Wu Yung-sen is a photographer and blackwater diver from Taiwan. He takes a very unique type of underwater photograph that lets us see deepwater creatures we normally would never get to see.
To take the pictures, Yung-sen goes to a place in the ocean where the bottom is two-miles deep or more. At this depth, the water is so dark, it is completely black (thus the name – blackwater diving). He then lowers lights into the water and dives under the sea to a depth of about 50 meters where he waits for the sea creatures to show up.
Yung-sen says the lights draw plankton to the area. The plankton then draw larger animals – jellyfish, squid, and fish – and Yung-sen quickly snaps the picture.
Below is a gallery of stunning images taken by Yung-sen using his blackwater photography technique.