pasquale vassallo (Italy)
Photographer and researcher of the sea ecosystem, born in Naples in 1970.He has learned since small to love the sea and to bathe in apnea to the search of curls and octopuses.
With to spend some years the great passion for the sea he is evolved in the pure exploration of the submerged world; with his first photographic camera, a Nikonos III, devotes him completely to the underwater photo.
Autodidactic, begins his activity of fotosub in 1989 directing it toward the photo of biological interest more and more, favored by the wealth of the backdrops of the Gulf in Naples.
In the following years it enriches his photographic file with numerous trips in the most beautiful destinations for fotosub.
It collaborates with the faculty of sea biology of the Federico II of Naples, his photos published on important international magazines, among these “Discover Magazine” in is him, the cover de “La Provence” in France and the German “ Tauchen“.
Numerous prizes and recognitions in the whole world, among which the “Best of the show” of the LAUPS in Los Angeles; EPIC in California and the prestigious one “PLONGEUR D’ OR” of Marsiglia.
One portfolio of his has been published in the number 100 of the magazine Asian Diver.