David Doubilet was born in New York in 1946,
and started diving at age 8.
He spent 13 years photographing along the
coast of New Jersey . The National Geographic
published his first photograph in 1972.
Since that time, he has been responsible
for more than 50 articles on life in the
oceans and everything related to it .
shoals of fishes, sharks, underwater
More than 15,000 people visited the Exhibition of Underwater Photography by
David 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 was
contained in the Portuguese edition of National Geographic in February 2002.
Doubilet received his first prize, the Underwater
Sara Prize, awarded by the Italian magazine,
The World Submerged, and honorable mentions
from the American National Press