About me Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux

d300 Mauritius 2 007


Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux

Jean-Yves Bignoux /Underwater Photographer /Oceanic Research /Scuba Instructor

Hello and thanks for visiting my profile ,my name is Linley  Jean-Yves Bignoux.I am an Australian originally from Melbourne,with Mauritian heritage and parents .I was born in Blantyre on the 21/11/1975 .

I am a keen photographer ,i shoot underwater, landscape, street and nature photography nearly 99.9 percent of the time .My fulltime profession is  being an English Tutor TEFL(Teaching English as a Foreign Language) teaching Japanese students  a jobb i find very fullfilling and rewarding.

I have worked as a Scuba Diving Instructor and Divemaster for several years and i have been a Scuba Diver for 14 years overall  ,i have been doing Underwater Photography  for 13 years .i am also a certified First Aid Instructor .

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 images.

In Addition ,the bulk of my carrer was in the Distribution and Logistics  industry for 17 years i Inventory Management   i which i worked for two multinnational firms in Melbourne Australia.

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.

Cheers …Linley J Bignoux



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