BEHIND THE LENS
Sirachai Arunrugstichai Thailand
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Camera: Nikon D850
- Housing: Nauticam
- Captrued pre-dawn, at 5:19am
- Low tide, new moon
Sirachai (Shin) Arunrugstichai is a Thai photojournalist, specialized in marine conservation issues. With his background in marine biology, studying shark fisheries, he shifted his career path toward photojournalism to communicate marine conservation issues with the general public in 2015, and has been loving it. He is an Emerging League of the International League of Conservation Photographers, a talent of 6x6 Global Talent Program of World Press Photo Foundation and a National Geographic Explorer. As an independent photographer, he mainly works with National Geographic Magazine (Thai edition) and has also been working on assignment with several conservation organizations, including IUCN Asia, Save Our Seas Foundation, WildAid, Greenpeace Southeast Asia and more, while some of his photos have been published in National Geographic (online), the Smithsonian Mag, and the Washington Post.
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