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Nikon Announces 2020 Surf Photo and Video of the Year Winners Nikon Surf Photo of the Year: "The Right" by Ren McGann. Yeah, we know, you wanna go to the beach. It's not gonna happen. Get over it! Instead, here's something to feast your eyes on: the winners of the 8th annual Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Awards!

Canon Announcing New Broadcast and Cinema Products on April 20 That's the message from Canon, who announced that the company's "new professional imaging products and technologies" will be unveiled via a Virtual Press Conference due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Software Update Brings New Profile Creator Tool for Loupedeck CT Loupedeck has announced a software update that allows Loupedeck CT owners to create custom profiles for almost any software they use, including applications such as Logic Pro X, Davinci Resolve, and Capture One.

Community, Connections and Distant Socializing This doesn't mean be Pollyanna - things are serious, and we have a long way to go. But, you have the power to look at the light instead of the dark, take the positive view and take things one day at a time. As I've said, we will overcome this pandemic.

York Region Scuba Presents: Let’s Talk Some Diving Join us this Thursday, April 2nd at 7pm for an online dive club meeting! See some friendly faces, hear some YRS updates, talk some diving…. grab a beer and your laptop or device of choice and join us! You can also join by phone at 1-408-418-9388, with meeting code 621 553 175.

SECONN Presents: Live Scuba Video Chats SECONN urges you to remain healthy in this period, but also wants to keep inspiring you to learn more about the great scuba diving world. Every presentation will last about 45 minutes, with a Q&A that follows.

Complete Guide to Scuba Diving In Koh Tao Every-year thousands of travellers and diving enthusiasts ranging from beginners to pro come to Koh Tao to check out the coral reefs surrounding the island. Popular marine life includes an abundance of tropical fish, huge green turtles and a cove which is home to hundreds of reef sharks.

18 Ways to Cope When You Can't Go Diving Whether you need a quick break from the news, ideas to keep your kids entertained, or a total escape from reality, here are a few ways to cope when you can't get in the water. Take a breather from the news and do something that will make you smile. NOTE: The links above are connected to Amazon Associates.

Dive Retailer to Retailer - Tips to Help Us All Survive COVID-19 Patrick Hammer is a PADI Platinum Course Director and current DEMA Board of Directors member with more than 45 years of experience in the dive industry. DiveNewswire recently asked Patrick about the current COVID-19 crisis and his suggestions and ideas for the dive industry.

Szanto Vintage Dive 5200 Watch Recalling a bygone age of underwater exploration, Szanto watches feature a classic dive-watch exterior but are powered by an ultra-modern quartz movement. The £215 Vintage Dive 5200 features a tough stainless-steel casing rated to 200m and a screw-down crown and back.

Melody's Adventures, Cave Diving Diving fresh water is completely different than salt water. Lakes are not very exciting since there aren't the colorful fish and plants like the sea. So I decided to try cave diving. The Florida Aquifer has a massive underground system of limestone that looks like a honey comb.

Caribbean Cayes in Belize In the Caribbean Sea, not far from Belize's mainland are sandy islands that attract divers from around the globe. This small Caribbean country has some of the best diving in the world. With the longest reef in the Western Hemisphere just off its shores, you can be sure to find your new favourite dive site in Belize.

Glass Bottle Goggles and Dugout Canoes An underwater greeting with a freediving kid in Alor, Indonesia. There are a lot of things you might expect to see while diving Indonesia's Alor Archipelago. Scads of soft coral? Sure! Rare Rhinopias? Right on. Wobbegong sharks? Why not? Reviewing my images in the shallows off Pura Island, I notice a phantomic figure reflected in my LCD screen.

Going Big in Little Town by Mike Bartick Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo is a professional underwater photographer who is widely published and also manages the Crystal Blue Dive Resort in Anilao, Philippines.

COVID-19 Could Reduce U.S. Fisheries Observers Government recently issuing an exception to a rule that requires observers aboard fishing vessels. Federal Register.

"Stranded" in Paradise - Guests find a Way to Get Home from Bay Islands During Pandemic Who among us has not spent the last day of vacation daydreaming about their departing flights being canceled and being "forced" to stay on vacation another day or two?

Movies and documentaries for ocean lovers available on Netflix and Stan. While we're all self-isolating and social distancing, here's a list of films and documentaries celebrating our oceans, available on live-streaming services Netflix and Stan, from Chasing Coral to Spongebob Squarepants. Blue Planet is a definitive natural history of the world's oceans from its shores to mysterious depths.

TekDiveUSA Rescheduled To April 2021 TEKDiveUSA organizers have announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's conference has been rescheduled to April 16th-18th, 2021. According to an email sent Friday:. "We have worked to schedule around other industry events and make sure that we don't conflict with the many reschedules.

Volivoli Beach Resort COVID19 Update #1 Volivoli Beach Resort has temporarily suspended day to day operations effective as of Sunday 22nd March until further notice due to recent government travel restrictions in response to issues directly related to COVID-19. Our team have been thoroughly briefed with full transparency around operational status.

NAUI CEO Addresses COVID-19 Pandemic with Letter to Membership Coronavirus is changing the landscape for 2020. Be assured that NAUI WORLDWIDE is here and ready to help meet your needs. Caring for Dive Centers and Members. We are ready to meet these challenges. Plans are in place to deliver your orders in even the most difficult circumstances.

Women Divers Hall of Fame celebrates 20th Anniversary With 20 Learn-to-Dive Training Grants in 2020 The WDHOF Scholarship Program was created in 2002 with the first scholarships: An annual WDHOF Scholarship for divers seeking to expand their knowledge of diving, the Hillary Viders Ph.D.

PUBLIC POLICY ALERT - CARES Act Passed in Congress - Could Help Your Diving Business The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. The President is expected to sign the CARES Act. Many diving businesses could be eligible and you should review this material to help determine…

Innovative Scuba Concepts Presents FREE Webinar on SBA Disaster Assistance for Retailers How to Thrive Coming Out of This Disaster. Hosted by Innovative Scuba Concepts. Wednesday, April 1stt at 3 pm EST, 12 pm PST, 2 pm CST :. The Dive Industry has been threatened by the coronavirus and resulting lockdowns by various government agencies.

Adaptive Diving in Today's World Hoser, Executive Director and Founder of Adaptive Diving Association. As the world scrambles to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, with dive resorts and travel shutdown, the SCUBA Diving Industry has come to a screeching halt.

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