At night when the ocean is ink- black, photographers have learned to employ blue light and yellow filters to bring out the fluorescence of corals, sponges, mantis shrimp, anemones and even the eyes of fish. As these images show, the result is an unexpected visual delight.
Coral reefs are the greatest place to enjoy fluorescence, but even in sandy beaches by night you can find some fluorescence subjects like this sand lizzard fish (sinodus saurus). A closer crop creates a completely different view.
Logging a dive on ScubaEarth has never been easier with the launch of the new Dive Computer File Import Wizard. The tool allows you to upload your individual dives, or multiple dives, and will generate your dive profiles so you can easily log your dives on ScubaEarth. You can easily import your dives to ScubaEarth in a few simple steps;
Spotting a whale shark is a dream for many divers. Divemaster Daniel Zapata and the Solmar V crew were ecstatic at the recent sighting a 35 foot whale shark. But their happiness soon turned to sadness when they saw a huge line wrapped around the pregnant whale shark cutting into her skin and threatening her life.
September’s Debris Month of Action is in full swing and as always, scuba divers are going above and beyond to help remove trash to keep our ocean environment clean and healthy. Samy Gheraz and the crew at Infinity Ocean Diving in Phuket, Thailand kick started their Dive Against Debris Hero actions, organising monthly Dive Against Debris surveys – the first one of which took place with great success on 9th September.