What’s a Red Sea photo workshop really like?

My usual blog is blog is designed to give fellow photographers tips on how to photograph specific subjects, but this time I’m deviating a bit to describe a what goes on one of my Red Sea photo workshops. Who are photo workshops for? The short answer? Everyone! The long answer? It’s not about needing to […]

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The mighty Thistlegorm

Not every subject swims around. Wreck are as popular with divers as reefs and marine creatures and each one has its own charm and unique angles.   It’s time to treat these gigantic lumps of metal and wood as we treat our fish friends, looking for the right angles and perspectives. This blog aims to […]

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Lets shoot Napoleons

Napoleons, or bumphead wrasses, are fish with character.  I yet to meet a diver that doesn’t smile when one of these curious creatures comes in to have a look. With the intricate pattern in their faces, big lips and chameleon-like eyes, these distinctive fish are prime subjects to take pictures of. In locations like that Red […]

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Hit the nail on the head: photographing hammerheads

Sharks are always a highlight on a dive trip. And if that shark is a hammerhead, you can guarantee smiles on everyone’s face. However, they tend not to be the best sharks for photographers, especially if you encountered them in the blue.

Packing your electronics: tips for the flight home from Egypt

Packing is one of the most stressful bits about any holiday. Increasingly, us divers have more and more electronics too in our kit bags. So how can you pack to ensure you comply with the current rules laid out by the UK FCO on flights coming to the UK from Egypt? Caroline was our packing […]