How Moken children see with amazing clarity underwater

By Matthew Farrugia | June, 4, 2012 | 0 comments

Moken sea gypsies in Thailand have an extraordinary ability to overrule an automatic reflex of the eye which allows them to see with amazing clarity under water. But recent studies show that any child can  Read More

‘Underwater’ Stop motion animation

By Matthew Farrugia | May, 20, 2012 | 1 comments

A captivating stop motion video by Hayley Morris. She has gone above and beyond, creating a magical world of sea creatures. You will love the vibrant colors and interesting use of textures. It’s a brilliantly  Read More

Swimmer in action

By Matthew Farrugia | May, 13, 2012 | 0 comments

During the past weeks I photographed a triathlon athlete Steve Giordano Imbroll during a pool session. I used various UW techniques during the session such as high aperture values (such as f/22) accompanied with snoot  Read More

UW image featured on

By Matthew Farrugia | May, 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Very happy that one of my underwater pictures was featured on Excerpt from the fstoppers website: Underwater photography is a kind-of-rare form of photography. Its way less accessible for most of us, as most of us  Read More

Kamera Louis Boutan – Live UW photography competition

By Matthew Farrugia | May, 6, 2012 | 8 comments

The VDST Verband Deutscher Sporttaucher e.V. (German Underwater Federation) organised the 32th Kamera Louis Boutan, the International Photo & Videosub in Gozo (29th April to 6th May 2012). The competition was organised in collaboration with  Read More

Diving suit man Lloyd Scott to run 2012 marathon course

By Matthew Farrugia | April, 26, 2012 | 1 comments

A man who was not allowed to run the London Marathon in a deep-sea diving suit has announced he will be the first person to complete the Olympic marathon route instead. In 2002, Lloyd Scott completed  Read More


By Matthew Farrugia | April, 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Almost a million images of New York and its municipal operations have been made public for the first time on the internet. The city's Department of Records officially announced the debut of the photo database. Culled from the Municipal  Read More

Aren’t you scared diving into the unkown?

By Matthew Farrugia | April, 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Non-Divers often ask me 'but aren't you scared going down into the deep blue?' Usually my reply is: Why should I be? With all fairness I am more scared driving on the maniac streets of  Read More

Officially Launched

By Matthew Farrugia | April, 23, 2012 | 4 comments

After months of hard work the website has been successfully launched. The website received around 1000 hits in less then 24 hours from its official launch. The statistics are pretty rewarding, such positive results make  Read More

Advertising Nonsense or Innovative Advertising

By Matthew Farrugia | April, 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Fred is a creative at the ad agency Leo Burnett Madrid. Fred had been wanting a tattoo for a long time, but could never decide on one. Until one day he finally chose a QR  Read More