Wed, Mar 13

The small harbour of Manokwari, surrounded by verdant mountains and filled with an eclectic mix of vessels from across Indonesia, was the starting point for our second Cenderawasih Bay voyage.  Following two hectic days cleaning, refuelling and carrying out routine maintenance of the boat a full...

Sun, Feb 24

Having had two amazing trips in Raja Ampat, the time came for our expedition to Cenderawasih Bay aboard Dewi Nusantara.  This huge embayment, on the north coast of Papua, is famed for its whale sharks and large number of endemic species.  We began the...

Sat, Feb 09

The past eleven days have been spent on a very special trip aboard Dewi Nusantara surveying and exploring a couple of areas in central Raja Ampat, in conjunction with the Sea Sanctuaries Trust.  The trust...

Sat, Feb 09

Fiji Marine Life Expedition to Matava Resort, Kadavu - 5-15th October 2013

Fiji is a great location for both underwater photographers and budding naturalists.  It is famed for stunning reefs adorned with dense soft corals and crystal clear waters.  Join Richard to learn...

Mon, Jan 28

After ten months away, I am pleased to find myself back in Raja Ampat, Indonesia on the stunning live aboard Dewi Nusantara.  It is often cited that this area has the most biodiverse coral reefs in the world: literally as you leave this region, in any...

Mon, Jan 28

Although I'm in Indonesia at the moment, through the wonders of the web I have been able to check out my new article in the February issue of Sport Diver magazine in the UK.  It is entitled 'Pelagian: Wakatobi and beyond', which is about the trip I made...

Thu, Jan 17

We are excited and pleased to announce that Ocean Realm Images is expanding! 

In collaboration with Deep Blue Adventures, Ocean Realm Images will now be able to offer our followers the opportunity to book dive travel to some...

Tue, Jan 15

I have just passed through Singapore, which gave me the opportunity to pick up a copy of the new Sport Diving magazine (issue 156), in which I have an article entitled 'Komodo: Off the Beaten Track'.

This piece is about the trip I made with Graham Abbott, of Diving 4 Images, and Yann...

Fri, Dec 14

I'm always excited when the postman delivers the new issue of Sport Diving magazine all the way from Australia.  The new issue (155) landed on my hall floor a couple of days ago and contains my article 'Mid Atlantic Whaling', which is about the trip I...

Fri, Dec 14

I've been extremely hectic lately and haven't managed to keep up with my Ocean Realm Images blog too well.  On the plus side, I have been blogging for lots of other people, mostly about my amazing trip aboard Wakatobi Dive Resort's live-aboard...

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