The halfling gallery. Composed all of beautiful photos taken half underwater. Some by accident, and some intentional by professional photographers. This is one gallery in which you should remind yourself to breathe.
This is a completely new way of viewing the world, and it's breathtaking. The next pages are full of even more magical scenes.
The Carribean is beautiful underwater as it is above. The song Wish you were here was written about this place.
Wow. A gentle whale shark coming up for a snack. Whale shark numbers are dwindling. It's an endangered species.
Bluebottle jellyfish trapped in a bay. They float on the tides to try and get out. Some light at the right angle will produce amazing views.
The Lacoste crocodile laying low, waiting for some future-food to pass by. Despite being classified as “reptiles”, crocodiles and alligators are more closely related to dinosaurs and birds than to most other reptiles.
Who's your little piglet? Swimming with these cute animals could make your day. You can meet and swim with these Swimming Pigs when you visit the Bahamas.
Krill or be killed. This view is not something you see every day, which is what makes this so beautiful. Penguins eat krill, squids, and fish.
Size matters. The majestic giant steps up for a meal. Not the boat. I hope. The whales' closest living relatives are the hippopotamuses.
This weird animal is actually the Amazon river dolphin. Funny angle, but beautiful. Baby Amazon river dolphins have a gray color. With maturity, they turn pink.
You only see a small piece of the iceberg. Unless you're under water.
Awwwww..... cuteness at its best. Is there something more cuddly than a baby seal?
That is one sunset I'd love to see from land... but it is a stunning photo.
Never say "the sea is calm" ever again. Just look under.
A whale shark on his way up for a short snack before continuing on his long way.
What you see up there will never be as beautiful as it is down under.
Like the sea, rivers are also teeming with life. Just take a look.
Wow. A short distance from any land, you can find yourself in a different world.
Sharks are scary but beautiful animals. Very majestic (when not hungry :-))
Friends, sea, sun. What else can you ask for in life? Ok, so health and money, but then what?
Life can be found anywhere on Earth. That's why it's so amazing.
Life underwater is sometimes much more colorful than above.
Swimming at sundown will reveal the nightlife of any water body.
If we could only bring these flowers to our loved ones...
Another angle on the Bluebottle Jellyfish. Some play with light and jellyfish will give you this amazing result.
Do you have your Crocs on? this guy needs a word with you.
The calm before the... attack? Let's hope they're playing 🙂
Urban jungle. Urbanization is killing nature. We need to help keep it alive.
Another bluebottle jellyfish stuck in the bay at sunrise, creating an amazing color effect.
An underwater forest. If you've never scuba dived before... you really should.
Black and white photos give the underwater world an eerie look.
How much fun is it to bath with your favorite pet. Even if it's an elephant...
What you talkin' about Willis?! Same face as the legendary Gary Coleman (Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes)
A hunter at work. This is more than just fishing, it's an art.
Another underwater jungle. Too bad these can't survive above water.
Wow. Does the shark appreciate the sky as we do?
I'll just wait here until the jellyfish wave continues on its way.
Space?! Let's first investigate our own planet before we go Star-Trekking the galaxy.
Here fishy fishy! An amazing catch. We're talking about the picture.
Diving in your spare time? It should be ALL we do in life.
Jellyfish could love one another and get entangled just like humans.
Fisherman on the hunt. Actually, this Pelican doesn't have to do so much to get a meal.
Did you know that there are seven existing species of sea turtles? The green, loggerhead, Kemp's ridley, olive ridley, hawksbill, flatback, and leatherback.
On your way to an underwater observation post, you should look what's out there on the way.
Wow. A really beautiful snap. Swimming in the ocean is one of life's better activities.
Or simply stay at home. The human-made underwater world is just as fun.
Pelican attack. Fish are oblivious of what's going on above them. For now. In a split second this will all change.
When you get to know them, sharks are really nice. In a museum. 🙂 Underwater I'll gladly meet some when sitting in a protected cage.
Kids have the best time in the water despite what's going on in their lives. Just like fish.
A kingfisher doing its thing. And it does it so well. No wonder this bird is called kingfisher.
A really beautiful scene. Limestone, water, and fish. One force affects the other two.
These jellyfish seem harmless enough. They look all inviting and stuff. But no. Stay away.
Go hiking. Go find nature. And then - go underwater. Sometimes you'll get a glimpse of an alien world.
Fishermen getting some dinner to bring to their families. Nature is an amazing closed circle of life.
Penguins above and below. A magical scene to see. And it's only the tip of the iceberg.
A lion’s mane jellyfish in the crystal waters of Bonne Bay. An amazing shot.
The beach could be so beautiful if you just look under.
Just look out your window and you'll see an amazing ecosystem thriving around you.
Quit fishing around... A ritual mating swim, let's hope it works for him. This is the Tawny nurse shark.
Up periscope. Both of them! This crab is cooling off in the water.
On the lookout for other photographers. Swimming in pristine blue waters should be on everybody's bucket list.
As much as it want's to be, ducks are not like an iceberg. Ducks are just half submerged.
choose your vehicle to cross the river. elephant is a decent option
Dolphins are known to be very friendly. Don't miss the chance to cuddle one
Starfish, one o those underwater psychedelic creations. It's a whole different world underwater
Sometimes taking a short swim can make the whole family vacation worthwhile
Ever seen a surfer from this point of view?
Underwater with your surf is always temporary and always a moment before the wave takes you
Stingray. Now this is a form of life with a magnificent power of tranquility
Sometimes it's better not to swim. Now this is a photo of split reality
The tropic seas. As beautiful on the shore than under the water
The colors of natuer. Always surprising
Sailing the seas is an ancient art
Is it danger coming towards us? are those fish panicking?
Enjoy your vacation above and below sea level
It's true, when you put a seashell next to your ear - you hear the ocean
In the chase of another wave, surfing can serve some moments of celestial calmness
The riffs are always surprising with those endless forms of corals
Just look how the light beams are broken beautifully on this picture
And here as well - light beams can make the rocks alive
Even if it looks stormy in this picture, You can rest assure this place will ease your mind
Just like Jesus Christ, but under the water
A rare angle of selfie, that's for sure
Even with a whole group around you, the quietness of the water is one of the miracles of scuba diving
Baby duck, carefull that it will not choose you as his mother. Cute
Sunset in Hawaii is a miracle from every angle
Yet another place where it's just as beautiful above the water as it is below
This manmade shangrilah is a piece of landscape architecture
REmember the dog from the first picture? Dogs can enjoy the ocean just as us, if not more
You can forget about all your troubles when snorkling
Catch the moment - have a look at this amazing example of a frozen instant of time
contradictions? it's as populated above than it is below
Yet another selfie, now of a couple, from a rare pov
Where fish can fly, children can freely dive
Sometimes it's as easy as that to stand on one hand
Definitely a posture of victory
FRom a certain angle, even a small wave can look enormous
CAn you find the human beings in this man-made heaven?
Though it looks like they are jumping, they are at ease
CAn you imagine how long she had to wait with her thumb up before the picture was taken?