Swimming with Humpback Whales, Kingdom of Tonga

For as long as I can remember, Hayley and I have been dreaming of going to the Kingdom of Tonga following the annual migration of humpback whales that visit the calm, clear waters off Vavau and Ha’apai Islands. Migration Media have now been given the opportunity to continue their journey of following annual migrations of
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Ningaloo Marine Life Conservation

As our 2106 Whale Shark Season kicks off nice and early with plenty of Whale Sharks around, I thought it may be a good time to remind people of responsible boating practices whilst driving around the Ningaloo Marine Park ensuring the successful conservation of our marine species. Over the last 5 years filming and photographing
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Lady Elliot Island Images, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

We were lucky enough to visit Lady Elliot Island on the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef recently and thought we should share some images from our day trip. Day trips from Hervey Bay include a scenic flight over Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island allowing spectacular views over these iconic Queensland Islands and
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Underwater Photography and Videography Courses, Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

Migration Media invite you to join us on our speciality Digital Underwater Photography and Videography Courses for certified SCUBA divers and snorkelers/freedivers. Whether you’re a newly certified diver or experienced photography veteran, Migration Media’s professional underwater imaging team will help you get the most out of your digital underwater camera. We will guide you into
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Wetpixel; Full Frame Feature on The Conflict Islands

Thanks to Wetpixel for featuring our images our the Conflict Islands Diving in their Full Frame feature for this week. See more about our Conflict Island adventures please see our other blogs for the good and the bad of this island paradise. To see our feature on the Wetpixel website click the image below

Shark Finning, a Papua New Guinea problem

As we were doing one of our normal patrols around Irai island, the largest of the 21 islands that make up the Conflict Island group, we came across a group of young men who had set up camp. The twelve or so boys whose ages ranged from about 8 or 9 to the eldest who
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Swim with Humpback Whales Season 2015, Sunreef Diving, Mooloolaba

Tonga, has always seemed just out of reach, with timing and costs and the two of us with all our gear…. When we heard that Sunreef Diving in Mooloolaba had started doing humpback whale swimming tours, my first thought was i had to be apart of that……so finding out through my contacts the right person
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Swim with Whales DIVE New Zealand Magazine

 Sunshine Coast, Where dreams come true. By Hayley Versace Traveling from one side of our blue planet to the other, and from one extreme of Australia’s coast to the next, I have made it my mission to swim with and photograph marine life. I am Hayley Versace of Migration Media Underwater Imaging, a marine biologist
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Diving Conflict Islands, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea

Imagine being invited to an isolated tropical island atoll in the middle of the The Coral Triangle with crystal clear electric blue water and abundant fish and marine life. The promise of amazing species diversity, remote coral reefs over 100 miles away from civilisation with freedom to explore and dive sites nobody else has ever
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NO SHARK CULL

The No Shark Cull movement has been growing with momentum and even though the Western Australia Shark cull has been abolished due to its ineffectiveness. There are still many shark nets and bait lines along the entire East Coast line that need to be removed, and the group which are working towards that goal called
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Sail Ningaloo Prints

Luke and Lannie, owners of the award winning Sail Ningaloo’s Shore Thing Diving and Snorkeling Liveaboard operating out of Coral Bay, Western Australia commissioned Migration Media to shoot some outstanding images as Ningaloo prints in order to elevate the on-board cabins of this luxury sailing catamaran.  With such amazing marine life around every corner, it
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Carnarvon Tropicool Festival 2015

Carnarvon is a vibrant multicultural hub, the ‘food bowl’ of WA and the centre of the Gascoyne region. Named the ‘TropiCOOL’ Festival, it boast some of the best winter weather in the world – the long weekend consists of free events including the TropiCOOL Twilight Concert, Family Fun Day and the Eventide of the Fascine,
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Winter Waves, Ed Cardwell Surf Photography

Winter Waves, Western Australia was filmed during the big swell that graced our beautiful coastline in July 2015. Some of Western Australia experienced some of the biggest conditions for the last 10 years and although the north-west wasn’t quite that big, we still enjoyed what we saw over the long weekend. Having just purchased the
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Under the Blue of Ningaloo Calendar 2016

