Monthly Archives: September 2011

Spur your adrenaline and your adventure on Komodo national park

You are confused to spend your holidays or just to vent your adventure hobby instead? Many of the various theme parks you can visit in Indonesia, which of course you will be pampered with natural beauty and cultural diversity. One of these is komodo national park, this attraction must be very precise for those of you who have an adventurous soul who always wanted to find new things that challenge your adrenaline, or for those of you who want to see what kind of animals are still preserved in the ancient world, of course attraction this place. You should know also the komodo national park is one of the popular vote competition nominees’ Seven Wonders of the World, which is certainly very inviting attraction of foreign and local tourists. Komodo national park attraction was not solely due to the presence of dragons, but that still maintained its natural beauty and natural.

Komodo national park established as a UNESCO world heritage site is located between the Province of West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara. In it includes three major islands, namely the island of Komodo, Rinca Island and Padar Island, as well as several smaller islands. Administratively, the area is located within the District of Komodo, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province. National Park covering an area of ??132,572 hectares was originally formed with the purpose of preserving unique species and a rare Komodo dragon, which is the one contained in the Indonesian archipelago, the controversy that accompanied the event voting no effect on intensive efforts to continue to maintain its sustainability. Komodo has an average length of two to three meters. The cause is due to the absence of mammalian carnivores on the island where dragons live as well as its metabolic rate is small. Because of her size, the Komodo dragon position top predator that dominates the ecosystem in which they live. Dragons in the wild habitat has shrunk and hence the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to enter the dragons as a species vulnerable to extinction. This large lizard is now protected under Indonesian law and a national park established to protect it. It certainly would be a special attraction for local tourists or the world to spend time off and his adventure in Komodo Park.

However, when you visit the Komodo national park is not solely due to the presence of dragons, but the panorama of savannah and underwater scenery is an attraction potential. Underwater tours, such as fishing, snorkeling, diving, canoeing, or boating. While on the mainland, the potential of nature tourism that can be done is observing animals, hiking, and camping. Visit the Komodo National Park and enjoy the natural scenery is very charming experience that will never be forgotten. You can capture the moment of this adventure with your family and your loved ones.

Find an amazing adventure with underwater photography

The view that we can take from our camera is not only limited on land, you can take photos under the sea with stunning, underwater photography always very impressive because they are not very common. Underwater photography is a very different kind of photography, but also very difficult. Because, first of all, you have to dive to take the pictures and you will also need special equipment. The underwater world is spectacular, and so is a photograph taken in that environment. However, not many people who try and those who do, usually the photographer with a sense of adventure and who want to make something different, or those divers who have a hobby of photography, both. But, if you like diving or want to try it, you should also try the type of photography as you might get some spectacular photos that will make the time and effort worthwhile. These activities are fun because you will find new experiences that you can get.

But you need to consider before do underwater photography, there are some basic things you need to take care of before you start. One of the first things you should do is learn how to dive. You can not expect to achieve great picture if you get distracted by the fact that you are under water and you do not know what to do. Learn to dive and do it right will give you the time you need to enjoy the underwater world and this will give you some great opportunities to achieve a beautiful composition. If you’re just starting with underwater photography you have to learn about snorkeling, simple way to dive under the water and way easier than scuba diving. It is the practice of swimming underwater using equipment based on a simple dive mask consisting of only a dive, some swim fins and breathing tube called a snorkel. The idea is that the human body floats, but not enough to make breathing easier on the water.

Then it is no less important keystrokes to do this activity is the choice of lens is also very important, because under the water, you will not be able to move as easily as on land and your subject will also appear quickly in your frame and you should be able to capture with ease, while maintaining a comfortable distance. Many photographers use wide-angle lens underwater because they allow them to capture the major corners of life in the water. Fish eye lens is also widely used mainly because they help the photographer get pictures of underwater creatures nearby. Other gear you might need when making underwater photography including strobe arms and clamps. This is very important because it will allow you to move the lamp is easy, especially if you want to light only part of the environment. So, from a variety of explanations about underwater photography, it feels amazing in a lot of things that you can find.