Portraits Of People Half Submerged In Water

Underwater photography adds a layer of mysticism as bodies are transformed and water becomes yet another presence and an overwhelmingly major factor in how the final product turns out. With this in mind, Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke created a new photo series titled “Barrier” featuring portraits of women and men half submerged in water.

Endless Days of Summer by Samantha French

Samantha French paints realistic images of people underwater and her striking renditions of water as it ripples, bubbles, and breaks with each body is quite amazing. The New York-based painter gathers inspiration from her Midwestern upbringing where lazy summer days of childhood spent in the lakes of Northern Minnesota forms the foundation of her work.