Shooting Something Different

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014

  Yesterday I alluded to trying a new camera setup to create some variety in my images from Bunaken, and today I did just that.   For underwater macro, I use the Canon 100mm F2.8L macro lens on


Wide-Angle in Bunaken

Posted on: Sep 14, 2014

  Our journey in diving Bunaken Marine Park continues with our stay at Siladen Resort. Quinn and I made two dives yesterday and two more today, visiting some fantastic sites: Tanjung Kopi at Manado Toa Island and Cha


Photos: Bangka Island Lives up to the Hype

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014

  Today we made our third and fourth dives at Bangka Island, diving with Gangga Divers while staying at Gangga Island Resort & Spa. And we’re very impressed. This is the end of the lower-visibility season and I


Critter Photos from Lembeh

Posted on: Sep 8, 2014

  Lembeh Strait lived up to its reputation. Most divers will tell you that you need at least 5 or more days in Lembeh (without venturing to the further coral dive sites), but we were blown away with the critters


Subjects in the Sand at Lembeh Strait

Posted on: Sep 6, 2014

  Today was our second day diving the world-famous Lembeh Strait in North Sulawesi. We’re staying at Lembeh Resort, whose diving is run by Critters@Lembeh.   Lembeh is arguably the critter capital of the world, and heaven for macro


A Focus on Macro with Eco Divers

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014

  It’s 2am and we made 4 dives today plus filmed, edited and posted Episode 6 – our Eco Divers Lembeh resort video. If you haven’t yet, check out our Eco Divers Minahasa Lagoon resort video and Lembeh Strait


Wide-Angle from Timur & Mandolin, Bunaken

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014

  Another great day diving in Bunaken National Park. Eco Divers Minahasa Lagoon took Quinn and I out for two great dives at new sites (for us) in the park, both of which were classic wide-angle wall dives.


Tomohon Market, a Volcano, Local Food & Minahasa Sunset

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014

  Today Quinn and I were encouraged to experience some of North Sulawesi’s topside attractions, since this is a destination that offers incredible cultural opportunities when not scuba diving. We started the day walking through the Tomohon market with


VIDEO: Fish Schools, a Blue-Ring & Great Diving

Posted on: Aug 31, 2014

  Today begins our daily dive reports from North Sulawesi. Quinn and I arrived at Murex Resort in Manado yesterday and went out for three excellent dives today. The Manado / Bunaken area has a reputation for great diving


3 Travel Tips & a Murex Resort Sunset

Posted on: Aug 30, 2014

  Today we had a very early wakeup call for a 7am flight from Denpasar (Bali) to Manado. Aside from waking up early, the trip was very easy – an hour-long flight and an hour and forty minute flight,