underwater photography by mark tipple
feb 08, 2012
underwater photography by mark tipple


‘grasp’, summer 2010 collection by mark tipple
all images courtesy and © the artist

australian photographer mark tipple has created ‘the underwater project‘. the series of images pictures swimmers moving beneath waves,
submerged as each break occurs, captured by tipple from below the ocean’s surface. the artist moves below the swimmers and waves,
generally photographing from a grounded position on the ocean floor. as the individuals featured in each photo struggle through
the storm-like clouds of foam and churning water, the viewer may observe a representation of the immense power of crashing waves.
through this project, tipple seeks to document the people of australia’s intrinsic relationship with the ocean.

the artist has created a handmade book containing a compilation of several removable prints from the ‘underwater project’,
manufactured in a limited edition of 250 copies and found here.


‘away’, summer 2010 collection


‘escape’, summer 2010 collection


‘deal’, summer 2011 collection


‘navigate’, summer 2011 collection


‘envelop’, summer 2010 collection


‘seek’, summer 2011 collection


‘piano’, summer 2011 collection


‘ethereal’, summer 2010 collection


‘five’, summer 2011 collection


‘womb’, winter 2010 collection


‘cross’, winter 2010 collection



‘late night at frothers’ by mark tipple

via gizmodo

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