Responsible divers know how to respond to emergencies – just in case.  Statistics show you're more likely to give first aid to someone you know than a stranger. When minutes count, you’ll be the person to give the necessary aid to a family member, dive buddy or co-workers, before Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrive. The...
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While humanity's effect on our ocean can be negative, it can also be beautiful. For example: the Underwater Sculpture Gardens in Grenada and Cancun, created by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. The Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park in Grenada is a collection of ecological underwater art pieces situated within a National Marine Park. Due to storm...
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Austria’s storybook mountain scenery could make even the most outdoors-averse person want to get outside and maybe even spin around in a wildflower-dotted meadow. With the abundant high-altitude hiking opportunities in the country, it might come as a surprise that one of Austria’s most beautiful hiking spots is actually in – that’s right, in –...
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A dog trees an octopus, fish dance in the sky like sparrows, a giant lionfish glides through the city - this is the vision of Creative Director Carlo Giordanetti. Check out his amazing video (which happens to be a one minute ad for Swatch's Scuba Libre watch). It was too cool not to share. If...
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Our story begins on Instagram… When looking through images tagged #padi on Instagram, we came across one of the best Hammerhead shots we've ever seen. We were able to connect with the shooter, Grant Johnson, to get the story behind the shot, as well as learn a few interesting facts about Bimini… Grant Johnson has lived in Bimini,...
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One of the questions we hear frequently is, "I want to try taking photos underwater, what kind of camera should I get?" The underwater world is an amazing place, and hard to describe in words alone. With the right camera, training and experience, you can capture images of your scuba diving adventures you'll be proud...
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