When it comes to photography you need to have a vision, a motive, something that captures your passions and has a sense of individuality and uniqueness which makes an image different to any other. Some photographers refer to their work as minimalistic, journalistic, abstract or natural. Whereas other photographers cannot define their work as it does not fit into any category. Lucas Murnaghan is a water-based photographer from Toronto, Canada. He started out with surfing and adventure photography but has always preferred to immerse himself in his environment leading to shooting from within the water. Lucas takes things to a new level to see the world from a different perspective, and he takes his audience with him. We caught up with Lucas to find out more about this aquaman photographer.
“Don’t be afraid to take risks, to try something that nobody else is doing"
Tell us a bit about you and your background.
I grew up in Ottawa but have lived in a few spots across Canada and abroad. I’ve lived in Toronto for the past 8 years with my partner Antonio.
What drew you to underwater photography?
I started with in-water surf photography a few years back and I fell in love with the challenges of shooting from the water. I had the opportunity to travel to some amazing spots around the world and photograph some incredible individuals. Living in Toronto, the winters can be long and cold, and so I began to look for new opportunities to shoot. I turned to some of our local pools and teams and the real underwater adventures began!