October 21, 2011

Gili Islands: A paradise for Turtle Lovers

Having a little bit of time and watching at my pictures I realized once again how many turtles we have seen during the dives on Gili Air with Oceans 5. Almost on every dive we have seen a turtle. Well … Continue reading

October 10, 2011

Diving with one of the most venomous animals: Blue Ringed Octopus

Well according to Wikipedia the Blue Ringed Octopus is one of the most venomous marine species. Even if they are small they can be deadly for humans. They hunt small crabs, hermit crabs, and shrimp, and may bite attackers, including … Continue reading

August 7, 2011

Shutterstock: a little sunday rant … :)

The content editor in Shutterstock allows you to batch process files. If you upload quite a few similar files you can select them all and then you only have to type in the tags, categories and so on once. That’s … Continue reading

August 7, 2011

The Napoleon and myself …

I was lucky that Rich was with his camera on this dive and I’m in the picture with this massive Napoleon Wrasse. This picture is something special to me because normally I do not appear in the pictures as I’m … Continue reading

July 10, 2011

For free: Underwater Photographer issue 61

Peter Rowlands announced the latest issue UwP61. It’s free for download: http://www.uwpmag.com. UwP61 covers amongst other things revisions of Olympus TG-810, Nauticam Olympus XZ-1, and Tokina 35mm f/2.8 DX Macro. Issue July 2011 / August 2011 is 79 pages strong.

June 16, 2011

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Diving with a Photographer.

By Jennie Brown, dive professional and long suffering Photographers buddy. Two years ago whilst we were travelling in Asia, my wonderful buddy, who is also my boyfriend decided he wanted to upgrade his camera. He’s always been into photography, but he … Continue reading

June 14, 2011

Underwater Photography Issue 60: Only free for the next couple of days!

The current issue of Underwater Photography magazine is only free to download for the next few days. When it becomes a back issue, it will cost 99p. So better download it now to save some money. You can download UwP60 … Continue reading

April 28, 2011

TDI Photo Competition

TDI launched a photo competition on the 26th April which closes on the 2nd May. At stake is a lovely TDI bomber Jacket valued at $100 (I’m guessing that’s USD ). The photo needs to be of a Tech dive … Continue reading

April 26, 2011

The Worlds First Colour Underwater Photograph

The worlds first ever colour under water photograph was taken way back in 1926 by National Geographic photographer Charles Martin and Dr. William Longley. The subject? A Hogfish. What’s more interesting is the method they used to illuminate the scene. The daredevil photographers … Continue reading

April 26, 2011

Beneath the Sea U/W Photography 2011 Competition Winners

This years Beneath the Sea U/W photography and videography competition brought in some truely stunning entries. Follow this link to view and who knows, perhaps be inspired to enter for 2012?