Circa Black and White

1956: Ginger Stanley strikes a balletic pose during her solo underwater ballet at Silver Springs, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Mozert/Three Lions/Getty Images)

 

Do these images seem familiar?

It seems the art of underwater modeling has been around for decades. Cameras have changed, costumes have become more elaborate, but techniques are similar.

 

 

 

 

 

1972: Underwater model Vera Benson at her studio in Silver Springs. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

 

1956: Ginger Stanley performs a grand jete during her solo underwater ballet at Silver Springs, Florida. (Photo by Bruce Mozert/Three Lions/Getty Images)

1965: Girl and a Photographer scuba diving at Cypress Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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