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Oonasdivers announce 2021 Atlantis Puerto Galera Photography Workshop with Alex Tattersall

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Dr Alex Tattersall, the active and award winning underwater photographer and founder of Underwater Visions, has teamed up with Oonasdivers to offer a fantastic Underwater Photography Workshop for 2021. Alex is the importer and distributor of the excellent Nauticam range of products for the UK, France and Ireland. This puts him in the perfect position to assist with both the many technical and artistic elements of your underwater photography.

His boundless enthusiasm for creatively capturing the underwater world and sharing these ideas and techniques with others has become the signature of his Oonasdivers photo workshops. He also has possibly the most extensive bag of underwater toys for all to play with including fluo filters, close up lenses, light shaping devices, laser snoots, and you can even have a go on his magic ball!

Alex says: “Few places that I have visited offer such a fantastic experience both above and below water and this trip holds some serious promise for both casual and serious photographers. Photographically there is a mix of white sand muck diving, coral critter diving and wide angle shooting further out on Verde Island. We have timed the trip in line with the tides so we can spend some time exploring further afield.”

Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang and has a great beachfront location; in many travel guidebooks and magazines Atlantis is quoted as one of the most outstanding resorts of the Philippines with its award winning (Flintstones) design.

Dates: 27 April – 7 May 2021 (departing UK 25 April)

Price: From £2695 per person excluding flights – flights from £725

Includes: 11 nights’ accommodation, all meals, unlimited scheduled boat diving (up to 5 dives a day including night diving), unlimited internet access, Nitrox, Verde Island day trip, $100 Resort Credit

For more information visit the Oonasdivers website by clicking here.

Nick and Caroline (Frogfish Photography) are a married couple of conservation driven underwater photo-journalists and authors. Both have honours degrees from Manchester University, in Environmental Biology and Biology respectively, with Nick being a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a former high school science teacher with a DipEd in Teaching Studies. Caroline has an MSc in Animal Behaviour specializing in Caribbean Ecology. They are multiple award-winning photographers and along with 4 published books, feature regularly in the diving, wildlife and international press They are the Underwater Photography and Deputy Editors at Scubaverse and Dive Travel Adventures. Winners of the Caribbean Tourism Organization Photo-journalist of the Year for a feature on Shark Diving in The Bahamas, and they have been placed in every year they have entered. Nick and Caroline regularly use their free time to visit schools, both in the UK and on their travels, to discuss the important issues of marine conservation, sharks and plastic pollution. They are ambassadors for Sharks4Kids and founders of SeaStraw. They are Dive Ambassadors for The Islands of The Bahamas and are supported by Mares, Paralenz, Nauticam and Olympus. To find out more visit www.frogfishphotography.com

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Announcing the Winners of Scubaverse.com’s April 2021 Underwater Photo & Video Contests

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Another bumper month packed with amazing images and videos from around the world! It has certainly been another great month for entries in both contests – your underwater photos and videos are just getting better and better! Thanks to all who entered.

To find out who the winner of Scubaverse.com’s April 2021 Underwater Photo Contest is, click here.

To find out who the winner of Scubaverse.com’s April 2021 Underwater Video Contest is, click here.

If you’re not a winner this month, then please do try again. May’s photo and video contests are now open.

To enter Scubaverse.com’s May 2021 Underwater Photo Contest, click here.

To enter Scubaverse.com’s May 2021 Underwater Video Contest, click here.

Good luck!!!

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OrcaTorch Search for Atlantis Photo Contest 2021

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Want to win some great prizes from OrcaTorch? You have until 16th June to enter your Atlantis themed (wreck or cave) underwater images into the Search for Atlantis Photo Contest.

This unique competition encourages underwater photographers to get creative with their lighting and will be judged by a team of OrcaTorch Brand Ambassadors.

The prizes on offer include 1* OrcaTorch D630 4000 Lumens Powerful Canister Dive Light for Cave & Wreck Diving; 2* OrcaTorch D910V 5000 Lumens High CRI Neutral White Video Light for Underwater Photography; 3* OrcaTorch D710 Max 3000 Lumens Small and Powerful Dive Light.

For more information about the rules and how to enter the competition click here.

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Explore the amazing triangle of Red Sea Reefs - The Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone on board the brand new liveaboard Big Blue.  With an option to add on a week at Roots Red Sea before or after. 

Strong currents and deep blue water are the catalysts that bring the pelagic species flocking to these reefs. The reefs themselves provide exquisite homes for a multitude of marine life.  The wafting soft corals are adorned with thousands of colourful fish. The gorgonian fans and hard corals provide magnificent back drops, all being patrolled by the reef’s predatory species.

£1475 per person based on double occupancy.  Soft all inclusive board basis, buffet meals with snacks, tea and coffee always available.  Add a week on at Roots Red Sea Resort before or after the liveaboard for just £725pp.  Flights and transfers are included.  See our brochure linked above for the full itinerary.

This trip will be hosted by The Scuba Place.  Come Dive with Us!

Call 020 3515 9955 or email john@thescubaplace.co.uk

www.thescubaplace.co.uk

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