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Hélène Reynaud

Hélène Reynaud

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Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.

Stories by Hélène
scuba diving in Ambon
Travel Dive Locations In the Water

Scuba Diving in Ambon

Those who love muck diving and searching for wacky, weird critters should put scuba diving in Ambon, Indonesia on their bucket list.

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frogfish
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Frogfish

A diver and photographer favorite, frogfish have a reputation of being hard to find. What’s the best way to spot one of these distinctive fish on a dive?

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scuba diving in Raja Ampat
Travel Dive Locations

Scuba Diving in Raja Ampat

The scuba diving in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, is some of the best on the planet. Start planning your trip to this must-visit location with the tips below.

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lionfish
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: The Lionfish

Photogenic and poisonous, the sometimes-invasive invasive lionfish is as beautiful as it is unwelcome on Caribbean reefs.

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New stuff
Stay-Focused

Stay-Focused, the Beacon of Opportunity in Cayman

Non-profit organization Stay-Focused recently sponsored four weeks of diving for divers with disabilities in Grand Cayman
by Guest Author

More Than 2,000 Sharks Die in San Francisco Bay

Scientists are trying to explain a massive die-off of leopard sharks, Pacific angel sharks, and brown smooth-hound sharks in the San Francisco Bay.
by Thomas Gronfeldt
PADI specialties

Most Challenging PADI Specialties

Leaving your comfort zone (in gradual and controlled circumstances) can make you a better diver. What are the most challenging PADI specialties to help you grow?
by Andy Phillips
Ear Barotrauma

Training Fundamentals: Ear Barotrauma

The most common scuba diving-related injury is ear barotrauma. Why does it happen, and how can you avoid it?
by Marcus Knight