Fishermen in Mozambique

The fishermen in this bay in the north of Mozambique use traditional methods to catch fish and feed their families.…
A flash evenly illuminates the scene. However, the lighting is to broad to isolate the subject and make it stand out. With the use of a snoot, the light beam of the flash is narrowed. Using pipe fittings, a reduction in the light beam is achieved. Small pieces of black straws (unfinished) further concentrate the light beam.

A Snoot for my Underwater Flash

It’s the light that makes a photograph. The principle also applies to underwater photography. Sunlight penetrates water. However, only twenty…
A common Ghost Goby (Pleurosicya mossambica) measuring just a few millimetres swims on a coral, Strait of Mozambique.

Ghost Goby

Gobies are small and secretive. Many of the more than 1600 goby species are never seen, although gobies are the…
Mist covers the lowlands of Switzerland near Romont.

Autumn Leaves

More autumn colour… Printed on Hahnemühle Bamboo matt paper.
Leafs swim on the river Aare in Switzerland.

Autumn Leaves

For this year’s autumn leaves photo, I used some trickery. In fact, the picture is turned upside down… The water…
A dhow is about to set sail in Ilha de Moçambique.

Ilha de Moçambique

Ilha de Moçambique was the colonial capital of Portuguese East Africa for four centuries and one of the main ports…
A spotted porcelain crab (Neopetrolisthes maculatus) sits among the stinging tentacles of an anemone, Memba Bay, Strait of Mozambique.

Underwater Photography in the Strait of Mozambique

Nature is generous. It gives without expecting anything in return. Generally, there’s a higher-level system ensuring the balance of its…
Pipefish, Memba Bay, Strait of Mozambique.


Pipefish are hard to spot underwater, as they have excellent camouflage. They slowly drift over the seabed with the current,…
Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix), Memba Bay, Strait of Mozambique.

Spiny Seahorse

The spiny seahorse is a rare and vulnerable species on the IUCN red list.