Scientists have long since discovered that 90 percent of all icebergs lie underwater. No wonder there’s a famous saying “just the tip of the iceberg” meaning that something is only a small, usually unrepresentative portion of something much larger that we cannot see yet. One photographer decided to prove this saying by diving to undiscovered places where most people don’t have a chance to go and capture what lies beneath the iceberg.

39-year-old German photographer Tobias Friedrich started photographing his adventures and making a name for himself as a top photographer in underwater photography in 2007. Traveling from tropical locations to the arctic, he captures the beautiful views of icebergs from below, making the underwater world his home.

During his trip to Greenland, he had a really good close-up and personal view of icebergs laying there and got the chance to appreciate their incredible size and greatness. His stunning pictures perfectly represent their various shapes, sizes, and textures, proving that each of them is unique and the real beauty of them can only be seen if you look underneath.

These amazing photos convey a very strong message about the effects of global warming and how we need to take some urgent actions so these incredible icebergs won’t melt away. As a frequent visitor of Greenland that sits right next to the North Pole, Friedrich has seen the huge impact that global warming has had on this land and how this country’s ice melts earlier with each passing year.

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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IT'S THE SWEET ONE
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1 year ago

Wow- just imagine swimming under that

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Beautiful but strange!

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Xavier Wescott
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1 year ago

This is my favorite

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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IT'S THE SWEET ONE
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1 year ago

The ocean's ice cubes

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Oh wow! A mu,mmy!

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Spaceship!

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Spooky!

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Disfigured face!

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Lost in space.

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Laci
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1 year ago

I like seeing the entire iceberg (over & under water)

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Photographer Takes Incredible Pictures Of Greenland's Underwater Icebergs

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Tommy Jo Hunt
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1 year ago

Upside down world.,

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