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Try DJL on Koh Tao. www.davyjoneslocker.asia They were excelent. The equipment I used looked brand new and the instructor was really patient. Talking afterwards to friends who did thier PADI course elsewhere (and paid a lot more) I got the impression the training I got was much more detailed.


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The second photo has the saturation cranked way up. The first photo actually does a good job of portraying what you will likely see if you are scuba diving at depth. Some of the fish have very good colour, these are nearer the camera so some sort of flash has illuminated them. Fish/coral/diver that are further away get less benefit from the artificial ...


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According to this site the problem is that various wavelengths penetrate to different depths. Blue penetrates further hence photos more than, say, 10m deep are predominantly blue. If you wish to see the full colour range while diving, this must necessarily be done in shallow depths unless you used artificial lighting. Hence, you should restrict your ...


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You're mostly observing differences in the pictures, not the locations. These might be deliberate - wanting to emphasize peaceful blue, or vibrant colour differences - or accidental due to photographer skill, camera equipment etc. There are places where coral is bleached (ocean acidification and climate change are killing coral) and some reefs are more ...


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There are several variables that take place. 1. Currents/ waves. Water could get very cloudy 2. Depths. The deeper you go, you will get less sunlight 3. The reef itself. Go in the right season, to the right site and you should enjoy a bright vibrant dive. To answer your questions: Yes, such places exist, my favorite is the Red Sea, Eilat, Israel. You ...


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As Koh tao is a diving island, the prices for Scuba Courses are extremely cheap compared to Koh Samui (and the world) and often include free accommodation. When I first got to the island I stayed at Coral Grand Divers (http://www.coralgranddiverskohtao.com) and they offer free accommodation in a private room, not dorms! If you dive from Koh Samui, they will ...



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