Photography

  • Birch Aquarium is for the Birds!

    Birch Aquarium at Scripps isn’t just a great place to see fascinating fish. Last Thursday, an enthusiastic group met outside our doors long before we opened to the public. These eager…

  • More Photos: Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest

    With all the amazing submissions to this year’s Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest, we couldn’t help but post a few more of our favorites to share. Thanks again to all the…

  • Winners: 3rd Annual Underwater Parks Day Photo Contest

    Birch Aquarium was one of five Southern California science centers to host Underwater Park Day on Saturday, celebrating California’s marine protected areas. Underwater parks, or marine protected areas, help to preserve…

  • Boundless Energy update

    Construction continues on our new Boundless Energy exhibit, opening July 9. Check out these photos from the last two weeks. Underground construction is now finished and the wind turbines are being…

  • Whale Watching Photo Winners: March & April

    We’re a bit behind on this, but below are the winners of our Whale Watching Photo Contest for March & April. You can see winners for February here and December/January here.…

  • Amazing Wolf-Eel Egg Photos

    Peter Kragh, a professional photographer/videographer, went behind the scenes to photograph the hatching of our wolf-eel eggs. Check out these photos. They are simply stunning.…

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