I live and dive in the north of the Sea of Japan, about 500 km from Vladivostok. My first dive scuba was in 1977 in the Rudnaya Bay. I have more than 4,000 log the dives now. MSDT PADI instructor #621296 since 2010. Underwater photographer since 1998.
Ben Buchan (BenBuchan) Aspiring marine biologist, studying my maters in Sydney. Dive instructor who has worked in Sydney, Queensland and Cambodia. In 2015 I was selected as the Australasian Rolex Scholar and spent 12 months traveling the globe, working with leaders in a range of marine and underwater disciplines. Caught the underwater photography bug, and even had the chance to work with Brian Skerry for a National Geographic story. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Amr A. Abdul-Majeed (amrala) A communication and electronics Engineer PADI Digital photography Instructor PADI Assistant instructor
Joe Platko (hiimjoe88) I'm an underwater photographer living in Monterey, California. I also am a DM that leads tours through Breakwater Scuba and work on the Escapade dive boat. In addition to diving, I am also the Operations Manager at XIT 404, and work at Bradley Photographic. Previously, I had worked at Monterey Bay Diving as a tank technician, boat cleaner, and commercial diver. NAUI Divemaster
Carlos Rechy (10205622818750173) PADI PADI Scuba Diver
Marcello Di Francesco (marcio) Born in La Spezia in 1975, Marcello is a Scuba Instructor specialized in Underwater Photography, and is an avid travel addicted. In over 10 years of activity he has packed thousands of dives all around the world. He started to shoot in 2009 with small Canon compact cameras, and slowly grown to bigger DSLR setup. Actually he shots with CANON 5Dmk3 and CANON 7DmkII, both in Nauticam housings.In past years he’s running in many photo contests, gaining many prizes and placements in some of the best world events. Furthermore, he’s collaborating with some dive magazines and tour operators.Since 2013 he’s a member of “Nauticam Italy Image team”. Togheter with other top Italian shooters, in 2015 he founded the IUPS – Italian Underwater Photography Society , with the mission to promote the photographic culture related with the underwater imaging in Italy. Website: www.marcellodifrancesco.com www.AQUApixel.it IUPS website: www.iups.it PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Robert King (kingroberto) Australian born, living in Los Angeles. I love photography, snorkeling and diving. Check out my instagram (instagram.com/king_roberto) for photos of my adventures!