Tue, Jan 10

2012 is shaping up to be a great year already!  Sandwiched between Christmas and New Year spent in Ambon and January and February in Raja Ampat, I spent 10 days in Lembeh with my friend Laura.

We started our trip with four days at...

Mon, Jan 02

I have just left Ambon in Indonesia where we spent Christmas and New Year at Maluku Divers.  After a great trip in 2009/2010 it was good to be back and see many of...

Mon, Dec 12

With the help of a very kind Taiwanese gentleman, Paladin Liu, I am now pleased to offer a Chinese version of the Code of Conduct for diving with and photographing pygmy seahorses.

Paladin has been seeing pygmy seahorses on some of his dives in Taiwan and wished to help protect them by...

Mon, Dec 05

I just found out that I have the cover image of Sport Diving again this issue (issue 149 - December 2011/January 2012).  The shot is of a soft coral porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana nakasonei) on a sea pen, taken in southern Komodo, Indonesia.

As their name suggests, this species...

Fri, Dec 02

I was awarded my PhD in April 2011 on the biology and conservation of gorgonian-associated pygmy seahorses.  I thought it was about time that I posted the abstract of my thesis for anyone who's interested to have a little taster of some of my findings.  The individual chapters comprising my...

Tue, Nov 29

Several years ago I wrote an article for FiNS magazine entitled 'A Photographer's Responsibility'.  My aims in writing this article were to improve people's photography but also for them to consider the...

Thu, Nov 24

The new issue of Sport Diving Magazine (149) is now, or imminently will be, available throughout Australasia and contains my article 'Heading South: Drive and Dive - Brisbane to Tasmania (Part 1)'.  It has the first of my two-part features...

Tue, Oct 04

I have recently confirmed a three trip residency aboard the Peter Hughes, Paradise Dancer liveaboard in January/February 2012.  I will be on this stunning American style schooner sailing and diving around the pristine Raja Ampat region of Indonesia for three trips:

11-22 January - FULL...

Sun, Oct 02

The new issue of Sport Diving magazine (Issue 148: October/November 2011) is now available throughout Australasia!  I am really pleased to have my third cover shot with the publication and an article about diving in the Solomon Islands entitled 'The Land that Time Forgot'.

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Thu, Sep 29

After the success of our dive/road trip south from Brisbane down to Tasmania, Laura and I decided that we should really just complete the east coast and drove up to northern Queensland.  The original plan was to drive up to Ayr, just south of Townsville, where with another friend we would...

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