Customer Photos | Mac Chopin Through the Teacher's Lens

A Black Tip Reef Shark swimming by in the waters off Half Moon Caye in Belize. © 2021 Mac Chopin

From Wisconsin to Belize, Wide-Angle to Macro, Mac Chopin doesn't miss a chance to create a stunning photo.  With over two decades of experience in photography and another decades experience as a diver, Mac Chopin is a proliferate underwater photography enthusiast.  He's also a proliferate instructor, having certified over 300 scuba students to date.  Mac uses Canon 5D Mark II and Mark IV cameras, 24mm f/1.4, 24-70mm f/4.0, 100mm f/2.8 Macro, and 8-15mm f/4.0 Fisheye lenses, and DS161 Strobes

Mac Chopin Cenote

Divers returning to the surface after a dive at Cenote Carwash in Tulum. © 2021 Mac Chopin

 

Mac Chopin Green Moray

A Green Moray Eel during a dive in Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin

 
Mac Chopin Rhodactis Mushroom coral
A type of Rhodactis Mushroom coral in Belize. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Manatee
A Manatee coming up to the surface in Crystal River Florida. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Fireworm
A Bearded Fireworm hiding amongst the shadows in Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin 
 
Mac Chopin Oceanic Shark
A White Tip Oceanic Shark while at a safety stop in the Red Sea. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Toad Fish
A Splendid Toad Fish found while diving in Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Turtle
A Hawksbill Turtle swimming around the coral heads in Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Flamingo Tongue
A Flamingo Tongue Snail found in the water off Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Eagle Ray
Swimming in the deep water off the coral in Cozumel is a Spotted Eagle Ray. © 2021 Mac Chopin
 
Mac Chopin Elysia
Hiding in the grass, a painted Elysia is found in the water off Cozumel. © 2021 Mac Chopin
  
Mac Chopin Bio Pic
Mac Chopin of Wisconsin, USA is an avid diver, SSI Master Scuba Instructor, and Photography Instructor. He has been diving for over 10 years and taking pictures for over 20 years. He has traveled all over the United States and many places in the Caribbean. He teaches scuba in Wisconsin and has certified more than 300 divers. For more of his work, check out his website, follow him on Facebook or Instagram.

 

 

 

Additional Reading

Close Focus Wide Angle In Depth

Manatee Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Techniques for Photographing Sharks

Caverns and Cenotes Underwater Camera Settings

Maintaining Your Macro Eye | Using Underwater Techniques on Land

 

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