News from the club

Digital Photography Tutorial 1 - Colour correcting underwater images

November 14th, 2008

Everyone who takes digital photos without a powerful strobe or a red filter will have taken shots that look like the 1st image on the right.  This is the effect of light travelling through water. In fresh water, light generally loses most of it’s red and some blue leaving images greenish. In salt water, light loses most of it’s red and some green, resulting in images that look very bl...

New Series on BBC2 - "Oceans"

November 9th, 2008

A new 8 part series called "Oceans" starts on Wednesday 13th November. A Series revealing the hidden stories of the deep as a team of four marine experts voyage across the globe to explore our planet's last true wilderness - its oceans. Over a year, Paul Rose, Philippe Cousteau Jr, Dr Lucy Blue and Tooni Mahto explore how a unique ocean paradise, home to the greatest variety of whales and dolphins...

** 2009 Club Holiday to Malta & Gozo **

November 7th, 2008

HOT NEWS - 2009 club holiday to Malta and Gozo!! When? - Wednesday 16th - Wed 23rd September  Where? - Staying in the St Paul's Bay area, with easy access to sites in Malta, Gozo and Comino Who? - Open to all club members and families (see minimum diving qualification below) Diving? - 6 full days independent diving at the best shore diving sites in Malta and Gozo. Sites will&nbs...

SCUBA 4 You!

November 6th, 2008

The perfect gift for Christmas - Scuba4You! Looking for an unusual present for a partner, family member or friend? Then why not buy them Scuba4You….and give them an underwater experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. Scuba4You is the ideal gift for anyone who has always wanted to learn to dive…or is simply curious and has a sense of adventure.  A beautifully packaged ‘try di...

Mid Herts Divers has a new instructor!

November 6th, 2008

Please join us in congratulating Dawn who on Tuesday 4th November successfully qualified as an Open Water Instructor ! Well done Dawn !