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 Alex is an ocean lover who developed a passion for photography. Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, he completed university studies in marine biology and worked on the Great Barrier Reef where he learned to take photos below the water with a basic compact camera. Four years on Alex is now based on Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia pursuing his dream. He works full time as a photographer.  The vast majority of Alex’s photography is taken while freediving. Sharks are one of his favourite subjects. Scroll down and don't forget to pick your favourite to win a free digital subscription!

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A large 3.5m tiger shark nicknamed 'Joker' in the shallows of Ningaloo Reef
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A leopard shark at popular dive site Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, Western Australia
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A grey reef shark hover over a cleaning station
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 A Galápagos shark while free diving off the North Shore, Hawaii
 A leopard shark (Stegastoma fasciatum) swimming over the shallow sand flats of Ningaloo Reef
A 4m tiger shark nudges a photographer. It was one of five tiger sharks feeding on a humpback whale carcass. The white eye is the tiger shark's nictacting membrane that closes like an eyelid to protect the shark when near objects
A whale shark and its entourage of juvenile golden trevally on Ningaloo Reef
A whale shark and its remoras on the Ningaloo Reef
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A hammerhead shark cruising below my feet in the shallows of Ningaloo Reef 
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On the  Great Barrier Reef a lemon shark cruises only metres from the beach of Heron Island
Grey reef sharks in a bait ball feeding frenzy
Pick your favourite image and win a sub!
You can see more of Alex's work at www.alexkyddphoto.comor on Instagram @alexkyddphoto



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