Mattias Ormestad | Tara, a schooner for the planet

Mattias Ormestad

© M.Ormestad/Kahikai/Tara Oceans

Mattias Ormestad is a photographer and scientist, interested in all kinds of graphic design, from development of web applications to building Lego towers with his son. In 2009, he collaborated on various stages of the Tara Oceans expedition, a 3-year world tour to study plankton. His work included setting up a protocol for macro-photography aboard the schooner Tara, and scientific imaging during the different sampling stations on board. He is part of Kahikai, an online community aimed at  promoting communication and interaction between all those engaged in the fascinating and mysterious underwater world.