Glenn Yong’s photography journey began with a career switch from an industrial designer. Starting out as a photographer for weddings and commercial jobs, he later transitioned to underwater photography in 2013. Scuba diving came to Glenn in 2010 as a desperate respite from work. The feeling of weightlessness, the lifestyle and the people he met […]

THE ENCOUNTER Sponsored by the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and run by the Marine Research Foundation (MRF) in Sabah, this ambitious project aimed to study and preserve one of the last breeding populations of leatherback turtle in the Pacific region. The nesting beach at Kamiali, south of Lae on the north eastern coast […]

THE ENCOUNTER I was bemoaning this fact a few years back to my friend Jim Watt and he told me to come to his home in Kona, Hawaii, and he’d show me whales up close and personal. Sadly, Jim passed away recently but, when he was healthy and in his prime, perhaps no human on […]

After two intense rounds of live judging, we are proud to announce the winners of this year's ADEX Voice of the Ocean. Compact Camera Photo of the Year First Place Winner, Compact Camera Photo of the Year, Stephanie Quek (Singapore) Environmental Photo of the Year First Place Winner, Environmental Photo of the Year, Anders Nyberg [...]

Snoots are devices that reduce beam angles from light sources in order to provide photographers with more control over the illumination of their subjects. In their simplest form, snoots can be just cylindrical pieces of tubing attached to the front of a strobe or other light source. Other designs incorporate a fine grid – resembling […]

THE ENCOUNTER The first day was interesting because, even with no bait, we encountered nine different great whites, checking out the cages – one of them, a 4.5-metre shark named Shredder, has been spotted at Guadalupe Island every year for seven years. He introduced himself to the boat seven years ago by biting off the […]