Author: Joanna Lentini

Meet Blue Wesley, a San-Diego-based commercial photographer, traveler, and acai bowl connoisseur. He's the fourth artist to appear in our oceans artisans series. At the end of the month, we'll raffle off one of his beautiful pieces to support our ocean initiatives so keep an eye on our social media for more information. About Blue: His portfolio transcends style and color into vibrant and alluring images based around the ocean, light, and the never-ending quest for outdoor adventure. The effects of wanderlust have never faded, even after visiting 30+ countries to date, and more on the way. Professionally, Blue is the head of Polarized Studios, a content-based consulting and production firm specializing in photo and video content libraries. Clients include large brands and small businesses working in hospitality, recreation and travel. View more of Blue's work here or follow him on Instagram and LinkedIn 1. What came first, your...

I felt nauseated staring down through the choppy surface into the turquoise water column. For many of us, the idea of exploring the ocean might sound like something we are capable of, however grand ideas tend to feel more doable in the safety blanket of our minds than in actual reality. So, when push came to shove, an internal conflict began to brew within me. ...