Workshops

Get the most of your weekend with the Boston Sea Rovers. The films on Saturday night will blow you away, the daytime speakers are world class, and the exhibit hall covers all aspects of diving. But don’t forget about the workshops.

The workshops are an important component of the clinic; after all the Boston Sea Rovers are dedicated to increasing awareness and appreciation of the marine environment. The workshops provide a unique opportunity for direct interaction with teachers eager to share their expertise.

Photo editing techniques, hands-on regulator service, an introduction to rebreather diving, visual tank inspection, and much more at your fingertips. Just take a short break from the rest of the clinic and attend a great workshop. And start next dive season with a great new set of skills.

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2019 workshops include:

2019 PADI Member Forum

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Ipswich
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
PADI Americas
Fee:
Free to all PADI professionals

Description:

Member Forum 2019 reviews PADI’s commitment to being A Force For Good on key issues facing the dive industry and our ocean planet. While remaining dedicated to safe diving practices, PADI’s newest endeavors focus on optimizing diver education, building communities of active divers worldwide and preserving of our marine environments for future generations.

As always, your knowledge of PADI Standards will be tested, and you’ll gain insight into better managing risk while reviewing dive-incident scenarios. In addition, Member Forum 2019 will also provide you with innovative training methods and growth opportunities you can implement to increase core and specialty certifications in all markets.

Registering for Member Forum 2019 is free and recommended.

Register for this workshop at:

Details to follow. Check back soon.

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Advanced Fundamentals for Underwater Photographers 3.0

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Manchester
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Fee:
$75

Description:

Beyond all the ‘bells and whistles’ tools, settings and product features available to the underwater image-maker, there are some fundamental concepts that will never change, and should be understood if you are to advance in making better and better photographs.

This is a three hour workshop covering fundamental concepts of underwater image making and apply to both still and motion pictures. These concepts are part of digital workflow (capture, post processing) and age-old analog underwater photography limitations (color, focus, angle of view.) Understanding these concepts is vital if you are:

Trying to optimize your image quality
Researching a purchase of new equipment
Fix particular problems in your images

Detailed information is available here: http://www.underwater-image-maker.com/wordpress/

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Tom Easop
Registration Email: tom@easophotography.com

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Boston Sea Rovers 2019 Public Safety Workshop

Details:

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2019
Room:
Newbury port A and B
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:
$50

Description:

The Boston Sea Rovers are pleased to invite all Public Safety Teams and Divers to its 2019 Public Safety Diving workshop. The Boston Sea Rovers are committed to creating a venue where the North East Public Safety diving community can come together annually to share knowledge, experience, and ideas.

The 2019 workshop topics for discussion include:

  • The merits of a progressive training system for Public Safety Divers.
  • Identifying team equipment and training needs using a Mission, Environment, Equipment, and Training analysis.
  • Vendor presentations (Stay tuned for presenter list)
  • Participant round table discussion to determine 2020 workshop topics

Bring your non-diving team members

  • There will be a Public Safety Diver tender demonstration and activity at the hotel pool running concurrently with the workshop.

Lunch will be provided.

Every participant will receive a Boston Sea Rovers 2019 Clinic tee-shirt

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Email: info@scubashackct.com

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Boy Scouts Oceanography Merit Badge Workshop

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Newbury port A and B
Time:
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Fee:
$10/scout;  Adult leader ($20) or free with 10 scouts

Description:

 

Scouts should bring their Blue Cards and a printed copy of Oceanography Merit Badge Workbook, available at meritbadge.org/wiki/images/7/79/Oceanography.pdf

 

Merit Badge Councilors:
Mark Fregeau PhD.
Woody Tinsley
Ted Maney

More information at www.bostonsearovers.com/scouts/

You might also want to consider Discover Scuba on Saturday– free – pre-registration required!
Opportunity to try scuba diving in a pool under supervision. Information on local courses to receive certification and Scuba Diving Merit Badge is provided.
More information at www.bostonsearovers.com/clinic-home/discover-scuba/

