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Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni is an underwater photograher/writer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is passionate about everything to do with the ocean and the creatures that call it home. It doesn't matter if the water is 4 degrees or 40 C, Matt is always excited and ready to jump in. After graduating university as a marine biologist and learning to dive in 2010, he became and instructor in 2014. Soon after, he bought his first camera and has never looked back since. Sharing the ocean and helping people understand how amazing and special it is drives him on a daily basis. Check out more of his work at his website: www.mtunderwatermedia.com.

Stories by Matt
spider crab decimation
Conservation In the Water News

Saving the Iconic Australian Giant Spider Crab

You may have heard of or seen photos of the amazing giant spider crab migration in Australia. The media attention, however, has led to rampant overfishing.

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underwater photography
In the Water Photo & Video Photo Gear & Techniques Travel

Underwater Photography Guide to the Great Barrier Reef

Diving on the Great Barrier Reef is on the bucket list for many of us. If you’re taking a camera, here’s a brief guide to underwater photography on the Great Barrier Reef for beginners.

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Southern Australia
Dive Locations Photo & Video Photo Gear & Techniques Travel

An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Southern Australia

Although the Great Barrier Reef garners most of the attention when it comes to diving in Australia, Southern Australia offers delights for divers (especially photographers) as well.

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underwater trash as habitat
Conservation

Underwater Trash as Habitat

Ocean garbage is a huge problem, but what happens when underwater trash becomes habitat? Should we leave it or clean it up?

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New stuff
sardine run

Top Tips on the Sardine Run in South Africa

The sardine run along the South African coast is one of the largest marine-life migrations on earth. Here's all you need to know about this extraordinary event.
by Juanita Pienaar
explorer ventures

Explorer Ventures Liveaboard Fleet Announces Two New Boats

Explorer Ventures liveaboard fleet announces the addition of two new boats: one in Indonesia and one in the Galapagos
by Press Release
technical diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: X through Z

In the last installment of our tech-diving ABCs series, we’re looking at the letters X, Y and Z, starting with X-over (crossovers) and finishing with Z-knives.
by Yvonne Press

First Study of World’s Smalleye Stingray Reveals Long-Distance Migration

Scientists from the Marine Megafauna Foundation have for the first time used photo IDs to study the elusive smalleye stingray in southern Mozambique.
by Press Release