Category: History

Mary Rose
History Travel

Raising the Shipwreck of the Mary Rose

The Mary Rose, Henry VIII’s flagship, sank in 1545. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the ship’s raising, the divers who participated in the effort returned to the Mary Rose museum for a reunion.

Shipwrecks Discovered
History In the Water Wrecks

Two Shipwrecks Discovered in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA maritime archaeologists and partners have located and identified two previously undiscovered historic shipwrecks in Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory
History In the Water Training

Scuba Diving in the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

The NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory trains astronauts for space, but not without the help of a team of dedicated scuba divers.

Half Moon
History In the Water Wrecks

Florida’s Underwater Archaeological Preserves: The Half Moon

There are 12 Underwater Archaeological Preserves in Florida, scattered from the northwestern Panhandle down to the Florida Keys. Today we visit the Half Moon.

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