Brian Skerry Voting Results

The top five pictures—chosen by you—will be displayed in the exhibit, "Portraits of Planet Ocean," at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History beginning in summer 2013. Check out the original voting page to learn more about the species in the photos. Here are the winners:

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Photography, Underwater photography

Learn more about the fascinating career of the award-winning photojournalist Brian Skerry.

Skerry is a regular contributor to the Smithsonian Ocean Portal, sharing his personal experiences, adventures, and fantastic images with you. Explore the latest blogs by Brian Skerry.

- Brian shares some of the stories behind photos of manatees, turtles and sharks on display in "Portraits of Planet Ocean."

- From the Azores, Brian writes about a photographer's life in the field.

- How does he craft the perfect underwater photo?

- The only way to take amazing photos of sharks is to go swimming with them.


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More Information

See the rest of the photos in the contestLearn more about the exhibit and Brian Skerry