10th Annual Manta Fest Photo Festival

If you are an underwater photographer or a Manta Ray lover, mark your calendar for the 10th Annual Manta Fest Photo Festival being held in Yap, Micronesia from August 26th – September 10th, 2017. Manta Fest is organized by Manta Ray Bay Resort, and Yap Divers who helped establish the … Continue reading

Capo Noli & Sabbione delle Meraviglie Slow UW Shoooting

The city of Noli is located on the Ligurian coast of the Riviera di Ponente (Western Riviera), in a cove bordered to the east from the Island of Bergeggi and southwest by the namesake cape, and is easy to reach from the highway exit of Spotorno, a few kilometers from … Continue reading

Underwater tour in the Philippines The paradise of macro photography

Underwater Philippines Panorama

February 2015. I receive a private message on Facebook by Jerome Kim, underwater photographer of international renown and well known for its beautiful super-macro shooting, or that type of photography where the magnification of the subject and ‘above 1 : 1. Jerome has organized and invites me to join the … Continue reading

The SHOOTOUT 2018 Underwater Photography Contest

The Shoootout 2018

Two eminent pro underwater photographers join The SHOOTOUT as team captains for 2018 The SHOOTOUT, which will be held from 15 to 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  – www.gulendiveresort.com – … Continue reading

Papua New Guinea The island in the clouds

Papua New Guinea Panorama

Papua New Guinea is located between Indonesia and Australia, on the equator. A land covered for three quarters by rainforest and mountains over 4,000 meters. They called it “the island in the clouds”, because at dawn and dusk, in the Highlands, between clouds and mists only sprout tops of mountains … Continue reading

Malaysia: Mabul and Sipadan Extraordinary emotions in Borneo

Malaysian Borneo - Mabul and Sipadan

The journey from Italy is quite long and exhausting: two stopovers up to Kuala Lumpur, a domestic flight to Tawau in Borneo, an hour by van to climb up the Sabah region to the port of Semporna where, awaiting for us, there’s a fast boat that after 45 minutes sailing … Continue reading

2018 SHOOTOUT Lembeh vs Gulen: two teams competing half a world apart at the same time

2018 SHOOTOUT Lembeh vs Gulen

The Shootout Returns It’s back and it is serious… During the 2016 Lembeh vs Gulen shootout, two teams did battle to decide which would be champion. After an intense battle and by a narrow margin, Lembeh eventually proved victorious. In 2018, round two commences. From 15 to 23 June, two … Continue reading