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SATURDAY, JULY 28th – Blackwater dive with PURA VIDA DIVERS You all have heard about the crazy looking critters in the dark on the Black Water Night Dives so lets go check them out! Join us on Saturday, July 28th, 2018 for the SFUPS Black Water Night dive we have scheduled ... Read More
"HOW TO GET THE SHOT"BY LUREEN FERRETTIAre you a spray and pray shooter or do you plan your composition ? After you take a shot, do you review it and know what adjustments to make to accomplish the look you want? Join Lureen for an evening of tips and tricks ... Read More
THURSDAY, JUNE 28th – Blackwater dive with PURA VIDA DIVERS You all have heard about the crazy looking critters in the dark on the Black Water Night Dives so lets go check them out! Join us on Thursday, June 28th, 2018 for the SFUPS Black Water Night dive we have scheduled ... Read More
"CHALLENGES IN WILDLIFE FILMMAKING" Tom Fitz is an American cameraman, producer and director who has documented our planet’s natural beauty for over thirty years. As a freelance cinematographer, Tom has worked for the BBC, PBS, National Geographic and many others. He ... Read More
"COLLABORATING WITH SCIENCE"Presentation by Dr. Dante FenolioJoin us for an evening with world acclaimed, Dr. Danté Fenolio, a UM alumni, and an extremely accomplished underwater photographer, PhD and educator. His photographic program is focused on conservation photography, and will uniquely inspire collaboration between underwater photographers and scientists. ... Read More
THE BLUE WILD OCEAN ADVENTURE EXPOReturns to the Broward County Convention Center April 14-15, 2018What began as a small charity event has evolved over the past decade and flourished into an exciting, two-day event. The 2018 Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo will exceed 65,000 square feet, host 160 exhibitors and ... Read More
February 11, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
"PARTICULATE - FRIEND & FOE"Presentation by Barry KulickBarry will be examining means of reducing backscatter, and conversely, of utilizing particulate as an essential element in some photographs. The “Sunburst” effect will be covered in depth, along with other instances where suspended particles can be used as creative or documentary aspects ... Read More
"WILD WATERS"Let’s go where the fish go! Join author and photographer Michael Patrick O’Neill on a journey of discovery to the world’s oceans. He will share his favorite photos of his latest projects in Florida and abroad, as well as discuss how the use of drones for both still images ... Read More
"LIGHTROOM AND PHOTOSHOP FOR THE UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER"PRESENTATION BY RICK MCCAWLEYWORK: Rick will be briefly presenting his life work underwater, and discussing his current projects which include travel photography, and a Fine Art project he has been working on for 16 years. LIGHTROOM & PHOTOSHOP: Rick will follow this with tips and tricks ... Read More
January 19, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
"NOT-DIVE-SITE"PRESENTATION BY CHRIS GUGWe all get so wrapped up in saving up for that once or twice per year trip to an exotic, hard to pronounce location, when there’s actually water all around us. In the past year, I’ve found myself in lakes, ponds, rivers, puddles, springs, ice-melt flows, as ... Read More
December 18, 2017photofish@mindspring.com
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18th – Blackwater dive with PURA VIDA DIVERS Join us to meet & photograph the Goliath Grouper Aggregation on August 18, 2018. SFUPS is offering a 2 tank afternoon dive at 1:30 pm on the wrecks of Palm Beach County, located out of the Lake Worth Inlet. We will ... Read More
The Holiday Season is here. It’s time to party!  Let’s warm up the festivities in typical SFUPS style with good food, drinks, and merriment amongst new and old friends. Join us Sunday, December 3, 2017 We have made arrangements to host a banquet style dinner at our Courtyard Marriott meeting location. Festivities will ... Read More
October 23, 2017photofish@mindspring.com
Join us at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center for Sea Turtle Day on Feb 24, 2018! This fun-filled family day of environmental education will be packed with exciting things to see and do, including presentations, face painting, aquarium feedings, children’s theater, guided boardwalk tours, kid’s crafts, awesome booths, and more! SFUPS will ... Read More
February 11, 2018photofish@mindspring.com
THE 2016 SFUPS HOLIDAY PARTY was fun and festive. Everyone enjoyed excellent food, drinks and raffle prizes, but most of all, the friendship we have with each other. With 65 members in attendance, the evening began with cocktails and Hors d’eouvres, followed by a delicious three-course meal at the ... Read More
December 5, 2016photofish@mindspring.com
"IMAGES AND THE PROCESS BEHIND THEM"PRESENTATION BY BEN HICKSBen will be will be going over some of his images and the unique stories behind how he got them. A unique take on using available light in shallow water. ... Read More
October 15, 2017photofish@mindspring.com