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.
Technical diving has always seemed a bit out of reach for me — too complicated, too difficult, too risky. But my mind has been seriously changed thanks to PADI’s recent Tec Xplor Days, a series of three events offering divers the chance to sample the latest in tec diving gear and rebreather technology in a safe, controlled — and free — environment.
What happens when you prepare yourself for a specific type of underwater photography, but the ocean has other plans for you? Why, go to Plan B, of course. While diving in Indonesia's Raja Ampat islands and facing some current, Ellen Cuylaerts explains how she learned to go with the flow.
For an underwater photographer, wrecks offer an exciting chance to tell a story, plus often have a variety of interesting photo opportunities. Get tips on photographing wrecks and view a photo gallery here …
Leave your strobes behind and free your mind to create amazing ambient-light underwater photos. Ambient-light photography isn’t technically challenging, though it might seem so. Done right, it gives underwater photographers a world of possibilities: the ability to capture scenes that are too large to be lit only with strobes; the ability to create blue-water backgrounds with a unique gradient of colors; and the ability to create images with strong contrast and eye-catching silhouettes.
A family-friendly gem in the Bay Islands, Laguna Beach Resort on Utila has everything you could want from a dive resort, along with plenty of attractions for nondiving — or not-yet-diving — partners and kids to enjoy too.
Built over the bay in the heart of Utila Town, rustic Utila Lodge dive resort is home to the Bay Islands College of Diving and the Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Center, perfect for adventurous divers with a passion for the environment.
In exotic Malaysian Borneo, Sipadan and Mabul islands have earned heavyweight reputations with underwater photographers. Now, new islands in the region are being opened to exploration. This photo gallery documents just a small sample of the amazing marine life inhabiting this new area.
From huge humpback whales to tiny clownfish, the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland, Australia, is home to an astonishing variety of marine life. Here are 8 species of marine life scuba divers won’t want to miss.