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  • Woman Freediving in the Cyclades - Greece

    Sailing and Free-Diving the Cyclades Islands – Greece

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    There was no scuba diving in this trip but some splendid free-diving and snorkeling in the incredible Aegean Sea. The photo equipment used underwater was: Nikon D300 camera Aquatica A300 Housing 8” acrylic dome port Nikon lens 10.5 fish-eye for DX 2 flashes Ikelite DS-125 (the present model in …

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  • All About The Magestic Manta Rays

    All about the Magestic Manta Rays

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    Like their cousins the sharks, manta rays are threatened. These big animals are one of the most iconic and mysterious creatures in the sea. Two manta ray species have recently gained approval for protection under Appendix II of CITES. Joshua Stewart is Scripps Institute of Oceanography Ph.D. student …

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  • Maldives from the Sky

    Travelling with Underwater Photography Gear

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    I have shared my thoughts in previous posts about different options of equipment for travelling. If you have DSLR equipment, it’s much bigger and heavier than point & shoot or mirrorless. Same concerning flashes, some are more bulky, others more compact. If, like me, you …

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  • Shawn Heinrichs At Tedx

    Art inspiring action to protect our oceans: Shawn Heinrichs at TEDxBoulder

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    People only protect what they love that’s why Shawn Heinrichs uses art to shows the world the unknown creatures that need to be protected  and tries to inspire the global community to take immediate steps to conserve them.   Here under, Shawn Heinrichs explains about …

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  • Meeting With Humpback Whales

    Meeting with Humpback Whales at “La Réunion”

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    These humpback whales allowed Yves Guénot get close to them while free-diving in La Réunion. Yves has produced this splendid movie of the whales diving along with the sun rays, mother and calf are turning one around the other like if they were dancing. For info, La Réunion is a …

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  • Hyperdrive Backup device for images

    Saving Pictures during Travels

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    What more important for the photographer than to have the images kept safely, and if possible, on more than one storage? I have several ways of backing up my image files when travelling. They immediately get placed in files on my notebook computer.  I then …

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  • Great White Sharks Spotted By Surfers In California

    Scoop: Great White Sharks Spotted by Surfers in California

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    Local surfers Djamil Sakhri, Dialy n’diaye, and Michel Jean Philippe, have spotted to at least five great white sharks in shallow waters off the El Porto Manhattan Beach, CA. This is quite unusual in the region, at least in such quantity. The white sharks measured between 6 to …

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  • Lembeh Strait Macro

    Lembeh Strait Macro – A-M-A-Z-I-N-G !!

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    This beautiful underwater video shot by EunJae Im in Lembeh Strait featuring macro critters is absolutely amazing and so moving. You get a real WOW impression when watching this state-of-the-art clip.

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  • Soft coral and diver in Papua New Guinea

    GoPro for Underwater Footage

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    Still images are delightful, but in this internet era they are not enough.  There is always a need for video footage complement. Some DSLR cameras have their own video system included. The older DSLR models (like mine) generally don’t. The GoPro is a perfect choice …

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  • Whalesharks Night

    Whaleshark’s Night

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    This beautiful video of whalesharks action during the night was shot in the Maldives by Swiss underwater photographer and guide, Phil Simha. The deep black color from the night adds a lot to this artistic and touching clip.

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