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Underwater photography exhibition by Masakazu Akagi

Masakazu Akagi made a surprise for public, prepared a new Underwater Photography Exhibition. Exhibition is taking place at The Empire Hotel and Country Club. Organised by the Brunei-Japan Friendship Association, the three-day exhibition will showcase 26 large prints of spectacular photographs of fishes and corals in the waters of Brunei, captured through the lenses of Mr Akagi, according to Bru Direct Opened from 1Oam onwards, the exhibition aims to highlight the beautiful waters in Brunei to attract tourists to come for a diving experience in the Sultanate.

The event also shows that Brunei is able to conserve its natural beauties in their pristine state.

Akagi took ten days and two diving trips to comtlete his works and was fascinated by the beautiful underwater scenic available in Brunei.

The show was supported by Brunei Photographic Society, Brunei Divers Association, Leong Camera Digital World, Tourism Brunei and The Empire Hotel and Country Club.

Admission to the exhibition is free. Mr Akagi's works have been widely featured in the National Geographic magazine and he is one of 50 high-profile marine photographers from Japan, fully supported by Canon (Japan). Born in 1960 in Osaka, Masakazu Akagi graduated from Osaka University of Arts in photography. A.M.

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