Blue shark near Faial, Azores.

Underwater Photography in Black and White

I long wanted to do a black and white underwater series, and finally here it is… The photographs are from…
Manta Ray, or Mobula tarapacana, glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. Princess Alice Bank is a volcanic seamount on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rising from more than two thousand metres to a depth of around 40 metres below the ocean surface.

Azores Underwater Video

The Azores are a phantastic spot to see marine life, especially Mobula at Princess Alice Bank. This underwater video is…
A blue shark (Prionace glauca) swims near Faial, Azores.

Diving with Blue Sharks of the Azores

Blue sharks populate the waters around the Azores archipelago. They undertake long transatlantic migrations. Offshore diving with these elegant and…
Manta Ray, or Mobula tarapacana, glide through the Atlantic at Princess Alice Bank, Azores. Princess Alice Bank is a volcanic seamount on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rising from more than two thousand metres to a depth of around 40 metres below the ocean surface.

Diving Princess Alice Bank

Princess Alice Bank at the Azores is a volcanic seamount on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rising from more than thousand metres to a depth of around 40 metres below the ocean surface. The abundance of marine life, especially manta rays, make it an exquisite, albeit remote and exposed offshore spot for diving. 

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…