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Photo Fun Week with the Underwater Tribe

August 7, 2017 by Sonja Geier No Comment

For the fifth time already we’ve been hosting the Underwater Tribe from Bali with photo instructors Mike Veitch, Luca Vaime and Doug Sloss here at NAD Lembeh. The number of workshop participants was limited to 16 spaces to ensure everyone gets enough personal time with the instructors. All levels of underwater photographers were welcome and it was incredible to see how each and every one of them improved within only 7 days!

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Guest Gallery: Johan van Schaik

May 7, 2017 by Sonja Geier No Comment

Our guests Johan and Bets from the Netherlands have visited Lembeh in 2010 already. Compared to a few years ago, they enjoyed diving in the Strait now even more: less trash, more critters, better corals. A big thank you to Johan for some beautiful underwater pictures which he was happy to share with us in our guest gallery. Safe travels to the both of you and sampai jumpa lagi!

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NAD Photographers very successful at IWUPC 2013

The IWUPC 2013 (Indonesia World Underwater Photo Contest) is a competition by the indonesian government inteded to promote Indonesia as a diving destination. With prices valued at 200,000 US$ and a Jury of well known Names in Underwater Photography it surely also attracted many first class Photographers. The basic priciple of the contest was, that photographers ...

Rebreather Courses in Lembeh

It has been a crazy few months for us recently.  Obviously, we’ve had the busy season with lots of amazing critters – but we have also been doing some studying.  Simon had studied the rEvo IANTD course over the summer, but has now added his Poseidon MK6  SSI Instructor certs.  So, we can now offer ...

Blue Ringed Octopus with Eggs

Towards the end of January we had some repeater guests come to visit, Dominique and Babette.  They had a great time diving with Indra (they gave him a book of photos from the previous trip, too). As promised they sent us some of their photos, which I will use for today’s blog post as I ...

Hairy Squat Lobster

The Hairy Squat Lobster (Lauriea siagiani) lives in the crevices of the large barrel sponges here in the Lembeh Strait. They typically hide pretty well making it tricky to photograph them, and extremely hard to video them.  I found this guy on a night-dive and he was sat out and moving around, in fact he ...

Seahorses and their relatives.

Lembeh is a very good place for seahorse hunting. Not only does Lembeh have several “proper” seahorses, which is medium-sized fish, looking like a seahorse should look like but also at least three pygmy seahorses, a number of pipefish and the almost iconic Lembeh sea dragon as well as their relatives, ornate ghost pipefish and ...

Guest Gallery: EunJae Im

EunJae is one of our repeater guests and a good friend, that often leads groups to Indonesia. And most of the time he also comes for a little visit in Lembeh. EunJae knows Indonesia really well, has lived in Bali previously and also speaks Indonesian. As seen in previous posts, he mostly shoots video. But in this ...

Still in Indonesia: Our friend Mike!

It is now already more than one year that Mike Veitch left NAD Lembeh to work on the Liveaboard “Damai”. Since then he is constantly diving Indonesia’s best divespots – and discovering the hot spots of tomorrow. We are happy everytime he makes it with his boat here to Lembeh – for the rest of ...

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