Drone shot of Mount Agung volcano, palm trees, lush green landscape, Bali, Indonesia

My Indonesian Love Affair

Jun. 1, 2019 by

Mount Agung, Bali My Indonesian love affair I have a strange and conflicting relationship with Indonesia. How I feel about this vast and mind-boggling country is a little like how one feels about a lover. Like every love affair it

Learn perfect buoyancy with a camera

May. 5, 2019 by

Adrienne in action – Photo by Steve Woods How to master perfect buoyancy for underwater photography So you want to be an underwater photographer? You might think that the most important skills to master are all the technical aspects of

Stone fish on night dive

How to Learn Night Photography

Nov. 1, 2018 by

Stonefish Why dive at night? Night dives are a fascinating but often intimidating form of diving for new divers. Add the complication of underwater photography and it becomes even more of a challenge. But underwater night photography can be very

Beautiful Napoleon Wrasse / Maori wrasse fish

Catch me if you can

Oct. 1, 2018 by

Photo by Tom Hart Catch-and-release fishing: Torture by another name I apologise in advance. This month’s blog is going to be a little bit of a rant. A well informed balanced argument culminating in my very strong opinion. I see

Bali Diving Academy

Bali Diving Academy

Aug. 27, 2018 by

Promotional video for Bali Diving Academy showcasing the resorts and diving in six locations around Bali. Pemuteran and Menjangan offer incredible wall diving, a beautiful BioRock house reef right off the beach and sites covered with huge sea fans and a myriad of unusual marine life. Tulamben is most famous for the Liberty wreck, but also has a great wall dive and wonderful macro life. Amed is macro heaven but also has some unique sites such as Pyramids and with huge fields of garden eels and man-made reefs that are home to schooling fish and many strange critters. Padang Bai has a wide variety of reefs with beautiful corals, great macro and turtles as well. And Lembongan has to be one of the most famous dive locations around Bali, famous for its manta interactions, beautiful coral gardens, currents and cold water which bring the pelagics and masses of schooling fish onto the reef. This is also an IDC center and what better place to learn to become a dive instructor?

How to learn photography

Aug. 1, 2018 by

Adrienne in action – Photo by 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

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

Blue Marlin Promotional Video

Blue Marlin Promotional Video

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Oceans 5 Dive Promotional Video

Oceans 5 Dive Promotional Video

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