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by Ksso on August 08, 2014

Underwater photography is challenging. Not only do you need skills and gear to take a nice shot, but even with a perfect shot the end results may be a bit disappointing.

A lot of stuff come in the way of the perfect picture, namely:

Color absorption: This is why everything looks bleu at depth: red first then green are absorbed by water.

Backscatter: When you use a flash, you'll illuminate all the particles in between you and the subject you're shooting at - ending with countless small white dots everywhere in the pictureGood news : those can be fixed, and doing it properly will turn a good photo into something really amazing ! But picture fixing is really a question of skills and time. ...

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New Review: Sony a7 in Nauticam a7 Housing

by Jack Connick on August 07, 2014

New Review of the Sony a7 in the Nauticam USA

NA-A7 housing has been posted in The Resource Center. This new

mirrorless, full-frame camera is setting new precedent in a smaller,

lighter-weight, yet professional level system.

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Dive Buddies

by Travis Atchley on August 02, 2014

Hey guys any divers from the Houston Texas area that are looking for dive buddies let me know. Just learned how to dive and wanna get into it more. Thanks

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iSeahorse - Saving seahorses together

by Projectseahorse on July 22, 2014

Seahorses at risk 

Spotting a seahorse on a dive is always is always an exciting experience. They

are just such unique and interesting fish!

Unfortunately because of their unique biological traits they

are also more vulnerable to threats like habitat destruction and overfishing.

Every year, 15 to 20 million seahorses are caught and

traded, dead and alive, all over the world.  In order to better protect

these little guys we need more data on them. This is where iSeahorse comes in!

iSeahorse 

iSeahorse is a tool which absolutely anyone, anywhere can use. 

If you see a seahorse in the

wild, simply go to  the

iSeahorse website http://www.iseahorse.org ...

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Seahorse Population Survey with Kenna Eco Diving, Costa Brava, Spain

by Ecodiver on July 03, 2014

Many marine conservation research dives this season have involved Kenna Eco Diving volunteer research divers in our Seahorse Population Survey, which is proving very successful and rewarding as we have discovered a breeding population of both European species, Hippocampus hippocampus and H. guttulatus.

To date we have logged and photographed 17 individuals, including several pairs and 12 pregnant males.

More dive volunteers are needed to help with this research. Please get in touch if you would like to help.

You can see videos on our Forum. Please join our community.

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Great Key Largo Diving on the USCG Duane!

by Sdweller on July 01, 2014

The diving here in Key Largo in June has been about as good as anyone can remember lately.  Flat calm seas have been the norm for about 8 days and counting, and the weather forecast for Key Largo predicts more of the same for as far ahead as they forecast. As most of you know, we now are running more consistantly to the deeper wrecks with the addition of the HMS Minnow to our operation.

The USCG Duane and the Spiegel have been amazing this summer.  First, for those of you who are not familiar…the USCG Duane is a 329-foot cutter that was decommissioned on August 1st, 1985.  The ship was intentionally sunk on November 27, 1987 off of Key Largo, Florida Keys, to create an artificial reef....

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Kotor in Montenegro

by Chefjoseph on June 30, 2014

First time in Kotor in Montenegro tomorrow.  I would appreciate any recommended dive shops dive sites and advice for a diver on a budget.

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Diving with the X-15 Monofin Hydrofoil

by Nico Danan on June 19, 2014

I recently took the new Oceanic Omega 3.0 regulator for a few scuba dives in both the Mediterranean sea and Kauai. I really have nothing but good thing to say about this rather small and stylish redesigned and improved regulator. In high currents and challenging workload situation the Omega 3.0 surprised me with a smooth and constant air delivery. Although not a huge fan of side exhaust second stage, the Omega 3.0 won me over taking my stream of bubble away from my face and behind me , opening my field of view while I was cruising the Hawaiian coral reef.

Bringing Speed and Efficiency to Scuba Diving ...

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Scuba Renaissance With The New Oceanic Omega 3.0 Regulator

by Nico Danan on June 17, 2014

I got the chance to dive the new Oceanic Omega 3.0 regulator check out my review on DeeperBlue.com 

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Has anyone been to Buddy Dive in Bonaire?

by Jo Corder on June 14, 2014

Greetings fellow divers!My boyfriend and I are relatively new divers and currently saving for our first international dive.  We are considering the Buddy Dive resort in Bonaire.  Has anyone out there been to this resort?  How about Bonaire in general?  Also, if anyone can give feedback regarding the difference between high season and low season, that would be great!Happy Diving!

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