Login | Register | Buy Ticket
 
Home | The DRT Show | Exhibitors | News | UW Photo Challenge | Contact Us
 
 
Our DRT Show Components
 
 
VIP Speakers In Taiwan
 
Welcome to attending our VIP Seminar Programs during DRT Show Taiwan 22-24 June 2018.
 
Mr. Enzo Chen, Taiwan
Photographer/Founder of Enzo Marine Diving

Mr. Enzo has been taking pictures underwater since 1990. He has provided content for a number of magazines and underwater journals, sharing his skills, expertise and his technical knowledge of equipment. Enzo is especially masterful in his use of lighting and composition. Through his lens, creatures of the deep take center-stage, their unique, captivating and endearing characters revealed as they are thrown into sharp relief.
Mr. Qing Lin, China
Photographer

Born in 1965 in Beijing, Qing has been taking pictures since 1985. He began to dive in 2002 and later got into underwater photography in 2006. Photojournalist of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Qing is also the producer of Dream Wavers, which represented China to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category in the 2008 Oscars. Since 2013, his work has been winning many international awards every year, including Our World Underwater.
       
Mr. Allen Lee, Taiwan
Photographer

Allen learned diving in 1997 and fell in love with underwater photography in 2000. He is very enthusiastic about ecology photography. In 2013, to provide an opportunity that divers can share the knowledge of underwater photography and ecology, he founded an Underwater Photography Club on Facebook.In 2015, his first solo photographic exhibition took place. His works were also published in French National Geography, EZDIVE Magazine, Rhythms Monthly, Science Monthly, Mandarin Daily News, and so on. He has been doing underwater photography in Kenting for many years and he highly recommends Taiwan's underwater ecology.
Mr. Marco Chang, Taiwan
Photographer

Marco Chang, who is a creative advertiser as his career. Back in 2008, he started to dive and were attractive by the fascinated underwater world. On the summer of 2013, he has upgraded his camera by using DSLR and since then, it has been his most powerful weapon thru out his 7 years underwater photography. In 2012, encouraged by seniors, he started to compete his works on multiples contests and had won many prizes during the contests. Marco Chang hope people will not just see the beauty of ocean but will take more serious concern on ocean conservation. He will continue to take more great photos, so that thru his lens, people will love the ocean as he does.
       
Mr. Ray Chin, Taiwan
Photographer/Environmentalist

Ray joined in Kuroshio Ocean Education Foundation in 2001. After that, he has taken most of his time to research wholphin, and has taken a lot of pictures. Also he is engaged in environmental education and works on relative issues. Beginning shooting on the water, Ray started to search for wholphin within Taiwanese waters in 2007. In the course of that, he made numerous trips to Tonga, Sri Lanka and other regions to take pictures of different kinds of wholpin. He successfully got the perfect shot of Sperm Whale, Pseudorca crassidens and Spinner Dolphin since 2012, and it’s still continuing……
Mr. Su Huai, Taiwan
Co-founder of Islander Divers/Marine Conservation Photographer/PADI Diving Instructor

Su Huai has been diving in many countries and Taiwan provides the environment he loves the most in the world. Islander Divers is dedicated to connect people with marine culture and environment through photography and writing, wanting to introduce various aspects of oceans to the world. Su Huai hopes that oceans could be a part of everyone’s daily life. He is now based in Xiaoliuqiu which is known as Turtle Island, focusing on documenting sea turtles and advocating marine conservation and marine education.
       
Ms. Vania Kam, Hong Kong
Photographer

Vania is an award-winning photographer who was fascinated and mesmerized by the beauty of the underwater world when her parents took her to Guam where she did her first DSD at the age of 14. She is a barrister-at-law by profession and enjoys photography since she was a teenager. Vania became a certified open water diver in the end of 2009 and has been shooting underwater photos ever since in her spare time. Her hard work and dedication gained her 31 local and international photographic awards and her photos are published and exhibited worldwide such as the Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice exhibition displayed at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.
Mr. Lee YenYi, Taiwan
Photographer

Yen-Yi Lee is an award-winning Taiwanese underwater photographer with endless passion for the ocean. He was certified as a scuba diver at 2010 and started underwater photography at 2011. He is so fascinated by the mystery of the ocean and what becomes part of his life is to discover the ocean with his camera. He likes to observe the relationship between the marine lives, ocean, and human beings. He always commits himself to create a unique and artistic reflection of what he sees through his eyes and his lens - to capture the beauty of the world and share it with people. Besides underwater photography, he also loves landscape and wildlife photography.
       
