Sirachai “Shin” Arunrugstichai, is a versatile storyteller navigating the realms of independent photojournalism and marine biology. Renowned for his specialization in marine conservation narratives, Shin holds the esteemed titles of an Associate Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers and a National Geographic Explorer.
As an impassioned advocate for the oceans, Shin dedicates his lens to capturing the essence of marine conservation stories. Beyond his affiliations, he serves as a stringer for Getty Images, bringing impactful visual narratives to the forefront of global news. His work is a testament to the intersection of art and science, seamlessly blending the worlds of photojournalism and marine biology.
Shin’s portfolio boasts a remarkable presence in renowned publications such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, TIME, the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Guardian, showcasing the universal appeal and significance of his visual storytelling.
When not immersed in the field crafting compelling photo stories, Shin actively contributes to shark and ray research in the waters of Southeast Asia, a region he proudly calls home. His commitment extends beyond the lens, making a tangible impact on marine conservation efforts and scientific exploration.
Sirachai “Shin” Arunrugstichai is not just a photographer; he is a dedicated explorer, scientist, and advocate, seamlessly intertwining his passion for storytelling with a profound commitment to the preservation of our oceans.