WHAT’S NEW: BECAM Deep Housing (SRP: £295)

Posted by - 26th June 2017

  Designed to work with the BECAM Action Camera – and also, handily, the GoPro4 – this is a deep dive camera housing that is rated to a whopping 200m. With an impressive design and finish, this BECAM housing offers great value for money, and is sure to find favour with all those deep-water explorers

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Face-to-Face: Up Close to Mother Nature by Al Hornsby

Posted by - 12th June 2017

Scuba Diver’s southeast Asia specialist and regular contributor Al Hornsby has been on the promotion trail for his new book, Face to Face: Up Close to Mother Nature, and he did a Q&A interview for the PADI blog with guest blogger Jo Walters.   Join Al Hornsby for an anthology of poignant, thrilling encounters with

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Film-maker workshops with David Diley in Egypt

Posted by - 25th May 2017

  Award-winning film-maker David Diley – the man behind documentary Of Shark and Man – has teamed up with Oonasdivers to host some week-long Underwater Film-Maker Workshops at Marsa Shagra in southern Egypt. During your week you will gain underwater cinematography techniques such as the art of diving as a camera operator, editing and post

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PART 1 – Composition is king

Posted by - 23rd May 2017

Duxy kicks off a ‘top ten’ two-parter, listing his first five tips for composition and framing A common request I get asked on my escorted trips is to help with framing and composition, and of course, I love doing my best to help in this regard. Regardless of the camera being used, it’s something that

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WHAT’S NEW: Fantasea Line housing – Sony a6500/a6300 (SRP: £1,099)

Posted by - 4th May 2017

Fantasea introduces the stylish and rugged FA6500 housing for the Sony a6500 and a6300 mirrorless cameras. The Fantasea FA6500 housing was designed and manufactured specifically for the Sony a6500 and a6300 cameras. The FA6500 features an ergonomic design with access to all essential camera functions. It offers the highest and most-professional standards of functionality, style

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Two continents, two hemispheres, two climates – one winner

Posted by - 26th April 2017

The Shootout, which will be held from 15-23 June 2018, will again pitch two teams head-to-head in a live underwater photography contest. A team from the beautiful Gulen Dive Resort in Norway will be competing with their opposing team at the equally beautiful Lembeh Resort in Indonesia. The first contest, in 2016, resulted in the

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NUPG Underwater Photography Print Competition results

Posted by - 17th April 2017

  The Northern Underwater Photography Group (NUPG) held their second annual print competition at The Great Northern Dive Show held at Event City in Manchester over the weekend of 8-9 April. It was another successful year, with high-quality images being displayed for the public to select their favourites in four categories: British and Irish Macro;

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Introducing Scuba Travel’s new photo pro

Posted by - 23rd March 2017

  Scuba Travel have been arranging escorted photography holidays for over a decade, and this week Mario Vitalini has joined their impressive line-up. He will be running worldwide photography holidays for beginners, alongside Martyn Guess (intermediate level workshops) and household names Martin Edge and Alex Mustard (advanced level workshops). Mario has been part of the Scuba

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Duxy joins Ultimate Diving and Oonasdivers

Posted by - 20th March 2017

Scuba Diver’s underwater photography guru Paul ‘Duxy’ Duxfield has been a leading figure within the dive industry for the last ten years, initially as a mover and shaker within the world of underwater photography, appearing at dive industry events making the subject accessible to all within the diving community and helping move it from a

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