David Doubilet was born in New York in 1946,and started diving at age 8.He spent 13 years photographing along thecoast of New Jersey . The National Geographicpublished his first photograph in 1972.
Since that time, he has been responsiblefor more than 50 articles on life in theoceans and everything related to it .shoals of fishes, sharks, underwaterlandscapes .
More than 15,000 people visited the Exhibition of Underwater Photography byDavid Doubilet in Lisbon in 2003.The exhibition was inaugurated on 5 May 2002.He was considered to be the most famous Underwater World photographer.The exhibition contained over 100 photographs and included a story that wascontained in the Portuguese edition of National Geographic in February 2002.
Doubilet received his first prize, the UnderwaterSara Prize, awarded by the Italian magazine,The World Submerged, and honorable mentionsfrom the American National PressPhotographers Association.