Thursday 11 November 2010

Chagos Archipelago - World’s Largest Marine Reserve

This declaration will make it the largest marine protected area in the world, totaling more than 210,000 square miles (544,000 square kilometres), an area twice the size of the U.K. The combination of tropical islands, unspoiled coral reefs and adjacent oceanic abyss makes this area comparable in global importance to the Great Barrier Reef or Galapagos Islands.

Tuesday 19 October 2010

Appearing in UDT/SEAL Journal

Portfolio of underwater images and a short story has been published in the July/August 2010 edition of Sea Air Land, the Journal of the UDT/SEAL Association, Royal Thai Navy.

Thanks to Adm. Nakorn Aranyanark.

Monday 16 August 2010

Saving Our Underwater Cultural Heritage

UNESCO  and the Fine Arts Department are holding an exhibition to show case underwater artifacts, and to promote the preservation of underwater cultural heritage, at the Siam Ocean World till the end of October.

Friday 13 August 2010

I'm a Spider



LONDON 24 January 2010 - Photographer Pongsatorn Sukhum of Thailand was presented with the 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Sport at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photo Show attended by 35,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry's most important event for black and white photography. 

Thousands of images were received from 68 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from Magnum Photos, The Armory Show, Fratelli Alinari, Contrasto to Tate and Hamiltons in London who honored Spider Fellows with 84 coveted title awards in 28 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and Pongsatorn Sukhum's "Rails," an exceptional image entered in the Sport category, received a high percentage of votes overall.

"The Spider Awards celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft," said Basil O'Brien, the awards Creative Director. "Pongsatorn Sukhum's work represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the Honorable Mention."

You can view the 5th Annual Winners Gallery at

BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography.

Saturday 13 February 2010

The Ultimate Dive Destinations: 100 Essential Wreck Dives

Sport Diver - the official magazine of PADI in the UK, has selected my pictures of Suddhadib and Mabini Padre to appear in their latest publication: The Ultimate Dive Destinations: 100 Essential Wreck Dives. Thanks to Martin Bruce.

Monday 25 January 2010