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Aqua Lung Ambassadors

Martin Aigner

Martin Aigner was born in upper Austria in 1971. His interest for photography and the underwater world developed at a very early age. His first diving equipment, which he built himself at the age of 6 years old, consisted of a water balloon and a plastic bottle! This enabled him to take two breaths underwater.

Today, he has 25 years of diving experience and is a CMAS certified instructor. He has acquired over 2,500 dives in almost all waters of the world. Martin is also a professional photographer and has over 20 years of experience working above and under water.

How does one capture something that has neither color nor form?
 
This remains Martin's endeavor. Countless projects demonstrate the success of his work. 

With a loving approach he works through the most challenging projects i.e. "Augarten Porcelaine". 

He also achieved excellence in many Austrian competition (i.e. Austrian champion, Trierenberg Super Circuit, Memorial Maria Luisa ... ) and internationally renowned photo contests. Numerous publications, as well as local and international exhibitions, attest to the quality of his work.

Martin also offers numerous workshops on underwater photography and is said to be a coveted FotoPro companion travel around the globe.

More information: www.mapics.at

  

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Aqua Lung Women - Doris Vierkötter

Entrepreneur and photographer

Doris Vierkötter is successful entrepreneur, active diver and talented photographer. When she dives at the dive sites close to her Alam Batu Resort in Bali, her focus changes from the big to the little. With her eye for the beauty and details, she photographes the bizarre macroworld and strange creatures under water and makes them visible to others. She has the ability to focus on little things, to find the right angle, to use the light correctly, to perfectly balance keeping the camera and to pull the trigger at the right moment.

2005 Doris Vierkötter created her special dive resort - the Alam Batuin the north of Bali. The organization at the dive center where each diver has in his own place, with the photo room and the uncomplicated way of the staff, shows that she is scuba diver and photographer herself and that she knows what divers want.

My favorite piece of Aqua Lung Women's Line: the mask Linea.

www.alam-batu.com

 

 

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Aqua Lung Women - Angela Ziltener und Sina Kreicker

MSC Biology/Anthropology UZH

The biologist Angela Ziltener (left in the picture) has been working since 2009 with the "Dolphin Watch Alliance"  in discovery and protection of dolphins in the tourist center Hurghada. Since then Angela Ziltener is regularly in Egypt, to do underwater research for a better understanding about the behavior of the dolphins. She also conducts various seminars to train about the correct behavior with dolphins, whether for local residents in schools, with employees of the companies who thrive on "dolphin tourism" or for tourists at the resorts. Sina Kreicker (right in picture), who is also active in "Dolphin Watch Alliance" supports Angela in several projects. They both know each other from their university time in Zurich.

The Club Dolphin Watch Alliance was founded on 25.09.2011 in Gossau SG. The main motivation is to support projects of research and protection of dolphins.

dolphinwatchalliance.org

 

  

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