How to learn photography

Aug. 1, 2018 by

Adrienne in action – Photo Steve Woods Early days The first time someone handed me a camera underwater was in the Cayman Islands in 2003. It completely threw me for six! (Where does that expression come from anyway?) I had

Enter at your own risk

Jul. 1, 2018 by

Bull Shark at Beqa Lagoon, Fiji A Contentious Issue Sharks are some of my favourite ocean creatures. It is always a thrill to see them on a dive. Shark feeding is definitely an issue which divides people. The most common reason

Favourite Dives: Fiji

Jun. 1, 2018 by

Palm tree paradise Islands of Dreams Fiji has always been that dream place that I never quite reach. Which you might think strange since I lived there for 4 months and have returned to visit. But I feel I have

Favourite Dives: Little Cayman

May. 5, 2018 by

Island Paradise I lived for seven years in the Cayman Islands and in the end the government had to prize me out to get rid of me. I didn’t want to leave. But there is a time limit on everything.

Favourite Dives: Komodo

Apr. 1, 2018 by

Komodo National Park: View from Labuan Bajo Komodo National Park:  Are you brave enough? Komodo is one of the most famous National Parks in the world.  Most memorable for me are the incredible colours of the coral reef and the

Favourite Dives: Raja Ampat

Mar. 1, 2018 by

I Left my Heart in Raja Ampat Raja Ampat has to be literally, hands down, one of the most beautiful places on earth.  Or at least the most beautiful place I have ever seen on earth.  And without sounding like

Favourite Dives: Palau

Feb. 1, 2018 by

Koror, Palau My personal top 5 dive destinations One of the most common questions I am asked is “what is your favourite place to dive?”  That is a very difficult question to answer as although I have dived all over

A New Year’s Ecosolution

Jan. 1, 2018 by

Local stall in Bali New Year’s resolutions What is your New Year’s resolution this year? Mine is not going to be to eat less cake (why?), drink less wine (god forbid!) or exercise more (I have accepted that my body

Underwater Photography Basics: Maintenance

Dec. 1, 2017 by

Always choose the best gear you can afford How to care for your precious gear Salt is enemy number one! Good camera and housing maintenance are important to prevent problems from occurring in the water. A little preparation can go

Shark Shame

Nov. 1, 2017 by

Manta Rays Why are sharks and rays important to protect? Sharks are a vital component of our complex marine environment.  Without these apex predators, this ecosystem risks falling out of balance and may ultimately collapse. Worldwide, fishing is pushing many