Register for this workshop at:

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Crossover or upgrade to First Response Training International

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Manchester
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
First Response Training International
Fee:
$149

Description:

Crossover your CPR/AED and First Aid instructor ratings to First Response Training International. Our new courses, materials, and agency bring eLearning, competitive pricing and flexible teaching to the layperson rescue world. This three-hour session is designed to train instructors in the updated teaching techniques, materials, and procedures for the new program. It is designed for existing CPROX1stAED (or equivalent instructors for CPR, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen Administration) or equivalent. Preregistration is required and certain prerequisites must be met for attendance. Certification is not guaranteed. Course price includes digital instructor materials.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Please use the link provided to pay and register. Elearning codes will be sent out prior to the course and must be completed in order to process your certification. This course is for current CPR instructors looking to crossover.

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Dirty Tricks for Underwater Photographers using Lightroom and Photoshop

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Go Ask Erin
Fee:
$75

Description:

Some call it cheating. Others call it magic. No matter what you think of it, post-production is here to stay. Come and learn the latest dirty tricks for underwater photographers demonstrated by Adobe ACE certified expert and award-winning photographer Erin Quigley. Erin will be using the latest tools in both Lightroom Classic and Photoshop to:

  • Remove backscatter and unwanted objects
  • Re-light images after the fact
  • Composite elements from multiple images
  • Sharpen eyes
  • Warp and Transform
  • Supercharge color and pattern
  • Content Aware Fill, Scale, and Move

This workshop requires a working knowledge of your computer’s operating system, and you must have Lightroom and Photoshop installed. We’ll be using learning techniques for all skill levels, but complete beginners will find it challenging.The class includes a 16GB USB3 thumb drive pre-loaded with more than 30 Go Ask Erin tutorial articles and class work files.

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Registration email for questions only - enroll using the Payment link below (coming soon)
Registration Email: erin@goaskerin.com

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Eddy Current Technician

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Presenter:
Fee:
$175

Description:

Prerequisite: Current PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector

Eddy Current testing is a powerful addition (and now required by USDOT to be updated every 3 years) to visual cylinder inspection; however many in the industry continue to use such instruments on the wrong cylinders or fail to operate the equipment properly.

The PSI-PCI course provides Visual Cylinder Inspectors with the added training to know when and how to conduct proper Eddy Current Tests on SCUBA and SCBA cylinders in addition to hands on experience with Eddy Current instruments.

PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

You can sign up online via our show schedule page or contact our office directly for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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Editing Techniques for Wide-Angle Underwater Images

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Go Ask Erin
Fee:
$50

Description:

Getting great wide angle shots underwater is no easy feat, which is why it’s so important to supplement your shooting skills with editing chops that are up to the task. Erin Quigley will share her favorite pro tips and wicked dirty tricks for solving common wide angle problems in this intense, hands-on workshop.

  • White Balance, Tonal corrections
  • Adjusting water color and minimizing unwanted color casts from ambient light
  • Backscatter and object removal using powerful new tools in Photoshop

This class includes a 16GB USB3 thumb drive pre-loaded with more than 30 Go Ask Erin tutorial articles and class work files.
*This workshop is for beginning to intermediate underwater photographers, and a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system is required.

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Registration email for questions only - enroll using the Payment link below
Registration Email: erin@goaskerin.com

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Elements of Diving / Mastering Propulsion

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Essex
Time:
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sponsor:
Evolution Scuba, llc.
Fee:
$80.00 portion of fee to be donated to American Breast Cancer Assc.

Description:

Have you ever wanted more control of your diving? Have you ever wanted to stay in one place in the water with out moving? Have you ever wanted to back up underwater?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions then this skills clinic is for you. Please join Evolution Scuba’s instructors and staff for an in depth workshop on the Elements of Diving that will bring your outlook and abilities to a new level. This work shop will start in the class room, then move to the pool area for land drills and finally in the water with confined water skills.

