Category: New to Scuba

Scuba Diving and Altitude
Health New to Scuba Training

Training Fundamentals: Scuba Diving and Altitude

You must exercise particular care when mixing scuba diving and altitude. Why is that? And how can altitude affect your dive trip?

Post-Dive Equipment Care
Blog New to Scuba

Guidelines for Post-Dive Equipment Care

As a new scuba diver you’ll begin to purchase your own scuba diving equipment. What’s the best way to handle post-dive equipment care?

When You Can’t Dive
New to Scuba

What to Do When You Can’t Dive

Whether due to injury, money, time, illness, or off-season, there’ll likely be some months you’re landlocked. Here are 10 tips on what to do when you can’t dive.

Identify Your Scuba Gear
New to Scuba

Top Tips to Mark and Identify Your Scuba Gear

If you’re worried about getting your equipment mixed up with someone else’s on a dive trip, here are our top tips to mark and identify your scuba gear.

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