Michaela Skovranova@mishkusk

Contributing photographer @natgeo
Olympus Visionary @olympus_au

https://mishku.bigcartel.com/

Sunlit path to one of my favourite places in Northern NSW 💫#nature #landscape #australia #byronbay #olympusinpired


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Happy Birthday @_hortonhearsawho_ Thank you for being a constant source of inspiration 😌 I adore you more than turtles and cuttlefish combined 🐢💙 #byronbay #australia #underwater #underwaterphotography #freedive #ocean #nature #turtle


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There are a few more days left to enter the @womenphotograph Mentorship program
WP is currently seeking applications from women and non-binary photographers with less than five years of professional work experience who might be interested in long-term support. Applications are due on July 15, 11:59 Eastern Time. Mentors include editors from National Geographic, NPR, The Atlantic, and the San Francisco Chronicle, and award-winning photographers based on every (inhabited) continent.

This is such an incredible opportunity. I have always received a lot of guidance and mentorship and I am so grateful to be able to give back to the community of photographers and share some of my experience. Please feel free to share this with emerging photographers. 🙏🏼💫 www.womenphotograph.com/mentorship-apply/

#womenphotograph #women #nature #underwater #underwaterphotography #olympusinpired #australia


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Gullies beaming with life just metres off the beach 💫 This was such a wonderful surprise - so vibrant and full of life - this is why Marine parks and reserves are so so important - they are safe havens and often breeding and birthing grounds for many creatures 🐠 #marinereserve #capebyronmarinepark #underwater #nature #wildlife #ocean #australia #byronbay #freedive #olympusinpired


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@natgeo recently asked 12 female storytellers about the importance of diversity in storytelling.
I am delighted that I got I to share my thoughts along the side of so many creatives I admire - if you are interested in storytelling I encourage you to delve more into their work 💙 As the wonderful Sarah Leen - National Geographic Director of Photography said "It is refreshing, enriching, and often surprising to see things from a different perspective than your own,”
I 1000% agree, it is exciting to see a shift in our industry and in our world. 💫

www.nationalgeographic.com/culture-exploration/2018/07/female-photographers-diversity-women-impact-culture/

Thank you @_mallorybenedict for the opportunity to contribute ! #womenofimpact #women #womenphotograph #underwater #nature #australia #byronbay #nationalgeographic


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These beautiful creatures are now travelling up North along the Eastern Coast of Australia 💙 around Byron Bay you even hear the males sing their love songs as you dip your head underwater right near the shoreline - sometimes accompanied by the clicks of dolphins. Even when I can't see them just hearing their songs is such a beautiful reminder of their presence 💫 If you can go for a swim this weekend and have a listen 🎼. Photograph taken in Tonga Vava’u with the support of @olympus_au #ocean #humpbackwhale #nature #underwater #wildlife #olympusinspired #australia #underwaterphotography #tonga


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Evening walks 🌑💫#clouds #australia #landscape #ocean


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Glorious winter swims with turtles and friends #ocean #underwater #byronbay #australia #nature #olympusinpired @olympus_au


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A few months ago I worked on a project with @greenpeaceap to help to protect the Great Australian Bight and the unique creatures that call this ecosystem their home 💙 This video gives an insight into the lives of one of the most inquisitive creatures I have ever met - The endangered Australian Sea Lion. It was a privilege to share the ocean with them. Head to @greenpeace @greenpeaceap to learn more about how you can help to protect the Bight

edit by @greenpeaceap music: supplied
#australia #protectthebight #greataustralianbight #southaustralia #australiansealion #ocean #underwater #peoplevsoil was #FightfortheBight #oceanstories


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I am so excited to share that I will be one of the mentors for the @womenphotograph Mentorship Program 2018-2019
This program pairs 22 industry leaders (11 photographers and 11 photo editors) with 22 early-career photojournalists over the course of a year. There are some incredible mentors in the group including editors from @natgeo , @newyorkermag and many more.
WP is currently seeking applications from women and non-binary photographers with less than five years of professional work experience who might be interested in long-term support. For any questions, please contact hello@womenphotograph.com. Link to apply in bio !
Applications are due on July 15, 11:59 Eastern Time.
This is such an incredible opportunity. I have always received a lot of guidance and mentorship and I am so grateful to be able to give back to the community of photographers and share some of my experience. Please feel free to share this with emerging photographers. 🙏🏼💫 This video is a short behind the scenes insight for my personal project “Bloom” for @olympus_au with @hatton511 . I am looking forward to sharing more soon 💙 🎵: @brailleface #womenphotograph #nature #byronbay #video #bts #australia #olympusinpired #australia #explore #exploreyourbackyard #photography #womenofimpact


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Ocean few hours ago 💙💫🐢 what more could I ask for 😍 #ocean #nature #wildlife #protectwhatyoulove #turtle #byronbay #australia #underwater #olympusinpired second photo of me being a happy turtle by @reignbowserpent


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