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Dive (B)Log

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Dive Blog

The idea of the Dive Blog 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!


  • 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 and get to know some of the most colorful and fascinating creatures of the underwater world – the nudibranchs. So what is a nudibranch? The fondly called “nudi” belongs to the...
    • 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
      This post has 58 Likes, 389 Comments and 11318 views
  • 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 experiences of around 1000 dives and his wonderful pictures with us in this Underwater Photography Blog. We have met him and we think it’s about time you meet him, too...
    • 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 there for two main reasons – the diversity of nudibranch and small stuff you find on and around the wreck, and the incredibly healthy corals that stretch out on the left side of the beach...
    • 25 May 2017
      This post has 6 Likes, 1 Comments and 1007 views
  • 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 on two E-M1 Mark II bodies, a specific underwater case that Olympus has made for this camera, the PT -EP14, with its corresponding front for the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 12-40mm 1...
    • 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
      This post has 5 Likes, 0 Comments and 1094 views
  • 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
      This post has 6 Likes, 0 Comments and 2445 views