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 15, 2011

Small cave in Gabr El Bint (Shaab Said) – looks deep but isn’t

Shaab Said is one of the most beautiful dive sites in Gabr El Bint close to Dahab, Egypt. The coral garden there is unbelievable and looks untouched. There is a small cave (it’s more a swimthrough to be honest between … Continue reading

August 8, 2011

Two videos of a Hawksbill Turtle

Nice Hawksbill Turtle filmed on Tiran near Sharm El Sheikh. Unfortunately I did not have the video light with me so the colours are a bit missing. Anyway a beautiful animal. Enjoy … Equipment used: Canon EOS 7D, Tokina Fisheye … Continue reading

August 6, 2011

I did not see the turtle but the camera did …

Sometimes the camera definitely sees more then the photographer. Especially if you are surrounded by a huge school of snapper and looking to a tiny little screen. When I reviewed the picture in this post I thought: “Wait a minute … Continue reading

August 5, 2011

Another stunning day diving in Ras Mohammed national park, Sinai, Egypt

There is so much fish in Ras Mohammed at the moment – it’s stunning. We did more or less the same dive site (Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef, where I published the 3D pictures yesterday) three times and always saw … Continue reading

August 4, 2011

Underwater in 3D

Thanks to the guys from wetnotes.eu for the hint how to do underwater 3D shots. To see it you will need of course 3D glasses. The pictures were taken at Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef in the national park Ras … 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.