Cameras for Snorkeling

Some snorkeling photos really wouldn’t benefit from a better camera. (There’s no help for how some snork snorkers look when involved in their favorite sport!) But for those of you wanting to photograph other creatures, the options have definitely expanded in the last couple of years. We found a good 2009 review of underwater cameras […]

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If You Can’t Make It to the Shore…

Go to an aquarium to dream and learn more about creatures you might see on an adventure. Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta is the world’s largest aquarium and it has 8 million gallons of water and some whale sharks to keep you busy. Our favorite, though is the guitarfish! Photos of the aquarium here:

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The Right Fins

Why wear fins? Used properly, fins can help you travel farther, float better, and more safely return to the boat/shore with less effort. Not having to kick to keep your legs up, and being able to easily shift direction can help you in observing wildlife. You can float quietly, barely moving, as turtles, squid, and fish […]

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Snorkeling 101

While looking up the names of my favorite swim fins, I found the company’s website which has some how to photos and video about snorkeling. Here it is: Snorkeling 101 by Aqualung Sport http://www.aqualungsport.com/us/content/view/66/67/

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Snorkeling Galapagos

If you’re taking a boat trip in the Galapagos, chances are that snorkeling will be an option some afternoons. Do it! But bring a wetsuit—at least a shorty—because this water is chilly, particularly during the garua season. Temperatures of 74-77 degrees are normal. It wouldn’t hurt to have a life vest or snorkelers vest filled […]

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