As a scientist, engineer, inventor, dive instructor, pilot, photographer, journalist and writer, Wulf Koehler has dedicated a major part of his life to the sea by educating divers, instructing underwater photographers and manufacturing underwater camera housings. To add to the list of his successes, Wulf has dived in almost every ocean of this planet.
In 1972, he founded WKD OceanOptics, Germany, where he designed and manufactured a variety of underwater housings for companies such as, Arriflex, Canon, Hasselblad, JVC, Nikon, and Rollei Franke & Heidecke. Additionally, he produced an underwater documentary film for Anglia Survival Ltd. about the famous wreck of the Umbria and was the Underwater Project Engineer for the Hollywood movie, The Deep. Wulf was co-builder of the underwater laboratory Neritica at Eilat in the Red Sea and he assisted in building GEO, a research dive vessel with special underwater lighting designed for depths to 1000 meters