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Tom halleran

Mike is now a Full-time Marine Wildlife Photographer and Photo-Pro based in Anilao, Philippines. Named as one of the world’s most inspiring underwater photographers by SDOP in 2016 for his unhinged approach to shooting marine life. 

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PHOTOGRPAHER
INSTRUCTOR
PHOTO COACH

He conducts a series of workshops each dive season, helping shooters expand their portfolios and improve their underwater photography skills. Mike put in about 500 dives a year with 400-plus in the general area, which allows him to explore the peninsula for new dive sites and rare subjects. 

Mike is also a Global ambassador for Sea & Sea underwater imaging, Kraken Sports, Retra UWT and Ultralight Control Systems and works with various companies to bring quality products to market.

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AWARDS

2020|10

1st place in the "The Beauty of Nature" category at the Siena International Photo Awards 2020.

2020|10

1st place for the best portfolio in the CIMASUB 2020 San Sebastian.

 

2020|01

"German Photographer of the Year" and 3rd place in "Best 5 Images" at Wordshootout 2019.

2019|02

1st and 2nd place at FestiSub 2019 in "Ice" category.

2019|02

"Underwater Photography book of the Year 2019" at UPY London.

2018|02

"Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018" at UPY London.

2018|02

1st and 3rd place in the wreck category at UPY London.

2017|01

1st place "macro" category at Worldshootout 2016.

2015|03

1st and 3rd place at Underwater Photographer of the Year UPY 2015 London in International Wrecks category as well as Commented place in Internantional Macro category.

2012|11

1st place at Worldshootout 2012 in SHARKS category.

2011|10

1st and 2nd place at the monthly Dive Photo Guide contest with the topic "Blue Water".

Trips

portfolio

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