Naturalist photographer Laurent Ballesta on deep sea exploration

Matt Bubala

FILE – This undated file photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows deep-sea spiral coral during a dive on the New England Seamount chain in the North Atlantic Ocean. A federal appeals court on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, upheld former President Barack Obama’s designation of the federally protected conservation area in the Atlantic, a move that commercial fishermen oppose. (NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research via AP, File)

French biologist and naturalist photographer Laurent Ballesta joins WGN Radio’s Matt Bubala to talk about his deep sea venture to photograph and explore the bottom of the ocean. Visit Laurent’s website at and follow him on Instagram @laurentballesta.

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