Underwater Photography Workshops – My Tips

I thought the Red Sea workshop with Alex Mustard was brilliant to I thought of writing down my notes and sharing them with you. This final post is a general one and has my lesson learned from attending the workshop, those that follow are generic tips that I think would be beneficial to anyone wanting … Continue reading Underwater Photography Workshops – My Tips

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part VI Schooling Fish

On Friday we were up for our last 3 dives at Shark Reef the current had not changed but this time I decided to give more a go to the schooling fish after setting up all the backgrounds I wanted. As you can see from the image on the title we had more of the … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part VI Schooling Fish

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part V Tiran & Mermaids

As the currents were not playing ball we decided to head to Tiran to dive Jackson reef. I love jackson as a dive and a video dive but I was a bit vary from a photography point of view as lighting can be a problem. Anyway there was an option for a hammerhead dive in … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part V Tiran & Mermaids

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part IV Shark Reef

After the first 3 days of workshop we got into the core of it and Alex talked about schooling fish and how to take shots. We had 4-5 varieties to choose from: Batfish Surgeonfish Barracuda Jacks Snappers Detailed information was given in terms of how to best approach the fish depending on their behavior and … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part IV Shark Reef

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part III Sunbursts and the Caves

On the early morning of Day 3 we left the Thistlegorm for Ras Mohammed. Dive number one would have been on Ras Zahatar, this dive site has some great opportunities for sunburst shots in the early morning but generally not a lot of fish as the location is quite sheltered and there is never too … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part III Sunbursts and the Caves

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part II Thistlegorm and Co

After the first day of fish portraits it was time to go and dive the Thistlegorm, this can be an amazing dive site but also very challenging as the wreck is not sheltered by any reef formation. We got there early in the morning and attached to the wreck using the classic 3 point method: … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part II Thistlegorm and Co

Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part I

So finally the time had come to attend the Nauticam Try out with Alex Mustard. If you have never done any of those workshops I would definitely recommend you one. It is not just the outstanding tuition but the fact that the boat will go to specific dive sites at specific times to take advantage … Continue reading Red Sea Workshop with Alex Mustard – Part I

CALLING OUT TO ALL IMAGE MAKERS 1ST INTERCEPTOR121 LIVEABOARD RED SEA 2020

Diving for images or video can be frustrating at times. I find this less so for macro and super macro where you are resort based and you can hire a guide with super sharp eyes that will help you find the right subjects. For wide angle it is a totally different story. Land based may … Continue reading CALLING OUT TO ALL IMAGE MAKERS 1ST INTERCEPTOR121 LIVEABOARD RED SEA 2020

Underwater Photography and Video: 1″ Sensor Compacts vs Micro Four Thirds

I am just back from the Red Sea underwater photography workshop hosted by Alex Mustard, this time I took the Panasonic GX7 with me instead of the Sony RX100 Mark II. There have been a few posts on wetpixel and scubaboard to say that advanced compacts are all an underwater photographer will ever need considering … Continue reading Underwater Photography and Video: 1″ Sensor Compacts vs Micro Four Thirds