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Phil Rudin

Member Since 25 Jan 2005
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My Sony RX100 III/Fantasea Review from the latest UWPMAG.com

27 March 2015 - 10:26 AM

My latest review for uwpmag.com is a field review of the Sony RX100 III using the Fantasea Housing. Check it out at uwpmag.com this is a free PDF download and can not be linked to this site.

Cristian Dimitrius March 10th Presenter

04 March 2015 - 01:15 PM

Open to all, go to SFUPS.org for details and directions to the venue.



Frazier Nivens November Featured Presenter

04 November 2014 - 12:46 PM

All are welcome, go to the SFUPS.com web sire for location and directions.

New equipment reviews for Ikelite and FIX

01 November 2014 - 09:15 AM

New reviews just released at uwpmag.com Download the free PDF for both complete article.

September featured presenter-Christian Vizl

08 September 2014 - 08:52 AM

SFUPS Club Members:


CHRISTIAN VIZL was born in México City in 1972. Has a degree in Business Administration, was formed as a Diving Instructor, Cave Diver, Rafting Guide, and Sailor. Was a member of CEDAM, a Mexican organization devoted to marine archaeology. Lived for a year in Germany (1993) a year in Akumal, southeast México (1997) and a year in Australia (1998). He has been an enthusiast photographer since the age of 15 but stared underwater photography in 2010 with a more professional approach.

Christian says: "Photography is all about light, and in my opinion, it is the single most important aspect when it comes to creating appealing, inspiring and touching images. In my point of view, far beyond tech- nical issues, what ́s most important is how I apply and manipulate the light that ́s available in order to create pictures with dramatic effect, carrying depths of emotion and using contrast and tonalities as means to emphasize form and structure of the scenery. I focus on the emo- tional impact of the final shot that will connect on a deeper level, with the people that observe these photographs. Just as a poet uses words to create poetry, a photographer uses light to create images. So when Im underwater taking pictures, one of my goals is to create poetic im- ages through the use of light."

Christian is a Published photographer in various magazines and newspapers, such as Ocean Geographic, Scuba Diving, Sport Diver, Asian Diver, Scuba Diving and the Undersea Journal, Alert Diver, Scuba Diver Through The Lens, Dive Photo Guide, Plongee, Tauchen, Apnea, México Desconocido, The Times (UK), Daily Mail (UK), and others. 


Everyone is welcome to attend, see the attached website for directions to the venue.