Nat Sumanatemeya


Blue-footed Booby dives to meet diver near Darwin Island, Galapagos Archipelago, 2012.

Marine and wildlife photographer Nat Sumanatemeya is renowned for his haunting and strikingly beautiful underwater imagery. Born in Bangkok in 1970, he graduated from Thammasat University with majors in Journalism and Mass Communication in 1994.

Sumanatemeya quickly started applying his skills as a photographer and writer for the Tourism Authority of Thailand where he wrote and photographed for their monthly magazine Osortor.

During this period he gained a reputation for his outstanding marine and underwater photography. Today, his work remains focused on the natural world and marine environment, and his underwater shots featured in the book on Thailand: 9 Days In The Kingdom.