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Scuba Diver Destinations Editor-at-Large, Walt Stearns, has been involved in the diving industry for more than 30 years. As one of the most prolific photojournalists in diving media Walt’s articles and images have appeared in a wide range of national and international diving, water sports and travel titles.
Scuba Diving Florida

Spring Country – North Florida’s Fountains of Youth

Scuba Diver’s US/Canada Editor-at-Large Walt Stearns waxes lyrical about the attraction of North Florida’s cave country
Diamond squid

6 Tips To Improve Your Blackwater Photography

Photography by Walt Stearns and Mike BartickBlackwater PhotographyIt’s well past sundown and we're several miles off the coast of Palm Beach, Florida, preparing to...
Floridas Goliath grouper

Florida’s Goliath grouper under fire

Since 1990 Florida’s beloved Goliath grouper have remained a federally protected species. That may all change as the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation (FWC) Commission is once again considering the possibilities to open the fish for “limited harvest.”
Diver just outside the entrance into Ginnie Springs Ballroom cavern.

A Guide To Florida Springs Diving

Photographs by Walt StearnsA faint but growing glimmer of light in the passage ahead signals the end of our dive. We exit a realm...
Retra Primer

Is The Retra Prime Underwater Flash Really That Good?

An In-depth, hands on review detailing what Retra’s Prime underwater flash can provide in the way of performance for the serious wide-angle underwater photographer.In...

North America’s Great Lakes

These inland seas of North America have claimed thousands of ships over hundreds of years from wooden schooners to steel freighters, and each has a unique story.
Shearwater Research Launches New Peregrine Dive Computer Trio NX32 Air NX50

Shearwater Research Launches New Peregrine Dive Computer

Shearwater Research Inc., manufacturer of the increasingly popular Perdix AI and Teric dive computers has launched a brand-new model called the Peregrine.With a retail...

Update to Palm Beach County, Florida’s Reopening Their Doors to Scuba Divers

Back in early May, Palm Beach County began allowing dive boats to operate once again provided that they fallow the guides set forth by...

Diving Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen on board the Avalon III

For more than 25 years, Avalon Outdoors has provided a full range recreation diving and fishing excursions along Cuba's northern and southern coast.The most...
Jardines de la Reina

Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen

For many of us who grew up in South Florida, Cuba was seen as the forbidden fruit. We could only imagine what might await...

Grenada Dive and Conservation Fest – day two

So that is day two of the Dive and Conservation Fest here on the sun-kissed island of Grenada in the bag.Today the participants were...
The Post-Covid World

The Post-Covid World

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