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Getting Lined Up: Troubleshooting Sidemount Tank Configuration

What it is not—as has been lamentably sold with such popularity—is it being just as easy as buying a new harness and putting two tanks on your sides.

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Photographing American Crocodiles in Cuba

Dear lovers of underwater photography, I’d like to tell you a story about a unique expedition and photo safari in which fellow participants and I were lucky enough to develop a successful method of taking underwater photographs of marine crocodile

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Southern New Britain: The Secret Place in Papua New Guinea

It involves a long and usually overnight journey, which will take you down through the St George’s Channel, in-between New Britain and nearby New Ireland.

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Surviving Lockdown

The first thing to remember and accept is that the sense of frustration and even anger you might be feeling is normal. The situation is unprecedented, and it would not be reasonable to expect calm acceptance.

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Seeking Eye Contact: Fish Gaze Reveals Self-Awareness

As the session wore on and darkness fell, they gathered. They would creep ever closer as the moment I would feed them approached. The surface glimmered with the continually circling needlefish, who looked at me gravely with their big eyes.

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Europe's borders ajar

Austria

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Do not travel if you are sick, or if you have been around someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Do not travel with someone who is sick.

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Cyprus will cover holiday costs of infected tourists

If a visitor to Cyprus tests positive for the coronavirus this summer, the government will cover many of their expenses—including food, drink and lodging—according to a new plan that maps out how the island nation can revive its crucial tourism in

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Low-risk countries

Malta
Greece
Bulgaria
Norway
Austria
Finland
Slovenia
Hungary
Israel
Denmark
Germany
Slovakia
Lithuania

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Prepare to "arrive, dive, leave," says the BDSG

The team are positively working together to enable divers to get back into the water safely.

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Fact File

The British Diving Safety Group (BDSG) was formed in 2002 to promote safe diving practices amongst the British sport diving community.

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BDSG Members

The members are

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Please respond to this COVID-19 Dive Industry Survey NOW!

If your answer is "yes", we need you to take part in

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Free Underwater Photo Presentation on Zoom

New Yorkers Torrey and Cohen have done many presentations at the B&H Photo Event Space about underwater photography and their adventures. In the past, these talks at the store were held during business hours.

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Going Pro, Part II: The Road from Instructor to Dive Professional

A professional is someone who gets paid for plying a trade. At the point when you become a dive instructor, you may have done a lot of paying, that’s for sure, but it is unlikely that you will have seen any cash coming your way yet.

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Rudolf Farkas Portfolio

"To live and prosper, we need healthy oceans."
—Rudolf Farkas

X-RAY MAG: Tell us about yourself, your background and how you became an artist.

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My Favorite Wide-Angle Dive: Contributors' Picks

X-Ray Mag contributors reveal the beauty of the underwater world—from the topical paradise of Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines to the subtropical seas at Mexico's Socorro Islands and the temperate waters off California and So

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Fixing Color Casts

Even though white balance settings or adjustments are still “golden key no. 1” in fighting color casts, in some cases, a finer adjustment is necessary in postproduction.

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La Jolla: Classic Southern California Diving

The two-hour drive south had ended with a spectacular sunrise, saturating the coast in a deep pink that one could feel and breathe. I arrived early to ensure I could find a much-coveted parking space.

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Cromhall Quarry will not reopen

Cromhall is a former limestone quarry that naturally flooded when works ceased. It was used for entry-level and rescue training because the slightly undulating rock bottom has an ideal training depth of 17 mt / 55.7 ft.

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Respected dive safety supervisor Neil Brock, from Bristol Channel Diving Services stated "We have used Cromhall since it opened - it was a great training venue.

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