Automatically correct color distortion in underwater photos with “Sea-thru”

When diving you’ll notice that the colors start acting up: everything will become more washed out (and look more green/blue) from the moment you look down in the water, and everything will become darker as you descend. Colors like red go first: at a depth of 10m it looks brown. To correct this, underwater photographers …

The Thistlegorm Project

One of the most famous wrecks to dive on is that of the SS Thistlegorm, a British merchant steam ship that was sunk by German bombers on 6 October 1941 near Ras Muhamad (Red Sea, Egypt). The University of Nottingham, Ain Shams (Cairo) and Alexandria University have joined forces to create a 3D model of …

Using Subsurface with a Suunto Vyper on macOS (OS X)

Profile of one of the dives I did in the Maldives, displayed using Subsurface Download the Virtual COM Port Drivers and reboot your iDevice. After that Subsurface should recognise your Suunto Vyper. As a diver one logs all his/her dives into a paper logbook. In the paper logbook one generally notes things like the gear …

Diving into the Unknown

In this feature length documentary the viewers are taken into a secret operation where a group of Finnish cave divers try to retrieve the bodies of their friends from deep inside underwater cave in Norway. Now they have to face the burden of their own fears during this life-threatening mission. It’s only mentioned very quickly …

TomTom Bandit Underwater Scene Mode

Being a diver myself (certified PADI Master Scuba Diver), this looks awesome: The latest TomTom Bandit camera update now automatically provides colour correction while filming in the water up to a depth of 15 m without the need for any additional accessories. View the difference! By the looks of it, mainly the white balance is …

I know what you did last summer

Yes, bram.us is still a thing. Save a few posts mid July not that much has happened around here. So, what have I been up to the past two months? Here’s a small list (saving the best for last): I reviewed a book I went diving I renovated my house I went camping with my …