Born and raised in South Africa professional underwater photographer Wesley Oosthuizen moved to Grand Cayman shortly after graduating from high school – a decision he has never regretted. While working as a snorkel guide, he started freediving and was mesmerized by the amazing ocean life that he encountered on a daily basis. After a couple of close calls while freediving, he decided to try out scuba diving. This is when his life was completely transformed.
A traveler at heart, Wesley later moved to Taiwan, where he hung up his fins for much longer than anticipated – 13 years – to pursue other avenues such as directing, music composition and video editing. This range of talents eventually brought him full circle back to diving – with skills that were honed and developed. This then led Wesley to starting a production company in Taiwan, which has been operational for around two years now.
His favorite way to expose nature’s beauty is through macro photography. Staying in Taiwan has granted him with abundant opportunities to capture unique land and marine wildlife, which has enabled him grow his passion into a profession.
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Wesley Oostenhuizen Photography