Have you ever had a “crappy” dive? I’ve certainly had a few. I remember a divemaster at one Malaysian resort: Thinking he was the last diver, he decided to hang back, remove his wetsuit and feed the fish! Little did he know that we underwater photographers are always the last ones out, so when I […]

Could you tell us about your story before you became a diver? Before I started scuba diving, I spent seven years in the Marine Corps Infantry. My first duty station was Presidential Retreat Camp David, which I did site security for President Bush, followed by President Obama. I was stationed with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines […]

ocean world history
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Humans have been exploring the seas from the earliest days of recorded history. Yet we still famously know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the oceans on this planet. Here are some of the most significant events in the history of our ongoing discovery of [...]
japanese tanks sunk
The seas of the world are littered with the remains of ships from centuries past. Many wrecks have been found, but there is little information about them – what ship was it, who did it belong, when was it sunk? And then there are those whose whereabouts are known, but they have yet to be [...]
korea battle
Going back to 1597 to understand why the ocean current is an intimate friend of the Korean diver It is widely accepted that maritime power is also a visible manifestation of the power of the state, with every great power today aspiring to maintain a great navy as a symbol of its status. In essence, maritime [...]
Dr. Alexander Sledkov reveals the Russian deep diving achievements during the last century At the beginning of the 17th century, the profession of a diver (vodolaz in Russian, meaning, “getting into water”) appeared in Russia. In the peace treaty signed between Russia and Sweden in 1721 – after the war – the right to recover sunken goods from [...]