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Michaela Skovranova

Michaela Skovranova is an Australia-based photographer specializing in nature and underwater photography. Michaela's work has focused on capturing environmental stories in extreme environments—from photographing the Great Barrier Reef and capturing the remote wilderness and diverse wildlife of the Kimberley to documenting the annual humpback whale migration in Tonga and exploring the underwater worlds of Antarctica. She has covered coral reefs and Great Barrier Reef restoration for National Geographic, and she completed the first ever underwater live video in Australia on World Ocean's Day 2018, as part of the National Geographic Australia ‘Planet or Plastic’ campaign focusing on the impact plastic has on the marine ecosystem. Michaela has amassed a variety of awards, including being named on Photoboite’s list of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers. She also runs regular photography workshops across Australia, and is a trained freediver and a scuba diver.