Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester announces the opening of David Zeleznik's undersea photography exhibit "Images Sous-Marines." David, peer-pressured into scuba diving, quickly developed a love of exploring a magnificent undersea world hidden from most eyes and started taken camera along to share his sense of wonder with friends who prefer keeping their heads above water. The art of capturing animal camouflage and spotting critters that others swim past unnoticed are two of his greatest joys.
Underwater photography marries two of David's passions, photography and the scuba diver's sense of exploration. "I am constantly in awe and wonder at being able to experience a part of our planet that remains hidden to the vast majority of people. I like to say that it is the closest I will ever get to visiting another planet in my lifetime, and I feel privileged to be able to share it in some small way through my photographs. Scuba diving is a very peaceful and weightless experience, extremely Zen and relaxing when done with skill. Contrary to popular belief, most of the exertion in diving happens on the surface, either prepping to get in the water or getting out at the end of the dive. Once below the surface, all of that falls away, and it is just the sound of your own breathing as your eyes widen to soak in the view," comments David.
David opens his color-filled and exciting under water world exhibit, Images Sous-Marines, at the CBSRZ Gallery in late August through October 2018. 55 East Kings Highway, Chester. There is an opening reception on Sunday, August 26, from 5pm - 7pm. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.cbsrz.org/engage/events/art-exhibits or call the CBSRZ office at 860-526-8920.