Keith Ellenbogen Gallery

a person swims near a dolphin
An Atlantic white-sided dolphin swims near Keith Ellenbogen as he maneuvers to photograph it. Photo: Anne Smrcina/NOAA

Keith Ellenbogen a celebrated underwater photographer was awarded an Ernest F. Hollings Ocean Awareness Grant from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation to photograph the wide range of species in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. He is the first person to receive a NOAA permit to dive with marine mammals for photo purposes in the sanctuary. Some his photographs are currently on display within Congressional offices in Washington, D.C. and his photograph of a breaching humpback whale adorns the cover of a new publication from Smithsonian Books entitled “America’s Marine Sanctuaries: A Photographic Exploration.” Please watch for showings around the nation and keep checking for new photos, exhibitions and publications in this gallery.

a jellyfish
Giant Lion’s Mane Jellyfish, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
a diver in merky water
Diver (Doug Costa) descending underwater within Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Kieth Ellenbogen poses with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse next to a print of one of his photos
(L to R) Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI, co-chair of the Senate Ocean Caucus) and Keith Ellenbogen stand near a fine-art print of Ellenbogen's Lion’s Mane Jellyfish photo hanging in the Senator’s office in Washington D.C
a shark swims underwater
Blue Shark, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
a book cover with a breaching whale
Cover photo by Keith Ellenbogen, Humpback Whale in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary
Keith Ellenbogen poses for a photo holding an underwater camera
Keith Ellenbogen prepares to photograph marine life in the sanctuary. Photo: Courtesy of Keith Ellenbogen