 

To Register you must email us and we will send you all info info@evolutionscuba.com, Participants can choose to get in the water or audit from pool side. Any who are going into the water will need to bring full scuba kit with them for the water portion. All who are getting in the water must fill out medical and liability waivers. More inf will be available at registration.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Email: info@evolutionscuba.com

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Gas Management / Made Simple

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Essex
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sponsor:
Evolution Scuba, llc.
Fee:
$40 a portion of your fee will be Donated to the Wounded Warrior Project

Description:

Throughout your dive education and or career you have been told you must return, end the dive, or come back with at least 500-800 psi of gas. But, have you ever been taught how to calculate this, and if you were, did you understand it.

We will show you how simple it is to manage, track and calculate gas. This work shop will start with physics and physiology of you and the dive equipment to make sure we all are on the same page and then move into the the basics of gas planning. We must first make sure your foundation of where and how the gas goes is completely understood.

This program will enlighten you it will not bore you. Give us a few hours of your time and you will have a much clearer understanding of a usually complicated aspect of your diving. The program with schedeled breaks will take about three hours.

Please contact info@evolutionscuba.com to register and get any other info.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Email: info@evolutionscuba.com

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Intro to Photoshop for Lightroom Users

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Go Ask Erin
Fee:
$75

Description:

Lightroom is a killer piece of software that works miracles on all kinds of images. For most photographers, it’s a one-stop shop. For underwater shooters, however, there comes a point when Lightroom hits a wall. If your image has serious backscatter, objects to resize or remove, or intricate local adjustments to make, then Photoshop is the answer. In this workshop, you’ll learn to navigate all the essentials – layers and layer masks, the best techniques for Backscatter and object removal, and basic compositing, along with some very cool dirty tricks developed especially for underwater photographers. Erin will be teaching with the most recent Creative Cloud update of Photoshop CC 2019, in order to demonstrate all the latest and greatest new tools that Photoshop has to offer.

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Registration email for questions only - enroll using the Payment link below
Registration Email: erin@goaskerin.com

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Lightroom Bootcamp For Underwater Photographers

Details:

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Go Ask Erin
Fee:
$175

Description:

This is an intensive, hands-on and above all fun underwater-specific workshop with plenty of one-on-one coaching from Erin Quigley of GoAskErin.com. You’ll learn how to harness Lightroom’s awesome organizational and creative superpowers to keep your image library tidy, while maximizing the visual impact of your images with Lightroom’s seemingly magic editing tools. Included in the class are Erin’s Lightroom workbook, a keyboard shortcut guide, and a USB3 16GB thumb drive pre-loaded with more than 30 tutorial articles and work files for the class. The workshop is designed for beginners, or elementary Lightroom users wanting to up their editing game. A basic understanding of your computer’s operating system is required.

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Registration email for questions only - enroll using the Payment link below
Registration Email: erin@goaskerin.com

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Northeast Regional Diving Safety Officer Meeting

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Hamilton
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Fee:
Free to Agency & Institutional Diving Safety Officers

Description:

The meeting is an opportunity for regional Diving Safety Officers to meet with their peers and discuss projects, AAUS updates, and current events.

This meeting is open to all agency, institutional, and university Diving Safety Officers operating programs in compliance with (29CFR1910, Subpart T) of the OSHA Diving Regulations.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Chris Rigaud
Registration Phone: 207-563-8273
Registration Email: crigaud@maine.edu

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Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc.
Fee:
$175

Description:

Prerequisite: Current PSI-PCI Visual Cylinder Inspector

The PSI-PCI Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician course offers information and inspection training specific to cleaning oxygen service cylinders. The course has been created by true experts and engineers in the gas industry on the subject of oxygen/enriched air service cylinders.

PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

You can sign up online via our show schedule page or contact us directly for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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PSI-PCI Annual Update

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc.
Fee:
$175

Description:

The PSI-PCI Annual Update is designed to provide a current PSI-PCI trained inspector information on recent changes to cylinders and inspection standards as well as keeping you abreast of current happenings.

