Welcome to the latest episode of Scuba GOAT! In this episode, we talk to Vanessa Torres Macho and Talia Greis, the founders of Liquid Lens, a project promoting and encouraging women in underwater photography. Vanessa is a 20+ year dive professional and the owner of Underwater Imaging Australia, while Talia is a scuba and photography enthusiast who started diving 7 years ago.
Vanessa and Talia share their love for the oceans and photography, and how they bonded over their passion for scuba diving and underwater photography. They discuss Liquid Lens, their project that aims to showcase the photographs of women alongside their male counterparts on the world stage.
We discuss a variety of photography-related topics including model shoots, commercial photography and the impact of digital cameras, social media and the expectation of free products for influencers.
We also touch upon overseas group expeditions planned and led by Vanessa and Talia. Matt also highlights his expeditions via his company Nomadic Scuba. So, if you're looking for some exciting scuba and photography trips, be sure to check them out!
If you'd like to get in touch or follow Vanessa, Talia or both, hit the links below:
Aquatic Imaging Australia website
Aquatic Imaging Australia on IG
Aquatic Imaging Australia on FB
And finally, a friendly reminder that The Underwater Club is launching on the 31st of March, and there's still time to enter the free giveaway draw. So, if you're interested in joining a community of like-minded scuba enthusiasts and getting access to exclusive content and discounts, don't miss out! Enter the giveaway here
Tune in to this episode to learn more about underwater photography, Liquid Lens, and equality for women in the industry. As always, share the show with your dive buddies, and don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review Scuba GOAT on your favourite podcast platform. Happy listening!Support the show