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While in Turks and Caicos our guide snapped this photo of what I think is a type of blenny. But I don't know what specific type. Can anyone help ID this
We are newcomers to the hobby of snorkeling and we love it! We just came back from a cruise in the Caribbean and wanted to share our snorkeling adventures.
Olympus has just announced the TG6. It will start shipping out on June 28th.The earlier TG5 is the most popular snorkeling camera. So what is new with the TG6? Our partner Backscatter has a good video that breaks down the changes. The camera physically looks the same, as is the housing. There have been no image quality changes in terms of image sensor or lens. The only physical change is a new LCD screen with over twice the resolution of the TG5, for much sharper details.
There have been a lot of changes to setting options, including some new underwater white balance quick settings for different depths. If you shoot macro, and you are in Aperture Mode you can now use the quick menu to set to macro focus modes, without turning the dial to microscope mode. And there is a way to control aperture that allows for more depth of field in macro mode. Also you can set the camera to 4K and 1080P with the quick menu, without needing to go to movie mode, even in macro mode. There is a new minimum shutter speed option.
Is this camera a game changer for a snorkeler? If you shoot a lot of macro, it is probably worth upgrading from a TG5. And if we were buying new we would certainly buy the TG6.
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Join this extraoridnary Philippines & Palau snorkeling trip to two of the best snorkel destinations in the world for diverse reefs and abundant sea life.
How good is Anse Chastanet snorkeling on St. Lucia? Are there lots of fish and healthy coral? See our review, a snorkel map, and get a snorkel package discount.
Learn about St Lucia snorkeling: types and health of the reefs, fish and creatures, what spots are best, how to access them, and when to go and where to stay.
Does anyone know what kind of fish this is? I spotted it last month on the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks!
Get the Maui Snorkeling Guide to find the most stunning snorkel spots with the most sea life and to avoid the popular crowded beaches with unhealthy reefs.
We are in Bali. We are planning to go to Nusa Lembongan hoping to snorkel with Manta Rays. Any snorkeling tips for this island? Places to stay, excursions,
Tuga Sunwear, a company with such great snorkeling products, and so snorkeler friendly, that we had to partner with them!
Learn about the unique snorkeling rash guards with hoods and leggings we use to protect ourselves from the sun and sea lice stings.
Can anyone identify this fish I saw on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia? It's not the greatest photo, but I've been unable to match it to anything.
Could someone help figure out an identification for this fish? I saw it in Indonesia and it reminded me of an angel fish. Thank you.
My wife, 18 year-old daughter, and I just returned from an 11 day trip to Cairns, Australia, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. We snorkeled in two
I wanted to share my experience snorkeling in Niue in the South Pacific. I expected the snorkeling would be good there because of the clear sea water.
I'm a fairly new snorkeler, only doing it for little over a year now but I LOVE IT! My hubby is a very experienced scuba diver but I'm just not into that,
While on a trip to St. Thomas and St. John in the USVI we went on a sailing excursion and did some snorkeling in which we used pool noodles to help keep
Join this unique snorkeling photography workshop liveaboard trip in the Caymans. Learn underwater photography skills including safe shallow freediving.
I wanted to share my experience with snorkeling Higgs Beach in Key West, Florida. We had a snorkeling trip booked two days in a row to go out to Looe Key
I am heading to the Riviera Maya in Mexico in about a week (April 2019). I cannot find good information about the condition of the reef for snorkeling
I've snorkeled many places in the Caribbean and Pacific. The most unique snorkeling I've ever done was in the Galapagos Islands, which is located about
We are going to the Destin, Florida area in April 2019 and heard about the SWARA artificial reef system with four reefs installed over the last couple
There are some really decent budget snorkeling cameras under $200. Record your experience without breaking the bank.
I am looking for information about snorkeling the mid-Pacific coast of Mexico. A friend is considering spending 4 weeks at the Ixtapa Palace Resort and
Has anyone been snorkeling in the cayes east of Placencia, Belize? I am going with a few friends on a catamaran out of there (the Moorings) for 5-6 days.
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We are looking for tips or advice on what to do with our stuff (towels, shoes, other personal belongings) while we are out in the water snorkeling. We
In late April of 2018 we traveled to Paradise Island in Nassau, Bahamas. My wife loves water parks and I prefer to snorkel so we hoped to find the best
Has anyone been snorkeling from Gaya Island in Malaysian Borneo? We are traveling there next year (2020) and are looking to spend a few days at the Bunga
We are planning a trip to Curacao for June 2019. So far, I have decided on a 10 day stay, divided between Avila Hotel and somewhere else! I have read some
Does anyone have any information to share about snorkeling Guadeloupe? Is there off the beach snorkeling? Where are the best places? Thanks!
Has anyone been snorkeling in Culebra and Vieques, Puerto Rico since the 2017 hurricanes? I'm wondering about the condition of the reef? I'm headed there
I am looking for a good Caribbean snorkeling destination with golf. Thinking about Jamaica, or Dominican Republic, or Grand Cayman. I heard that Dominican
Join this unique small group Philippines liveaboard snorkeling trip aboard the Atlantis Azores. Your ship will take you to the best snorkeling sites in the Visayan Islands, with clear waters, healthy reefs, and abundant sea life.
Has anyone ever been to Wakatobi in Indonesia for snorkeling, if so how do you rate it, compared to other places you have been? Thank you.
What are your favorite snorkeling islands in Fiji? I’ve been there but the reef was quite a distance from the resort I stayed at. It took around 40 minutes
Can anyone share experiences about using a SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) or kayak for snorkeling on your own in search of whales during calving season off
Has anyone used the Scubapro Spectra Dry Snorkel and do you recommend it? I’m buying my first snorkel. Thanks!
Has anyone snorkeled Anegada in the BVI since the hurricanes hit in 2017? I have read reports of bleaching as well and wondered if anyone had recent experiences
My wife and I went to Antigua last month, December 2018, and tried a number of different snorkeling sites. We go mainly to relax and enjoy the beach, but