Sipadan & Sea Turtle


Sea Turtle is already synonyms when we dived in Sipadan Island. Few species can be found around the island such as Green, Hawkbill, Humpback etc. From my few visit here, i can say turtle is everywhere, also we can approach them very close (NO TOUCHING PLEASE). Other than sea turtle, Sipadan island also known with…

Underwater Photography Workshop @ Tenggol Island


Done my first photography workshop at Pulau Tenggol recently. Basically this not full workshop because the audience already have experience with camera and photography. I just touch some composition technique, HDR processing and photo editing technique and my personal Photoshop custom action. Plan to have another session in June(TBA) and July(Tioman Island) and October (@…

Mimic Octopus


Mimic Octopus(Thaumoctopus mimicus) is one of the popular animal diver requested when the diving in Lembeh Strait. The octopus have a capability to mimic more than 15 different species.Amazing huh!!.. To find this octopus require few skills. From far we can see it look like a mantis shrimp in a hole. By having long stick/pointer….

How to create a sunrays


Salam and Good Day, Again, i received some request of how do i make a fake sun rays. So here i want to share the step i have done. Enjoy 😛 That all. Now i already create my own sun rays using photoshop.Anyone have a question or suggestion about the tutorial can email me at…

Florescent and UV Filter


This 2 days. I helping a group of researcher on their research of underwater florescent and UV filter. So i give a try to play with their toys and test it with my camera. Some shot i manage to capture today. 😛 As a return the gave me 1 set of the filter for me…

Getting The Sun Rays


Recently (with my G10). I start to experiment subject in a mid water(or in the blue) and try to get a sun ray background. To be honest is not easy to capture this kind of scene. But this can be solve by creating fake ray in Photoshop. Using Cloud and radial blue effect. (i had…

Mandarin Fish


Mandarin fish is one of the popular subject for underwater photographer because of the striking beauty color and interesting habit (they went out mating during sunset everyday :P). It can be a tricky photographic subject, coming in and out of view, appearing only briefly at dusk to mate and seemingly wishing to avoid any bright…

Another experiment with G10


Again, i have an opportunity to experiment with the camera again. Photo taken yesterday with my borrow G10 camera.

Understanding Canon G10


Actually not sure where to start. But now im exploring the camera. Try to understand the possible feature and limit of the camera. At the moment i did my experiment with less moving subject such Nudi and Coral. Maybe after get use with the camera exposure will try more challenging subject. My collection of Nudibranch…

Mount Mahawu : Volcano Hiking


Recently i had a chance to hike this volcano mountain. Myself, Rico, Jeff, Debora(divers group from Singapore), Iz and Rudy(Our guide and supir) give a try to hike the mountain. Took us around 20 minutes to reach the top. The track is very easy around 100m hiking. It a fun trip. Hopefully can hike again…

Dive Pulau Dua, South of Lembeh


I had a chance to explore Pulau Dua recently. This my first around the island. Top side of the island is very clean and beautiful( no one stay on this island, only some local fisherman stop by for relaxing). Underwater coral and scenery not bad. Healthy coral and full of coral fish. Plan to coming…