My passion for photography started back in the old days when I could afford my first Canon F1 camera. I was educated as a marine biologist at the University of Amsterdam and still love the undersea world. I started diving at 21 years old and became a CMAS certified diver in The Netherlands in 1982. I used my diving skills combined with my first steps as an underwater photographer to fulfill my graduation research in the Red Sea on Fire Corals (Millepora).
Currently I am an experienced PADI Divemaster and Digital Underwater Photography Instructor. I dive and give courses in the Netherlands and try to make do as much dive traveling in holidays.
I hope you will enjoy the photography and information on this site and wish you happy diving!
As underwater strobes I chose a pair of Inon Z-240's. They perform very well with the optical connection to my Hugyfot housing. In macro they are used with S-TTL where the flash is regulated by the camera because the strobes replace the internal flash of the camera....read more
Choosing a underwater housing for the Canon 7D is not an easy task. There are several very well made housings for the 7D on the market. Aquatica, Subal, Nauticam and Hugyfot deliver top of the line housings. For me, there are a couple of reasons for choosing Hugyfot....read more
Choosing the right lens is a major issue for my underwater photography because I can't change them underwater. So I have to choose upfront whether I will take macro or wide angle pictures. For macro I use the 100mm macro to have a good working distance (30-40 cm from...read more