Next time you’re enjoying some breath-taking underwater imagery – spare a thought for the dedicated cameraman who filmed it all – then spent another 4 hours on deco. We profiles one such passionate individual: Paul Unique.
Alicia Shaw – the unassuming underwater photographer – is a full time professional teacher – but spends her spare time and holidays capturing pictures of the underwater world to inspire in others a sense of wonder of what’s just beneath the waves.
Scott Portelli, an award winning wildlife, nature and underwater photographer, has spent thousands of hours in remote locations across the globe filming and photographing wildlife in the underwater environment.
The inaugural Maumere Bay Festival & Underwater Photography Competition August 2016 attracted a field of 30 international photographers competing for substantial prizes in the compact & DSLR wide angle & macro photography competition. See some of their amazing pictures here.
Yvonne McKenzie, based on Australia’s own Christmas Island, shares her underwater world with DivePlanit.
How did you get into underwater photography in the first place? – Well, ever since I was a young teenager, I always loved taking photos and never went anywhere without a camera. Even today, I still remember my first “camera”: a flat rectangle shape, yellow and black in colour, made of plastic where the flash and 35mm film took up most of the space and left very little room for a “lens”
Q1: Explain how you got into underwater photography in the first place. David Faulks: “My interest started from watching others in the water capturing fantastic images and spending many hours talking about what they had seen and photographed during a photo shoot out on board the Ocean Trek at Jervis Bay during the 2012 October […]