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Featured Photographer | Paolo Tagliabue

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Paolo is a scuba diving instructor and underwater photographer from Italy. Having had a bad experience with scuba diving at the age of 12, he convinced himself diving wasn’t for him. It took 20 years for him to give it a second try and realise how amazing it is to be underwater. He fell in love with it and quit his office job, working for dive centres whenever he could and training to become an instructor. Ever since then, he has been working in different locations such as Indonesia, Thailand, Panama, and Timor Leste exploring the underwater world as much as he could. It wasn’t until later when Paolo developed a passion for underwater photography.  Taking his first pictures on a cheap action camera, he got hooked right away and enjoyed it more with every dive and so upgraded to his current camera, an Olympus E-M1 Mark II in an Ikelite housing.

 


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Clownfish - Indonesia 

 

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Spiny seahorse - Indonesia

 

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Humphead wrasse - Indonesia 

 

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Bigfin reef squid - Indonesia

 


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Dorid nudibranch - Indonesia

 

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Anker's whip coral shrimp - Indonesia

 

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Brittle star - Indonesia

   

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Porcelain crab - Indonesia

 

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Hermit crab - Indonesia

 

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Wire coral crab - Indonesia 

 

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Moridilla brocki - Indonesia

 

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Clownfish - Indonesia

  

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Squat shrimp - Indonesia

 

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Pteraeolidia ianthina - Malaysia

 

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Ardeadoris electra - Indonesia 

 

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Limenandra barnosii - Indonesia  

 

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Zebra crab - Indonesia

 

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 Haig's porcelain crab - Indonesia

 

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Batfish - Indonesia

 

 

Find Paolo on Instagram @paolosphere

 


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