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2019 Roatan Underwater Photo Festival To Be Held In November

If you’re an underwater shutterbug with diving and photographing the marine life in the waters off Roatan, Honduras being on your bucket list, you may want to check out the annual Roatan Underwater Photo Festival.

The fifth annual iteration of this festival will take place November 2nd-9th, 2019. Underwater photographers of all levels will be able to join photo pros Brandi Mueller and Andrew Raak for a week of photographing Roatan’s best underwater dive sites.

In addition to the dives, you’ll be able to attend daily lectures and talks, editing sessions, and get one-on-one tips and help from the pros.

Turquoise Bay Dive and Beach Resort and Subway Watersports will be hosting the event. Special guests will include Roatan marine life guru Mickey Charteris as well as on-site photo pro Robert Herb. Sponsors of the 2019 photo festival include Ikelite, Bay Photo Labs, Kraken Sports, Mares, Stream2Sea, Nightsea, Dreamweaver Travel, Caradonna Adventures, Erlebe-Mesoamerica, Roatan Charter, PADI, Maduro Dive, Seacure, and DiveNewswire.

A photo competition will be held at the end of the week with prizes from those sponsors.

For more info, check out the Underwater Photo Fest website, Facebook page or Instagram @RUWPF.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.