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Featured Photographer | Vanessa Mignon

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vanessa2Vanessa has always been fascinated and captivated by the natural world and its wildlife. She has a special affinity with the oceans. Born in Brittany, in the West of France, she spent most of her childhood on the beaches of that wild coast. And, with her two grandfathers in the navy, she grew up listening to amazing travelling tales who captured her imagination. Her passion for travels and discovery led her to live in several countries, including Burundi, Mexico and Canada. She always had a little disposable camera to document all those special moments, and loved how a simple picture could tell a whole story. In 2003 she arrived in Australia and fell in love with the wild feel of that country. She got her first SLR camera at the end of 2009 and a few months later bought an underwater housing. Since then she has been very fortunate to travel to remote locations and witness amazing wildlife spectacles including the manta rays in the Maldives, whale sharks in West Papua or humpback whales in Tonga. She is a member of the Ocean Artists Society and an Ambassador for the Undersea Soft Encounter Alliance. She was also awarded the 2015 International Fund for Animal Welfare Animal Action Award as Marine Photographer of the Year.


 

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Humpback whale Tonga

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Humpback whale Tonga

Dwarf Minke Whale Australia

Dwarf minke whale Australia

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Humpback whale with calf Tonga

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Clownfish Komodo, Indonesia

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Australian sea lions Australia

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Leaf fish  Komodo, Indonesia

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Whale shark West Papua

 Tiger Shark BAHAMAS Mignon

Tiger shark Bahamas 

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Humpback whales Tonga

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Atlantic spotted dolphins Bahamas

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Humpback whales Tonga

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Coleman shrimps on a fire urchin Komodo, Indonesia

You can find much more from Vanessa on vanessamignon.com  or on Instagram @vanessamignon1977

 


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