Allen Walker Profile

Allen Walker

I am from South Africa
Member since: Tuesday, September 9, 2008
I am a passionate self-taught photographer and owner of Allen Walker Photography (Pty) Ltd. I am supported, inspired and motivated by my stunning wife Ronelle, who has taught me patience - something every photographer needs.
I got involved in Photography in 2007, specializing in UW photography, since then the company has broadened it’s scope to Wildlife, Sport and Landscapes. I am passionate about our South African wildlife heritage, both on the land and in the sea!
However with my passion comes a robust, hard but honest approach to photography and opinions. I believe that photography should be creative, fresh and inspiring.It is also extremely important to “give back”, so I endeavor to assist organizations dedicated to the conservation of the environment and where I can, I want my images to tell the story. I do not have a lot of financial wealth, but where I can contribute with my photographic ability to work for the greater cause, I will and do.
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My Portfolio

  BarkYou think sharks are dangerous...try Cape Fur Seals.... dangerous!!!!...try dangerous!!!!try dangerous!!!! try Seals
  Serenity Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past sun sets beautiful calm ocean another end amazing day these awesome animals
  ChaseImage common dolphin hunting down small bait ball annual Sardine Run 2017 should say chase.... chase
  This harlequin crab has established itself inside feltlike tube burrowing anemone. gives protection anemones stinging tentacles. felt-like felt like anemone tentacles
  Timeless image Dusky dolphins taken Cape Point our way deep pretty rare them hand around divers so this was awesome opportunity jump paid off. off
  Sardine Run getting mix.. mix

My Contest Stats

I have 307 entries in the photo contest
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CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)813617
Macro - Close-Up1831817
Macro - not swimming1020220
Macro - Nudibranchia44912
Macro - Super macro69916
Macro - swimming59118
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)1328822
Temperate Waters39431
Topside (above water but marine related)711015
Wide Angle - Close Focus1226422
Wide Angle - Divers812515
Wide Angle - Marine Life75143619
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)1334226
Wide Angle - Wrecks78512
totals 307636720
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (African coastal)1437927
Atlantic (South)22512
Indian Ocean271565520
Mozambique Channel59519
Red Sea88510
totals 307636720
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
South Africa267568821
totals 307636720

My Forum Posts

I have 178 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
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Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2016

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