Nudibranchs are fascinating! If a couple of years ago anyone would have ever told me that one day I will be obsessed with slugs, I would have not believed a word. And yet, here I am. Who would have thought how much diving can change your perspective on life? Nudibranchs are much more than “just someContinue reading “Marine Life Focus: Nudibranchs”
The Olympus TG-6, and its previous model the TG-5, are very popular choices for divers getting started with underwater photography. It is an easy-to-use point-and-shoot compact camera with excellent macro ability, light to travel with, not too bulky, and also a great budget option to get started with underwater photography without wrecking your bank account. Continue reading “Olympus TG-6 (and TG-5): The best settings for Underwater Macro Photos”
Deepen your love for the ocean For many of us, it is still frustrating, that we cannot go scuba diving or on a dive trip at the moment. Here come 5 ideas on how you can still connect with the ocean, even though you cannot go underwater. Are you ready? Watch a movie or documentaryContinue reading “5 Ways to Connect with the Ocean during Isolation”
Are you also still stuck without being able to travel and go scuba diving? Here are some of my favorite ocean documentaries to get you inspired, thinking, and sometimes (ok, most of the time) even crying. So get comfy on the sofa and let the marathon begin. Racing extinction Probably my favorite. Louie Psihoyos, photographerContinue reading “Ocean documentaries to watch in lockdown”
As underwater photographers we want to share the beauty of the oceans and its inhabitants. But we need to consider our behavior as well, in order to demonstrate some environmentally-friendly diving and photography habits. Here are 7 tips on how to be a more responsible underwater photographer. Be aware of your body and equipment BeingContinue reading “How to be a responsible underwater photographer”
You have been scuba diving for a while and now you want to take the next step and get started with underwater photography? Let me give you a quick introduction and tell you what you really need (and what you don’t) to get started with your new hobby. 1. Camera The first thing you’re gonnaContinue reading “How to get started with underwater photography”
Muck diving is a specific kind of diving where you look for small critters. It is very good to practice your macro underwater photography skills and look for special critters like the blue-ringed octopus or nudibranchs.