Saeed Rashid

Global Photo Specialist

I live in Bournemouth, on the sunny south coast of England, close to the sea and surrounded by beautiful rural landscapes, which is a dream for any photographer. I learnt to dive on the Great Barrier Reef off Carins, Australia whilst on a trip visiting family in Brisbane over 20 years ago and never looked back. The following year I returned, having bought my first cheap underwater camera at Duty-Free. Since then, I have upgraded to a Nauticam system with Canon DSLR. am a member of BSoUP (British

My Favourite Places


Writing for dive publications such as Diver & Scuba take me to some amazing locations such as Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines to mention but a few. This has given me a great insight into diving around the world. I then love being able to share some of my expenses with others when I write about them and escort guests on workshops to some of these wonderful locations. But there is always the next place to visit on my list. In my day job I work in the Faculty of Media and Communi

Manado Photography Trip with Saeed

Indonesia, Manado

Saeed Rashid, a self-professed neek (both a nerd and a geek combined) is here to share his knowledge and expertise with you in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

  • Perfect trip to learn & experiment your skills
  • Relaxed diving program
  • Workshops are well structured
  • Evening "Image review" session provided
  • Dive Bunaken National Marine Park
  • Ideal for families and couples

Photography Workshop to Komodo with Saeed

Indonesia, Komodo & Lesser Sunda

Komodo National Park is one of the most diverse and rich marine environments in the world, home to over 1,000 species of fish and 250 types of reef-building coral.

  • Dive Komodo National Park
  • 1,000 species of fish and 250 types of reef-building coral
  • Structured workshps
  • Itinerary managed by photographers
  • 9 nights aboard the Cheng Ho
  • Escorted group travel

My Recent Reviews

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I often wonder how managed to end up in 2 jobs I completely love and even more so as I get to share one of them with others that are as passionate and the sea as I am. I count myself very lucky as I get to travel to some of the world’s most prestigious dive sites in persist of my love. For me, photography is about capturing the beauty of the natural world and of people, I love looking back at my images, all the feelings and emotions from when I was there come flooding back. On land or underwate