PADIOpen Water Scuba Instructor
Deepblu ID: P28665
Oktay Calisir is an award-winning photographer specializing in underwater photography as his main passion is water and nature… He was born far away from the sea, a small town in south Germany, but that did not keep him away for long…A CNC Software Programmer converted to become an underwater photographer fueled solely by a deep love of the ocean and its habitat and an endless passion for photography. He pursues his endeavour around the world traveling and diving, refining his own photographic techniques and sharing his knowledge with everyone who is interested to learn more about underwater photography. Locations he has been diving: Cave Systems, Rivers, Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, South China Sea, Sulu Sea, Andaman Sea, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Caribbean Sea, Adriatic Sea and the Ligurian Sea… Born with the desire to explore the world’s most remote destination and to transmit the emotions that such places create and leave, especially for those people who were not so fortunate to explore the ocean deep under and the beauty this world has to offer… The mix of light, technique and angle of the photo is essential for a “magical” shot. These three elements provide results that reveal transparency, depth of field and sharpness to an expert eye. He is an IANTD full cave diver & PADI open water scuba instructor with a desire to share the amazing underwater world with everyone who shares his passion.