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Steve De Neef Photography specializes in conservation, documentary and underwater photography/videography and journalism. Born in Belgium, it didn’t take Steve long to start travelling and experience the beauty our planet has to offer. His love for the oceans and seas soon led him underwater and ever since he has been fascinated with sharing the beauty our blue planet has to offer in the hopes of conserving it.

Currently Steve is based in the Philippines documenting this amazing country while sharing his knowledge of photography and nature through his images, videos, workshops and writings.

Steve works a lot with NGO’s promoting the work they’re doing through images and video.

Since 2012 he’s been the chief photographer and media communicator of the LAMAVE (Large Marine Vertebrate) project. The projects does research, conservation and education efforts around the Bohol Sea. It’s aim is to highlight the importance and biodiversity of large marine animals that frequent this region.

Steve’s images have won awards in competitions like: Nature’s Best Photography Ocean views, Natures Best Photography Winland Smith Rice, Beneath the Sea, Ocean Art, ADEX (Asian Dive Expo) photographer of the year and more.

He has worked with numerous magazines, newspapers, NGO’s and production companies like Greenpeace, BBC, National Geographic Traveler, Asian Geographic, Asian Diver, Nature’s Best Photography, Scuba Diver Australasia, Scuba Diver Through The Lens, Sportdiver, DUIKEN, FOCUS, Digital Photographer Philippines, …

Steve is a regular contributor to, the Sea First Foundation, and does presentations on photography/videography, marine life and conservation. Since 2013 he is also a member of the prestigious Ocean Artists Society.

Please contact us if you want more information about licensing images, videos, presentations or commissioned works.

External Links


  1. World Press Photo
  2. Lee Ali
  3. Fresh Rock Films
  4. Adrienne Gittus
  5. Icon Films
  6. EunJae Im
  7. Richard Salas
  8. MOSFoundation
  10. Panos Pictures
  11. world of freesports
  12. Mac Stone
  13. Green Diver
  14. Joris van Alphen Photography
  15. renan ozturk
  16. Camp 4 Collective
  17. Grid Magazine
  18. Underwater Video Services SA

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