Author

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
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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jellyfish of australia
Marine Species

Jellyfish of Australia

It’s not just the deadly box jelly when it comes to jellyfish of Australia — these waters are home to many amazing species. Watch out for both the deadly and delightful on your next dive Down Under.

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Underwater Images
Photo & Video Photo Gear & Techniques

A Guide to Keeping your Best Underwater Images (and Deleting the Rest)

Spacious memory cards mean that photographers can take thousands of pictures, but which should they keep? Here’s a quick guide to keeping your best underwater images.

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Photo Storage
Photo Gear & Techniques

Prevent an Underwater Photo Storage Nightmare

Often you’ll take (and not delete) hundreds of photos underwater before deciding which to keep. This can lead to an underwater photo storage nightmare — here’s how to stay organized.

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New stuff
first scuba diving BCD

Buying Your First Scuba Diving BCD

You’ve taken the plunge (pun intended) and learned to dive, now it’s time to get your own equipment. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying your first scuba diving BCD.
by Torben Lonne
Diving British Columbia

A Survival Guide to Diving British Columbia

The water is cold but usually clear and filled with life when diving British Columbia. Here are some tips to make the experience even more enjoyable.
by Robert Osborne
scuba diving mask

Buying Your First Scuba Diving Mask

There are lots of options when it comes to selecting your first scuba diving mask. Here’s a guide to help you with the process.
by Torben Lonne
Whites seahorse

Conservation in Lockdown: Sydney’s Seahorse Guardian

While Sydney was under COVID-19 lockdown, a group of aquarium-bred White’s seahorses was released into Sydney’s harbor.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith