reef is Scubazoo’s biggest and most ambitious publication to date. It’s a 360-page coffee table book plus a 30 min DVD published by Dorling Kindersley (DK). reef was officially launched on Tuesday 11th September 2008 in Waterstones, Piccadilly, London, along with an exhibition of canvas prints taken from Scubazoo’s new range available to buy online. Since its initial print run, reef has been translated and published in over 10 languages including Japanese, Spanish and Polish.

Check out some reviews of reef below and click on the page spreads for a look inside:

Publishers weekly:

This brilliant photographic compilation by Malaysian-based diving collective Scubazoo introduces the ecology of oceanic reefs, both temperate and tropical. Though technological advances and the devastation of global reefs have spurred many experienced diver-photographers to publish photo collections, the dazzling photography in this one stands out dramatically, as does its inclusion of images made simultaneously by still and video photographers…

Head of the Class
David Espinosa, Editor Australasian Scuba Diver

“My best guess is reef should jump to the head of the class when judged at various
competitions around the world this year. Even if it doesn’t manage to win, it’s certain to wow the toughest judges – the buying public – and make it one of the year’s best-selling underwater coffee table books, and a wonderful addition to your collection

REEF – the book. The next best thing to being there!
Joni Lawrence, Marine Bio Blog

“I recently received a review copy of the new book put out by DK Publishing called simply “Reef.” Before even spending 5 minutes with the book, all I could say was – WOW! The photography, contributed by Scubazoo, is nothing short of amazing. I could spend hours flipping through the pages of this book. It’s almost painful as it is giving me the scuba diving “bug” ….” read the original article.

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DVD preview: Watch chapters from the reef DVD

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Copies of reef can be bought from  Amazon.