Additionally, this update meets the OSHA and DOT 3 year retraining requirements for cylinder HAZMAT handling. PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. You must be a current (within 3 years of last training) PSI-PCI Inspector to be eligible to renew via the Update.

We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

You can sign up online via our show schedule page or contact our office for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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Putting it all together – Basics of Video Editing for Underwater Videographers

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Newmediasoup
Fee:
$50

Description:

*This workshop is focused on learning how to gain confidence to edit a compelling underwater video using Adobe Premiere Pro video editing software.

Learn how to efficiently import your video footage, get an edited piece set to music and learn the basics of color correction, along with exporting your finished video!

Topics covered:

-Importing your video footage
-Workspaces
-How to select your best clips and get them on a timeline
-Syncing your clips to your music track
-Basics of Premiere Pro Color Correction for the Underwater Videographer
-Adding a basic title, watermark and credits
-Exporting for YouTube/Vimeo

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Enroll using the Payment link below

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Rebreather Demo

Details:

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2019
Room:
Essex
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sponsor:
Boston Sea Rovers
Fee:
$75

Description:

This event is being offered to certified recreational scuba divers wanting the opportunity to experience rebreather diving in a controlled environment with an experienced rebreather instructor. Whether wanting to try a rebreather for the first time or for already certified rebreather divers wanting to demo a specific manufactures rebreather unit.

The program will include an intro lecture of manual and fully electronic rebreather designs, how to choose a rebreather to meet your diving needs, common myths and conceptions, and basic skill overview. Followed by a pool demonstration where participants will be able to try different rebreathers under the guidance and supervision of a rebreather instructor.

Prerequisites: Participant must be a certified recreational scuba diver
Class Limit:     20 participants

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Matt Marcoux
Registration Email: MMarcoux4@gmail.com

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Seashells Around the World

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Gloucester A and B
Time:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Boston Malacological Club
Fee:
Free and open to all ages

Description:

 

FREE ALL WEEKEND SEASHELL EXHIBIT
-second floor Mezzanine-Gloucester Room-

Saturday 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Drop by and see educational exhibits of seashells from the world over and learn about their habitats, biodiversity and ecology and their use in food, science, medicine, on stamps, and in art and crafts.

Bring your own seashell and learn how to identify it with the help of experts on mollusks who will be available to assist you and teach you how to use some of the best seashell identification books.

Choose your own seashell from one of the world’s beaches at our ‘seashell adoption table’ provided by our members.

Learn how to make your own origami ocean animal at our origami animal exhibit.

Sponsored by the Boston Malacological Club
Founded in 1910

Join one of the world’s oldest active seashell groups for fun and educational monthly meetings in Cambridge, Mass.  For information contact:
George Buckley – gbuckley@fas.harvard.edu
Valerie Gould – valeiegould22@hotmail.com

Please note the contact information below is for informational purposes only – No registration is required!

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Email: valeriegould22@hotmail.com
Registration URL: http://bostonmalclub.org

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Topside and Underwater Shooting Techniques with your GoPro

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Newmediasoup
Fee:
$50

Description:

*This workshop is focused on how to get the most out of your GoPro Hero camera!

View topside and underwater footage all shot with GoPro cameras and learn how to get these types of shots.
While viewing videos captured from all around the world shot exclusively with GoPro cameras, learn what’s possible with these small but powerful action cameras.

Topics covered:
-What’s Possible with a GoPro Camera
-How to Capture Professional looking Underwater Wide Angle Video
-How to shoot tack sharp Underwater Macro Video
-Techniques for capturing compelling Topside Video & Timelapse to mix into your final edit
-Tools for stability
-Drone usage
-Learn in depth Shooting Techniques
-Learn loads of Tips learned from years of shooting experience in the field with GoPro Hero Cameras.

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

Register for this workshop at:

Details to follow. Check back soon.

