Tag Archives: Underwater Photography

Frogfish, The Overlooked Camouflage Artist

The Frog Fish Nature’s Most Overlooked Camouflage Artist    There are over 48 species of frogfish, but few divers ever see them. In fact, most divers can’t see these cryptic colored critters until they are pointed out by a local … Continue reading

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130 Years Closer to a Cover Shot

130 Years and Closer to a Cover Shot. A History of Underwater Photography Since 1893, when Louis Boutan first used a surface supplied hardhat to take photos underwater, divers have circled the globe to get an ever-elusive cover shot. The … Continue reading

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Belize and Un-Belizable Diving and Adventure!

Belize and Un-Belizable Diving and Adventure!     Who would have thought that you have to go to Central America to a small English speaking country to truly encounter the second largest Great Barrier Reef in the world? There are three … Continue reading

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Thailand’s Amazing Andaman Sea

Thailand’s Amazing Andaman Sea    You probably already have a good idea what Thailand is like. You may not know it, but over eighty films have been shot in Thailand, so if you’ve seen The Man with the Golden Gun, … Continue reading

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A Short DEMA Show Gear Review

What’s New in Dive Gear?  A Short Review of Unique New Equipment!   Every year we can’t wait to go to the Dive Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show, the dive industry’s premier trade exhibition. Sure, it’s a time to … Continue reading

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Cayman Brac – The Adventure and Tranquility Island

Cayman Brac Divers, Hikers, Bikers, and Cliff Hangers    Cayman Brac is an island barely 19km (12 miles) long and 2km (2 miles) wide and is situated 8km (5 miles) east of Little Cayman and 145km (90 miles) northeast of … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos White Sand and Wicked Wall Dives.    There’s a group of islands just over an hour’s flight from Miami and they are so much more than their ancient Lucayan name for red blossomed topped Turk cactus and … Continue reading

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North Sulawesi, Indonesia Part Two

North Sulawesi, Indonesia The Center of Life’s Diversity Part Two    As you last recall, we tried to include all 50,000 miles (70,000km) of shoreline of Indonesia in one article, then we briefly mentioned three dive resorts on the northern … Continue reading

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North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Part One

North Sulawesi, Indonesia The Center of Life’s Diversity Part One     You’ve probably heard of the Coral Triangle where the waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the South China Sea collide and infuse each other with nutrients … Continue reading

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The Mantas of Yap

The Mantas of Yap If you are lucky, you may have seen a manta or two while diving, but in the waters off the island of Yap, it’s not uncommon to see a dozen or so 12-18ft wide mantas slowly … Continue reading

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