Author Portrays Life Underwater in ‘Faces in the Blue’

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Ori Michaeli presents sixteen years of diving and photography in an Xlibris release.

An underwater visual experience awaits readers as Xlibris announces the release of Faces in the Blue. All images in this collection were taken by one person, Ori Michaeli, with his ambition and love to the water medium and its magic.

The images in this book are presented in such a way that the viewer will be thrilled and will need to make the relation between natural and directed events. In Faces in the Blue, the fine border between what the eyes see combines reality and imagination.

Some of the images in the book are completely natural occurrence, where others were directed by the photographer in swimming pools using underwater models. The models adapt the wet medium and transform into beautiful aquatic sirens. The unique images of fish portraits in their natural environment and breathtaking underwater landscapes give the viewer the anticipation to see more.

The images in the book take the viewer to another world—more colourful, sometimes darker, but always fascinating. In this collection, Michaeli takes readers into his unique views of the natural and imaginary underwater world. For more information on Faces in the Blue, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
Ori Michaeli (DMD) is an underwater photographer, born in Israel and lived all his adult life in Europe, currently working as a dental surgeon. Michaeli started diving in 1994 and carried out his dream of combining diving and photography around the world, in order to show people the fascinating world that he loves so much.

Once acquiring enough experience and skills, he established his own underwater photography school in the Red sea, delivering his knowledge to other experienced photographers.

Until today, the author has published many travel and photography articles in several international diving magazines and enjoyed holding five international photography exhibitions.

This is Michaeli’s first underwater photography book to be published.

Faces in the Blue * by Ori Michaeli
Publication Date: August 26, 2010
Picture Book; UK£ 35.99; 288 pages; 978-1-4535-4589-8
Picture Book Hardcover; UK£ 45.99c; 288 pages; 978-1-4535-4590-4

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, contact the publisher at +0800-644-6988. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at 44-203-006-8880 or call +0800-644-6988.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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