Creating Seascape Panoramas

By Todd Winner and Michael Zeigler As underwater photographers we spend a lot of time on boats. We often anchor close to beautiful islands and if you’re like us then you can’t resist taking pictures of them. But we found it hard to capture the look and feel of some of the places we visit…

Diving The Oil Rigs: After Dark

By Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner As anyone who has experienced a dive amongst the underwater structure of an oil rig would tell you, there’s sense of wonder and a rush of adrenaline makes this type of dive like no other. Add to that a blanket of darkness, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for an…

Ladybugs of Komodo

By: Todd Winner Spending an entire dive finding and photographing something the size of a flea is not going to be for everyone. I have wanted to shoot ladybug amphipods since the first image I saw of them and Komodo is known for some of the most colorful ones. My goal was to get some…

Diving Bird Rock: Samy’s Demo Day

While heading toward Two Harbors at Catalina Island, one is sure to notice the guano-covered landmark known as Bird Rock. The most recent Samy’s Demo Day took place here, and the guests were not disappointed at the variety of structure and marine life that greeted them.

DJI Phantom 4 – First Flight

By: Todd Winner and Michael Zeigler We had been looking into purchasing a drone for some time now. We wanted take advantage of the incredible scenery available to us when out on the water for a day of diving. The DJI Phantom 4 seemed to fit all of the right requirements without the need to…