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Ivana is a professional underwater photographer from Belgrade, Serbia. She and her husband own and operate the biggest diving club in Serbia, S.D.T. Svet Ronjenja. Ivana has dedicated the last 10 years of her life to underwater photography and has participated in diving expeditions all around the world. Her commitment and exceptional talent were recognized by American Underwater Products when she was named Oceanic Worldwide Ambassador in January 2015.
Roland Bach is a German CMAS 3-Star Instructor who owns the dive shop Marina Divers on the Spanish island of Menorca. A diver since 1988 with now over 10,000 dives, he got into underwater photography in 2008. Roland’s images have been recognized by many national and international competitions, and his work has been published in major magazines including Scuba Diving, Ocean Planet, Unterwasser and Tauchen.
Beth is an international multi-award winning photographer. Her images have been published in various international online and print publications including Tauchen Magazin, Asian Diver, Underwaterphotography.com, and have been selected for several juried art exhibitions. Wide angle is her weapon of choice, but she also has the deepest adoration for the sea’s tiniest animals.
A true passion for the ocean drove Isabella to become a scuba instructor and manager of dive center Deep Avenue in Mendrisio, Switzerland. She has been featured in multiple online magazines, including DivePhotoGuide.com, which said that “Isabella’s photos shed an artistic light on the realities of ocean life in a way that makes them stand out amongst the sea of images out there.”
She has been a contributor to EZdive magazine since October 2016.
Fabio Iardino is a CMAS underwater Instructor and TRIMIX instructor. He is the author of several instructional materials used by the Italian Federation of Underwater Activities, including Underwater Digital Photography and Trimix Manual 62. Since 2006 he has participated in underwater photography contests and competitions in the national and international circuit. In September 2015 he won the Italian Championship of Underwater Photography in the Team Competition.
Henry Jager is a passionate underwater, nature and experimental photographer with an incredible sense for an unexpected view on the subjects. His pictures are appreciated around the globe and have been exhibited nationally and internationally. National Geographic and many others have awarded Henrys pictures. Henry also publishes in travel and dive magazines as well as on scuba diving related webpages and blogs. He writes tutorials, critics, about travel destinations, photo courses and about special photo techniques.
Davide Lopresti began his career as an underwater photographer in 2009 and quickly established himself as a player in the most important national and international competitions with images of great effect. He has published several images and articles in major scuba and travel magazines. In 2016 he was named the winner of the prestigious Underwater Photographer of the Year competition, organized by the British Society of Underwater Photographers.
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