This report in the French regional magazine "L'estuarien" gave us the honor of a page and a back cover. This article is a result of our underwater photography work in the Gironde estuary for an exhibition starting in 2013. We are honored as the dives were very difficult in extreme conditions. It is a little known region of France but offering real great underwater treasures.
Amar Guillen is an artist photographer specializing in underwater, wildlife, and landscape photography. In 1987, his photographic adventure began while he prepared for a degree in computer engineering. The visual beauty offered by the sumptuous surrounding landscapes and the wildlife held within began (and continues) to be his source of inspiration. This has led him to entirely devote himself to a professional photographic career, allowing him to share his contemplative and artistic interpretation of nature. For the last fifteen years, he has photographed both the animals and their terrestrial and underwater natural landscapes. His photographic scenes are animated by the infinite mysteries hidden in nature.
Through his photographic gaze of nature, he strives to highlight the importance of its conservation. Amar lives and exhibits between France and the United States, both of which supply wildlife, landscapes, and cultures, providing inspiration for his work. Amar has published several books including "Lights and Colors of the Charente-Maritime Coast", "Reflections of Haute-Saintonge", and "The Secrets of Underwater Photography ".