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What is Muck diving? – Ambon Muck Diving

Muck diving. To anyone not familiar with diving, this term sounds pretty uninviting. It sounds as if a diver is expected to swim around in muddy, zero visibility water. However, this is not the case. Muck diving gets it name from the sediment—often volcanic and sandy—found at the bottom of the dive site. Aside from … Read More

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Dive in Ambon – About SS Aquila aka SS Duke of Sparta Wreck

Are you a diving enthusiast looking for more fun out of the usual diving spots? Of course, you must have tried some of the diving destinations in East Indonesia but if you haven’t tried wreck diving in Ambon Bay, you are missing out on great fun. SS Aquila wreck (originally SS Duke of Sparta) has … Read More

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How to Choose Your First Underwater Camera

If you are into scuba diving, of course you want to capture every magical moment underwater. This means investing in an underwater camera. Underwater photography is now a popular undertaking with magnificent shots of the marine life being shown to the world. While shopping for your first underwater camera is an exciting prospect, you will … Read More

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Underwater photography – Camera Housing Maintenance

As a scuba diver, you appreciate the magnificent sights you can capture underwater with the best camera. Most of these images will be seen for the first time and it is always a good way to explore the underwater world. There is some mystery that surrounds the underwater world and you can even make … Read More

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Close Focus Wide Angle with Snoot

More photography insight from Maluku Divers’ very own photo pro and all-round photography wizard, Mr Frederick Dion gives tips about snoot photography.

At Maluku Divers the main emphasis of the diving we do is finding and photographing small and unusual critters, which is great as we definitely have plenty of both here.

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Muck Diving Experience by Marty Snyderman

Marty Snyderman is an award winning underwater photographer, author and photography instructor, specializing in the marine environment. It was a great pleasure to host Marty when he visited Maluku Divers earlier in 2016 season, he writes here about his experience ‘Muck Diving’ on the famous dive sites in Ambon Bay.

Get Low, Go Slow,

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