Diving

Close Focus: The Story Behind the Image

Close Focus: The Story Behind the Image

29 May, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Alex Mustard “The old photographic adage that the most important piece of equipment is the nut that holds the camera is particularly true underwater. Not only are you the photographer, you are also the tripod, transport and hide. This places sizeable demands on your diving abilities. Probably the […]

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8 Tips and Techniques for Wall Diving

8 Tips and Techniques for Wall Diving

24 May, 2017 at 8:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Photos supplied by Murex Dive Not all dive sites have flat bottoms or sloping reefs; in some parts of the world the geology of the area is nowhere more apparent than underwater where submerged coral encrusted walls form part of (or all) of a dive site. Walls can vary in […]

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The Katie Experience

The Katie Experience

23 May, 2017 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

With an entire family of divers, it only made sense that Katie Harbison, the only non-diver in her family, would feel a little left out. But it wasn’t because Katie didn’t want to learn to dive, it was because she hadn’t found the right person to teach her. Having been […]

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Discovering the Burma Maru

Discovering the Burma Maru

18 May, 2017 at 6:40 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest Post by Tim Lawrence All photos by Mikko Paasi It was a hot sticky night in the Gulf of Thailand. The date, June 12th 1942. The Burma Maru steamed into the night, zigzagging its way along the coast. Most of the young crew were in their quarters at 04:34 hours, unaware […]

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Cristina Zenato Talks Women in Diving, Shark Conservation, and Cave Diving in Australia

Cristina Zenato Talks Women in Diving, Shark Conservation, and Cave Diving in Australia

12 May, 2017 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

“My mission is to show anybody that each person counts and that each and every one of us can make a difference through our daily actions.” PADI AmbassaDiver, Cristina Zenato, proves this mission time and time again with ceaseless effort. From being invited to speak and promote shark conservation around the world, […]

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5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

5 Ways Becoming a PADI Dive Instructor Benefits You in the Real World

3 May, 2017 at 5:02 am Comments are Disabled

There’s a lot more to being a PADI Instructor than being a great diver (but of course that helps). A good instructor is also: an engaging public speaker, someone who can anticipate a student’s needs, and someone who can break down complicated topics into easy-to-understand chunks. These skills, learnt in […]

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