Amos Nachoum is both a master of photographing big animal behavior while guiding the small groups of adventurers who accompany him on his expeditions. 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 bears underwater…More people were on the moon (12). Since 1980, he has taken over 5,000 people to explore every significant body of water (and land too) 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 BigAnimals.com. Amos’ 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, Fifty Fathoms and cover of the Explorers Club Journal, Februray 2020. Amos photography won the Nikon contest. He is a two-time 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. The movie “Picture of his Life”, about Amos career and ultimate adventure diving with Polar bear, that is out after ten years in the making, to great review in Europe and in the USA
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