Alaska’s Prince William Sound

Why would you want to dive Alaska’s Prince William Sound? One major draw is the yearly migration of the region’s salmon sharks that feast on spawning pink salmon.

A diver is in the middle of a rush of moon jellyfish

Florida Keys History Underwater

Beneath the ocean waves, our underwater history provides evidence of events and people that have contributed to our maritime landscape. Research on submerged sites is an ever-evolving frontier where discoveries […]

Springs of Central Texas

I’M A NATIVE TEXAN, AND PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME how an underwater photographer originates from Texas. They are sometimes unaware of the rich underwater resources our state offers. Our dive opportunities are diverse …

Treasure in Lake Michigan

WOULD YOU BE SURPRISED TO LEARN that treasure is beneath the surface of Lake Michigan? It’s true, and these treasures give us glimpses into our history. They aren’t found inside shipwrecks — the wrecks themselves are the treasures.


Nestled in God’s Pocket

A visit to God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada, is worth experiencing wherever you live, local or not.

sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) rests on a rock

Oregon: Hiding in Plain Sight 

OREGON IS A PERPETUALLY POPULAR West Coast travel destination, especially for climbing, skiing, walking through verdant forests, or strolling along sandy beaches … and SCUBA DIVING!


San Diego

WHEN I MOVED TO SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, from New England in January 2007, I knew next to nothing about the area. As I made my way across the country, I […]



Vancouver Island boasts fantastic shipwrecks, stunning marine life and more. There are plenty of photo opportunities both underwater and above. Read more about traveling to Vancouver Island and how to dive it.

Diver hovers over a sponge-encrusted shipwreck

Connecticut: From the Shoreline

BETWEEN NEW YORK AND BOSTON LIES HARTFORD, the heartbeat of Connecticut. Visitors there can tour the Mark Twain House, Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. […]

dive sites in Connecticut an hour’s drive of Hartford, Connecticut’s shores are easy to access , Brownstone Quarry, Bigelow Hollow State Park, Diving Bigelow Pond, Brownstone Quarry, Stonington Point, Alert Diver magazine Q4 2023

Florida Panhandle: Down the Emerald Coast

Following the white sand beaches and emerald waters along the Florida Panhandle leads to a diverse set of wrecks and artifacts ranging from oversized sculptures to the largest purpose-sunk wreck in the U.S. This area of Florida is known as the Emerald Coast, and the visibility in this part of the Gulf of Mexico is superior to that along the Louisiana and Texas coastlines.

Artist Vince Tatum’s SWARA Skull was installed in the Underwater Museum of Art in 2018.