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

8th Lanzarote Mar de Lava Underwater Photography Competition

logo lanzarote mar de lava

From 2010, the Open Fotosub Lanzarote Mar de Lava is the meeting point where photograph, nature and diving lovers enjoy a unique competition. The nice weather, the richness of seabeds of the Lanzarote Island and the festive atmosphere make this Open Fotosub an unforgettable experience. The 8th edition will take place in Lanzarote … 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

Ventotene A little paradise of the Pontine Islands

The sea is deep blue when, on a beautiful sunny morning, after 1 hour on the hydrofoil departed from Rome, September in Ventotene, a small island in the Pontine archipelago. The ancient Roman port has an almost magical, carved as it is the rock acanthosis. Most of the houses of … Continue reading

A paradise of the Earth Raja Ampat - Four Kings

Manta Ray Papua Raja Ampat

I first stepped foot in this great place over 17 years ago when it was still under the name of Irian Jaya. Landing at the airport on a small island close to Sorong, getting off the plane feeling lucky that the plane even landed then being approached by all these … Continue reading

CUBA To the end of the world...and beyond!

Diving with crocodiles in Cuba

You can get the picture about how remote this place is, if I tell you that I’ve been traveling by car, plane, bus, and boat – for three whole days! It’s a hidden paradise for divers, underwater photographers, and especially, videographers. Decades of economical embargo, and political isolation, left this … Continue reading