About The Artist

Christina Barringer was born and raised in South Florida. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marine Biology at Florida International University in Miami and a graduate certificate in Coastal Studies at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center. Christina also earned a clinical masters of science degree in speech-language pathology at Albizu University. Christina has let her passion take her around the world. During her college years she studied abroad in Mexico, Australia, Belize, and interned in South Africa researching Great White sharks. She has been diving since 2007 and holds a PADI Divemaster certification. Christina’s metal prints have been featured in local art galleries and was awarded "Best of Photography 2018" by the mayor at the Pembroke Pines art competition for her image "Gator Gaze.” Christina also placed 2nd in the portrait category of the prestigious Ocean Art 2018 competition for her image "Croc in the Mist." She has been a guest speaker on the topic of her underwater adventures, a featured underwater photographer on DivePhotoGuide.com, and interviewed on SCUBA Radio. Currently, she is also pursuing a career as a speech therapist. While traveling and diving she puts her heart and soul into capturing the beauty of the underwater world with the goal of creating awareness and promoting conservation. She is delighted to share these mesmerizing images with the world.

Awarded 2nd place in the portrait category of the prestigious Ocean Art 2018 competition
Christina free diving with American Crocodiles in Banco Chinchorro, Mexico.
  Photo Credit: Amanda Cotton
Christina diving with Orcas in the Arctic Ocean; Northern Norway
Photo credit: Amanda Cotton
Christina with her award winning photo "Gator Gaze"
Photo Credit: Carissa Elias
Christina (left) photographing a sand tiger shark on the wreck of the Atlas.
Photo Credit: Tanya Houppermans

Accolades:

  • Crocodile article published in Underwater Photography Guide  July, 2019

  • Awarded 1st place in both the macro and nudibranch category in the Bluewater shootout competition  in Anilao, Philippines 5/11/19

  • Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019 semifinalist

  • Awarded 2nd place in the portrait category of the prestigious Ocean  Art 2018 competition 

  • World Shootout 2018 semifinalist

  • Dive Photo Guide's Photographer of the Week November, 2018

  • Awarded "Best of Photography 2018" at the Pembroke Pines 14th Annual Art Competition, October 2018

  • "Gator Gaze" featured in Studio 18 Art Gallery from 10/12/18-11/8/18

  • Guest speaker at Jarvis Hall Lauderdale-By-the-Sea: Underwater Predators: Experiences diving with Orcas, Crocodiles, cage diving - animal behavior, strategies of approach, and cage diving locations.  10/25/17

  • "What a Croc" and "Whale shark" metal art featured in Studio 18 Pines Art Gallery from 10/6/17-11/9/17

  • ​"Turtle from the Deep" metal art displayed in Studio 18 Pines Art Gallery from 9/23/16 - 10/20/16. 

  • 2016 Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Bugfest Underwater Photography Contest Winner of the "Wrecks" category. 

  • "Lobster" photo published in the Lauderdale-By-The-Sea 2016 Calendar.  

  • 2015 Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Bugfest Underwater Photography Contest Winner. 

  • "Biorock" photo published in the 2014 Official Guide to Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. 

  • NSU Oceanographic Center Shutter Shark Underwater Photography Contest Winner in 3 out of 5 categories.

  • "Fish Faces" Displayed in NSU Oceanographic Center 2014. 

  • 2013 Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Bugfest Underwater Photography Contest Winner. 

Donations:

Update: Email change --> ChristinaSeaPhotography@gmail.com

Christina puts her heart and soul into capturing the beauty of the underwater world with the goal of creating awareness and promoting conservation.

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