Customer Photos | Tristine Davis Body Paint, Baby Bumps, and Boudoir

This was a fun shoot... I used waterproof body paint for this shot with a black backdrop behind her, top light was the sun coming in right around sunset. 

I am a longtime Florida resident. Through the course of my career I've spent years traveling the world teaching photography classes, hosting retreats and sharing my love of all things aquatic. As a certified SCUBA diver, certified freediver and award winning professional photographer, my enthusiasm and love for the water is evident in the images and experiences I'm able to immortalize through my photography.

I strive to become a master of boudoir and have incorporated this talent into my underwater work, capturing the flowing female form to truly showcase the beauty and elegance lying therein. My heart and soul are expressed through the lens of my camera.

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I absolutely love shooting maternity, there is just something so beautiful and graceful about a pregnant woman underwater. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

This is an over under shot of a glass fishing ball at sunset. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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Over under of Sombrero Reef in Marathon Key, Florida. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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Sunset over under shot with strobes on the reef. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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This is my very first body painted image, one of my favorite images I've shot. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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I spent a couple hours one morning with this guy, capturing his beauty. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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Another gorgeous sea turtle. What a perfect morning, he just swam around me just hanging out like we were friends. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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Here is another body painting shot in a black pool. I mostly shoot in darker pools, I like the contrast. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis 

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For this shot I wanted it to look like a ribbon was coming undone from being wrapped around her body. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis 

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One of my first fine art underwater shots. I love the cocoon look against the dark pool. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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I use fabrics a lot when shooting women underwater, it just flows around the body so beautifully. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

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This is my favorite image I have ever shot. I am so in love with the colors, I couldn't wait to get home and edit it. Photo © 2020 Tristine Davis

 

Tristine Davis Underwater PhotographyTristine Davis has been traveling and teaching photography for over 15 years. She has a passion for the underwater world and this led her to specializing in underwater photography for over 6 years. Tristine now runs photography studio in south Florida photographing Glamour, Boudoir, Families, Newborns, Children, Underwater, and Seniors. Tristine shoots with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 lens, and dual DS51 strobes. See more of her work, purchase a statement piece, or book a session by visiting tristinedavis.com.

 

 

Additional Reading

Jenna Martin's TEDx on Becoming an Underwater Portrait Photographer

Cenote Commando | Fly & Dive Photography

Behind the Scenes of the Fluidity Underwater Portraiture Workshop 2019

How Underwater Maternity is Different From Topside

Freediving a 60 Ton Statue in the Bahamas with Jenna Martin

Crocodiles, Cenotes, and Chinchurro with Ken and Kimber Kiefer

 

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