Diving Indonesia – The Rich Currents of Raja Ampat

Nuigini Blue magazine - Raja Ampat article

Very high on most divers and underwater photographer’s “bucket list” is Raja Ampat, the remote archipelago of over 1500 island in the far east of Indonesia. A long way from everywhere… it is Raja Ampat’s remoteness, and the rich currents that surge through the area, that has made the area so incredibly biodiverse and offer […]

Diving The Solomon Islands: Uepi Island and Munda in New Georgia – X-Ray Article

X-Ray Magazine Solomon Islands article

Like a series of random punctuation marks, the many islands of the Solomons archipelago lay along the southern section of the Pacific Ring of Fire, in between the countries of Papua New Guinea to the north, and Vanuatu to the south. An independent country since 1976, the Solomon Islands are a quite special blend of […]

Underwater Photo Equipment: Mirrorless Cameras – Macro Photography Part 2

Mirrorless Macro Underwater Photography Part 2

The march of the mirrorless cameras continues with each new camera that is released and the technology really does have great potential for underwater macro photography. The macro lenses available for the Micro Four Thirds (Panasonic and Olympus) format is really quite impressive. Combine those lenses with the small form factor of the cameras and […]

Diving the Solomon Islands: The Sharks of Marovo Lagoon

The Sharks of the Marovo Lagoon

The sharks of the Marovo Lagoon hold a special place in the local culture of this part of New Georgia, in the Solomon Islands. In what is said to be the largest salt-water lagoon in the world, life revolves around its waters and swimming is as normal as walking – so from the earliest age […]

Underwater Photo Equipment: Mirrorless Cameras – Macro Photography Part 1

Mirrorless Macro Underwater Photography Part 1

Mirrorless cameras really do have great potential for underwater macro photography. There are now some serious macro lenses available – particularly for the Micro Four Thirds (Panasonic and Olympus) format. That capability combined with the small form factor of the cameras and their housings make mirrorless cameras a serious contender for macro where size (smaller […]

Diving Bali: An Insider’s Guide to Tulamben’s Liberty Wreck

The Insiders Guide to the Liberty Wreck

Located on the north-east coast of the Island of the Gods, Tulamben’s Liberty wreck is Bali’s most famous dive and on a busy day up to 150 divers visit it. Divers travel from all over the world to experience it and to some degree the wrecks popularity is killing it – so is it still […]

Underwater Photo Equipment: Mirrorless Cameras – Choosing an Underwater Housing

Choosing an underwater housing for mirrorless cameras

Mirrorless cameras offer an excellent entry point in to the world of underwater photography. The ability to use different lenses puts them well ahead of compact cameras, plus you can invest in good lenses and upgrade the bodies as the technology moves forward. They are small, light and have much of the functionality and capability […]

Diving Papua New Guinea: Kavieng’s WWII Wrecks – Nuigini Blue Article

The WWII wrecks of Kavieng in Papua New Guinea

Kavieng, on the northern tip of the island of New Ireland, was the location for some major fighting during the Japanese occupation of Papua New Guinea in WWII. There is some great diving in Kavieng generally, but if you like wrecks it has a lot to offer! There are several aircraft wrecks in and the […]