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Photographers from around the globe come to Anilao for its unmatched marine biodiversity. Anilao is the critter capital of the world with some of the best muck diving anywhere. Crystal Blue offers extraordinary underwater photo workshops to teach guests how to use their cameras systems and to develop life long skills.

On site Photo Pro Mike Bartick is one of the most experienced photographers in the Anilao area and offers workshops for individuals and groups.

Group workshops are also held monthly and are open to anyone that would like to join. These group events are usually organized with other professional underwater photographers and offer a comprehensive approach in a fun, educational atmosphere designed to encourage participants.

Macro Photography, Wide Angle Photography, Super Macro Techniques, Fluoro Photography and Natural History are just some of the topics usually discussed at any of these seminars.

Individuals or groups are all invited to come to enjoy the action and take advantage of our on-site photo pros.


Crystal Blue's Camera Room

Camera Room

Crystal Blue is one of the few resorts in Anilao that is focused on accommodating photographers as individuals or as groups. Our camera room is custom built and features:

  • 25 double wide camera bays

  • 4 large video camera bays

  • Dual socket 220v power points in each bay for charging

  • Great lighting

  • Storage space for camera cases

  • Computer and downloading station

  • Restrooms

  • Night time lock down security

Our guides are hand picked and trained to provide the best in assistance while maintaining a healthy green fin approach.