Conserving the Puget Sound through photography
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Conserving the Puget Sound through photography

For professional nature photographer and videographer Drew Collins, getting the perfect shot means a lot more than taking a pretty picture. Through his unique and undeniably beautiful underwater photography, Collins hopes to educate the public about the mysterious and captivating world that exists just below the surface of the Puget Sound. After a long career in business, Collins found his true passion for nature photography and videography in 2009. In the years that followed, Collins’ work gained recognition and he founded a non-profit organization called Made in Puget Sound. Made in Puget Sound is run by volunteer scientists, naturalists, biologists, photographers and authors. The group’s mission is to enlighten the Pacific Northwest public about the Puget Sound’s ecosystem, and inspire them to help in the fight to conserve and restore local underwater life. Collins presented his work on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Thompson Hall Science and Mathematics weekly seminars at the University of Puget Sound. The talk featured images from his new book “Puget Sound Underwater,” the proceeds of which will be donated in full to conservation efforts. Collins’ colorful underwater photography comes from scuba diving deep into the cold, […]

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