Sections within Underwater photography
As an experienced underwater photographer I have been lucky enough to visit and dive in many beautiful places. I first started taking pictures beneath the surface way back in 1992, well before the advent of digital photography. In 1994 I was part of an expedition to Eritrea on the Red Sea. We were a group of divers from Aberystwyth University, surveying the reefs in this relatively (even to this day) unexplored part of the World. This really cemented my love for the underwater world. I still remember vividly my first dive on a tropical coral reef. The colours, movement of the many fish and the busy sounds of the reef are still clear in my mind.
Twenty years on and my photography has had to move with the times. In 2014 I returned to the Red Sea, this time in Egypt, with a fellow student from Nottingham university. As part of my Master’s course in Biological Photography and Imaging I produced a book on Coral reefs and the life they support.
This section of the website includes links to my blog posts on underwater photography as well as other sections on specific areas of underwater photography.
Marine Invertebrates Photography
One Red Sea anemonefish on magnificent sea anemone in the Red Sea …Read More
Racing stripe flatworm swims over Discosoma coral Location & date Chocolate Island, Malapascua, Philippines. 16th November 2014 Subject The racing …Read More
Coral reef scene in the Red Sea Location & date Emperor divers house reef at Palace and Sahara Sands Hotels, Marsa …Read More
Image under ultraviolet showing fluorescent coral polyps Location & date Wadi Lahami, Red Sea, Egypt: 23rd June 2014 Subject Corals of …Read More
The double-spined or banded sea-urchin Echinothrix calamaris Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 14th November 2014 Subject A close-up of the …Read More
Soft coral reef scene with shoal of fish in the background Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 19th November 2014 Subject …Read More
Spinner Dolphins Stenella longirostris in the Red Sea Location & date Fury Shoals, Egypt: 26th June 2014 Subject Spinner dolphins …Read More
Head coral Favia favus under super macro Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 17th November 2014 Subject Favia favus is a …Read More
Pixie Hawkfish photo factsheet: Commonly found amongst hard corals on the reef, the Pixy Hawkfish is very photogenic and sits …Read More