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  • Ellenboughn
    Key Lessons-Travel Photos III

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of January, 2008

    This is the final article in the series on Top Travel Spots. (Don’t neglect the list of Do’s and Don’ts at the end of this blog). When your location includes great diving spots like the warm waters of the Bay Islands of Honduras, consider shooting underwater. Shooting... More
  • Thorken
    My first exhibition of photos

    by Thorken | 14th of September, 2016

    Some friends asked me to make an exhibition of underwater photos for years. I was not sure that I have enough good photos for this purpose. But... on beginning of summer one friend took me to a new pub of his friend. Both together persuaded me to print and exhibit some photos.... More
  • Thorken
    Whale sharks

    by Thorken | 8th of March, 2016

    I have been planning to go to see whale sharks for two years. There are for sure in Nabire (Papua, Indonesia), but to get there is not so easy. The city is small and it´s airport is even smaller. The plain tickets are expensive also because there are just two possibilities... More
  • Thorken
    Octopuses in Lembeh Strait

    by Thorken | 28th of February, 2015

    Octopuses are interesting animals. They´re clever and can change their colors. And there is lots of kinds of them spread all over the world seas. Some of them are living also in Lembeh Strait in North Sulawesi (Indonesia). The most common octopus in Lembeh Strait is coconut... More
  • Thorken
    Diving in Lembeh Strait - Nudibranches

    by Thorken | 21st of February, 2015

    Indonesia is not just a paradise for travelers but also the paradise for divers. You can choose from many diving sites that are one of the best on World. And I think some of them are the best. If you like underwater makro photography, one of the diving sites you can choose... More
  • Thorken
    Best photo of my work

    by Thorken | 25th of September, 2014

    The best photo that I have ever made is probably the tropical island located near by Flores island in Indonesia. This photo was taken January 29th, 2014 and has the most sales of all of my photos. I was sailing on a boat with a fisherman whoom I had rent for travel... More
  • Thorken
    Nudibranches - underwater miracle

    by Thorken | 4th of May, 2014

    Most I like to take underwater photos. Best are sharks for me, but also the small creatures are wonderful. For example nudibranches. There are so many kinds of nudibranches that I´m afraid I´ll never take photo of all of them :). More
  • Ribe
    Celebrating sale no 500

    by Ribe | 8th of April, 2014

    Not that this makes me suddenly rich but I am somehow happy about my 500th's sale today. Considering my quite small portfolio and the fact that it is about an extreme niche of photography, I am ok with that. See Article
  • Thorken
    Hunting manta rays on Manta Dropp-off

    by Thorken | 19th of August, 2013

    Briefing for the dive was the most precise I've ever experienced. And that was why. All it would enough was the slightest mistak and a diver was pulled down by a strong current in the sea depths. On the dive we went just two divers with three guides. The aim was "Manta Dropp-... More
  • Thorken
    Shark (as) on the plate

    by Thorken | 13th of August, 2013

    I stayed at surface longer than others. My guide solved some technical problem on the equipment, so I didn´t dive headlong with the group, but I waited for him. Then we descended slowly along the coral reef and in that I saw him ... Wobbegong shark was lying at a depth... More
  • Thorken
    Hunting sharks

    by Thorken | 9th of August, 2013

    On the ship we operationally changed the diving location. On the originally planned seemed to be little fish while the nearby locality had plenty of them. Then, when I looked from the bottom of sea toward the surface, thru the fish was barely see the sky. And the change of... More
  • Glocoru
    First sale! :-)

    by Glocoru | 15th of May, 2013

    After one month (more o less) I've sold my first photo! It has been a suscription but I'm very very glad, excited...! I liked this pic since the moment I watched it after downloading in the computer :-) By the moment, the one that has been sold is one where appears... More
  • Crookid
    Tips On Underwater Macro Aquatic Photography

    by Crookid | 7th of April, 2011

    Photographing underwater subjects can be tricky, at sometimes nearly impossible. Instead of taking my camera under the murky depths, I bring the subjects up and place them into a special small portable aquarium I built with a plastic bottom and ultra thin glass walls. The... More
  • Dark3y3s
    New collections

    by Dark3y3s | 21st of March, 2011

    I have recently created 3 new collections! Let me know if you want to be included or have any suggestions! Underwater life Christmas portraits Valentine's Day More
  • Luizrocha
    Photographing sharks

    by Luizrocha | 13th of August, 2010

    So, new here, I was thinking about a subject for my first blog and decided to talk a bit about sharks. Main reason is simply because the shark photos I have are some of the most popular in my portfolio, so I thought people would like to read a blog about them. So, back on... More
  • Ligio
    Underwater photo tip: higher shutter speed!

    by Ligio | 8th of September, 2009

    This august I was in Red Sea and I did an early morning dive in the bay near the resort. With my Canon G9 digital camera and flash YS27DX I had a lot of troubles because of low shutter speed. So I tried to use high ISO values (more than 400 ISO) but I noticed that noise... More
  • Ligio
    Diving in Polynesia

    by Ligio | 17th of June, 2009

    Polynesia is a wonderful paradise for divers and underwater photographers! I suggest you to go to Bora Bora and enjoy dives with lemon sharks and blacktips sharks... You can also see a lot of kind of sea-life animals (nudibranchs, trevally, shrimps, rays...) in different... More
  • Amilevin
    Discovering the underwater world - Part II

    by Amilevin | 9th of June, 2009

    Hi all, This Blog is a continue to my previous one regarding scuba diving and photography. As I mentioned I'm diving in the red sea - to be more specific Eilat, Israel. Scuba diving is awesome!! The peaceful quiet, not feeling gravity, moving slowly - all of these make... More
  • Ligio
    Underwater digital photography

    by Ligio | 5th of September, 2008

    I was in Red Sea this august and I took beautiful shots with my digital camera, a Canon Powershot G9. Today is very easy to become an underwater digital photographer, but you can also consider some techinical advice: - front perspective are the best choice: don't take... More
  • Ligio
    Underwater nature

    by Ligio | 15th of May, 2008

    Hi to everyone! I'm very happy to post my pictures here! I want to show to all photographers the beauty of underwater nature. What do you think about these? See Article

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