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  1. Diving Dry, Is It Worth It?

    As residents of this planet, most of us live in areas that don’t present the easiest access to warm water diving or comfortable air temperatures year round. In fact if you are reading this, cooler seasons are most likely a part of life where you live. As divers, we owe it to our investment to dive regularly. Not only to keep our skill set current, but to also make use of our significant investment of time, money, and training. Sadly, for most of us traveling to a warm water destination multiple ...
  2. Solo Certification or Not?

    Over the past number of years an increasing number of SCUBA training agencies have adopted curriculum and certifications for divers who wish to dive alone. Whether they are termed “solo diver” or “self reliant diver” courses, the aim is the same...to be proficient enough to safely dive without a buddy. This trend hasn’t been without its fair share of controversy or debate, from breaking the old rule of diving in pairs to is two brains really better than one when exploring the underwater world. ...
  3. TuesdayTips & Techniques from Cameras@Lembeh Photo Pro Sascha Janson #6

    Quote Originally Posted by LembehR&Critters View Post
    On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom he will impart.

    Sascha says: Always take a test shot before you go diving!

    No batteries in strobe/camera, no memory card in camera, hot-shoe not connected, housing buttons not lined up, auto-focus not switched on, lens-cap
  4. Dive Boat Etiquette

    Anyone gaining dive experience and have any plans on doing any diving outside the local quarry a knowledge of the do’s and don’ts of boat diving are a crucial topic to know. With that in mind here’s a simple list of “rules of the road” for diving off of boats. Of course this list may very well depend on where in the world you dive.
    1. Listen to your Captain and Crew’s instructions. Most often diver’s are more interested in finding their mask defog or drinking their coffee while the crew are ...
  5. Egyptian Ahmed Gabr breaks world's deepest scuba dive record

    I am soo prude of my student/friend Ahmed Gamal Gaber.
    he is officially the world champion

    Egyptian Ahmed Gabr breaks world's deepest scuba dive record - Omni Sports - Sports - Ahram Online