Robert Osborne

Robert Osborne


For more than 30 years, Robert Osborne has worked for every major
television network in Canada as both a producer and reporter. Ten
years ago, Robert decided to combine his passion for storytelling with
his passion for scuba diving. Since then he’s been a regular contributor
to diving magazines around the world. Robert has also directed,
written and hosted several underwater documentaries.

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Stories by Robert

Cyberbullying in the Scuba World

Cyberbullying is not the exclusive territory of teenagers targeting each other on social media — it happens in the scuba world too. Here’s what to do if you become a target.

Ice Diving
In the Water Stories Training

Ice Diving at Morrison’s Quarry          

The protocols for ice diving are much like those for cave diving. And while frigid waters combined with an overhead environment aren’t for everyone, for many, ice diving is an exciting way to push their boundaries.

Cave Diving in Florida
In the Water Tec Diving Training

Cave Diving in Florida

Although ocean environments are most often associated with Florida diving, cave diving in Florida offers adventuresome divers a thrilling, beautiful environment.

scuba diving in Tobermory
Dive Locations In the Water Travel Wrecks

Scuba Diving in Tobermory

Tiny Tobermory, four hours north of Toronto, may just offer the world’s best freshwater diving.

New stuff
Macro Images

Shooting for a Black or Blue Background in Macro Images

Once you’ve mastered lighting in your underwater compositions, it’s time to learn how to shoot for a black or blue background in your macro images.
by Guest Author
Drysuit P-Valve

Introduction to the Drysuit P-Valve

There are divers who pee in their wetsuits and divers who lie about it. But what if you’re in a drysuit when the urge strikes? A drysuit p-valve can save the day.
by Richard Devanney
undersea vegetarians

The Undersea Vegetarians of Wakatobi

Plant-based diets have gained a lot of popularity in recent years, but plenty of marine animals have always eaten this way. Meet the ahead-of-the-trend vegetarians of Wakatobi Dive Resort. 
by Guest Author
Lemon Shark

Diving the Lemon Shark Aggregation of Jupiter

From December to late March, the waters off Jupiter Florida are home to a spectacular lemon shark aggregation.
by Chris Vyvyan-Robinson