June is right around the corner and also happens to be a great month to get married in. I wanted to share a little clip from a wonderful wedding that I shot in March.
It was the underwater wedding of Roger and Lisa, avid divers from Oahu, who have the hobby of diving with "vintage" dive gear. The type of equipment featured in the classic TV show "Sea Hunt" with Lloyd Bridges. Since their shared passion is scuba diving (along with each other) it was the perfect way to say, "I do".
So all you divers who are looking to tie the knot in an unusual but beautiful and spiritual way, look into a Hawaiian underwater wedding.
If you are interested
in this or know anyone who might be, feel free to contact us for more
Starfish of Hawaii
Heavenly bodies beneath the sea…starfish here come in all types of shapes, sizes and colors. Their general names in Hawaiian are pe'a, pe'ape and hoku-kai. The specific names, if any existed, have been lost over time.
There are around 20 know shallow water species with 68 more from deep water, 53 of those are only indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands.
Starfish are predators and scavengers, feeding everything from urchins, sponges, small fish to coral. The most destructive for our coral reefs is the Crown-of-Thorns. It can "eat" a small coral head in 6-8 hours leaving behind the dead white skeleton of the coral.
For more information on the Crown-of-Thorns and the effect it has on
the reefs around the world, go to http://www.aims.gov.au/pages/reflib/cot-starfish/pages/cot-000.html
Dive Site of the month
Summer months only
Sharks Cove is not a haven for sharks, the name comes from the fact that it looks like a shark took a bite out of the land.
These protected waters make for up close encounters with endangered Green Sea Turtles along with an abundance of other reef life.
is even a beautiful area to snorkel, easy access and convenient facilities
make this a great spot for all to enjoy, however only in the summer
months. During the winter, the cove is pounded by the North Shore's
famous big surf.
and amazing swim-through caverns (See
the movie clip) make for a spectacular dive. Shark's Cove is one
of my most favorite dive sites on Oahu. I rate it a 10+. I also recommend
that first timers go with an experienced guide. Some of the best features
of the site are almost impossible to find on your own.
information on guided tours of Shark's Cove, contact Surf N Sea's dive
I recently began conducting "Discover
Underwater Video" adventure dives, and those that have participated
have experienced great satisfaction. Most divers are amazed at how you
view the surroundings differently when shooting video. They have also
expressed how distracting the camera can be and therefore were glad
to be with an instructor.
For more info contact us
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