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About Us

Macro Mode is an Australian owned and operated company based in Sydney. It was established in December 2014, by Ken Thongpila to provide a range of products and solutions for the underwater camera enthusiast.

Macro Mode specialises in the sale of underwater camera equipment, including; underwater digital cameras, underwater camera housings, wet lenses, lights, strobes and other accessories for the beginner and experienced photographer alike.

Macro Mode supplies a range of products from the following major brands;

I-Divesite, Ikelite, INON, Mini Gear, Nauticam, Olympus, AOI, RGBlue, Scuba Lamp and Weefine.

Whether you are just starting out on your underwater photography journey, or you are planning to go to the next level, Macro Mode can help find the right solution for you. We aim to establish a relationship with our customers so they can feel inspired to capture great photographic memories to share with friends.

Macro Mode now has 2 physical shops in Sydney and Gold Coast.

Macro Mode – Sydney

Adreno Sydney, 1st Floor
678 Botany Road, Alexandria, NSW.2015
Phone: 0402 927 010
 
 
Macro Mode – Gold Coast
 
Gold Coast Dive Centre
2/54-56 Paradise Ave, Miami QLD 4220 
Phone: 0402 927 010
 
 

About the founder:

Ken Thongpila is an experienced underwater photographer who specialises in macro photography.       He regularly speaks at Dive and Travel Expos in Asia and judges international photo competitions. He created a facebook group for fellow enthusiasts Underwater Macro Photographers (UWMP) with the aim of ‘Sharing, Learning and Inspiring each other’, which now has more than 43,000 members from around the world. He is also a member of Diving Instructor World Association (DIWA) Underwater Photography Level 6 (Examiner).