Underwater Photos East of Flores: Seven Seas Liveaboard Dive Trip

Over the course of our ten day exploration of the islands east of Flores, we were doing three dives per day.

With so many opportunities to shoot underwater, I ended up with thousands of new shots from the different coral reefs and coral gardens we visited.

From macro shots of the seldom seen rhinopias, wide-angle shots of a beautiful hard coral wall that was absolutely alive with a confetti of orange anthias, to a deep red cuttlefish, to huge underwater panoramas of the reefscape - the first time I've ever attempted this technique while diving.

Check out the gallery below to see the photo highlights, or see the all the photo galleries from our East of Flores liveaboard dive trip - from scuba diving, to aerial photos, to freediving, to island culture, to portraits of the people who live in this amazing place. You can also see galleries from other Seven Seas liveaboard dive trips - my absolute favorite way to explore the awesome natural beauty and unique cultures of Indonesia.

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Given the choice, I'd much rather shoot underwater with natural light.This means staying less than thirty feet deep and really paying attention to the way the sun is hitting the water to get the maximum effect.Luckily, most of the dive spots we visited on the Seven Seas East of Flores ...READ MORE

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