Oceanic whitetips, Hurricane, Scuba Travel, Shark Quest Photography, Mario Vitalini, fishinfocus
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Scuba Travel, photography

Underwater photography. A mental attitude

Underwater photography is a journey. But let’s face it, the beginning of the journey is often not very rewarding. No one starts out an award-winning photographer. Whilst I can’t give you a magic formula to instant success… because there isn’t one…  I can show you a path that will lead to great underwater pictures. I […]

Oceanic Whitetip, Longimanus, Mario Vitalini, Scuba Travel

Oceanic whitetip.Framing the long fins

Oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus) are without a doubt one of the most magnificent sharks you can encounter. Their curious nature makes them some of the easier sharks to encounter. Do not underestimate this great fish, not in vain they are at the top of the food chain. In the next article, I’ll try to […]

Scuba Travel, Thistlegorm, Red Sea, Egypt, wreck

24h alone on the Thistlegorm

Ever imagined diving the Thistlegorm alone? This particular blog post will be about the first two dives we did on the wreck earlier this year, followed in a few weeks by the most amazing night dive we did here too. However, first up, the history regarding the world-famous wreck. A brief history: The now-famous wreck/vessel was purpose-built […]

Scuba Travel, Mario Vitalini, Photo workshops, Tornado Marine Fleet,

What’s a Red Sea photo workshop really like

My usual blog is designed to give fellow photographers tips on how to photograph specific subjects. This time I’m deviating a bit to describe a what goes on my Red Sea photo workshop. Who are photo workshops for? The short answer? Everyone! The long answer? It’s not about needing to have “all the gear” or […]

Scuba Travel, Thistlegorm, Mario Vitalini, fishinfocus,

The mighty Thistlegorm

Not every subject swims around. Wrecks are as popular with divers as reefs and marine creatures and each one has its own charm and unique angles. It’s time to treat these lumps of metal as we treat our fish friends, looking for the right angles. This blog aims to help you find some fresh perspective […]

Scuba Travel, Martyn Guess, macro

Macro, Master it with Martyn Guess

Following on from my first workshop with Scubatravel in the Philippines I thought it might interest readers to see how I approach my macro photography. There are of course some basics to understand and you need the right equipment to get good shots. However, your images will improve hugely when you have a choice of […]