VINCENT TRUCHET

Vincent Truchet - Mokarran

His site: https://www.vincent-truchet.com/

 

Underwater photographer and resident since 2010 in French Polynesia, he has always been keen to share his passion for this country through his passion for image. The Tuamotu archipelago is his favorite playground.

Vincent explains to us:

"The Tuamotus are made up of atolls, we dive into the" passes ", these channels connecting the lagoons to the Pacific Ocean. It is here that the underwater life is concentrated, attracted by the tidal currents carrying with them. amount of nutrients. "

"But diving is for me only a means of being in contact with a fauna which is still very rich like that of the oceans. All you have to do is put on a mask and put your head under the water to discover its wonders. . This is how I started photography, first in the Mediterranean towards Marseille then in Corsica. Later in Normandy to discover the wrecks of ships from the Second World War, steeped in history. "

"Cold waters have nothing to envy to warm waters but my attraction to the tropics quickly transported me to Polynesia. This is where my photographic work matured and began to be published."

"Over the years spent underwater, I quickly became aware of the duty with which we are all invested, those who are lucky enough to witness the beauty of the marine world, scientists, photographers, videographers or simple observers. We live alongside ecosystems with a rich biodiversity, where life often abounds and abounds but this is based on a fragile balance undermined by human activities. I have chosen to show this life from a positive angle to show what we are doing. are losing while the neophyte to think, looking at my images, that all is well in the best of all possible worlds. "

His site: https://www.vincent-truchet.com/

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