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Marty Snyderman Joins Team Atlantis



Atlantis Dive Resorts is pleased to announce that Marty Snyderman has joined Team Atlantis as Photo Ambassador.

Marty Snyderman is an Emmy Award winner and the Marine Life editor and Underwater Photography columnist for Dive Training magazine. Marty will be at Atlantis Puerto Galera and Atlantis Dumaguete resorts several times a year where he will be available to share his experience and knowledge with their guests.

During his stays, Marty will give several presentations a week on various aspects of underwater photography, ranging from camera system fundamentals and keeping your photographic system in good working order, to photographing reef creatures and minimizing backscatter. He will also be available for individual classes on a limited basis.

Marty will next be at Atlantis Puerto Galera from September 1- 21, 2017. Marty will then be at Atlantis Dumaguete in April 2018 assisting Bonnie Pelnar, an American underwater photography instructor and seminar leader.  Bonnie’s photography courses are widely popular and known for the fun way she shares her insights while teaching. The dates of Bonnie’s course are April 4 – 14, 2018. For information about this course, please contact Bonnie at

Marty, along with his partner Rick Voight publishes a monthly online magazine called Featured-Creatures that is produced for elementary school-age children and the adults in their lives. Each monthly edition highlights various marine animals and behaviors and includes a video clip from world renowned IMAX® filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall, in addition to Marty’s still photographs and writing.

For more information please visit the Atlantis Resorts website or email:


Marine Life & Conservation Blogs

Take an immersive dive below the waves off the Welsh coast using 360 VR: Common Spider Crab (Watch Video)



A week-long series from Jake Davies…

Below the waves off the Welsh coast, there are a range of species and habitats that can be seen. However, you don’t have to venture too far from the shore to see them or don’t have to leave the comfort of your home. Using 360 videos provides an immersive feeling of being below the water and encountering many species and habitats from diving one of the most important habitats and species that aren’t often seen whilst diving. For more of an experience of being below the waves, the VR videos can be viewed using a VR headset.

Take a VR dive just off the shore and explore what can be found within the shallow waters of a sandy beach. Fish can be founding cruising amongst the seaweed and numerous crustacean (Crabs, lobster, prawns, shrimps) species can be found walking around the seafloor. Common Spider Crabs (Maja brachydactyla) are one of the largest crabs species found along the coast and during the early summer, they aggregate in large numbers to moult which allows them to grow.

Follow Jake aka JD Scuba on the YouTube channel @Don’t Think Just Blog.

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Join Me On My Commute To Scuba Diving Key Largo! (Watch Video)



Sunrise was so beautiful the other morning, I wanted to take a time lapse of my drive from home in South Miami to Key Largo before morning dives with Horizon Divers.

I thought you might enjoy taking the ride with me! Silly I know! But here’s 2 minutes of chill!



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Explore the amazing triangle of Red Sea Reefs - The Brothers, Daedalus and Elphinstone on board the brand new liveaboard Big Blue.  With an option to add on a week at Roots Red Sea before or after. 

Strong currents and deep blue water are the catalysts that bring the pelagic species flocking to these reefs. The reefs themselves provide exquisite homes for a multitude of marine life.  The wafting soft corals are adorned with thousands of colourful fish. The gorgonian fans and hard corals provide magnificent back drops, all being patrolled by the reef’s predatory species.

£1475 per person based on double occupancy.  Soft all inclusive board basis, buffet meals with snacks, tea and coffee always available.  Add a week on at Roots Red Sea Resort before or after the liveaboard for just £725pp.  Flights and transfers are included.  See our brochure linked above for the full itinerary.

This trip will be hosted by The Scuba Place.  Come Dive with Us!

Call 020 3515 9955 or email

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