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Neville Coleman’s Nudibranchs Encyclopedia to be officially launched at UF08

We are proud to announce that Neville Coleman has chosen to officially launch his latest and greatest new book, the massive Nudibranchs Encyclopedia at the Byron Underwater Festival. The lauch will happen at the Underwater Festival Finale on Sunday the 4th of May and naturally Neville will be signing his new book at the […]

Underwater Festival poster available for download

The very cool 2008 Byron Underwater Festival poster is finished and we would like to ask interested dive shops and dive clubs to download the poster at the links below to put up in shops, clubs and at home. A smallish A4 poster in pdf format is available here (2.1 Mb) A full quality pdf version […]

Matieu Meur confirms participation at Byron Underwater Festival 2008

We are proud to have Matieu Meur from Singapore at UF08 to give a series of presentations on underwater photography and to run an intensive clinic for advanced underwater photographers during the festival. Matieu authored a PADI Underwater Digital Photographer Distinctive Specialty in 2001, co-authored An Essential Guide to Digital Underwater Photography in 2004, as […]

Byron Underwater Festival launches logo

The Byron Underwater Festival moves forward by getting a proper logo designed. Thanks to Nathan Betts from Hive Communication to get this very cool Festival-looking logo. We can’t wait to see this on the 2008 Festival T-Shirts and hats ! … watch this space.


Underwater Festival 2008 website slowly emerging

We have started to move in info for the 2008 Byron Underwater Festival - this time we are starting early! The details of the 2007 festival will remain in existence through the newly established UF07 archive website. Make sure you come back often to find out news about the 2008 event - or easier, […]

Some festival snapshots now live on the UF07 home

For a few quick snaps from the 2007 Byron Underwater Festival, just check out the UF07 home. Feel free to send us some more if you have taken any cool shots during the festival. See you all next year!

Marine Visons gallery now up

To get an idea how the Marine Visions Art competition went including the launch event on Friday 11 May, have a look at the art competition page. There were over 100 entries with the best of show being awarded to USA sculpturess Angela Pozzi. Other winners include Dailan Pugh (artistic flair), Anthony Walker (environment award) […]

Winning shoot-out photographs up now

We have uploaded a gallery of the winning images on the photo competition page. Go and check it out. Congratulations to all the winners. Close to $20,000 worth of prizes were awarded to Byron Underwater Festival participants. Hope to see everyone next year and we keep our fingers cross for better conditions - else we might […]

underwater photo competition winners up soon

Give us a couple of days to catch our breath before the winning images will go online. For those who missed the Underwater Festival Finale - there were some awesome images, despite very challenging conditions. And the biggest winner was John Natoli … that’s how much we can say for now. See you all at the Byron […]

‘Marine Visions’ massive success

Over 100 artworks from around the world were submitted to the ‘Marine Visions’ Art Competition & Exhibition and a massive crowd turned up to the launch last night. Held between Mary Ryan’s and the Retrospect Gallery it was pushing room only with close to 300 people at peak. Everyone was very impressed with the quality […]

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