Perhaps the most frequently asked question I get at the photo workshops I run is how to get a black background on a macro image. For most beginner macro photographers, the natural assumption is the images they see with the jet black backgrounds must have been made on a night dive. The truth is, they are usually done in full daylight…and creating a black background is one of the easiest techniques in underwater macro photography.Read More
I'm excited to announce that two of my images were selected as winners of the 2016 SoCal Shootout, sponsored by Bluewater Photo. This great event takes place each year in early to mid-September, where underwater photographers create images over a three day period in the Southern California region of the Pacific ocean.
In addition to being limited to only a few days of shooting, the challenge comes in that we have to work with what nature gives us.Read More
Of the many things I enjoy about diving, one is certainly the diverse variety of nudibranch found in Southern California.Read More