Cameras like the Olympus TG Series are fantastic options for snorkeling enthusiasts. They are compact, affordable, and come loaded with many easy-to-use functions that let us snorkelers capture the beauty of the underwater world in all of its colorful glory. One of those settings is the macro function. If used correctly, the macro function on

All of our snorkeling safaris take place in the topics and one of the characteristics of tropical climates is rain. Although we typically run our tours in the “Dry Season” for each destination, it is not uncommon for it to rain at least once while on any of our tours.  I take that back, if

No matter how many fantastic snorkeling destinations there are in the world, the number is still finite. This number gets even more finite when you factor in destinations that have enough great snorkeling sites to accommodate anywhere from a week to two weeks of snorkeling two to three snorkels a day without having to repeat

Palau is a small island nation surrounded by shallow coral reefs in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It sits about 500 km northeast of North Sulawesi and 500 km east of the Philippines. It’s remote! This remoteness, however, works to our benefit as snorkelers because the shallow coral reefs are in fantastic condition, they

Choosing to photograph those small fast fast-moving reef fish is arguably one of the hardest subjects you could choose underwater. Trust me, I know it’s tempting and borderline addicting, and please don’t hate me for saying this, but reef fish just aren’t the right subject in most cases. Hear me out, please. Photographing reef fish