Diving Philippines – Anilao & Puerto Galera

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Diving Philippines – Anilao & Puerto Galera

Speakers:

Marty Synderman [USA] Emmy Award-winning Cinematographer, Professional Underwater Photographer, Still Photographer, Author and Environmental Speaker
Honoured with the 2018 NOGI Award in the Arts by the Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences, an EMMY Award for cinematography, a Reaching Out Award in 2008 as a photographer presented by the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association’s (DEMA), and the California Scuba Service Award in 2020, Marty Snyderman is a widely published still photographer and author who has worked to conserve and share the magic of the undersea world for more than four decades.
Marty serves as the Marine Life Editor of Dive Training magazine and the Senior Editor of California Diving News. His still photography has been used by many major diving and wildlife publications, natural history museums, and aquaria. Representing Nikon Inc., Sea&Sea USA, and through his own courses, Marty has taught underwater photography in person and offered instruction as a magazine columnist for more than four decades. He enjoys sharing what he has learned and takes a lot of pride in his ability to teach others.
Along with Eric Riesch, Marty is a partner in wisedivers.com, a company that produces eBooks about underwater photography, marine life, and diving safety.
In the late 1990s, Marty produced Depth Perception, the first online course on underwater photography. Marty’s cinematography has been used by National Geographic, the PBS series Nature, BBC, Discovery Channel, Audubon, Howard Hall Productions, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, Hardy Jones Productions, ESPN, and many other networks and entities around the world.
Marty served on the Board of Trustees of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation from 2010 until 2019. He is currently the Photography Ambassador for the Philippines-based Atlantis Resorts and Liveaboard and has recently become an Ikelite Ambassador.

Mike Bartick [USA / #Philippines] Professional Underwater Photographer
Mike is a widely published, award-winning photographer, writer and international public speaker with work appearing monthly in various publications, aquariums and museums.
Originally from Southern California, he has an insatiable love for finding unique marine life and telling their story through photo and video.
Mike is a widely published, award-winning photographer, writer and international public speaker with work appearing monthly in various publications, aquariums and museums.
He hosts photo clinics, workshops and seminars at Crystal Blue Resort, concentrating on the different aspects of Underwater Photography and the natural history of South-East Asia and the Indo-Pacific.

Ram Yoro [Philippines] Professional Underwater Photographer and Writer
Ram is a full-time underwater photographer/writer based in Anilao. He is a proponent of Bonfire Diving, a tool for documenting plankton. As a member of the Filipino Cave Divers and Philtech Divers, he actively documents Philippine underwater Cave systems and wrecks. Together with Andrew Marriott, Ram co-authored the “Guide to Anilao” and an upcoming Philippine wreck book.