About me Linley Bignoux

d300 Mauritius 2 007

Jean-Yves Bignoux /Underwater Photographer /Oceanic Research /Scuba Instructor


Hello and thanks for visiting my profile, my name is Linley Bignoux. I am an Australian originally from Melbourne. I was born in Blantyre, on the 21/11/1975. I am based in Mauritius.

I am an English teacher by profession and photography, scuba diving geek and marine science fanatic when I am not teaching. 

Basically, I photograph and write primarily about many fundamental aspects of the Marine Sciences:Marine BiologyMarine Conservation Biology, Marine Ecology, Oceanography and overall Environmental Science, these interests stem from my year’s scuba diving professionally and as a scuba diver for over 14 years discovering the underwater world and the natural environment on land in general as try to understand in the inner workings of nature.

Similarly, I write about the photographic genres of Landscape photography, Photojournalism and Underwater Photography,I have a specific interset in explaining the many aspects of our natural world that we live in via the Environmental Photojournalism photographic genre.

I spent 18 years in the Logistics and Supply Chain industries in my hometown of Melbourne, Australia in Inventory Management before becoming an English Teacher. I am a professional-rated scuba diver, holding a Scuba Instructor rating with PADI(Professional Association of Diving Instructors)-Assistant Instructor.

Camera’s:  Canon EOS 7D Mark 1, Nikon D300, Nikon D7000, Ikelite underwater housing.Ikelite DS160 Twin flashes/strobes.Pentax K-x, Pentax MX 35mm Film and Nikon L24 Compact.

My Lenses:,Nikon AI-S 28mm 3.5 MF Prime , ,Nikon AF 50mm 1.8 D Prime,35mm Yongnuo 1.8 Prime,90mm Tamron SP 2.8 Macro Prime,Tokina 70-210mm ATX f4,Sigma 10-20mm EX DC HSM 3.5,Cosina 70-210mm  MC 3.5,Pentax 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6  SMC DA.


Linley Bignoux.


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