Tanya Houppermans Profile

Tanya Houppermans

I am from United States
Member since: Thursday, September 25, 2014
I left the corporate world a couple years ago to concentrate full time on underwater photography and conservation. That was one of the best decision I ever made. My favorite subject is sharks, but I really enjoy photographing most anything underwater from tiny shrimp to massive shipwrecks. I hope to capture images that inspire people to care about the ocean and the creatures that live in it. I shoot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1, Nauticam housing, and Sea&Sea YS-D2 strobes.
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My Portfolio

  Raggie male ragged tooth shark also known sand tiger swims past coralencrusted rock wall Cathedral dive site Aliwal Shoals South Africa coral-encrusted coral encrusted
  Flyby blacktip shark passes group remoras trailing along Aliwal Shoals South Africa
  Portrait Oceanic Blacktip Taken Aliwal Shoals South Africa
  Aliwal Aura blacktip shark glides through light rays piercing emeraldgreen waters Shoal South Africa emerald-green emerald green
  Youve Got Friend Me Two lemon sharks skim surface water Tiger Beach Bahamas. Bahamas
  Twins Two tiger sharks swim toward camera while bull shark hovers background righthand side right-hand right hand

My Contest Stats

I have 167 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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entered Sunday, July 2, 2017
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entered Sunday, June 4, 2017

CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)11818
Macro - Close-Up33010
Macro - not swimming7598
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)22613
Topside (above water but marine related)3227
Wide Angle - Close Focus1114613
Wide Angle - Marine Life4048312
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)3299
Wide Angle - Wrecks1114012
totals 167225213
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (North American coastal)4762613
Caribbean Sea6696014
Gulf Of Mexico56513
Indian Ocean49624
totals 167225213
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Cayman islands2633212
Costa Rica2225611
South Africa49624
United States6376612
totals 167225213

My Forum Posts

I have 18 forum posts

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Posted: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016
Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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