Rebreathers… according to Steve Lewis

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Rebreathers… according to Steve LewisBy Steve Lewis
Steve Lewis and one of the twelve rebreathers he’s owned; just make sure you invest in the right toolfor the job. Photo: Jill Heinerth
So, you’re looking at taking the big step into rebreathers, are you? Let’s chat.
It’s okay, your secrets are safe with me. I’ll admit it, I have owned a few rebreathers myself…

Choosing Your Frame Rate

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Choosing Your  Frame RateShooting exhaust bubbles at a high frame rate will result in smooth slow motion playback. Cameras such as the GH5 (above) will shoot up to 180fps for playback six times slower than normal speed
 
Slow motion video is all the rage these days. It’s no longer good enough to see a manta ray gliding over a wreck; people want to see it at half speed…

Underwater Heroes: How Emergency First Response Training Saved a Life

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While Scott and April Dahn were simulating exercise 8 of the PADI Rescue Diver course (Exiting an Unresponsive Diver) in the waters off Cape Maeda, in Okinawa, Japan, they had no idea their practice dive would turn into a real-life rescue situation. When the dive group was heading back to shore, Scott, a Gunnery Sergeant […]
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12 Year Old Rebecca Holt’s PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver Journey

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While most people start their scuba diving journey later in life, Rebecca Holt began hers at 10 years old. Not only has Rebecca already completed her Junior Open Water Diver, Junior Advanced Open Water Diver, Junior Rescue Diver and a range of specialty courses, but she has also achieved her Junior Master Scuba Diver (MSD) […]
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Ocean Conservation Initiatives in Mauritius

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Located approximately 700 miles (1,200 kilometers) east of Madagascar, the island nation of Mauritius is outlined by white sand beaches and coral reefs. And with bath-like water temperatures year round, Mauritius is most definitely an ideal destination for scuba divers. From sea turtles to dolphins to shipwrecks there is much to see and explore beneath […]
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A Basic Guide to Scuba Diving Equipment for Beginners

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Do You Really Know Your Scuba Diving Equipment? We all use scuba diving equipment each time we dive, but do we really know the names of each part of our gear? Maybe you only know the acronym (BCD) or slang (occy) names for certain parts of your gear? Besides, we all know that diving is […]
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10 Things to Know Before Buying a Rebreather

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10 Things to Know Before Buying a RebreatherWords and Photography by Jill Heinerth
Choose your features carefully, some are more manual than others, some offer bail out valves, or near eye displays. Photo: Jill Heinerth
 
Rebreathers offer an entirely new way to enjoy the underwater world. Whether it is the technology that attracts you or the potential to swim free without making bubbles, the decision to enter the domain of rebreather diving is a significant one…

5 Gili Island Experiences Not to Be Missed

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Have you heard of the Gili Islands in Indonesia? These three tiny islands have BIG personalities, incredible diving, stunning white sand beaches and offer everything you would expect from the ultimate tropical island getaway. Gili Trawangan, Gili Air and Gili Meno are easily accessible from both Lombok and Bali and offer something for all tastes […]
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