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Honor: Nuno Sá selected to produce the ‘BBC Oceans’ series – Azores

Azores based underwater photographer, Nuno Sá, was selected to produce the new ‘BBC Oceans’ series for the next two years. The series will be released in 2017.

Nuno Sá will work with German drone team Visualmondo which will secure shots from the air. The team will be filming sequences of whales, sharks, mobula rays and various offer species that inhabit the deep waters of the mid-Atlantic ridge.

Nuno Sá, the owner of Atlantic Ridge Productions, was the winner of the ‘Underwater Photographer of The Year 2015’ by London based UPY, an international photographic competition aiming to celebrate excellence in all disciplines of underwater photography.

Nuno Sá was born to Portuguese parents in Montreal, Canada. At eleven years old he returned with his family to mainland Portugal where he was educated. After graduating in 2001 with a law degree, he settled in the Azores to pursue a career in marine life photography.

The recipient on many international awards, he was also awarded in the 2015 ‘Our World Underwater Competition’, an international underwater photography and video contest known as the “Superbowl” of underwater imaging events.

Nuno Sá is listed as one of the Wild Wonders of Europe’s team of top European nature photographers, the world’s largest nature photography project sponsored by the National Geographic Society. In 2010, he founded the ‘Atlantic Ridge Productions’ the first Portuguese professional producer of underwater photography. The author of six books and many articles published in national and international magazines, including National Geographic Portugal, he is the co-author of the Azores Diving Guide, Portugal’s first published diving guide.


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