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Photographing Frogfish

Although they can be difficult to find, frogfish are one of the best subjects for underwater photographers, especially beginners. They come in all different colors, all different sizes, and don't like to move around that much. Sometimes they are so camouflaged or hidden that the resulting photograph is cluttered, boring, or makes it hard to even see where they are. Luckily, there are plenty of techniques when photographing them that…
Daniel Geary
27th October 2017
PADI Course Director, Atmosphere Resorts, PhilippinesIDCNews

Another PADI Course Director in the house!

We are delighted to congratulate Tracy Chan who passed her CDTC examination in Malaysia last week. Tracy has been with Atmosphere for two years as the Regional Sales Manager for China and Hong Kong. She is also our Chinese-speaking Dive Instructor. Over the past year, Tracy has worked very hard towards reaching the prestigious rating of Course Director and we are very excited that Instructor Development Philippines now has 4 Course Directors in-house.…
Becky Stanbridge
9th October 2017
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To Snoot or not to Snoot

To snoot or not to snoot? That is the question. The more important question is – what is a snoot? Many of you have seen this word floating around on the internet, either with my photographs or many other photographs that are popping up on underwater photography groups, but what exactly is it, and why is using a snoot so popular? My normal camera setup with my snoot ready to…
Daniel Geary
5th October 2017
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The History of Frogfish

Although frogfish are relatively well known critters to divers in the Indo-Pacific, photographers, and muck divers, that has not always been the case. Stories of frogfish and their accompanying drawings and sketches have existed for hundreds of years, with encounters spanning the globe. The first ever documented frogfish encounter comes from Brazil. At some point before 1630, a drawing was given to the director of the Dutch West India Company.…
Daniel Geary
19th September 2017
Dive Centre Manager, Atmosphere Resorts, PhilippinesAtmosphere StaffNewsScuba Diving

Oli takes the helm in the Dive Centre

The newest addition to the Atmosphere Team is Oliver “Oli” Watkins. Who has taken the helm as Dive Centre Manager in August. Oli is used to working with a big team, after many years of teaching diving, captaining boats, running dive centers and guiding all over the world. Most recently in the Cayman Islands. Originally British but with fluent German and conversational French, he fits Atmosphere like a glove! Hoping to…
Ulrika Kroon
26th August 2017