Diving into another Universe


The Three P resort in Romblon is known for it’s Blackwater diving. On these night dives you hang out over the deep ocean with bright lights in order to attract alien critters coming from the deeper waters up to the light. In preparation to this we did a bonfire dive. These dives follow the same …

First impressions from Southern Leyte


Today we had our first day diving with Southern Leyte Divers. Unfortunately the rain Gods were on our side almost all day, but this didn’t prevent us from enjoying our 2 dives. I really enjoyed playing around with my macro lens again. This evening the sunsets brought great colors and dramatic clouds…..before it started raining …

D-1!


Bags are packed and we are all ready to leave tomorrow to Frankfurt and finally to Manila on Saturday morning. Our first stop will be in Southern Leyte. 4 weeks to try out new and old techniques, playing with super macro and fish eye lenses! We try to keep you updated if WIFI connectivity allows …

Another sunset


Here is one of my favourite spots in the Philippines : Taal Volcano. It’s an amazing place consisting of a huge crater with a lake with an island with a lake with a tiny island 🙂 The air is refreshing and the sunsets create a wide range of warm colours..

Philippines 2012


In less than 2 months we will be back to some more amazing diving in the Philippines! 4 weeks and 4 different spots are on program! Southern Leyte – Bohol – Camiguin – Cabilao All this with a group of good friends! Can’t wait to be there 🙂 To kill time before we go I’ll …

Wallpaper July


Here comes the new wallpaper for July. This little hawkfish just settled down for a couple of seconds on this green featherstar  when I passed by during one of my dives around Anilao last year. I tried different lightening techniques. This is the one I love best. Hope you enjoy! CClick on the image to …

D-1!!!


Time is running…finally I think I’ve packed everything though we didn’t find a way to stay below this tricky 30 kg limit. Joel is our last chance. As he only carries a tiny point-and-pray camera, he has no reason to pack more than 20 kg ;P I think he will end up with some bits …

D -12 : Philippines !


D -12 Nudibranchs are plenty in the Filipino waters if you know where and how to look for them 🙂 The show-off of colours is simply amazing. I must admit that I’ve never seen any other animal family with such a range of colours. And there are still more to discover! This lovely nembrotha posed …

Countdown : Philippines dive trip!!!


D-14 The countdown has started. In 2 week’s time we will board the plane towards the Philippines. We are going to dive in the Visayas around Moalboal, Bohol and Malapascua. Three weeks of golden sunsets, colourful coral reefs, tasty mango shakes, crazy friends, far too much nitrogen, wet neoprene and much more fun. As far …