Mr. Hans Ho, Taiwan
Associate Research Fellow/Associate Professor

Born in Chiayi, Hans has been a nature lover from his childhood. After earning his doctorate in 2010, Hans joined National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium. Now he is served as Associate Research Fellow of National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium and Associate Professor of National Dong Hwa University. Hans is one of the few specialists in the study of anglerfishes in the world. Besides, he is also specialized in fish diversity in Taiwan.
Mr. Jay Ku, Taiwan
Freediving Instructor

Freediving is the sport which is full of challenge. People can start to learn about our ocean with relaxing and any skill naturally. Since 2009, Jay started to learn about free diving. He loves travel of diving. Also in recording every ecology and geomorphology when he has activities in the coast of Taiwan. Nowadays, he is dedicate free diving's promotion and teaching. Expecting more people to recognize this kind of sport and meet with ocean, love ocean.
       
Mr. Wang MingHsiang, Taiwan
Scuba Diving Professional

With 20-year experience in diving, now Wang Ming Hsiang is served as the master instructor in Keelung Rescue Association. He was certified as NAUI instructor in 2000. Since then, he put his whole heart into the ocean. Besides that, Wang is also keen on underwater photography. He has provided content for a number of magazines and newspapers.
Ms. Violet Ting, Taiwan/Malaysia
Photographer

Violet, in May 2015, joined “SNUPS” competition organized by the Philippines. One of the criteria during this competition was a zero editing shootout. She was awarded 1st place in Nudibranch portrait, 1st place in Macro and the Silver prize Photographer of the year. She then became the first Asian female for the #25 cover story of Europe online magazine Scubashooter and the interviewee of Malaysia China Post. For her, capturing moods and moments is a beautiful thing. Underwater photography is about feeling the mood of any given subject and transforming that moment into a visual art that connects with the viewers. This is her way in expressing visual photography.
       
Mr. Ken Thongpila, Australia/Thailand
Photographer/Founder of Underwater Macro Photographer (UWMP) Facebook Group

Ken Thongpila is an Australian-Thai, living and working in Sydney. He is an award-winning photographer and a Photo Journalist who has been featured in diving magazines and websites. He also judges local and international photo competitions and shootouts. He is regularly invited to give presentations at diving and travel expos in Asia. Ken has been scuba diving and taking photographs underwater as his hobby since 2003. His passion is macro photography and his favorite critter is the Nudibranch. In September 2011 he created the Underwater Macro Photographers (UWMP) Facebook Group, which quickly became popular with the underwater photography community and has more than 41,500 members from all over the world. The group shares information, ideas and tips on how to take better macro photos.
Mr. Yuan HsuHu, Taiwan
Director/Underwater Videographer

Born in 1972 in Taipei, Yuan Hsu-Hu started with his early education with classic ballet training. He was the intern dancer for Cloud Gate Dance Theater and a dancer for Taipei Capital Ballet Theater and Dance Forum Taipei. When 19, he started learning visual production and became the program producer and director of Channel V and the visual director of ERA and TVBS. Shooting many music videos for singers, then, in 2002 he became an advertising director, filming all kinds of products. In 2009, he filmed a short documentary for Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Orchid Island and then in 2010 completed his first movie, 《Haga Paris》, which premiered in southern Australia in 2011. In addition, 《Mermaid Whispering》 was completed in 2017.
       
Ms. Lee PeiYu, Taiwan
TV Presenter/Actress/Model/Doodler

Taiwanese female TV Presenter, actress, model, doodler, and textile designer. Born in Taiwan, spent childhood in New Zealand, attended exchange student program in Sweden, she is currently hosting Asia's first Diving TV show "Underwater 30 meters", where she travels around Taiwan and Southeast Asia for extraordinary diving-traveling experiences.
Fong ChiaLing, Taiwan
Marine Biologist/Co-founder of TurtleSpot Taiwan

ChiaLing became a sea turtle lover after being impressed by the laying of sea turtles during undergraduate. She has been working on sea turtle research and conservation outreach for more than 10 years. She enjoys traveling around Taiwan and meeting the turtle friends during diving. Therefore, a citizen-science project called “TurtleSpot Taiwan” was founded to collect the photo sightings of sea turtles and to share the information of sea turtles to the public.
       
Mr. Joe Chang, Taiwan
Underwater Photographer

Joe Chang, an underwater photographer and a protected-species promoting activist from Hualian, has been studying Nudibranch for years on Green Island, Taiwan and is now an underwater photography lecturer at Cool Diving Resort, Nudibranch lecturer for POCO Underwater Sharing, exclusive underwater photographer for Taiwan 2017/2018 Bubblescuba / Aoi / Mic / Bigeye. He had exhibited underwater photography at DRT SHOW Shanghai 2018, joined DRT SHOW Hong Kong 2017 for presenting Bubblescuba BBSI snoot light products and was interviewed by Blue Trend.
Mr. Ke ChinYuan, Taiwan
Director / Producer

Since 1980, Ke, ChinYuan has started his career recording the natural scenes in Taiwan. After 1987, Ke refocused his subject on the environmental issues. In 1998, Ke was engaged in news department in Public Television Service Foundation (PTS) and produced the television news magazine on environmental issues. From 2000 until now, a series of documentaries have been released, comprising the topics of marine and mountain resources and wildlife conservation…etc. His work includes images, reports and documentaries on ecological, economic and political issues. He has won or been nominated for over 70 awards, home and abroad, and is currently a producer at the news department of Taiwan Public Television Service.
       
