Several tips in photographing shipwrecks

Opportunities for shooting shipwrecks and other sunken, man-made objects are increasing for two reasons: More underwater videographers are traveling to locations that feature wrecks...

14 vital segments for a dive trip video

The purpose of this lesson is to show you how to use 14 basic segments to construct a video documenting a dive trip. Each...

More exercises for divers

Healthy exercises and postures for the back, legs, arms, abdomen and neck beneficial for divers are presented. Problematic or harmful exercises are also discussed....

Choosing a wetsuit

Proper fit is the most important factor in buying a wetsuit. Wetsuits need to be sufficiently snug to reduce water seepage. While there should...

Are sport drinks good for divers?

Tests indicate that drinking sport drinks does not create potential health hazards for diving enthusiasts. Although not harmful, sport drinks are incapable of sufficiently improving...

8 Things Pros Do Before Every Dive

When it comes to trouble-free diving, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. 1 DRESS WARMLY. Experienced divers know that hypothermia slows...

Ice diving techniques

Divers who have advanced diving skills can experience new adventures via ice diving. Preparation for ice diving requires weeks of dive training and assembling...

Travel tips: 12 hints for staying healthy on a trip

The key to enjoying one's dive vacation is to stay healthy during the trip. Ten pointers for taking care of one's health during a...

What to do when panic strikes

Panic attacks can be prevented by initially checking the anxiety level of the diver. Such is undertaken since anxiety tends to increase as nitrogen narcosis inevitably occurs...

Returning to the Boat Using Your Compass

You can see the dive boat, but the distance, steep chop and boat traffic argue against a surface swim. That's why you have a...

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Why should divers get fit?

Health fitness is a must for all divers. Some benefits of fitness are increased heat and cold tolerance, increased diving safety, reduction of injuries, delayed aging...

Scuba diving with back problems

Back problems plague a large number of people and cause a significant amount of disability, loss of work and recreation. Diving in many ways...

Boat Traffic – Now What?

Your safety stop at 15 feet is accompanied by the scream of boat engines? Here's how to surface without being sliced and diced. STEP 1:...

Dizziness during diving

Occasionally, a diver may experience dizziness while diving. Some experience dizziness while on the bottom, others while ascending; few complain about feeling dizzy during...

A new way to dress for tropical diving

Wetsuits that use 0.5 mm neoprene layers have recently been introduced in the market. These new suits feel like Lycra but do not allow...