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  1. SeeN Today at Macro Haven dive site, Sabang beach,Puerto Galera,Orriental Mindoro,Ph

    by , January 25th, 2013 at 12:36 AM
    Seen today( 25,Jan.'13,) Juvenile Shaggy Frog fish at Macro Haven dive site
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  2. Underwater Photography tips

    by , January 22nd, 2013 at 10:32 PM
    I put this post together in reply to a diver who is paraplegic, and wanting to do a night underwater videography in the tropics while on vacation.

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    ...Shooting with video lights separate from you camera can be a good thing. It will help reduce back scatter. That being said, you have to be able to frame your video to see if the lights are giving you the coverage you need. You also have to be steady with your head an hands otherwise you have uneven lift coverage during your shot.
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  3. Catalina Island Dive Report January 18th 2013

    by , January 21st, 2013 at 02:35 AM
    The Water on Saturday at Casino Point was as flat as a Samsung LED screen. Not a ripple. Very little Current. We enjoyed 78 degree weather and very little wind. The week prior, the high was 62 degrees and got down into the low 40's at night. We were just lucky. There were about 30 divers in the park.
    The tide barely dropped below the bottom step and water temp was between 56 and 59 all day.
    Congrats to our Advanced Students Ted and Kate and our Drysuit girl, Michelle. Nikki had quite ...
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  4. Cozumel assignment

    by , January 21st, 2013 at 02:13 AM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    Episode 146: The Cozumel Underwater Assignment



    A week on assignment in Mexico's beautiful island of Cozumel is enviable.
    My Facebook friends were calling me a bastard and commenting that they hate me as I posted the pictures of white sandy beaches and aqua waters with lonesome dive boats anchored for lunch.
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  5. PADI and NAUI and SSI oh My!

    by , January 20th, 2013 at 08:42 PM (Your First Few Years)
    So you want to start Scuba Diving. You might feel a bit overwhelmed. There is a lot to digest as you decide to get started. One of the first things you need to understand is the concept of certifying agencies. Throughout most of the world, there are no Scuba police. There are no government laws regulating who can dive, how long you can dive, or how deep you can dive. Recreational scuba diving is self regulating. That means that there are a few independent organizations that publish general ...
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