Thursday, February 22, 2018

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.

fishinfocus, Mario Vitalini, Napoleon Wrasse,

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...
fishinfocus, Mario Vitalini< scalloped Hammerhead,

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.
Mario Vitalini, fishinfocus, Scuba Travel

That’s a moray!

I look at a moray sticking its face out of a hole on the reef and the image of a witch always comes to mind. Just like that witch with her green skin and big...

Pucker up! Shooting sweetlips

The Challenge Swim along most tropical reefs in the Indo Pacific and you will see a group of sweetlips sheltering around a coral or against the reef. With their inquisitive look and big mouth, these brightly...
clownfish, Mario Vitalini, fishinfocus, Scuba Travel

Shooting a clown is no laughing matter!

Here's Mario's tips and tricks to get the best shot of a clownfish, so you can have the last laugh!

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...

Jim’s Jawsome Shark Quest!

Winter Warmer

Going black and white?