All Is Lost

“All is Lost” is a film that documents the solo journey of a boatman who experiences tech issues. Anyone who has ever been on a liveaboard can relate.

Actor Robert Redford behind the helm of a boat

Shooter: Doug Perrine

Photographer Doug Perrine is an accomplished wildlife photographer who specializes in marine life. Read more about Perrine and how he got into diving.

Dolphins surf the waves in front of a rock facing


Waterlust is an online film series that blends water-related science, sport and art. Learn more about the film Waterlust and how water connects us all.

A really cool wave at sunset

Wide Angle with Models

Photographing models underwater can be difficult for all parties involved. With a team who is ready and willing to work, great photos can be created. How do you find the right models?

Dive photographer has a camera in a shark's mouth

Southern California Strandings

Strandings in Southern California have dramatically increased. These abandoned seal pups often do not survive in the wild. Read more about strandings.

Six seals in an indoor pen

Cuba’s Coral Reefs

Cuba is a hard-to-get-to dive destination from the United States. However, other divers from across the globe have been able to explore Cuba. Read more about diving in Cuba.

Open-mouthed shark behind yellow lumpy, coral structure

The Evolution of a Shipwreck

A ship was placed on the bottom of the seafloor as an intentional shipwreck to help create a reef. The shipwreck now hosts an incredible diversity of marine life. Learn more about how a shipwreck evolves.

French angelfish swims around a sponge-encrusted shipwreck

Maintain Your Gear

Proper gear maintenance is key to any enjoyable scuba trip. Learn mask-to-fin gear maintenance procedures and more.

Person washes regulator in water basin

DAN Member Profile: Nathan Myhrvold

DAN member Nathan Myhrvoid is an accomplished student racking up a variety of degrees. He’s an author, chef, entrepreneur, photographer and diver. Read more about this DAN member.

Bearded man in chef's apron stands in front of a fire oven

Tough Neighborhood

Skeleton shrimp are tiny and inconspicuous critters. They are notoriously moody. Read more about skeleton shrimp.

Skeleton shrimp mama is holding her babies