Friday, June 22, 2018
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Photo FINish

Twice a month we will look at specific subjects we regularly encounter on our dive trips and will give some tips on how to photograph them. Thanks to his experience as a dive guide and a photographer Mario will discuss characteristic behaviours, technique, equipment and composition.

Creative editing 101

On a rainy day, there are not many things to do outside.  So why not sit in front of your computer and have a look at the images from your last trip? This blog is...
ScubaTravel, fishinfocus, octopus

Arms, the more the merrier

The Cephalopods family includes octopus, cuttlefish and squids, without a doubt some of the most strange and interesting creatures in the sea. Incredibly intelligent these beasties are for sure some of the favourites of divers...

The smiling dolphin

We've just finished a dive on the Carnatic, one of the popular wrecks of Sha'ab Abu Nuhas in the Northen Red Sea, when suddenly a big dolphin breached next to our RIB. Our driver...
fishinfocus, Scubatravel, Manta

Amazing mantas

Last year, during a dive on Daedalus Reef I had one of my greatest encounters with mantas. The Red Sea is not known for reliable manta encounters however during the month of May these...

Winter Warmer

The end of January was dark and cold so on the 21st, together with a group of keen divers and photographers we boarded a plane headed to sunny Hurghada. The Winter Warmer 2018 was...

Going black and white?

There's real beauty in a seemingly simple tones. For this blog, I'm going to talk about a technique that has been close to my heart since I first got a camera in my hands -...

Photo FINish: Best of 2017

2017 gave me the opportunity to start working directly with Scuba Travel, teaming up with some of the best underwater photographers in the world as part of the photo pro team. Photo Finish was born as...
Giannis D, fishinfocus, Scuba Travel, Red Sea, Egypt

The iconic Giannis D

When talking about Red Sea wrecks, there is an image that comes to mind, the iconic stern section of the Giannis D. After hitting the reef in 1983 the ship broke in two and sank...

Shooting The Barge

As a dive guide and avid diver, I had the opportunity to dive hundreds of dive sites in different countries. Some considered to be among the best in the world, others not so much...

Bringing the beautiful from the ugly

Stonefish, probably one of the ugliest fish in the sea but they can be incredible subjects.  They can be found in shallow water usually hiding in a rubbly bottom or buried under the sand....

Shark Quest Photography: Mario’s Trip report

Sitting back at my desk I had have a quiet moment to think about last week's trip. It was the first shark Quest photography...