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.
The next time you complete a PADI certification course (or replace a lost certification card) you can become an ocean hero in one simple step: make a small donation to select the Project AWARE version of your card.What happens next? You get a cool picture card to show off your support and 100 percent of your donation supports Project AWARE ocean initiatives to protect the places you love to dive.
1. Plan an exotic dive vacation with your dive buddy.Looking for an extraordinary dive vacation next year? Join PADI Diving Society on an excursion of a lifetime to Malaysia’s Borneo. Travel into the wilds of Mabul and Sipadan, Borneo from 16 - 24 March 2012 on an expedition through jungles, across rivers and spanning oceans to two very unique islands. Visit www.padi.com/borneo of all of the details.2. Book your spot to join Society Alums on an event like no other.
Technical diving has always seemed a bit out of reach for me — too complicated, too difficult, too risky. But my mind has been seriously changed thanks to PADI’s recent Tec Xplor Days, a series of three events offering divers the chance to sample the latest in tec diving gear and rebreather technology in a safe, controlled — and free — environment.