Crystal Bay is a wonderful little bay in the south part of Nusa Penida, south Bali. Known worldwide for the encounters with oceanic sunfishes (Mola mola) from June to September, it’s a very crowd dive site. Better try to dive in Crystal Bay very early in the morning or in the late afternoon to avoid thousand of people tens of boat around. Can be a difficult site due to unpredictable strong currents.
Pemuteran is a small village located in the north of Bali. Very different from the chaotic south, people here enjoy beautiful and quiet days, relax, and an astonishing view over the Pemuteran Bay, the North Bali National Park, and some of the highest volcanos in Java.
Hypselodoris apolegma is a nudibranch relatively common around Indonesian waters. In some season, it is possible to see large groups of individuals during their mating activity.
I am regular contributor for printed and online magazines. As a biologist, I’ve been always interested in what my subjects are doing, and I still prefer an image even not perfect but with a “biological” interest instead of a perfect photo with no particular meaning. In some biodiversity hot-spots like many of the Indonesian Islands, many aspects such as symbiosis, parasites, and commensalism are quite easy to observe.Learn More
Biologist with a PhD in Animal Biology, photographer and diving instructor –not necessarily in this order– I have started to scuba diving in the 90’s. After some years of training, I have discovered the magic of underwater photography, thanks to an old second-hand Nikonos that suddenly I flooded during my first trip in the Red Sea. The next step was towards a reflex camera, first analogic and now digital.Learn More