DivePhotoGuide.com is a comprehensive underwater photography and videography resource and award winning website for photographers and videographers of all levels. Features include underwater photography technique guides, travel and destination guides, photo galleries, equipment guides, daily news, product reviews, event calendars, monthly contests, and a community of over 50,000 underwater photographers and videographers from around the globe. Several times each year we also host DPG underwater photography expeditions.
Whether you use a point-and-shoot or a DSLR, shoot stills or video, use one strobe or two, are a wide angle junkie or macro fanatic, DPG will provide you with the content, features and community that will help make your time out of the water a little more interesting, keep you informed about the world of underwater photography and help improve your skills.
It's free to join the DPG community, and we look forward to having you participate. Take a moment to set up a profile and share your images and leave feedback for others.
Matt Weiss | Publisher and Editor in Cheif
Matt has been working full time at DPG since 2009, and is the world's only full time underwater photography editor. Matt also helped found the New York Underwater Photographic Society.
Matt spends over a third of the year in the field shooting assignments and running workshops. In 2011, Matt co-founded Scuba Diver Through The Lens, the world's first international underwater photography print magazine that is published quarterly and distributed in New York, Munich and Singapore.
Joe Tepper | Associate Editor
Joseph Tepper is an photojournalist specializing in nature, travel and underwater photography. Although only 21, Joseph is the Associate Editor for DPG and Scuba Diver- Through the Lens. As one of the luckiest people in the world, Joseph's work takes him across the globe from Indonesia to the Galapagos.
His images and articles from these travels have been featured in numerous publications like Scuba Diving, Sport Diver, Scuba Diver- Australasia, California Diver, and NYU's Baedaker Travel Magazine.
Joseph's awards include Young Underwater Photographer of the Year sponsored by Rolex (2012), Cayman Free Press top photographer (2011), and an honorable mention at the World Festival of Underwater Photography (2013).
Kerri Bingham and Hergen Spalink | Managing Editors
Hergen has a BS in Biology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kerri graduated from Portland State University with a degree in Social Sciences. They have spent the last decade working and diving the best dive spots in both the Caribbean and Asia, helping fine tune their muck, macro, and wide-angle shooting skills, and now live in Bali, Indonesia, where they have unlimited access to one of the ocean's best studios.
Katy Danca Galli | Photo Editor
Katy is a certified NAUI Master Diver, who has been diving for 10 years throughout the Florida waterways. She has had deeply seeded passion for underwater photography since she was 10 years old, when she was lucky enough to attend SeaCamp in the Keys.
She attended the Savannah College of Art and Design for photography and interned as a photo editorial assistant with Field and Stream magazine. After receiving her BFA, she went on to work as a photo editorial assistant for Sport Diver, Scuba Diving, and the Undersea Journal and six months later, was made photo editor of Scuba Diving and the Undersea Journal.
Jason Heller| Senior Strategist and Advisor
Jason founded DPG in 2005 and was the publisher until 2010 when the company was purchased by Matt Weiss, who was the editor-in-chief at the time. Jason was pivotal in establishing DPG as a leader in underwater photography media and travel early on. Together, Jason and Matt secured DivePhotoGuide.com's role as a staple in the global underwater photography community and scuba diving industry.
Jason is an accomplished digital marketing agency entrepreneur, consultant, public speaker, author, and also a commercial photographer. Jason currently works with the team as an advisor to help ensure that both the underwater photography community and the dive industry are being served in order to grow the business.
Wendy was a founding member of the DPG team. She was a key part of the client relationship management efforts that helped DPG earn a client service centric reputation. She also helped manage select DPG related events and international competitions. Wendy is also a co-founder of the New York Underwater Photographic Society. Wendy will be attending medical school between her travels around the world as a dive model.