Month: April 2017

Equalizing Your Ears

One of the most common problems beginners have when they start diving is not being able to equalize the pressure in their ears. Several Discover Scuba Divers give up because they say their ears hurt and many instructors don’t have extra time to spend making sure every diver goes...

The Caribbean Octopus

In my Marine Life posts you can find information on different types of marine animals, how to find them, and the best ways to photograph some of these creatures. I have a long list of favorite underwater creatures but the Octopus is definitely at the top! Let’s start with...

Buying your first piece of Scuba Gear (a Dive Mask!)

Now that you’ve caught the scuba bug you are ready to invest in some gear of your own. In my experience there are a lot of dive centers who would gladly sell a full set of gear to someone who hasn’t even started their course yet. This isn’t always...