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Scuba Diver

Scuba Diver

1/2020

Working with the world's best underwater photographers and journalists, premier dive magazine Scuba Diver sets the standard by which all other dive magazines are judged. For the modern diver who wants to discover everything they need to know about exploring our fascinating oceans, both in Asia and around the world. Travel destinations, where to find spectacular marine-life, what equipment you need, dive techniques plus news on discoveries and environmental issues - Scuba Diver has it all. Scuba Diver Australasia and Ocean Planet are alternating titles with 4 issues each per year. While SD Australasia stays true to its roots with editorial coverage exclusively from the Asia Pacific region, Ocean Planet shines a light on top diving destinations from around the world.

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Asian Geographic Magazines Pte Ltd
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michael aw (australia)

Michael is a highly acclaimed underwater photographer who has won more than 66 international awards and been named as one of the world’s most influential Nature photographers by Outdoor Photography. He is also the founder of the Elysium Antarctic and Arctic – projects that document the impact of climate change on our polar regions. Recipient of the prestigious Peter Benchley’s shark conservation award, he is also an active member of the International League of Conservation Photographers and an International Fellow of The Explorers Club.…

3 min.
underwater photo gurus

A showcase of stunning images by diving and photography legend Kurt Amsler, Depth of Field is also full of exciting, funny, dramatic and adventurous stories from the life of one of the world’s most highly regarded underwater shooters. In addition, this multifaceted book contains a complete course for underwater øª›¬›AEß›øª›ß¹›#Л¬ª#›››#›ª›ø¬›ß¹#›—#¬›ø¹#››› tricks for improving your images. Ever since my mother gave me two Greek tortoises as a jliw rq p| ›iwk eluwkgd|/ L kdyh kdg dq rqjrlqj interest in turtles– Kurt Amsler Take the plunge with Kurt as he comes face to face with a great white shark in open water, dives 800 metres into unknown caves systems to photograph human remains from prehistoric times, explores spectacular wrecks, and ›AEª¬¹#Л¬ª#¬ª›#¬µß¬º›#ae›››#››#¬ª›#›¹º››› ›—#%›º›#›#›››#›››ºº±›#››››æø››±#¬ª›¹#››¬›ß››# photographer for the scoop of his life: documenting the birth of a sperm whale! As…

13 min.
blackwater photo gurus

The blackwater realm is without a substrate or a reef. There is no limit to the ways and angles one can shoot ›#¹µ¸Ø››¬›#›››#›¬›¹#››¬›ß›¹¬››AE#¬›#¹››#¬ª›#››››ß››¬# approaches to how people shoot similar types of animals. Divers have been discovering new things out there – from odd relationships and unusual behaviours to previously uncaptured marine life. The dark ocean depths are more alien than outer space, but blackwater photography is giving us a fascinating glimpse into this otherworldly realm. I don’t really like going diving at night. After a full day of dives, what I would rather be do is crack open the ›ß¹¬#›—#ae››±#ª›øø±#ª›µß#¸››ß¹#Ъ›º›#Л¬›ª››AE#¬ª›#¹µ› go down, and heading out in the dark and put on a wet wetsuit for the nth time while my non-night diving companions have started to carouse on the liveaboard or are back…

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cai songda (china)

Song Da has an exceptional ability to blend colour and light in underwater macro photography, and produces lively underwater photographs that portray unique perspectives. His longtime interest in exploration has led him to pursue and specialise in blackwater photography. To him, blackwater photography is a captivating medium through which these sea creatures are seen, and a great blackwater photograph is as breathtaking as the galaxies in the night sky. He has won numerous awards in various international photography competitions and his works have been exhibited in Venice, Italy; the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, USA; and the Natuurmuseum in the Netherlands. His photographs have also been published in many prestigious magazines around the world.…