Photographer | Francesca Owen

Francesca Owen is a photographic artist who specialises in underwater photography. Her passion for the water started as a Synchronised Swimmer at the age of 8, following on to compete at the 2012 Olympic Games. 

Her Bachelor of Photojournalism enabled her to combine two of her passions, water and photography which took her beneath the surface. She enjoys capturing the magic that unfolds underwater, and lures her audience in through the elegance and movement of the human body.

"People always use to refer to synchro swimmers as mermaids, so I wanted to incorporate a feminine element to the body of work but drawing it back to basics. Mermaid bones is all about exposing the raw beauty of the human body as well as the feeling you get when in the water. Mermaid bones came to me one day after a morning shoot at Noosa and it all just clicked!"