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Ancient shipwreck is the first in Greece to be opened up to divers to explore


As experts say it has further mysteries to yield.

  • The remains of a 5th Century cargoship has become the first ancient shipwreck in Greece opened up to public
  • It lies near Greek island of Alonissos and was laden with an estimated 4,000 amphoras when it sank 
  • The shipwreck is to become the first ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to recreational divers in Greece

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May 23, 2019 |

6 Things to Know About Visiting the Caribbean During Hurricane Season


Yes, you can have a great dive vacation during Atlantic hurricane season, but it’s crucial to be prepared for the possibility of a serious tropical storm. Here’s what you need to know before you make the trip. 

The conventional wisdom is that the Caribbean is a no-go zone during hurricane season. The conventional wisdom is wrong. Even though some parts of the year are more statistically likely to see hurricanes, that hardly means a strong tropical storm is guaranteed. Read more

May 22, 2019 |

Nudies and Blennies to Whale Sharks and Manta Rays


Explore 700+ miles of the Sea of Cortez … and learn how to photograph it all!

Join award-winning photographer, Todd Winner, as we travel from Puerto Penasco to San Jose del Cabo and learn how to photograph the smallest of small critters to the largest of large mammals!

September 22 – October 4, 2019
13 Days / 12 nights
$3495 per person, quad occupancy

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May 16, 2019 |

The Best Underwater Hotels in the World


Sleeping with the fishes takes on a whole new meaning at these villas and suites located under the sea.

Over the years, plans for a fully-submerged luxury hotel, like the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji and Hydropolis in Dubai, have been mapped out. But they’ve yet to become a reality for intrepid travelers. Until that happens, you can realize your dreams of living like the Little Mermaid or Captain Nemo in these floating villas with underwater bedrooms or suites that look out into aquariums everywhere from the Maldives to Shanghai. Read more

May 10, 2019 |

Awesome Scuba Trips for Underwater Photographers


Join Like-Minded Individuals and Learn Together

Underwater Photography workshops are designed to allow you to dive with other like-minded individuals exploring creative ideas for underwater photography and gaining knowledge from each other.

Join us for an experience of a lifetime!

— Brook PetersonThe owner of and authors a blog on underwater photography and techniques.

Announcing TWO new Underwater Photography Workshops

Anilao, Philippines


Raja Ampat, Indonesia!

I am thrilled to announce two new underwater photography workshops!

Join me in Anilao, Philippines  in March 2020, for a macro intensive workshop and learn some new skills.  This is one destination that you are guaranteed plenty of subjects and a tremendous amount of fun.  For details, click HERE.

If wide angle photography is more your thing, please join me on the Magnificent Seven Seas liveaboard for 12 days of scuba diving bliss in Raja Ampat, Indonesia, January 4-16, 2021.  Everything about this trip is stellar:  excellent food, fantastic diving, shore excursions, comfortable cabins, all on a beautiful ship.  For more information click HERE.

I truly hope you will come along with me on one of these scuba diving trips!

— Brook Peterson

May 10, 2019 |

Red Sea’s Brothers Islands Reopen to Divers

The Egyptian Red Sea’s Brothers Islands have reopened after four shark-bite incidents. A statement released by CDWS (Chamber of Diving and Watersports) has confirmed new rules for liveaboard operators to follow.

The Brothers Islands, a premier Egypt diving destination, have re-opened after a 3.5 month closure which followed four non-fatal shark-bite incidents involving oceanic whitetip sharks. Authorities hope the closure has returned the sharks to their normal behaviors and away from congregating around dive boats. Read more

April 29, 2019 |
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