Browsing: Scuba Features

“Nothing Short of a Miracle” The Perseus Survivor…Dark Waters, a film by Richie Kohler, an underwater explorer and filmmaker. Richie Kohler, who has been diving and researching shipwrecks since 1980, is an American technical wreck diver and shipwreck historian. Kohler was one of the co-hosts of the television series Deep Sea Detectives on the History Channel alongside John Chatterton and is now a consultant on shipwreck and diving ventures for the film and television industry. Kohler lives in Sutton, Massachusetts. USA with his wife and two children. Shipwrecks around the world have been explored by Kohler, including the SS Andrea…

Share.

In the third video of this four-part series, we sample more sharks while cage diving on The Socorro Vortex liveaboard, and showcase some stunning close up slow motion action. We also explain why you shouldn’t be put off by the journey to Guadalupe, and why everyone should visit! Video by Black Manta Photography on YouTube Follow Black Manta Photography on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Share.

Open Ocean Robotics produces energy-harvesting unmanned autonomous boats equipped with sensors and cameras to make oceanic observations and instantly relay them. We offer a safer, more efficient and affordable way of collecting data compared to conventional crewed vessels. Using solar or wind power, our boats produce no greenhouse gases, noise pollution or risk of oil spills, and can travel non-stop for a year, always on and always collecting information, transforming how we research and protect our oceans. About Data Xplorer Data Xplorer is a solar powered ocean drone, also called an uncrewed surface vehicle (USV). Powered only by the sun,…

Share.

Divers’ who have purchased their twinset total diving system which includes a backplate and a harness will need to know “How to correctly thread a one-piece harness to a backplate”. During both the SSI Extended Range and Extended Range Foundations programs there is a strong emphasis and focus on equipment configuration to ensure that the equipment being worn is correctly assembled and personally configured for the diver. This ensures that the diver has the greatest likelihood of success when performing skills in the water. Assembling the backplate and harness correctly is a skill in its own right and something that…

Share.

Part 2 of the Guadalupe series and we arrive at Guadalupe for day 1 of our 3-day cage diving adventure. Join us as we experience seeing Great White Sharks for the first time, and sampling life on The Socorro Vortex liveaboard! Video by Black Manta Photography on YouTube Follow Black Manta Photography on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Share.

Diving as a family is one of the most rewarding activities for any avid diver. Not only does scuba diving introduce your children to a whole world of adventure most other kids their age will never explore, but it also builds self-confidence, independence, self-esteem, and gives them a more global view on life. Adding children into your diving equation, however, also comes with additional responsibilities and considerations. Child divers are smaller, get colder faster, go through air quicker, and can be easily distracted. That said, children are also fast learners and super resilient. We’ve come up with the top 10…

Share.

Join us as we venture from the UK out to Guadalupe for the first of a four-part vlog to cage dive with the Great White Sharks of this Pacific paradise. In this video, we cover our journey out to San Diego where we board the ‘shark bus’, and our initial thoughts on starting our journey out to Guadalupe aboard the Socorro Vortex Liveaboard Video by Black Manta Photography on YouTube Follow Black Manta Photography on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Share.

Another informative video from Jill Heinerth. Cave Diver and Underwater Photographer Jill Heinerth shares her experience about when to use strobes or continuous lights when shooting underwater. Canadian cave diver, underwater explorer, researcher, photographer, and filmmaker is Jill Heinerth who has been a veteran of filmmaking, photography, and exploring ventures in underwater caves around the world for over thirty years. She has created TV shows, film consultations, written many books, and is a regular corporate keynote speaker. Jill is the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s first Explorer in Residence, the recipient of the coveted Polar Medal of Canada, and a Fellow…

Share.

The 3rd video on the Garmin Descent Mk2i – and this one was born from a number of questions received on how to view the dive data screens, and more importantly how you can customise & configure them. Hope you find this of use… Keep your eyes peeled for more videos on the Descent Mk2i coming very soon! To purchase the Descent Mk2 & Mk2i visit the following links Garmin Descent Mk2 Garmin Descent Mk2i Subwave T1 Tank Pod: Coming Soon Video Review by Black Manta Photography on YouTube Follow Black Manta Photography on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Share.
1 2 3 4 5 12