Mr. Brad Chen, Taiwan
Founder of CREST

Brad, founder of CREST, is a dive expert and enthusiastic ocean lover. He believes that if more people become as crazy as we do, the future of the sea will become clearer. As a product developer and designer, he cares about the quality of products very much, so each product is hand-made and tested. He hopes that he can make more people fall in love with the ocean because of his great products.
Mr. Edmund Yiu, Hong Kong
Scuba Diving Professional / Greater China Regional Head for RAID

Edmund currently served as the Greater China Regional Head for RAID (Rebreather Association of International Divers) serving dive centers and developing instructors throughout the region. Edmund is qualified as RAID Examiner, RAID Recreational, Technical OC and CCR Instructor Trainer and RAID Cave Instructor. Edmund has over 20 years of experiences in recreational, technical, rebreather and cave diving, with more than 6000 dives conducted throughout locations around the world.
       
Mr. Eric Wong, Hong Kong
Sales & Technical Training Manager for Scubapro AP / Diving Instructor

Eric is an ocean lover, diving instructor, and a freediving instructor. He is also a technical diver and very into wreck diving. He joined Scubapro in 2011 and now is responsible for product and technical training programs in the Asia Pacific. He has trained over 300 technicians from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, etc and has wide product knowledge. With his passion of diving, Eric would like to share his equipment knowledge to every diver from a manufacturer’s and an instructor’s perspective.
Mr. Yorko Summer, Taiwan
Ocean Ambassador of the Marianas Visitors Authority

Yorko Summer is a Taiwanese well-known underwater photographer. He has multiple identities including a diving instructor, travel journalist, photography lecturer and judge of underwater photo competition. In 2018, he is appointed as the Ocean Ambassador of the Marianas Visitors Authority. With nearly two decades of underwater photograph experience, he is one of the most active underwater photographers in Asia. Yorko was honored as "Photographer of The Week" by Dive Photo Guide.
       
Mr. Takuya Torii, Japan
Corporate Messenger Boy

A corporate messenger boy delivering messages back and forth from/to INON and collecting feedback from the market, has been working for INON more than a decade. He loves meeting with enthusiastic people fascinated in the ocean, diving and underwater imaging to get inspired as one of those people. Always travels with movable booth which could be interpreted as a 4-dimensional pocket of Doraemon as it carries many of demonstration units and prototype models sometime to enhance his messages.
   
 
       
Events & Programs
 
22 June 2018 (Friday, 10:00pm-6:00pm)
Time Program Venue
01:30-02:10pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Allen Lee
Topic: How to Shoot Wide-angle Underwater Photos
Stage Shark
03:00-04:00pm Opening Ceremony Stage Shark
04:20-05:00pm Marine Biology Seminar – Mr. Hans Ho
Topic: What Is in A Fish's Name?
Stage Shark
05:10-05:50pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Ms. Violet Ting
Topic: Tips on How to Make Good Photos for Beginners
Stage Shark
     
01:45-02:25pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Su Huai
Topic: The Youth Divers' Environmental-friendly Revolution in Xiaoliuqiu
Stage Turtle
04:15-04:55pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Ken Thongpila
Topic: Diving in Cendrawasih, Indonesia with UW Photography Tips
Stage Turtle
05:05-05:45pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Marco Chang
Topic: Unveil the Advanced Photography Techniques
Stage Turtle
 
23 June 2018 (Saturday, 10:00pm-6:00pm)
Time Program Venue
11:25-12:05pm Diving Equipment Seminar – Mr. Brad Chen (CREST)
Topic: What to Expect When You Are An Entrepreneur in The Diving Industry
Stage Shark
12:10-12:50pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Lee YenYi
Topic: Tips for Wide-angle Underwater Photography (Part I)
Stage Shark
12:55-01:35pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Wang MingHsiang
Topic: Environmental Changes And Ecological Conservation
Stage Shark
01:40-02:20pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Ray Chin
Topic: Southern Right Whale of Patagonia
Stage Shark
02:25-03:05pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Lin Qing
Topic: My 2017
Stage Shark
03:15-03:55pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Ken Thongpila
Topic: UW Macro Photography - Techniques on Blending Background Colors
Stage Shark
04:00-04:40pm Technical Diving Seminar – Mr. Edmund Yiu (RAID)
Topic: Rebreather Accidents Analysis – What Can We Learn from It?
Stage Shark
04:45-05:25pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Enzo Chen
Topic: 10 Minutes to Become A Real Underwater Photography Master
Stage Shark
05:30-06:00pm Lucky Draw Stage Shark
     
