Although most of the Earth is covered in water, humans are land creatures, and perhaps that explains why we are so fascinated with what happens underwater—the unfamiliar. Photographer Wayne Levin, who was born in LA, joined the Navy, relocated to Hawaii, and traveled to Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Central America among many other destinations, creates incredibly mesmerizing underwater photographs.

His work is perhaps inspired by his world travels, or the other way around, as we are introduced to scenes featuring large swimming schools of fish, surfers, swimmers, dolphins, and amazing imagery in the waves. Levin has over a decade of experience in photographing fish, while all along he has constantly found himself to be attracted to the sea. The black and white images present quiet scenes underwater in the midst of fast activity, which portrays the character of the ocean and its waves in fierce serenity.

[via Juxtapoz]

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