Pasquale Vassallo

Country: Italy 🇮🇹

Underwater photographer, graduated in marine productions at the University of Naples “Federico II, ecosystem scholar, he was born in Naples in 1970. He learned since childhood to love the sea and to dive in apnea in search of octopus and sea urchin.
Over the years, the passion for the great blue has evolved into pure exploration of the underwater world.
Self-taught, he started his photography activity with a Nikonos III in 1989, focusing increasingly on photography of biological interest, favored by the richness of the depths of the Gulf of Naples.
His photos and articles have been published in important national and international magazines, among them: National Geographic, Tauchen, Dive Master, Discovery Magazine, Le Figarò, Ocean Planet, GeoMagazine and many others.
Numerous prizes and awards all over the world, including the prestigious “Plongeur d’Or” in Marseille in 2011.
One of his portfolio has been published in the number 100 of the magazine Asian Diver; some of his images have been included in the unique edition of the magazine “Scuba Diver Ocean Planet” dedicated to the artists who have left their mark on underwater photography. Collaborator of the famous French photo agency, BiosPhoto.
In 2016 he is the photographer of the first guide to the underwater Archeological Park of Baia, realized in collaboration with the Sub Campi Flegrei Center, presented to the ADEX of
Since 2021 he is Ambassador for Seacam and Mares brands.