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About me Jean-Yves Bignoux
Hello and thanks for visiting my profile ,my name is Jean-Yves Bignoux.I am an Australian originally from Melbourne,with Mauritian heritage and parents .I was born in Blantyre Malawi on the 21/11/1975 however, but spent all my life in Melbourne Australia since the age of 4 years old.
I have worked as a Scuba diving Instructor and Divemaster for several years and been a Scuba Diver for 14 years overall ,i have been doing Underwater Photography for 13 years.
I used to work for the Nation Media Group as a Correspondent Journalist and Photographer reporting on stories in Mauritius which covered environmental ,business and current affairs .I also photographed for the former Mauritius Dive MagazinDive Mauritius)as a Underwater Photographer.
To date i have written over 230 articles as a Journalist and taken countless photographs of Mauritius mainly underwater and many above water to document Mauritius islands natural beauty and unique environment .As a Photographer and i have taken many photos for news agencies in Africa and abroad on Mauritius as well.
Camera’s: Canon EOS 7D Mark 1 ,Nikon D300 Nikon D7000 ,Ikelite underwater housing.Ikelite DS160 Twin flashes/strobes.Pentax K-x ,Pentax MX 35mm Film and Nikon L24 Compact
My Lenses: Nikon 18-55mm DX ED G MARK 2 3.5-5.6,Nikon AI-S 28mm 3.5 MF Prime ,AF Nikon FX 75-300mm 4.5-5.6,AF Nikon 28-80mm 3.5-5.6 D ,Sigma Aspherical 28-80mm D Macro,Nikon AF 1.8 D Prime,35mm Yongnuo 1.8 Prime,90mm Tamron SP 2.8 Macro Prime,Tokina 70-210mm ATX f4,Sigma 10-20mm EX DC HSM 3.5,Cosina 135mm MC 3.5,Pentax 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SMC DA.