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Underwater Fluorescence – How to See and Capture the Spectral Magic

Details:

Date:
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Room:
Ipswich
Time:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
NIGHTSEA
Fee:
$50

Description:

The workshop will cover a broad range of topics around fluorescence in the sea: what it is, from the physics to the biology to what we still don’t know; where underwater fluorescence can be found; what equipment you need to explore by eye and by camera; and more. The workshop will be part presentation, part Q&A, and part hands-on experimentation with lights, filters, and cameras. Attendees will receive a certificate good for a one-time 10% discount on equipment purchases.

Enroll or ask questions using the email below.
Payment by PayPal or credit card (call phone number below with cc info).

Register for this workshop at:

Contact Name: Charles Mazel
Registration Phone: 781 791-9508 x 5
Registration Email: nightsea@nightsea.com

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Valve Repair Technician

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc.
Fee:
$175

Description:

The PSI-PCI Valve Repair Technician course provides a broad overview of valve types, valve repair and valve care and maintenance. It is approved by the valve manufacturers who have provided valuable input to the program!

PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and associated programs. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program. We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

You can sign up at our show schedule page or contact our office for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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Visual Cylinder Inspection

Details:

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc.
Fee:
$350

Description:

This Visual Cylinder Inspection certification course teaches the regulations and fundamentals of conducting visual inspections of solid wall and composite SCUBA and SCBA cylinders. The full day course is suited for those new to visual inspection as well as those who have been inspecting without formal training through its wide range of inspection subjects including damage limits, neck cracking, and laws affecting inspectors.

Additionally, this course meets the OSHA and DOT requirements for employee HAZMAT training and students completing the course are qualified to conduct HAZMAT training for cylinder handlers.

PSI-PCI, Inc. is regarded as the authority on Visual Cylinder Inspection and our programs are second to none. It is our only business, not just an add-on! Our programs have been created by industry experts from many fields to provide a cohesive, informative certification program.

We are the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

Sign up online at our show schedule page or contact our office directly for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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Visual Cylinder Inspection (Refresher)

Details:

Date:
Friday, March 8, 2019
Room:
Marblehead A and B
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Presenter:
Sponsor:
Professional Scuba Inspectors, Inc.
Fee:
$225

Description:

This price point is available to previously trained PSI-PCI Inspectors that have exceeded the federally required three year recurrent training requirement and need to renew. This is the full day course at an alumni rate.

PSI-PCI, Inc. is still the only company whose training is endorsed, referred to and utilized by cylinder manufacturers; and recognized by USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. You won’t find our level of professionalism, comprehensive support and consultation from anyone else! The only real choice is PSI-PCI!

You can sign up online via our show schedule page or contact our office for personal assistance.

Register for this workshop at:

Registration Phone: 425-398-4300

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Wide-Angle Shooting Tips for the Underwater Photographer

Details:

Date:
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Room:
Georgetown
Time:
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sponsor:
Newmediasoup
Fee:
$50

Description:

*This workshop is for the beginning to intermediate underwater photographer
There’s nothing harder to pull off than a compelling wide angle shot. In the first two hours of class, Jen and Joel from Newmediasoup, will teach the most critical elements of wide-angle shooting technique. They’ll cover strobe placement, best camera settings, and special setups like silhouettes, sunballs, and how to work with a model.
We’ll cover:

WIDE-ANGLE SHOOTING TIPS
• How to shoot wide-angle underwater
Focus and exposure
What is backscatter and tips to avoid it

• Shooting with available light
Big scenes, big animals, wrecks, silhouettes

• Shooting with strobes
Strobe positioning
Reef scenes, mid-sized animals
CFWA (Close Focus Wide Angle)

• Working with models
Your dive buddy = your model

• Composition
Move away from the center
Shoot verticals

SPECIAL OFFERS:
• SAVE $10 OFF each additional registration if you attend more than one Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop during the Boston Sea Rovers Clinic.
*On receipt of your payment for the first workshop, we’ll email you a coupon code that you can use at the checkout for additional registrations. *Coupon Not Transferable.

• Registration in any Go Ask Erin/Newmediasoup workshop automatically adds your name to the guest list for our exclusive Photographer’s HAPPY HOUR on Saturday from 4-6pm.

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