Gerald Nowak (Germany)
Gerald Nowak was born in 1964 in Olching southwest of Munich and was twelve years old the first time contact with an SLR. The diving he learned at the age of 17 in the local waters through his involvement in water rescue , but it was only years later , after a stay in tropical waters , the diving was at the right passion. Both hobbies now mingled becoming visibly and quickly became his present occupation. He has worked continuously for 20 years for the German and international diving press. He is a regular contributing photographer for DIVING UNDER WATER , SILENT WORLD , ATLANTIS , SCUBA DIVER and some UW online portals. In many German-speaking travel , water sports and outdoor magazines , he reports on destinations worldwide , research reports, writing technical reports or written photo specials and offers tips for underwater and travel photography . His photo equipment consists of several Nikon cameras for underwater photography, and more recently, the Panasonic CSC cameras GH3 and GH4.