Gerardo B. Arriaga and Debbie Benton are the cruise directors and photo pros aboard Arenui, the Boutique Liveaboard, which plies the waters of numerous destinations in Indonesia, including Raja Ampat. Here are a few of their favorite shots.
Singapore-based underwater photographer William Tan, 48, has been diving for decades and shooting professionally for nearly as long. With 16 years of diving in Lembeh Strait and shooting underwater for magazines under his dive belt, he talked with Sport Diver about his experiences in Indonesia.
Tanya G. Burnett, 44, is an underwater photographer based in West Palm Beach, Florida, who has been shooting professionally since 1995. A frequent contributor to Sport Diver, she is the magazine’s field editor and leads private photo instructional trips all over the world. Here are a few tips from her numerous trips to Indonesia; learn more about Burnett's work at islandexposure.us.Sport Diver: What’s the most important dive skill for aspiring underwater photographers?
An assortment of islands strung along the Southeast Asia coast, Indonesia is a melting pot of cultures and characteristics. Diving in Indonesia can vary from urban and silted to remote and pristine. Islands such as Sipadan on the ...
Imagine returning from a dive on Cannibal Rock in the southern region of Komodo National Park and being greeted by wooden masts rising beside the verdant, cloud-capped hillsides. The Arenui's handsome traditional profile is a reflection of Indonesia’s distinguished boat-building heritage.
Burt Jones and Maurine Shimlock, the legendary divers, authors and photographers who run Secret Sea Visions, started working in Indonesia, specifically Raja Ampat, more than a decade ago. Jones and Shimlock have 40 years of combined experience in scuba diving, exotic travel and underwater photography, shooting in Raja Ampat and Lembeh on countless dives.
We'e got a bevy of images that prove eastern Indonesia can be a paradise for amateur shooters as well as pro photographers. Hear from the pros and see beautiful images they created in our series of photo galleries and interviews.