Pink dolphins in the Rio Negro, Amazonas
Wedding dresses underwater photo production
Mantarays at the manta cleaning station, Maldives
Blue-spotted stingray - Red Sea
Anemone near Male Atol, Maldives
Nemo33 deepest diving pool, Brussels, Belgium
DIving Fernando de Noronha
Stingray in the underwater Fernando de Noronha
Diving the Dead Sea
Sealion in the Galapagos Islands
Huli people in Papua New Guinea during a dive travel
Arctic Diving in Lofoten Islands, Norway

Welcome to the Michel Braunstein Underwater Photography website and blog. It was built in the spirit of providing the most explicit dive destination information and various other news. This site includes many pictures, articles, interactive maps, the most amazing videos coming from all over and additional exciting contents.



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Noa’s UW Shoot

This is the movie showing the making-of the singer Noa (Achinoam Nini) underwater photo shoot for her new album “Love Medicine”

Noa’s UW Session

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Diving the Dead Sea

Yes, it’s possible to dive the Dead Sea! Read about it and see here some rare underwater pictures of the saltiest sea and also the deepest place in the world

Diving the Dead Sea

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Nemo33 Diving Pool

What a great idea to allow to dive in swimming suit in the freezing Brussels. That’s possible in Nemo33, the deepest diving pool ever

Nemo33 Deepest Pool

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UW Photo Gear & Tips

This new section includes info on underwater photo equipment and photo tips from the field

UW Photo Gear & Tips

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    GoPro camera swallowed by Napoleon Wrasse

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    A Napoleon wrasse has recently swallowed the GoPro camera of Monaco Oceanographic Institute’s CEO Robert Calcagno. It then spat it back out, and luckily the camera was switched on and captured the whole incident. The camera performed a live endoscopy of the fish !

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    Incredible video shows killer whale pod at play

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    A couple of divers/underwater photographers, Laura and Rich Howard, from Florida was able to record on video a pod of 20 orcas having fun while jumping after their boat during their diving vacation in Mexico.

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    Kainos – Trailer

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    Kainos is a Film by Sarah Lee & Jeff Dotson. It will be on the screens this summer 2013 and it seems to be a state of the art. Actresses: Donica Shouse, Danielle Zirkelbach, Kahanu Delovio, Alyssa Foo, Madeline Foo

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    Orcas vs Sperm Whale

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    During an expedition in Sri Lanka, Shawn Heinrich from Blue Sphere Media had the chance to see at 15 miles off the coast, a pod of orcas trapping a family of Sperm Whales. The action was intense. The orcas slammed into the sperm whales to separate an individual …

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    Dog Swimming With Dolphins

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    Kira is a labrador which feels much more excited of swimming with dolphins than running with other dogs on the shore. This dog-and-dolphin encounter was filmed by “Earth Touch” in the pristine waters of Ponta do Ouro in Mozambique.

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    The North Sea – Our Sea – Trailer

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    The North Sea – Our Sea is a brand new and apparently splendid German movie. The original name is: Die Nordsee – Unser Meer . You can get a good impression on this movie by seing the following trailer. It’s a great idea to make a movie …

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    One Breath – The Story of Freediver William Trubridge

    Video created by  Baraka Productions LLC on William Trubridge, the freediver world champion with no fins incredible accomplishments. Camera: Tim Calver & Nicolas Rossier Editing: Cameron Clendaniel Production: Nicolas Rossier & Tami Woronoff   Here’s an older but amazing movie of William Trubridge filmed in Dahab while …

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    Sue Austin diving in a wheelchair – TEDxWomen 2012

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    A few months ago, Sue Austin talked at TEDxWomen about how her experience in a wheelchair has influenced her multimedia and performance art and her perspective on the world. She shows how she practice scubadiving even with disability. She gives a great lesson to everyone!

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    Diving with crocodiles in Botswana

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    Photo by: Amos Nachoum After having dived with white sharks, Anderson Cooper takes life in hands as he dives with huge Nile crocodiles in Botswana, for a new show. His experience was exciting. The most important when diving with the crocs, is to keep away from …

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    Sea Nettle Jellyfish Birth

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    Another stunning clip from National Geographic showing some sea nettle jellyfish birth, them showing them as adults.

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