Amos Nachoum

Country: United States 🇺🇸

Amos Nachoum is a master of photographing big animals worldwide. He free dives with blue whales off the Eastern Pacific, scuba dives in the Okavango delta with crocodiles and goes face to face with the great white shark. One of only five people ever to swim and photograph Polar bear underwater…More people were on the moon …12.
Since 1980, he has explored every significant body of water from the North Pole to Antarctica. Amos’s photographic vision is to raise awareness of ocean giants in their habitats. His images reflect respect and compassion for animals and wilderness. His photographs strive to dispel the myth of “dangerous” wildlife and show harmonious interactions between man and animal. Also, Amos is an explorer. He leads wildlife photography expeditions with his company
Amos's photos and essays have appeared in publications including National Geographic, Time, Life, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Le Figaro, Terra Sauvage, Airone, Der Spiegel, Unterwasser, Explorer Journal and Fifty Fathoms. Amos's photography won the Nikon contest. He is a two-times winner in the animal behavioral category of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award. In 2012 he placed first in the American Photography Artist competition. In 2014 he shared his vision “There is no demons in the sea” at the prestigious Ted Talk to standing ovation. Amos won in 2018, First place at SIPA award, animals behavior category. In 2019 nominated to be the SeaKeepers man of the year. Along James Cameroon, David Attenborough, Walter Cronkite, Jacques Cousteau and Mikael Gorbachev. The movie "Picture of his Life", about Amos career and ultimate adventure diving with Polar bear, to great review in Europe and in the USA
In 2022, the World Nature Photography award, nominated Amos, as the World nature photographer of the year 2021
Amos is a man, explorer and filmmaker driven to exceed limits, for better environment.