SEVENSEAS Marine Conservation & Travel Issue 21, February 2017 - Page 27

Under the Waves with Karim Iliya

Karim Iliya is a professional underwater photographer and Aerial Cinematographer based on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Growing up in the Middle East and Asia, Karim lives a nomadic lifestyle with a focus on photographing wildlife and marine environments to help increase awareness and an appreciation of our delicate

ecosystems on Earth.

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Nurse sharks cluster together beneath the docks of Staniel Cay, Bahamas. Despite boats and people in the vicinity, there are a variety of animals that dwell beneath the boats.

February 2017 - Conservation Photography