Category: Dive Report

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Camera Upgrade – RX100

After shooting with a TG-4 for the last two years I decided to upgrade to a Sony RX100.  The TG-4 has two weaknesses, a very small sensor and no fully manual mode.  The small sensor can limit the image quality, but in excellent visibility and with great subject proximity the...

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Swimming with a Goliath

Our dive club went out with Scuba Shack of Pensacola last Sunday and had two excellent dives on the San Pablo Freighter and the Ocean Wind sites.  We’ve been getting a lot of rain this summer and we also had west winds which is not ideal for the panhandle so...

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Wide-Angle with Dual Strobes

I’ve only been able to get in a handful of dives since adding a second strobe, and they’ve all been shore dives where I left my WAL behind to focus on macro and close-up shooting.  But an outstanding marine forecast was enough motivation for me to make time for some boat...

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First Dives of 2017

After three months without diving I couldn’t wait any longer to get back in the water, so I bought a hooded 5/3 mm vest to wear under my 3mm farmer john and did a couple dives. I was also eager to test a few camera upgrades.  The water temperature was...

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Favorite Emerald Coast Dive Sites

So far I’ve only scratched the surface of the nearly 100 dive sites along the Emerald Coast.  All of the sites I have explored have been fairly enjoyable with most being worth repeating, but some are quickly becoming my favorites.  With so many sites remaining to explore it might change...