Trips & Events

Trips and Event reports
from the Bluewater Photo team

“Snoot is life” – A first time snooters experience

“Snoot is life” – A first time snooters experience

May 14

Snoot is life – By Tommy Stylski My initial experience with a snoot was during our Bluewater Photo workshop in Anilao, Philippines earlier this month. I completely dismissed the idea at first, I thought it was just another gimmick accessory my trusted underwater photo store was trying to sell me on I wanted nothing to do with it. I felt as if I was capable with strobe positions and...

10 Days in the Galapagos with the Aquatica A7RII

10 Days in the Galapagos with the Aquatica A7RII

Aug 08

Diving in the Galapagos isn’t for the faint of heart. From the heart pounding surge and currents at Wolf and Darwin, to the chilly waters around the main islands, like Isabela, the Galapagos can really test a diver’s skill. Knowing that I was headed for the adventure of a lifetime, and what could be my most challenging diving to date, I wanted to make sure I had the right tools for the...

Diving Socorro with the Sony A7R II

Diving Socorro with the Sony A7R II

May 16

The sense of being out in the middle of nowhere is strong during the crossing to the Archipelago Revillagigedos, also known as the Socorro Island. It takes 24-30 hours of motoring to reach this small island chain, but the wait is well worth it. Consisting of four islands, three of which are close enough to each other that you can dive them in one expedition, this area is well known for its big...

Diving the Mexico Cenotes

Diving the Mexico Cenotes

Mar 22

  The cenotes of the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, are famous world-wide for their unique cavern (and cave) diving. I had the opportunity to lead a small group photo trip for Bluewater Photo in late February for three days of cenote diving and underwater photography. I showed up eager to finally get back in the water with a camera, and each dive lived up to every expectation, daydream and...

Trip Report: Sea of Cortez

Trip Report: Sea of Cortez

Aug 03

Trip report from a fabulous week aboard the Rocio del Mar diving in the Sea of Cortez through Bluewater Travel.

Kona Photo workshop Sep 18th – 29th

Kona Photo workshop Sep 18th – 29th

Sep 09

Aloha! I will be running an informal low-cost underwater photo workshop in Kona this month, September 19th – 28th. It is designed for people who live in Kona,  or for people who can make a quick trip over for some classes and/or fun diving. Amazing dives & snorkels Group lectures One-on-one underwater photo help Ultra-low cost Two ways to participate: Join us on some dives –...

Anacapa trip photos and videos

Anacapa trip photos and videos

Aug 11

Our July 16th Anacapa trip was a big success. We have 4 great dives, and saw bat rays, giant black sea bass, harbor seals, huge schools of blacksmiths and senoritas, and more.   Here is a video from the trip that our guest Walter Marti made for us:   Along with some underwater...