• WAY OF THE DRAGON

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    WAY OF THE DRAGON

    Aghios Spyridon, Paros. We were anchored close to the church looming over this deserted piece of rock, light wind, cool water temperature. Patrick Musimu being both expert in martial arts and no limit free diving, I wanted to shoot my friend in a Kung-Fu/Meditation underwater story. The only advantage I […]

  • MISSION ROYALE TITANE

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    MISSION ROYALE TITANE

    With it’s stealth and no messing around lethal style, I couldn’t resist to shoot the Pequignet Royale Titane range in a “Bond versus the bad guy” mood, I must confess Ursula Andress coming out of the ocean in Dr.No has still it’s effect on me…The Royale Titane harbours the “Calibre […]

  • ANSE ROYALE 300

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    ANSE ROYALE 300

    Was it predestination to end up in Anse Royale on Mahé Island in the Seychelles to shoot the summer campaign for Pequignet Manufacture? No better location could underline more the new Manufacture diver’s watches, perfect combinations between elegance, performance and technology. We shot and tested the divers range above and […]

  • RETRO 1967 DIVE

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    RETRO 1967 DIVE

      While preparing this subject shot last year on The Longines 1967 Heritage Divers re-edition I happened to learn the passing a couple of days ago of free diving legend ENZO MAIORCA, eternal friend and contender of Jacques Mayol, another legend of the abyss. Their competition and friendship inspired Luc […]

  • LEGENDARY FIFTHY FATHOMS

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    LEGENDARY FIFTHY FATHOMS

    As the Meltemi starts to build up in Paros, Zohra zips her wetsuit and slips in the water wearing this gorgeous Blancpain Fifthy Fathoms. The Fifty is quite a large watch at 45mm but nevertheless find graciously its place on her wrist. She adopts it immediately and reaches for the […]

  • DIVING ON THE MARIANNA

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    DIVING ON THE MARIANNA

    In July 1981 the“Marianna”, sailed from the port of Piraeus; her destination was a port in the Persian Gulf. The ship was loaded with mineral ore in both lower holds; bulk barley was loaded in the upper prow hold; sheets of metal; water supply and irrigation pipes; fertiliser, marble, as […]

  • TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN

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    TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN

        TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN (PART 1) The Medina of Kairouan, a labyrinth over which Amir and Ayoub are flying. The streets are echoing the noise of the impact of their bodies landing on roofs, the rustling of both dancers bordering the narrow street walls. They escape gravity, gravity […]

  • FLIRTING WITH THE DEEP BLUE

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    FLIRTING WITH THE DEEP BLUE

    Being battle ready when you prepare an underwater shooting is part of the drill. I tried on my wrist the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller with some mixed feelings for its bulky and heavy looking 44mm case. After a couple of minutes this marvel of technology with its perfect engineered weight balance […]

  • THE FORGOTTEN MERMAID

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    THE FORGOTTEN MERMAID

    A sunken Kaïki on purpose, a mermaid in trouble waters, a goddess in dangerous waters, tales of the Odyssey bursting the Aegean surface…Dreams are made and dreams are lost. Strange new creatures are roaming the oceans. Their singing are haunting the pale mortals that we all are. Ulysses fills his […]

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WAY OF THE DRAGON

WAY OF THE DRAGON

Aghios Spyridon, Paros. We were anchored close to the church looming over this deserted piece of rock, light wind, cool water temperature. Patrick Musimu being both expert in martial arts and no limit free diving, I wanted to shoot my friend in a Kung-Fu/Meditation underwater story. The only advantage I […]

by × 14 December 2016 × 0 comments

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GOLDFINGER

GOLDFINGER

If you want to be a double or triple agent Bond girl with style, made for action or/and glamour and ready to trade your watch to organize a last ditch escape or lethal means to pursue your mission, there is nothing better than the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore with […]

by × 1 December 2016 × 0 comments

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OCEAN KING

OCEAN KING

The Red Sea, June 30th 2005, Patrick Musimu redefined the human limits with a dive on one breath to 209.6 m depth in “No Limit” discipline. 

At the time, diving below 200m depths in apnea was unthinkable. The majority of the free diving community was very skeptical about the magnitude […]

by × 28 November 2016 × 0 comments

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MISSION ROYALE TITANE

MISSION ROYALE TITANE

With it’s stealth and no messing around lethal style, I couldn’t resist to shoot the Pequignet Royale Titane range in a “Bond versus the bad guy” mood, I must confess Ursula Andress coming out of the ocean in Dr.No has still it’s effect on me…The Royale Titane harbours the “Calibre […]

by × 21 November 2016 × 0 comments

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ANSE ROYALE 300

ANSE ROYALE 300

Was it predestination to end up in Anse Royale on Mahé Island in the Seychelles to shoot the summer campaign for Pequignet Manufacture? No better location could underline more the new Manufacture diver’s watches, perfect combinations between elegance, performance and technology. We shot and tested the divers range above and […]

by × 21 November 2016 × 0 comments

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RETRO 1967 DIVE

RETRO 1967 DIVE

  While preparing this subject shot last year on The Longines 1967 Heritage Divers re-edition I happened to learn the passing a couple of days ago of free diving legend ENZO MAIORCA, eternal friend and contender of Jacques Mayol, another legend of the abyss. Their competition and friendship inspired Luc […]

by × 15 November 2016 × 0 comments

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LEGENDARY FIFTHY FATHOMS

LEGENDARY FIFTHY FATHOMS

As the Meltemi starts to build up in Paros, Zohra zips her wetsuit and slips in the water wearing this gorgeous Blancpain Fifthy Fathoms. The Fifty is quite a large watch at 45mm but nevertheless find graciously its place on her wrist. She adopts it immediately and reaches for the […]

by × 27 October 2016 × 0 comments

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DIVING ON THE MARIANNA

DIVING ON THE MARIANNA

In July 1981 the“Marianna”, sailed from the port of Piraeus; her destination was a port in the Persian Gulf. The ship was loaded with mineral ore in both lower holds; bulk barley was loaded in the upper prow hold; sheets of metal; water supply and irrigation pipes; fertiliser, marble, as […]

by × 25 October 2016 × 0 comments

No Gravity

TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN

TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN

    TAKE CARE WHEN…TAKE KAIROUAN (PART 1) The Medina of Kairouan, a labyrinth over which Amir and Ayoub are flying. The streets are echoing the noise of the impact of their bodies landing on roofs, the rustling of both dancers bordering the narrow street walls. They escape gravity, gravity […]

by × 21 October 2016 × 0 comments

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FLIRTING WITH THE DEEP BLUE

FLIRTING WITH THE DEEP BLUE

Being battle ready when you prepare an underwater shooting is part of the drill. I tried on my wrist the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller with some mixed feelings for its bulky and heavy looking 44mm case. After a couple of minutes this marvel of technology with its perfect engineered weight balance […]

by × 21 October 2016 × 0 comments