Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. For 2023, we are alternating between in-person and Zoom formats.
Tuesday, October 10th, 2023
Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
6:00 PM Social, 7:00 PM Meeting
We have moved! SEE LOCATION
202 SE 5th Avenue, Delray Beach
WIDE ANGLE SHARK PHOTOGRAPHY – NOT JUST ANOTHER PORTRAIT
Often, when I look at shark photography on social media, in magazines, or at many presentations, I have noticed that although the photos are of interesting sharks, and technically excellent, they lack sizzle – the wow factor! Why is that? Most underwater photographers are so caught up in the capture, that they forget about creating a story or an imaginative and artsy photograph, and just photograph the standard side view portrait. Granted, many underwater photographers have taken a huge step out of their comfort zone, just to dive with and photograph sharks. I will be discussing the next step(s) and will explain how I plan, set up, design, and photograph sharks in the wild.
Our 2023 contest prizes are phenomenal this year! Win a trip to Roatan, The Red Sea or the Bahamas donated by CoCo View and All Star Liveaboards.
September Masters Winners - Ambient Light
1st Place – Remuna Beca
2nd Place – Hanan Atia
3rd Place – Tom Poff
4th Place – Grace Pempek
5th Place – Stacy Groff
September Challengers Winners - Sharks
1st Place – Tom Poff
2nd Place – Remuna Beca
3rd Place – Tom Halleran
4th Place – Silvana Ghiu
5th Place – Hanan Atia
September Video Contest - Anemones
1st Place – Karen Edwards
2nd Place – Kevin Hanson
3rd Place – Zach Whalen
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS:
has an image featured in an article, “The Underwater World of the Mountains” in this month’s issue of Adirondack Explorer magazine.
is the Dive Photo Guide (DPG) photographer of the week for August 17th.
has a featured article in issue 120 of X-Ray Mag, entitled “Opposites”
had an article published in InsideDivers.com titled “Top Five Reasons to Dive Raja Ampat.”
contributed images and behavior information to a scientific paper titled “A new gelatinous host for pelagic fishes: First in situ record of an association between driftfishes (Stromateiformes, Ariommatidae) and nudibranchs (Mollusca, Phylliroidae).”
SUZAN MELDONIAN & LINDA IANNIELLO
contributed images of Nausithoe maculata to a scientific paper titled “A morphological review of the jellyfish genus Nausithoe Kölliker, 1853
(Nausithoideae, Coronatae, Scyphozoa, Cnidaria).”
STEVE KOVACS, DEB DEVERS, RICH COLLINS & LINDA IANNIELLO
contributed images and behavior information to a scientific paper titled “New species of Monomitopus (Ophidiidae) from Hawaiʻi, with the description of a larval coiling behavior.”
had two images, a tiger shark and grouper, in the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystem Exhibit (SMEE) entitled “Fish Scales.”
was a finalist in the Art of Nature category of the Big Picture 2023 competition.
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