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Brent Durand

Brent Durand is an avid diver striving to bring ocean awareness to new audiences. He teaches underwater photography and can be found diving California's kelp forests.

Introduction to Manual Underwater Photography

Before becoming a professional photographer, you have to master the basics. These are the most important settings to help you get started.

The Importance of Learning a Wreck's History

Most divers agree: Exploring a wreck in the depths is an awe-inspiring experience. That experience is only enhanced when you understand the history of each submerged vessel.

Adventure for Divers Is Everywhere

Divers rarely have to look far for an adventure—when you spend so much time underwater, the adventure comes to you, whether in your own backyard or some far-flung destination.

Back in Action: Diving After An Injury

Returning to the water after an injury, surgery or other medical condition can be intimidating. You can change your perspective to break free of the loop and establish new productive habits that will get you back in diving shape

Discovering a Passion for Underwater Photography

Learning how to snag the perfect underwater photo is a challenge, but it can open you up to a whole new world of diving possibilities.

Does Your Dive Gear Matter?

Dialed-in gear is an essential component to your diving safety, comfort and enjoyment

Seeking the Extraordinary Dive

Nothing can guarantee we’ll find a life-changing moment, but occasionally it happens. That’s the joy in seeking the extraordinary, in truly living the dive lifestyle.

How to Plan Your Next Scuba Vacation—and How Not To

Dive travel can be as easy as you make it, and sometimes, giving up control is the best thing you can do for your dive vacation.

The Future of AI Editing and Underwater Photography

A brief overview of the new Generative Fill (AI) feature in Adobe Photoshop and three ways it can be used to edit underwater photos, closing with a few thoughts on AI and the future of underwater photography.