September 23, 2012

Red Sea Wrecks- The Giannis D.

Type- Twin hold general cargo vessel Built-  Kuryshima Dock Company of Imabari, Japan. Launched- 1969 as the Shoyo Maru Weight- 2932 ton Dimensions- Length, 99.5m; Width, 16m; Draught, 6.53m Engine- 6 cylinder diesel,  Max speed 12 knots. Wrecked- 20th April 1983 Location-  27° 34’ 42″ N, … Continue reading

October 29, 2011

A role model dive centre: Oceans 5 in Gili Air (Indonesia)

During the holidays in Indonesia we were fortunate to come across Oceans 5 in Gili Air. Not only is the place beautifully designed. It also offers a lot of extras that makes your staying there memorable for a lifetime. After … Continue reading

September 19, 2011

Scratched Acrylic Dome Port – no problem with Micro-Mesh

First I want to say that this is only working with an Acrylic dome port. Do not use this method with glass!!! I finally found some time to polish out a nasty (quite deep) scratch in my Hugyfot dome port.  … 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 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.

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

May 22, 2011

Dahab Festival: The Big Party

No proper festival without a big party and live music right? So here are the pictures of the last evening of the Dahab Festival. Fantastic bands, a belly dancer, the announcements of the winners of the underwater photo contest (one … Continue reading

May 16, 2011

First Ship Since Mary Rose to be Raised from UK Waters

In the first salvage mission of it’s kind since the Mary Rose 30 years ago, UK archaeologists will be raising the wreckage of a 17th century merchant vessel this summer. The wreck is lying in 7 to 9m of water … Continue reading