A massive thanks to all divers and shark advocates for signing the Give Sharks a Fighting Chance petition and playing a big part in our campaign to protect sharks. April's Big Shark Shout Out 2012 ended with a very loud and clear message to global policy makers that 100,972 SCUBA divers and shark advocates are demanding effective and enforceable shark protection measures.
Whether you are staying in town or heading abroad for a summer of diving, keep PADI in your pocket…literally. Download the PADI App to stay connected to your local PADI Dive Center or Resort, get the latest scuba news and to flash your new PADI eCard™ from your mobile device.
Last year, more than 8100 PADI Instructors and Divers voted for the 2012 PADI Diving Society member card and chose Darin Dow Sakdatorn's black and white image of the Emily Flying Boat wreck in Micronesia's Chuuk Lagoon. Who's next? Submit your best underwater or dive lifestyle photos by September 21, 2012 and your image may wind up in the hands of Society members worldwide.
Divers and fellow shark-lovers it's time to fire up your cameras and prove to PADI and Project AWARE just how much you love sharks for Earth Day — and possibly a prize. PADI and Project AWARE's joint "I Heart Sharks" photo contest begins April 9 for their Big Shark Shout Out campaign.
We told you to act fast! There are only a few spots left on PADI Diving Society’s infamous Total Submersion event 9 – 16 June 2012. Society members are counting down the days until they are back in Grand Cayman and enjoying the usual tomfoolery that Total Submersion offers - so what are you waiting for?Packages include*:• Roundtrip on-island transfers • Seven nights accommodations - Sunset House • Four days of two-tank boat diving - Sunset Divers
Underwater Photo simulator allows you to practice adjusting f-stop, shutter speed and flash power settings to train your brain to choose the right settings on your dive camera when that precious photo opportunity arises.