Dive (B)Log

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Dive (B)log

The idea of the Dive (B)log is to provide you the newest stories, to show you breathtaking places and images taken by our Visionaries on their latest trips. All of them travel all around the world to find the next amazing dive spot and of course also to take the next incredible shot under the surface! Get inspired for your next trip!


  • Muck diving – diving in waste is not a wasted dive!

    To some people diving and photography is all about colorful reefs or getting the right angle of the huge wreck. Others spend hours and hours on a seemingly dead bottom, or diving in piles of human trash, and still come up with full memory cards...
    • 14 Sep 2017
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  • Looking for the small stuff – Underwater Macro Photography

    Macro photography is always a challenge but underwater, this wonderful kind of capturing the small things in life is taken to the next level. A great underwater macro shot therefore starts with a good research. Of course you can just dive in and – if you are lucky enough – find some great (or shall we say tiny?) things to shoot. Macro photography is always a challenge but underwater, this wonderful kind of capturing...
    • 7 Sep 2017
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  • How to find a bearded goby?

    For many underwater photographers Social Media are a great source of inspiration. Before the times of Facebook and Instagram there were only very few divers who, during winter time, went looking for lumpfishes or sculpins with eggs. Now, after seeing...
    • 17 Aug 2017
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  • Interested in some NEMO secrets?

    Since the beginning of this century, to be more precise since the release of the Disney’s movie, the most famous fish in the world has been the clownfish, of course the one named after the famous captain’s name Nemo. His influence on mass consciousness is so strong that some even blame him for the drop of carp sales in Poland. Is that a fact? I don’t know. Undoubtedly, the drop is clear, but it started...
    • 10 Aug 2017
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  • Musandam, Oman - a magical place!

    Colourful forests of hard and soft corals, fish of all sizes and magnificent landscapes will await you at Musandam, a magical place located north of the United Arab Emirates at the Hormuz Strait ...
    • 3 Aug 2017
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  • Cabilao – Small island, big impression

    The soft current is taking our hand and guides us along the edge of the reef. Our eyes wander towards a gorgonian the size of a hand. There! One, two, three, … six, seven! We are counting seven pygmy seahorses in the narrowest space – si...
    • 20 Jul 2017
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  • So what is a nudibranch?

    My fascination with Bali will never end. So, here is another story about one of my favourite dive spots. During the first blog posts we focused on Bali’s healthy corals and overgrown wrecks. This time we are going to stick our nose in the sand ...
    • 13 Jul 2017
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  • 5 Dive Spots to put on your bucket list

    There are countless wonderful dive spots around the world - some small, some big, some famous, some very hidden. We want to know them all. Get inspired by these 5 famous dive spots to put on your bucket list and share YOUR most favourite spot in a comment below. You might be lucky and win a Tough! TG-4 Fisheye Kit! Good luck!
    • 6 Jul 2017
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  • Raja Ampat – an untouched jewel of Indonesia

    Raja Ampat – or “Four Kings” as you may also call it – is a playground for adventurers, professional divers and – the most important for us – underwater photographers. Imagine corals of all colours, exorbitant scho...
    • 22 Jun 2017
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  • UNDERWATER WITH THE TG-5

    During the Underwater Photography Workshop that I gave in the Red Sea in Egypt for one week in May 2017, I had the opportunity to test the new OLYMPUS Tough TG-5.
    • 15 Jun 2017
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  • Meet our Visionary David Benz

    David Benz from Gaggenau in Germany has more than 20 years of diving experience and can definitely be called an expert when it comes to the magical underwater world. He has been photographing underwater for more than 10 years and luckily shares his...
    • 8 Jun 2017
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  • Bali - wrecks and corals, part II

    In the southern part of Amed, just across the road from BaliKu Dive Resort, lays another gem. “The Japanese shipwreck” is laying on the housereef, equally accessible as Liberty, and even shallower. This is a small wreck, and divers go the...
    • 25 May 2017
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  • On the seabed with Juanjo Sáez and the E-M1 Mark II

    I was one of the first privileged people in the world to have the opportunity to test the new OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1 Mark II in one of the most extreme and demanding disciplines for your camera equipment: underwater photography. For this task, I counted o...
    • 16 May 2017
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  • Bali – wrecks and corals, part I

    Just the sound of the name Bali brings stars into people’s eyes. Images of white, sandy beaches, palm trees and warm crystal clear water pass through the mind – and for all the best reasons. Stretching over almost 2 million square kilomet...
    • 15 May 2017
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  • Our Simple Six Rules of Underwater Photography

    Underwater Photography is one of the most exciting and fascinating disciplines of photography. It certainly is a science in itself and challenges every photographer, no matter how experienced. But applied well and carefully, it cannot only produce amazing shots from the mystic world underwater but also create memories to last a lifetime. So be brave and dive in – it’s worth it!
    • 15 May 2017
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