Brandon Cole

  • Photographer
  • Travel, Underwater, Wildlife
  • Spokand Valley, WA, United States

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Brandon is a professional wildlife photographer and photojournalist specializing in the marine environment worldwide. His award-winning library of imagery showcases fishes and invertebrates from tropical coral reefs and cold water kelp forests, as well as extensive coverage of sharks and marine mammals. His work has appeared in hundreds of magazines, including National Geographic, Outside, People, Scientific American, Smithsonian and Stern, and in his book “Reef Life: A Guide to Tropical Marine Life.”

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Broadclub Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus), depositing eggs into mound of coral, AustraliaBroadclub Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus), depositing eggs into mound of coral, Australia
Blue and yellow fusilier (Caesio teres) fish, Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaBlue and yellow fusilier (Caesio teres) fish, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Broadclub Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus), pulsing electric colors thanks to specialized pigmented cells in its skin, Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaBroadclub Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus), pulsing electric colors thanks to specialized pigmented cells in its skin, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Close-up of the faces of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus) tropical fish, AustraliaClose-up of the faces of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus) tropical fish, Australia
Ornate butterflyfish (Chaetodon ornatissimus), Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaOrnate butterflyfish (Chaetodon ornatissimus), Great Barrier Reef, Australia
School of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus) tropical fish, AustraliaSchool of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus) tropical fish, Australia
Two Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis), Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaTwo Pacific double-saddle butterflyfish (Chaetodon ulietensis),  Great Barrier Reef, Australia
A pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) living in symbiotic association with magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), AustraliaA pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) living in symbiotic association with magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), Australia
Face of a colorful spotted parrotfish (Cetoscarus ocellatus), AustraliaFace of a colorful spotted parrotfish (Cetoscarus ocellatus), Australia
Meyer's Butterflyfish (Chaetodon meyeri) in the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaMeyer's Butterflyfish (Chaetodon meyeri) in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Tightly packed school of bigeye snappers (Lutjanus lutjanus), AustraliaTightly packed school of bigeye snappers (Lutjanus lutjanus), Australia
A spinecheek anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus) living in association with bulb tentacle sea anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor), Great Barrier ReefA spinecheek anemonefish (Premnas biaculeatus) living in association with bulb tentacle sea anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor), Great Barrier Reef
White-spotted hermit crab (Dardanus megistos) at night, AustraliaWhite-spotted hermit crab (Dardanus megistos) at night, Australia
Coral grouper (Cephalopholis miniata) swims among cup corals (Tubastrea faulkneri) at night, Great Barrier ReefCoral grouper (Cephalopholis miniata) swims among cup corals (Tubastrea faulkneri) at night, Great Barrier Reef
Two orange-finned anemonefish (Amphiprion chrysopterus), Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaTwo orange-finned anemonefish (Amphiprion chrysopterus), Great Barrier Reef, Australia
A Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus) tropical fish in the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaA Moorish Idol (Zanclus cornutus) tropical fish in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
A bluestripe snapper (Lutjanus kasmira), Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaA bluestripe snapper (Lutjanus kasmira), Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion), also called clownfish, live in symbiotic relationship with a sea anemone, AustraliaPink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion), also called clownfish, live in symbiotic relationship with a sea anemone, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19,2016: Diver interacting with a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula)Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19,2016: Diver interacting with a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula)
Close-up of the face of a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) in the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaClose-up of the face of a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Tightly schooled diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), at the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaTightly schooled diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), at the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
A branching coral (Acropora sp.), showing bleaching due to climate change, Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaA branching coral (Acropora sp.), showing bleaching due to climate change, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Whitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) and Gray Reef Sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), AustraliaWhitetip Reef Shark (Triaenodon obesus) and Gray Reef Sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), Australia
Large school of bigeye jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus) at the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaLarge school of bigeye jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus) at the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
School of silver bigeye jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus), schooling over shallow coral reef, AustraliaSchool of silver bigeye jacks (Caranx sexfasciatus), schooling over shallow coral reef, Australia
School of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), AustraliaSchool of diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus), Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Hawksbill sea turtle swims overtop a shipwreck while a diver with underwater camera keeps paceGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Hawksbill sea turtle swims overtop a shipwreck while a diver with underwater camera keeps pace
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A scuba diver follows a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula)Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A scuba diver follows a potato cod (Epinephelus tukula)
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) swims with scuba diverGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) swims with scuba diver
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) interacting with scuba diverGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: A potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) interacting with scuba diver
Group of gray reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), AustraliaGroup of gray reef sharks (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), Australia
Venomous olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) swims above corals and crinoids, AustraliaVenomous olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) swims above corals and crinoids, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) opening mouth wide while scuba diver watchesGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Potato cod (Epinephelus tukula) opening mouth wide while scuba diver watches
School of chevron barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) swimming together, AustraliaSchool of chevron barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) swimming together, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver at a colorful reef wall with sea fans and soft coralsGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver at a colorful reef wall with sea fans and soft corals
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19.2016: Scuba diver does her safety stop on the decompression bar below dive boatGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19.2016: Scuba diver does her safety stop on the decompression bar below dive boat
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver and soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.)Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver and soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.)
Aerial view of coral reef formations in the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaAerial view of coral reef formations in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Aerial view of coral reefs in blue Pacific waters, Australia, Great Barrier ReefAerial view of coral reefs in blue Pacific waters, Australia, Great Barrier Reef
Rainforest pool at Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park, Queensland, AustraliaRainforest pool at Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park, Queensland, Australia
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver swimming over healthy coral reefGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver swimming over healthy coral reef
Great Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver peering over sea fans, including Annella mollisGreat Barrier Reef, Australia - September 19, 2016: Scuba diver peering over sea fans, including Annella mollis
Porcupinefish (Diodon hystrix), also called spot-fin porcupinefish, AustraliaPorcupinefish (Diodon hystrix), also called spot-fin porcupinefish, Australia
Aerial view of coral reefs, Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaAerial view of coral reefs, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming with a school of jack fish, AustraliaSand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus) swimming with a school of jack fish, Australia
September 19, 2016: Scuba diver observing a spotted wobbegong shark (Orectolobus maculatus) AustraliaSeptember 19, 2016: Scuba diver observing a spotted wobbegong shark (Orectolobus maculatus) Australia
Bluespotted stingray (Neotrygon kuhlii) on ocean bottomBluespotted stingray (Neotrygon kuhlii) on ocean bottom
Australian bull ray (Myliobatis australis) kicks up clouds of sand from ocean floor, AustraliaAustralian bull ray (Myliobatis australis) kicks up clouds of sand from ocean floor, Australia

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