Deepblu ID: VC6291
www.bomancao.com Combining the deepest appreciation for scuba, imagery and Eco tourism, Bo is iconic in the South East Asian dive industry. By taking a glimpse at his work,experience, genuine hospitality and island charm,it’s clear he is one of the one of the top level dive travel and u/w imagery influencers. Born into a family of divers in Cebu, an island in the Philippine archipelago,it came naturally that he learned to swim, spearfish and scuba dive at an early age. His first memories were of the beach and the ocean, the spell of the sea was cast. Diving and travel has since been hard wired into his DNA. After his university days, He pursued a career in Information Technology that led him to work across three continents ,mostly land locked, over several years. Realising the that he could no longer forsake the call of the islands, he gave up his profession in technology. In 2012, he worked towards to his second coming to the diving world with a renewed commitment to ocean conservation and an underwater camera. He has since extensively revisited the dive sites from his youth and is continuing to explore new and more remote destinations. With over 10,000 hours of underwater time, his dive and photography knowledge now spans from the all over Philippine waters to other Asian countries,like South Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia, Micronesia in the Pacific and The Channel Islands in the US West Coast. He has also been diving in the Maldives and Australia. Bo’s international award winning underwater photography and articles have been printed on multiple travel and diving publications, and books on marine conservation. His most recent work has been featured in dive magazines like Buceadores in Spain, Scubadiver Korea, Asian Diver in Singapore, EZDIVE in China and Scubadiver Australasia. The Philippine Department of Tourism has been using his images in various international advertising campaigns and dive expos around the world. He hopes to capture unique images and footage that will inspire more people to take up scuba, appreciate what lies beneath the ocean and in turn help safeguard the planet’s marine treasures. He is frequently commissioned to take U/W video for corporate and conservation clients both in his local, Philippines and abroad. Aside from his ocean endeavours Bo takes time to speak at events for diving and marine conservation, and he conducts workshops to promote eco friendly scuba and underwater imagery.
Dive Specialties (15)
Peak performance buoyancy (PPB)
Search & Recovery Diver