…
The wreck of Thistlegorm in the Red Sea. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

The wreck of Thistlegorm in Red Sea, off Egypt

The wreck of Thistlegorm in Red Sea, off Egypt The SS Thistlegorm was a British armed ship built in 1940 by Joseph Thompson & Son in Sunderland, England. She was sunk on 6 October 1941 near Ras Muhammad in the Red Sea and is now a well known dive site. In the early fifties Jacques-Yves Cousteau…
Lake Abbé in Djibouti. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Lake Abbé, Djibouti, Horn of Africa

Lake Abbé, Djibouti, Horn of Africa The Lake Abbé is a salt water lake located in the Afar country of Djibouti. It takes approximately 7 hours on sand and dusty tracks to reach it from the capital, Djibouti. This lake which receives water of the Awash river is located on the border between Ethiopia…
Cave of Shaab Claudio in the Red Sea. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Egypt. Red Sea. The cave of Shaab Claudio

Egypt. Red Sea. The cave of Shaab Claudio Shaab Claudio's cave is located in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt. It is located in the area known as the "Fury Shoals". Shaab Claudio comes in the form of two large rooms linked by a small underwater arm. The ceiling height is about 8 meters (24 feet).…
Underwater sceneries of Ploumanach in Brittany, France. Photographs by Isabelle and Amar Guillen.

Underwater bottoms of Ploumanach in North Brittany, France

Underwater bottoms of Ploumanach in North Brittany, France Ploumanach located on the town of Perros-Guirec is known worldwide for its pink granite coastline and also for its famous lighthouse Min Ruz. But Ploumanach is also a unique area for its underwater bottoms, the Seven Islands archipelago,…
Death Valley in California. Photographs by Amar and Isabelle Guillen.

Landscapes of Death Valley, California State, United States

Death Valley, California State, USA Death Valley is the largest national park in the United States, and also one of the most beautiful. But Death Valley is also one of the hottest and most arid areas of the planet. Summer temperatures reach about 45 °C in the shade with highs of 50 °C. The…