Migration Media continues their ‘Under the Blue of Ningaloo Series’ with their new Ninagloo calendar taking you on a journey through the seasons of the Ningaloo Reef and its marine life featuring stunning images of whale sharks, manta rays, turtles, coral reefs, fish, rays and macro life. Featuring some of our best and most popular
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2015 Ningaloo Reef, Whale Shark Season

As the 2015 Western Australian Whale Shark season kicks off we are overwhelmed by the number of sharks we have been seeing. Our Coral Bay pilots spotting over 25 sharks in one area during a 2hour flight. We have had many happy customers come through with Sonja from Switzerland saying “all the pictures are very
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Migration Media on Sunrise

  Migration Media was lucky enough to be involved with Sunrises Lap of the Map Team providing all underwater footage for the coverage of whale sharks off the Ningaloo coast, which featured in the live broadcast from Exmouth on the 8th of May 2015. https://youtu.be/_ws-4023kNU skip to 2:35 to see Eddie plug Migration Media, and
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Seven News Perth

Seven News Perth After a cracking start to Coral Bay’s 2015 whale shark season, Migration Media featured in a full news story on Seven News Perth. With clear water and beautiful conditions there has been a boom in whale shark numbers, with many days where multiple sharks have been seen swimming together feasting on the
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Gascoyne in May

Migration Media is very happy this year to be participating the 2015 Gascoyne in May Festivals, attending and participating in 3 of the 5 celebrations happening in the month of May. The first is Coral Bay’s very own ‘Festival of the Reef’ over the weekend of the 15th, where we will conduct photography workshops on
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Ningaloo Prints | Marine Life and Underwater Prints @ 6 Marlin Court, Coral Bay, Western Australia

Migration Media are a professional filming, photography and video production business specialising in underwater photography and cinematography based in Coral Bay and Exmouth on the the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia and produce stunning Ningaloo prints of underwater seascapes and marine life. With a combined 20 years diving experience and countless hours spent underwater photographing and
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Tiger Shark Feeding Frenzy – The Death of a Humpback Whale

When an organism as large as a humpback whale dies in an ocean system, who cleans up that big rotting mess….Apex predators do, like the Tiger shark which is a renowned scavenger. This is a collection of footage and images, showing over a 3 day process, what happened to a young humpback whale when it died in Coral Bay, Western
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STOP THE DEMAND, Breaking the cycle of the Manta Ray Trade

This video was created with the collaboration of many passionate people, who all love care and work with manta rays. It is to highlight the ongoing threats that all manta and mobula species face in a market place driven but monetary rewards for poor environmental practices. We hope to be able to use this video
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Diving Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia

MY NINGALOO written for the July 2013 issue of UK’s Dive Magazine. Diving Ningaloo Reef, one of the world’s largest fringing reef systems which stretches over 280 kilometers along Western Australia’s rugged coastline provides some of the most beautiful and exciting experiences our ocean has to offer. Consisting of dense hard coral gardens, sand flats,
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Ningaloo Reef Whale Sharks, Coral Bay, Western Australia

Since January 2013 there have been regular Whale Shark sightings by Ningaloo Reef Air pilots on the Ningaloo Reef in the waters surrounding Coral Bay. Since then, Ningaloo Reef Dive have been running regular Wildlife trips aiming to swim with the largest fish in the ocean but giving guests the chance to swim with the
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Welcome to Migration Media – Underwater Imaging Website Launch

Welcome to Migration Media’s brand new website. This site allows you to enjoy, view and purchase underwater images and footage from around the world, all in one beautiful, easy to use website. Migration Media hopes you enjoy your experience and would love to hear your feedback and reviews.

Fish Rock Cave, South West Rocks, NSW Australia

Known as one of Australia’s best dive sites, this remarkable location has some of the most sought after marine life the world has to offer. This dive site named, not from the diverse marine life that inhabits its temperate waters, but from the shape of the exposed rock above the site, Fish Rock Cave offers
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Juvenile Weedy Sea Dragons, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Our recent trip along the rich ocean coast from South Australia to Southern Queensland brought us to ‘Australia’s Best Kept Diving Secret‘, Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Having spoken to diving enthusiasts who had visited and worked here, we decided to commit ourselves to diving the various jetties this area has to offer. These include famous Portsea,
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