Wednesday, August 15, 2012


Iyad Suleyman is a Ukrainian, living and working in the United Arab Emirates. 
He is an award-winning underwater photographer featured in diving magazines &websites and judge in different underwater competitions. 
He began diving in 2008 and at the same time he was amazed with the beauty of seascapes and underwater inhabitants. Short time after that he bought his first camera and UW photography became his passion. 
He was awarded at more than 40 competitions and contests, including Digital Online Underwater Photography Competition in the UAE, where he became the Champion in 2013. He received the title of Grand Master in the biggest online competition in the world at in 2013 as well and many more. 
Several times a year he travels to different interesting dive destinations to take underwater pictures. The waters, where he dives, are at the different sides of our world (the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Jordan, Egypt, Djibouti, Ukraine etc.), but as he is based in Emirates - almost every week he dives and takes UW pictures in Indian Ocean, UAE coast.
He likes every kind of underwater photography, but especially he is carried away by the macro and super macro photography. He likes to capture small subjects in details to show their hidden beauty and singularity. His favorite subject is Blenny and his collection of blennies’ portraits is quite big and impressive.
You can also follow him on FB:
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You are welcome also to the FB group “Blenny” created by Iyad: