Hard To Believe These Pin-Up Photos Were Shot Underwater In 1938
Pin-up photoshoots were a dime a dozen in the late 30’s, however Bruce Mozert changed the game with his revolutionary undersea scenes.
The American professional photographer exploded into the mainstream media in 1938 with his spectacular shots of models reading, cooking, and drinking champagne on the ocean floor.
Mozert developed a waterproof casing for his electronic camera, and utilized condensed milk to create the remarkable ‘smoke’ result seen in one picture, since its fat content would cause it to rise.
His job may have been low budget, but it was absolutely high on development.
The images recorded became promotional tools for Silver Springs, the area of the shoot. They assisted increase tourist to the seaside city in Florida, known for its crystal clear waters, and boosted Bruce Mozert’s career in photography.