Event | Manta Fest 2020 | August 30 - September 12, 2020

Dates

August 30 - September 8, 2020

Description

Join Ambassador and living legend David Fleetham along with 4 other pros including Ikelite shooters Ray Buillion and Brad Holland for lots of underwater shooting, seminars, workshops, as well as local cultural opportunities in the land of the stone money.

Participants are encouraged to compete for a top prize in the heavily sponsored photo competition with categories for everyone including beginners, videographers, compact cameras, and DSLR/mirrorless shooters. Top prizes include a $7,000 luxury live-aboard trip with Dive Damai in Raj Ampat, a $2,300 trip on Chuuk Lagoon's Truk Odyssey, and a return to Manta Ray Bay Resort, as well as a slew of other trips and equipment prizes!

In addition to being the place to dive with giant 15-foot manta rays, Yap is home to beautiful reefs, dancing mandarin fish, and sunset shark dives.

Manta Ray Bay Resort is one of our favorites for their quality of staff, accommodations, and dining- including hot coffee or tea delivered to your bedroom door every morning! The folks at the resort can help you select the best flight coming in and are happy to even book for you. Most itineraries stop in Guam and then fly into Yap via United Airlines. 

Sunset shark split shot copyright Steven Miller Ikelite Housing

Reserve Your Spot

For more information and to book a spot check out www.mantafest.com.

Sharks in Yap copyright Steve Miller Ikelite Housing

Additional Reading

Photographing Giant Mantas in Yap

How to Shoot Split Shots (Half-In, Half-Out of the Water)

Techniques for Photographing Sharks

 

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