The professional photographer and graphic designer Alix Martinez discovered her passion for photography at a very young age, 10. And now, as an adult, Martinez decided to create an amazing and highly creative photography series of children playing underwater. Martinez, who lives in Connecticut, is also publishing two books and have many others amazing photo series in its name. To photograph underwater, Alix uses minimial gear underwater favoring a Canon 24mm f/1.4 on her Canon 5D Mark III, safety encased.
If you want to know more about her fantastic work, you can check out her website by clicking here. Now it’s time to check out some of the most incredible and beautiful pictures of kids playing underwater. Enjoy!
The first time I [shot underwater] almost drowned because I saw a shot I did not want to miss, but it is so rewarding when you look at your images. When I started, I could only hold my breath for 25 seconds and now I feel like a marine going under for 2 minutes.” Alix Martinez.