Wondrous and awe-inspiring images from the abyss

Blackwater diving is not for the faint of heart, but underwater photographer Joshua Lambus shows us why it is worth trying out. Blackwater diving involves diving in the dark of night in the deep sea to view the massive migration…

Five time lapse aquarium videos that show the ‘behavior’ of corals

Everyone loves a good time lapse video, whether it is of everyday scenery, passing clouds, or just some plants growing. In aquariums, the use of time lapse photography is uniquely useful in helping to show the behavior and growth of…

Check out these surreal pics of Siamese fighting fish

Although it is the reef that really grabs our attention, we have an affinity for all things stunning when it comes to our aquatic pets. These stunning and surreal images of Betta Splendens, or Siamese fighting fish, are definitely worth taking a…

Coral Eye Candy, Vol. 1

For the first installment of Coral Eye Candy, we bring to you some absolutely stunning macro and extreme macro photos. In addition, you’ll find brief care requirements if you’re interested in keeping anything shown below in your reef aquarium. Enjoy!…

Change the way you take aquarium pictures with an Ovision underwater iPhone case

The Ovision underwater iPhone case is a complete underwater photography package for taking the seminal smartphone underwater. The Ovision approach to underwater photography is two pronged, with a solid hardware offering coupled by a custom photo application for iOS. Just…

How to: Take Extreme Macro Coral Photos

Much of what we do revolves around our ability to take nice looking photos and videos. Every now and again, we are lucky enough to pick up a new piece of equipment that allows us to shoot from a truly…

2013 Digital Shootout yields stunning images, video from Bonaire [VIDEO]

The Digital Shootout is a combination photography and dive class on steroids where underwater photographers get together to enhance their shooting and post-production skills in a beautiful, tropical setting. This years’ event was held at the Divi Flamingo Resort on…

Snap exciting top-down photos with your smartphone and new Avast Marine Porthole

The new Avast Marine Porthole Smartphone Edition is the perfect (and affordable) tool for the average reefer to take exciting top-down images of their aquariums without investing in expensive photography equipment. The simple tool is a modified version of the…

Friday Smorgasbord: Tiny people, electric paper, fish paintings and more

The first Friday of February and winter is in full swing for much of the US and heading into Groundhog Day (who needs six more weeks of winter?) and Super Bowl Sunday we have a few intriguing bites of smorgasbord goodness. Leading…

Stunning pictures by David Doubilet highlight intricate beauty of Nudibranchs

Due to their usually extremely specific diets and their delicateness nudibranchs unfortunately do not play a big role in reef aquaria. Which is quite unfortunate considering their vivid colors and intricate beauty. These stunning pictures by David Doubilet highlight some…