ALFRED MINNAAR: SPLASH DOWN
Alfie is a South African photographer who started his diving career in 2011 and turned professional in 2013 working as a divemaster then dive instructor. It was not till mid-2015 that he became a full-time underwater photographer with a special love for portraits. He has been living in Indonesia for the past five years based on Gili Trawangan where he dives out of @mantadivegilit. His aim is to take pictures that inspire and captivate the imagination. He is a regular contributor to DIVE magazine. Scroll down and enjoy - don't forget to pick your favourite to win a free DIVE sub!
Don't blink! Dive Master Zoe Lupe not flinching for a second. Find her @Zoelupe
Connor Morrison hitting the water a freshly qualified dive instructor. Find him at @connormormon
Zoe Monica part-time dentist, full-time diver. The idea was to capture the reflection in the mask. We shot almost 150 frames and that was the closest we got. Through it all Zoe stayed perfectly still. Find her @zoemonicakj
Staff Instructor Alessandra Monterrosa hovering upside down perfectly controlling her buoyancy making this skill look easy. Few can pull this technique off with such ease. One very talented diver, find her @ale_underthesea
Few instructors are more precise in diving sidemount than Tech Instructor Måns Olsson. Captured here finishing a late afternoon dive. Find him @mansjoel
Tech Diver Ana Khris and TDI Tech Instructor Philip Christoff getting ready to explore some of the deep walls along the Gili Islands in Indonesia. Find them @sputnik_ana & @christoff_ccr
Newly qualified instructor Jade Bacciarelli catching my camera with a glance as she is checking air and gear. Find her @jade.bacciarelli
Samuel Mason is quickly building himself a reputation as one of the top up-and-coming Tech Instructors in the business. Shot here on one of his deep dives around the Gili Islands, Indonesia. Find him @samuel._.mason
Sarah Damours is a dive instructor on a world trip diving the seven continents in less than six months to raise awareness of people working to fix the problems the ocean faces. Shot here in a happy moment on her way to her first rebreather dive with Philip Christoff. Find them @scuba.sarah & @christoff_ccr
Mimi Lorenzi has been diving since she is five, now a dive instructor and tech diver. Find her @mimisxm
Few people are making a bigger splash than Sarah Damours in the world of diving. Find her @Scuba.sarah
The moments we live for with Mimi Lorenzi
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Check out Alfie's work on Instagram #alfredminnaarphotograph & @mantadivegilit