Category: Travel

marine encounters in the Galapagos Islands
Dive Locations Travel

Top Five Marine Encounters in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands offer a truly unique ecosystem. Here are the top five marine encounters here that no diver will want to miss. 

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.

Big Momma
Dive Locations Travel

Diving National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa’s Big Momma

The star attraction in the warm waters of the National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa is a gigantic Porites coral named Big Momma.

Dive Locations In the Water Travel Wrecks

Diving the Wreck of the SS Yongala

The SS Yongala went down off Townsville, Australia in 1911, taking all its passengers with it. Now, the wreck is one of the most iconic dive sites on the Great Barrier Reef.

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