The world of underwater photography never stays still. Technologies evolve, new destinations make a name for themselves and the exciting encounters come in thick and fast. Mike's Dive Cameras is happy to endorse Scuba Travel who organise photography workshops for all experience levels and budgets. Their divers have gone on to win awards and competitions all over the globe!
“From individuals looking for the next great shot in a hot photo destination to groups needing a custom itinerary for their next photo adventure, talk to Scuba Travel. They've got the know how to put you in the right place at the right time for that magic encounter to happen. Grab your camera- it’s time to take the plunge!”
Mario is a certified PADI IDC Staff Instructor and has thousands of logged hours teaching diving and sharing his passion for the world underwater. As well as having worked in Colombia, Belize and Egypt, he’s travelled the globe in search of world-class photo opportunities. He’s well known for his patient, calm approach – he will help you develop new skills and build your confidence in a relaxed environment, both on his workshops abroad and on his 1:1 private sessions in the UK.
Mario’s areas of expertise also include kit selection and digital editing. His innovative use of light and eye as an editor won him “Up and coming British Photographer of the Year” at UPY 2015 and the Advanced Overseas category at the Diver Print awards 2017 among others.
Mario's up and coming trips:
13/09/19 Malapascua - Photo FINish
Join photo pro Mario Vitalini on this Philippines workshop to hone your images of the biggest sharks to the smallest critters. Thresher sharks are not the only great diving you will discover with Exotic Divers in Malapascua - reefs, sea snakes and macro life all await in these azure waters. The workshop includes 20 nitrox boat dives plus daily presentations covering all aspects of underwater photography. MORE INFO AND BOOKING
18/01/20 Cyclone - The Winter Warmer
21/05/20 Hurricane - Corals, Caves & Critters
Martyn Guess is the latest photographer to join Scuba Travel’s pro line up. Having travelled extensively in pursuit of his own picture perfection, Martyn now shares his passion with intermediate photographers looking to progress from the basic techniques onto more challenging shots. As well as improving your photography underwater, Martyn’s workshops also focus on photo editing skills to help you produce perfect pictures to share and show off!
Martyn has won a multitude of annual competitions at BSOUP over the years including 2 first places and a second place in the last 5 years in the annual and prestigious Excellence portfolio competition. He recently won a major prize in the Raja Ampat Governments annual photography competition.
Martyn's up and coming trips:
17/08/19 Best of Bali
Martyn Says... Bali is an amazing and relaxed place and Scuba Seraya is a fantastic and well-run diving resort right on the beach. The house reefs - Seraya Secrets and Noisy reef - are probably the best that I have dived with excellent macro subjects to photograph, the first early morning dive on the Liberty wreck is superb wide-angle dive and the reefs at Ahmed blew me away! This trip to Bali has been planned to visit Bali at its seasonal best. MORE INFO AND BOOKING
14/09/19 Blue Sharks - Azores
Take incredible shots of the Azores Blue Sharks with photo-pro Martyn Guess PLUS stunning caverns and macro inhabitants to shoot. Including whale watching and Pico volcano, this is a photo tour with a difference in an off the path destination that is as varied as it is exciting. This workshop has been timed for the optimum chances to meet blue sharks in shallow water. There are 3 full dedicated Blue shark trips, as well as 8 dives to handpicked wide angle or macro sites. A full day diving at the famous mobula hang out Princess Alice Banks is also included. MORE INFO AND BOOKING
30/11/19 Whirlwind - Red Sea Relaxed
Join our on-board photo expert Martyn Guess for a week focused on getting more out of your camera! Departing from Hurghada, you will spend 7 nights on board on a full board basis. This based in Northern Red Sea with up to 21 dives over the week but the itinerary will vary, depending on the photo opportunities. All marine park fees, 12lt tank, air fills and weights are included in your package - please pre-book nitrox and 15lt tanks before travel. All trips are fully guided with 2 expert guides. MORE INFO AND BOOKING
You can find more info about Scuba Travel Photo Trips from their WEBSITE