11:45-12:25pm Dive Destination Seminar – Mr. Yorko Summer (Marianas Visitors Authority)
Topic: My Marianas
Stage Turtle
12:35-01:15pm Diving Equipment Seminar – Mr. Eric Wong (快樂潛水器材有限公司)
Topic: How to Properly Use Your Diving Equipment
Stage Turtle
01:25-02:05pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Allen Lee
Topic: Have Fun Taking Underwater Photos
Stage Turtle
02:10-02:50pm Freediving Seminar – Mr. Jay Ku
Topic: Freediving – Exploration of Ocean And Spirit
Stage Turtle
03:00-03:40pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Ms. Vania Kam
Topic: You Can Be The Next Winner: Competition Experience Sharing
Stage Turtle
03:45-04:25pm Marine Biology Seminar – Mr. Hans Ho
Topic: Biodiversity of Sharks And Rays
Stage Turtle
04:35-05:15pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Yuan XuHu
Topic: Share of Underwater Movie Videography
Stage Turtle
     
04:00-05:00pm DIWA Member Meeting Seminar Room A
 
24 June 2018 (Sunday, 10:00pm-6:00pm)
Time Program Venue
11:25-12:05pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Yuan XuHu
Topic: Share of Underwater Movie Videography
Stage Shark
12:10-12:50pm Diving Seminar – Ms. Patty Lee
Topic: 30 Meters Underwater
Stage Shark
12:55-01:35pm Freeddiving Seminar – Mr. Lu HongYang (DIWA)
Topic:  
Stage Shark
01:40-02:20pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Ms. Fong ChiaLing
Topic: TurtleSpot Taiwan: Citizen Science for An Open Sea Turtle Database
Stage Shark
02:25-03:05pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Su Huai
Topic: Sea Turtles And My Underwater Life
Stage Shark
03:15-03:55pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Vania Kam
Topic: Killer Whales/Orcas v.s. Humpback Whaled v.s. Dwarf Minke Whales
Stage Shark
04:00-04:40pm Freediving Seminar – Mr. Jay Ku
Topic: Go Deeper
Stage Shark
04:45-05:25pm Free Diving Seminar by Mr. Jay Ku
Topic: Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Ke ChinYuan
Stage Shark
5:40-6:00PM Lucky Draw Stage Shark
     
11:45-12:25pm Diving Seminar – Mr. Takuya Torii (Divingshot.com)
Topic: Special Cetaceans in Taiwan
Stage Turtle
12:35-01:15pm Marine Conservation Seminar – Mr. Ray Chin
Topic: Special Cetaceans in Taiwan
Stage Turtle
01:25-02:05pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Joe Chang (Bubble Scuba)
Topic: How to Use Macro Snoot Light And Color Light
Stage Turtle
02:10-02:50pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Lin Qing
Topic: Be Different, Be Yourself
Stage Turtle
03:00-03:40pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Lee Yen Yi
Topic: Tips for Wide-angle Underwater Photography (Part II)
Stage Turtle
03:45-04:25pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Mr. Wang MingHsiang
Topic: Environmental Changes And Ecological Conservation
Stage Turtle
04:35-05:15pm Underwater Photography Seminar – Ms. Violet Ting
Topic: The Art of Snoot And Luminance
Stage Turtle
 


 
 
Supported By:
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific supported by AUF (Asian Underwater Federation).
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific supported by General Administration of Sport of China (HR Resources Development Center), China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Guangdong Vocational Institute of Sport, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT), Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPBP), Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), Okinawa Prefecture Government, Okinawa Convention & Visitor Bureau (OCVB), Japan Recreational Diving Association (JRDA), Japan Wetsuits Manufacturers Association (JWMA), Japan Scuba Association (JSA).
  • The ONLY Diving Expo in Asia Pacific supported by PADI, NAUI, SSI, TDISDI, UTD, RAID, DIWA, CMAS, PSAI, DAN, IANTD, ANDI, IRD.
  • The ONLY Diving Expo supported by Hong Kong Underwater Association (HKUA), China Underwater Association (CUA) and Macau Underwater Club (MUC).
  • DRT Show is the ONLY Diving and Resort Expo in Asia Pacific supported by more than 30 media partners worldwide.
Copyright © DRT Show Taiwan. All rights reserved. World Class, Professional, Quality
TEL- HK:+852-2961-4565 | CN:+86-(0)21 54241218 | TW:+886 (0)2 77163760