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“Went above and beyond (below!)”
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BonPhoto
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Owner description: BonPhoto delivers beautifully shot and edited video or still photographs so that your unique personal experiences can be relived over again long after your visit to Bonaire. Visit our location for advise, courses, rental & retail, printed images, Bonaire DVD's and many other products. Our outdoor adventure company, Flow will guide you to the best areas on our island.
Reviewed July 24, 2013

BonPhoto promised us at least 20 great photos and we got 80! Lorenzo could not have been nicer, more enthusiastic, or easier to dive with. The habitat was a great dive choice with the small wreck. For $200, having a professional take amazing pictures for you is far and away a better idea than renting your own camera!

1  Thank katejy
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Leo H, Owner at BonPhoto, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2013

Thank you for your kind words. With a private underwater photo shoot we offer a minimum of 20 photos and it always ends up being more (in some cases much more :) ) Glad to read that you enjoyed our service and sure hope we'll be able to help you again.
All the best from Bonaire, Leo

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

My wife and I have been traveling with our local dive club to Bonaire Divi for a a few years now. The dive club brings in Bonphoto for two dives to capture the experience for us. We have never been disappointed! The quality of the video is second to none. The clarity, color look as if they were done in a studio and the footage is spot on, capturing ALL the divers and including some additional shots of the reef and it's inhabitants.

If you go to Bonaire go to Bonphoto you will be very pleased you did.

Thank Noodle2315
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Leo H, Owner at BonPhoto, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2013

Thank you for your nice review.
In addition to all the private video services that we offer, we have been providing photo and video services for most of the main diving resorts for years. We love to join groups like yours as there's always a very nice atmosphere on the boats and during group dives which is great to capture on video.
Looking forward seeing you again soon!!
All the best from Bonaire, Leo

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed at Captain Don's during a recent dive trip. Zsuzsanna from BonPhoto (which is next door and part of the Captain Don's hotel as I understand it), came along on one of our scheduled boat dives and filmed our group. We really enjoyed talking to Zsuzsanna on the boat and when we stopped in at BonPhoto after that. From the minute you start talking to Zsuzsanna you get a real sense of her immense passion for taking photos and video of underwater life. Zsuzsanna and the rest of the BonPhoto were incredibly helpful in answering questions about the island, our cameras, how to take better photos, and so on. In a nutshell, do yourself a favor and stop in an BonPhoto and say hello. You won't regret it. They are fantastic.

1  Thank Bill D
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Leo H, Owner at BonPhoto, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013

Hi Bill,
Thank you for your kind review.
Although our business is not part of Captain Don's,
we operate from a location right next door, on the main road.
Our shop allows convenient parking on the main road for guest from all over the island
as well as a backdoor entry from Captain Don's Habitat resort without ever leaving the property.

We hope to see you again soon on our beautiful island.
Until then, warm regards from Bonaire. Leo

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Reviewed May 5, 2013

On all trips that I have taken on the Woodwind Snorkel Sail, BonPhoto has had a photographer aboard taking photos. The resulting photo CDs were great.The photographers are friendly and very professional.

Thank IB_Dave
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Leo H, Owner at BonPhoto, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2013

Hi Dave,
Thank you for your nice words.
We have been working with Woodwind for years and love joining their trips,
providing the guest with our images. Hope you'll be able to join on a trip again soon!
Warm regards from Bonaire, Leo

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Reviewed May 5, 2013

Just got back from a week in Bonaire. I had just purchased mirror-less camera for the trip and was having some difficulty getting good shots with it. Stopped in at Bonaire photo they were extremely helpful in explaining how to position my new strobes, so much so I ended up taking two half day photo courses (marco/wide angle). The shop's owner Zsuzsanna taught both classes and was incredible. She taught in very laid back but informative way doing both class room and water sessions, I learnt more about my camera and how to shoot with it in two half day sessions than I would have learnt in a month of playing with it myself.

If you do underwater Photo whether you are beginner or an expert, I would highly recommend taking a class at Bonaire photo if you are on the island. One thing I will warn you though, once you take one class you are going to want to take allot more :).

PS Night Flow diving done by the shop was also excellent, you will see the reef from completely different perspective.

Thank Jim D
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Leo H, Owner at BonPhoto, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2013

Hi Jim,
Thank you for your nice review.
Really happy to hear that you enjoyed your course with Zsuzsanna.
Please keep us posted on your progress and let us know if you have any additional questions.
Zsuzsanna is alway available online to provide feedback or even complete theory sessions.

Glad you decided to join the Fluo Night Dive of our other business, Flow.
Next time we'll show you how to take photos during those dives :)
Looking forward meeting again some day, Leo

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