An Underwater Photographer Battles the Baltic's Cold Waters

A SCUBA diver in taking photographs in the Baltic Sea.
© OCEANA Carlos Suárez

The Baltic’s waters are so frigid that the sandy seabed was often frozen during Oceana's 2011 expedition. The divers’ underwater cameras had to be put on automatic settings to take photos, as their fingers were too numb to operate the buttons. View other images of Baltic Sea life in a photo gallery of the Oceana expedition.

Tags: Scuba diving