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How to get into Underwater Photography

Scuba diving is a great way to check out the underwater world. Combining diving with photography is even better so you can keep those memories, not just...
The advantages and disadvantages of a snorkel while scuba diving.

Disadvantages of a Snorkel (and some Advantages)!

Ah, a snorkel or a tuba. This tube-like object is such a simple and efficient piece of equipment. It allows us to continuously breathe when we observe...
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How Much Does a Wetsuit Cost

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We see four dive watches. Three are digital and one is analogue. What is a dive watch

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A dive watch was and is the epitome of wealth, class, and good taste. It is a watch that is rugged, durable, and looks damn good. But...
This bubble ring underwater reminds us of a soft contact lens. We want to know more about scuba diving with soft contact lenses.

Scuba Diving with Soft Contact Lenses

In my teens, my eyesight was tested and I was found to be short-sighted and needed to wear glasses. This was a catastrophe as it was just...
A rescue diver equipment list includes your normal diving setup plus extra things

Rescue Diver Equipment List

The Rescue Diver course is a challenging course that will drain you mentally and physically. If you are not exhausted after this scuba diving course, then you...
A man scuba diving with a school of fish. We want to know what thickness wetsuit do I need for these temperatures.

What Thickness Wetsuit do I Need

As a scuba diver, it is imperative to pay special attention to the water temperature as you prepare for a dive so that you stay comfortable and,...
Man wearing a wetsuit scuba diving surrounded by sharks

Wetsuit Temperature Guide SCUBA, Snorkel & More

Getting into the water and thinking of using a wetsuit? Find the best-suited wetsuit with our handy wetsuit temperature guide for SCUBA diving, snorkeling, freediving, surfing and...
A photo of a hammerhead shark approaching. It is surrounded by fish.

Q&A with an UW Photographer

Today we chat with Paddy (UK), a divemaster who found a passion for (underwater) UW photography. What is your diving history? I did my open water course in 2007...
A commercial diver in his equipment including helmet.

Q&A with a Commercial Diver

A commercial diver is a diver who works underwater for long periods of time. Today we are chatting to Aiden, a commercial diver who works in Canada. What...

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