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  1. Sailfish and Sardine Run in Mexico Article Published

    I just had my article about my recent trip to photograph Sailfish and the Sardine Run in Isla Mujeres Mexico this past January published in Underwater Photographer Magazine.
    Here is a link to the blog post of my article
    Sailfish & Sardines Article Appears in Underwater Photographer Magazine #71 | Photograph Africa.com

    This is a link to Underwater Photographer Mag's website where you can download the whole issue
    UwP = Your free Underwater Photography Magazine | Home page ...
  2. Give Me My Space, or Back off, Jack

    One of the regular posters here on SB has a thread about how it seems that when he is diving some other diver always approaches whenever takes a picture, points a light on something, or even pauses to look carefully at some interesting thing or behavior. I have hasd that unpleasant experience many times, and it is likely you have too. Debbie and I wrote about this in The Scuba Snobs Guide to Diving Etiquette, and I want to share an exerpt here because this problem of crowding other divers is ...
  3. Static Lung Volumes and Emergency Swimming Ascent

    Quote Originally Posted by John C. Ratliff View Post
    I have a book in my diving library titled Medical Aspects of Sport Diving, by Christopher W. Dueker (A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., 1970). In it he has a whole chapter an "Respiration." This is such an important topic that it does not get its due in diving instruction, in my opinion. I would urge any diver interested in increasing his/her knowledge on diving medicine to get a copy--it still has a lot of valuable information, although a few concepts have been disproven over the ensuing time
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  4. Diving equipment: Addressing the basics part 1. DSMB is as simple ABCD!

    One of the most important items of diving equipment the novice diver can master is the delayed submersible marker buoy (DSMB, or just plain old SMB!)

    However techniques for deployment are rarely taught in early training and new divers are often left to trial and error to develop their own deployment methods, often with ineffective or unsafe results. This ‘self-taught’ approach’ also often results in differing ...

    Updated February 17th, 2013 at 10:17 AM by The Diving Badger (trying to set catagory)

  5. Cypress Gardens Fossil Show 2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee Taylor View Post
    Mike here are some of my photos from the show. It was a BIG show this year with an excellent turn out. At 11am you could not find a parking space and they were parked 3 deep. The people with displays were some of the local powerhouses. Phil had a display. Crowley had a display along with many others such as Vinson, Joe, Patrick, Eberlein, Kim, and some new faces with some killer specimens. Vinson and I talked about you and he hooking up for creeks and rivers. It is gonna take more than one posting