RICHARD SALAS Underwater Photography
Channel Islands Exhibit
In the Sea of Light:
California's Channel Islands Marine Sanctuary
Swim alongside photographer Richard Salas as he
chronicles the undersea beauty of California’s
Channel Islands Marine Sanctuary.
For the last fourteen years, Richard has braved
the cold waters
to bring us a truly memorable collection of
portraits and seascapes. Not
simply record the well-known life forms,
Richard uses dramatic lighting to uncover
a world you would scarcely imagine.
It’s a world of never-ending color and texture,
inhabited by a
cast of ocean-going personalities
ranging from the comical to the sinister. And all
just a few miles
off the California coastline.
Be it the craggy face of a sheep crab or the supernatural grace of
transcends mere species identification and inhabits the realm of fine art
The exhibit is presented as framed images behind glass.
Audiences: all ages
Participation fee: $2,000 USD, 12 week booking plus
the cost of
Contents: 10 large-scale, 40X32 framed images, 8 28X22 framed images, 2 24X24 framed images
artfully depicting various sharks
in their environment.
Size: Approx. 786 linear feet
Number of crates: 4 est. (approx. 800 pounds)
Fee includes a lecture by Richard Salas (transportation additional)
Three books available for purchase, hard bound, 12X12 inch, full-color, museum quality printing on heavy paper stock