National Geographic

photographer Brian Skerry.

All photography by Brian Skerry. Click to enlarge.

Brian Skerry is the Aquarium's Explorer in Residence and an award-winning National Geographic Magazine photographer who specializes in marine wildlife subjects and stories about the underwater world. For 30 years he has explored the world’s oceans in an effort to produce images of elusive animals and rarely seen behavior. Brian typically spends up to 8 months each year in the field working in locations of extreme contrasts from polar climes to tropical reefs.

Recent Expeditions

See Brian's work and read his updates from the field on the Aquarium's Global Explorers Blog. Don't miss his posts from Indonesia, Antarctica the Sea of Cortez and the Phoenix Islands.




Conservation Photography

Skerry's impressive body of work, which includes 11 feature stories in National Geographic Magazine, has shed light on the natural history of a large variety of marine speciesand ecosystems. Recent stories have focused on subjects such as Sharks of The Bahamas, Right Whales, Harp Seals, Pristine Coral Reefs and the Global Fish Crisis.

Brian’s work has also been featured in magazines such as Audubon, Sports Illustrated, National Wildlife, Smithsonian, People, Esquire and US News and World Report as well as in magazines and books worldwide. Brian is a Overseer for the New England Aquarium and a member of the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP).