Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist
Nov15

Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist

We sent our Amanzi detectives to check out two of Bucketlist’s water-focused adventures packages.   Bucketlist is a Cape Town based adventure business. The team members are local and lekker – kind, supportive and patient guides who made us feel comfortable and safe wherever we went. Most importantly, the Bucketlist team is genuinely passionate about their water-job and delivering the best quality service. First, we did:...

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Sneak Peek of Attenborough’s Blue Planet II
Feb27

Sneak Peek of Attenborough’s Blue Planet II

It took 4 years to film, visiting 39 countries and 6 000 hours of underwater filming to depths of 1 000m. This is David Attenborough’s latest BBC natural history epic, Blue Planet II the sequel to his 2001 series. The first episode was shot on the Wild Coast. We took a closer look at this incredible production. He was astounded by what he saw captured by the sophisticated camera technology now available. This is a seven-part series. ...

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Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists
Sep15

Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists

The Wildlife photographer of the Year competition has been hosted by the Natural History Museum, London for the past 52 years. They have just released a shortlist of 2017 finalists. Amanzi peeks at the spell-binding underwater images in the finals and finds out what makes a winning photo.  Swim Gym – (Laurent Ballesta, France) Laurent is one of the finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Ballesta is a...

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My life through GoPro with Faine Loubser
Aug03

My life through GoPro with Faine Loubser

She’s an ambassador for Penny Skateboards, a film student, cold-water diver and all-round adventure junkie.  She shares her life through GoPro. She was also named one of ORMS’s favourite instagrammers and has 17.5k followers. Who is Faine Loubser?  Amanzi Magazine gets to know this 20-year-old inspiration. Tell us a bit about yourself? I’m 20 years old and was born in Paarl (of all places). I spent the first few years of my life...

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UCT Water Polo Players in Hungary  – underwater photography – #eye candy
Jul16

UCT Water Polo Players in Hungary – underwater photography – #eye candy

UCT Water Polo Players in Hungary in June this year (2014) – spent two weeks training, playing and touring in Hungary. During a very successful tour to Hungary in June this year (2014) the University of Cape Town 1XIII Waterpolo Team , which also consisted of three future UCT players, currently in their last year at school, spent two weeks training, playing and touring in Hungary. They spent time at the Eger indoor pool ...

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A unique and often dangerous perspective of waves
Jun24

A unique and often dangerous perspective of waves

“Clark’s view” is a unique and often dangerous perspective of waves Award-winning photographer Clark Little who was born in Napa, California in 1968, grew up on the North Shore of Oahu (Hawaii) which dramatically changed his future. He made a name for himself by being able to survive closeout shorebreak waves.In 2007,after his wife wanted a photo of the ocean to decorate the bedroom wall, Clark founs a new ability and...

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