Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog Sidemount Technical Wreck Resources and Articles Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:22:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.7 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/cropped-Vitruvian-logo-color-2017-32x32.png Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog 32 32 Why do tech divers use two computers? http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/why-do-tech-divers-use-two-computers/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/why-do-tech-divers-use-two-computers/#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2020 03:21:05 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=15336 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Why do tech divers use two computers? Technical diving requires redundancy of safety-critical equipment. If something fails, you still have to complete the planned decompression to surface safely. Being able to track time and depth for a decompression ascent is obviously critical to that requirement. It can be done (or backed up) with a written […]

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Advanced Wreck Diving | Course Notes http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/advanced_wreck_diving_techniques/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/advanced_wreck_diving_techniques/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:08:06 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=114 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

ADVANCED WRECK DIVING – COURSE NOTES by Andy Davis Disclaimer:   These notes accompany a professionally supervised advanced wreck diving workshop, aimed at developing specialist skills for qualified wreck divers.  This information is not a substitute for gaining proper experience under qualified direction.  Wreck penetration is a very hazardous scuba diving activity.  Divers should not […]

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Underwater Photography | 5 Minute Photoshop Edit http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/5-minute-photoshop-edit-for-underwater-photographers/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/5-minute-photoshop-edit-for-underwater-photographers/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:08:05 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=62 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

5 Minute Photoshop Edit for Underwater Photographers by Andy Davis, PADI TecRec, ANDI, BSAC and SSI Instructor Many divers don’t have the luxury of using underwater strobes to provide effective directional lighting for their underwater photography.  With a basic point-and-shoot underwater camera, the resulting pictures are often washed-out and contain too little red light.  When […]

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No.1 | Scuba Buoyancy Control for Divers http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-1of9/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/scuba-buoyancy-masterclass-1of9/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:08:04 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=51 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Scuba Buoyancy Masterclass Series #1 Scuba Buoyancy Control for Divers by Andy Davis Effective scuba buoyancy control is, without doubt, the most important attribute that a diver needs to develop. Control of your buoyancy has a direct impact on air consumption, comfort, relaxation and the control of descents and ascents – which have direct safety […]

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Employability of the Dive Professional: The Value of Maintenance http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/dive-professional-employability-maintenance/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/dive-professional-employability-maintenance/#respond Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:08:03 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=6341 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

Employability of the Dive Professional: The Value of Maintenance by Shaun Notley. What do you think the most sought-after traits of a dive professional seeking a new role within the industry would be..?   I had a brief run through and tally-up of a popular diving jobs page and the results were as follows: Sales […]

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8 Factors To Consider When Purchasing Your Scuba Diving Regulator http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/advice-purchase-scuba-diving-regulator/ http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/advice-purchase-scuba-diving-regulator/#comments Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:08:02 +0000 http://scubatechphilippines.com/scuba_blog/?p=4544 Andy Davis Technical Diving Blog

8 Factors To Consider When Purchasing Your Scuba Diving Regulator by Andy Davis Scuba diving regulators are one of the biggest purchases you will make as a diver.  There are many factors to consider when deciding what is best for you.  Don’t choose something you might regret later. Here are 8 factors to investigate when […]

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