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  1. Crowley's Blog - In The Beginning (Destined to Dive)

    by , October 2nd, 2012 at 02:55 PM
    Okay, so, DIVE magazine in the UK - who have nobbled my blog and also are paying me to write some other stuff for them - have kindly agreed to let me publish my blog on SB and on their website at the same time, as long as it includes a link back to the DIVE magazine blog. It's all a bit new bananas at the moment and regular readers will notice some older posts being recycled, but some new stuff also. And possibly it will all be a bit more regular, since I have deadlines and stuff now!
  2. Making money from underwater video: is it possible?

    by , October 1st, 2012 at 12:34 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    "There's no money in underwater video" has been the conclusion in many of the conversations I've had over the last few years with fellow film makers.
    I do agree, but there are some aspects of the underwater genre that are worth thinking about.

    I like to think of it as 'Pro Bono work for the Ocean' and the frequent contra deals I make to cover my expenses for filming and editing make it all ok - if the people involved are good people and I believe in them and their cause. ...

    Updated October 8th, 2012 at 03:01 PM by peterbucknell

  3. Split fin versus the blade

    by , September 29th, 2012 at 01:12 PM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    Quote Originally Posted by peterbucknell View Post
    There's a thorough article here: Underwater propulsion which covers fins and the different techniques.

    As divers we really owe it to the environment and to each other to perfect our Buoyancy, Trim and Kick. The skills are interconnected and a diver's weakest skill will be the one that is most detrimental.
    Having a videographer shoot your technique underwater is perhaps the most useful aid.

    Here are a couple of divers having some fun with a different set of underwater
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  4. Cochran EMC-20H

    by , September 28th, 2012 at 08:54 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by jimyoungdd View Post
    I've had this fully loading computer for a while and the computer works great. However I've never have been able to use the planning wizard. Yes I've search the internet for text of how to use it, to no avail. The tutorial is useless. There are a few things on u-tube but not what I need. I'm looking for a step by step instruction manual. I've called and emailed Cochran, they said it's easy just look at the tutorial. I use v-planner for the planning now, but of course it does not jib with my computer
  5. Baby Dolphin born on camera. Amazing !

    by , September 27th, 2012 at 01:02 AM (Peter Bucknell , Video Producer)
    12 Year old dolphin gave birth in Hawaii to a young female.
    Video here:

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