Archive | blog

Finning advice for freedivers - knee rotation

Finning Advice for Freedivers: Avoiding Some Common Mistakes

This is just a snippet of finning advice, taken from Glass and Water: The Essential Guide to Freediving for Underwater Photography. “A classic mistake is to make too much movement at the knee joint. When this happens you will look as if you are riding an imaginary underwater bicycle. Conversely, too much movement in the hip […]

Continue Reading 0
Gozo_2017_3

A Typical Day Diving on Gozo

It is one of the best destinations in Europe, but what can you expect from a typical day diving on Gozo? Here, Dived Up’s Alex Gibson gives his take on this laid-back location. Pre-dive 7.30 am – Get up. 8 am – Breakfast: Pop to a local cafe and enjoy a pastizz (a small flaky […]

Continue Reading 0
A freediver - at one with a camera

Underwater Photography for Freedivers and Snorkellers

Having been privileged to win awards in competitive freediving over the years, I have realised that much of the equipment and many of the techniques lend themselves well for the benefit of underwater photographers when not using scuba. I also realised that these benefits could be exploited at all levels, from the fledgling snorkeller to […]

Continue Reading