Exploring the Underwater World Through Photography:
Xanthe’s passion has always been to educate people about the underwater world through her conservation, communication and underwater photography work.
Xanthe Rivett is an underwater photographer based in Cairns, Australia. Her passion for the ocean and nature has been a driving force behind her work to capture the character, beauty and stories of the underwater world. Xanthe captures both still and moving imagery utilising a Canon digital SLR and an aquatica underwater housing.
Xanthe’s photography and filmography has appeared in Sport Diving (USA), Dive Log, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Cruising Helmsman, X-Ray Magazine and many other publications. Her clients have included: Australian National Maritime Museum, Australian Marine Conservation Society, Silentworld Foundation, Pew Environment Group, UNESCO, IUCN and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Xanthe has also conducted education, communication, conservation and photography work with the White Whale Research Foundation, Protect Our Coral Sea Campaign, Australian Marine Conservation Society and in 2014 will be offering education courses as part of the Reef Magic (Great Barrier Reef) Marine Education programs.