Richard Smith

Richard Smith, a British underwater photographer and writer,aspires to promote anappreciation for the ocean’s inhabitants and raise awareness of marine conservation issues through his images.  A marine biologist by training, Richard’s pioneering research on the biology and conservation of pygmy seahorses, led to the first PhD on these enigmatic fishes.

Over the past decade, Richard’s photographs and marine life focused features have appeared in a wide variety of publications around the world. Richard leads marine life expeditions where the aim is for participants to get more from their diving and photography by learning about the marine environment:




“I had a fantastic time at Siladen Resort.  The resort itself is a quiet and idyllic oasis, the food was outstanding, but it’s the fishes that will have me coming back.  The dive crew were some of the friendliest folk I have met.  Always smiling, and so happy.  I can’t wait to dive there again” Dr. Richard Smith


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