Greg Lecoeur - Pictures, Art, Photography

Greg Lecoeur

Background Information about Greg Lecoeur


Greg Lecoeur reveals two sides to paradise. A green South Sea island and an idyllic underwater world. His photos portray diverse sea creatures that hover over white sandy bottoms and curiously stare at the viewer, capturing the beauty and harmony of the sea, like an invitation to a dream. For his series Between Land and Sea Lecoeur used special equipment for taking photographs above and below the water’s surface. His impressive shots capture dynamic moments that bring the French Polynesia within grasp.

The ocean is Greg Lecoeur’s area of expertise, and the beauty of the animals, his passion. For many years, the photographic artist dedicated himself to visualizing the diversity of marine species. His growing audience is fascinated by his strong motifs, and his impeccable photographic technique and execution. His work reflects on the danger that the environment of the oceans is under. It highlights that the ocean should not only be admired, but also protected.

For his projects, Lecoeur comes into direct contact with his subjects, whether they be whales, dolphins, sharks, or crocodiles. His elaborate journeys have taken him into the tropics, and even to the Antarctic.

Greg Lecoeur grew up on the French Riviera and already developed a keen interest in the beauty of the ocean as a child. Today he is living his dream, working professionally as a nature and wildlife photographer that is sought after worldwide. His work has been published in distinguished magazines and received several awards. His photograph of a sardine hunt is recognized by many, and it even won him the “Nature Photographer of the Year” award from National Geographic Magazine in 2016. In 2020 he was named “Underwater Photographer of the Year”.


Born in Nice, France
Lives in Nice