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Paul HumannPaul Humann

Paul Humann took up scuba diving and underwater photography in the early 1960s. Within a few years, several of his fish portraits were featured in Skin Diver Magazine's memorable Fish of the Month series. Paul became one of PADI's early dive instructors, holding certification #2222. In 1972 he left a successful law practice in his hometown, Wichita Kansas, to pioneer today's live-aboard diving craze as captain/owner of the M/V Cayman Diver, the Caribbean's first successful live-aboard dive cruiser.... read more

Ned DeLoachNed DeLoach

Shortly after graduating from Texas Tech University in 1967, Ned DeLoach moved to Florida to dive. During his 20-year teaching career at the high school level in Jacksonville, Florida, Ned became active in the Florida cave diving community, taking photographs, editing educational material for the National Speleological Society's Cave Diving Section and accompanying ... read more

Anna DeLoachAnna DeLoach
Videographer/ Researcher

Anna took an early retirement from her mainframe computer career to work as a researcher for New World Publications. She started shooting underwater video to assist Ned in studying and documenting fish behavior for their book, Reef Fish Behavior: Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean. Her comprehensive video more

Eric RieschEric Riesch
Managing Director/ Photo & WebsiteEditor

After graduating from Auburn University in 1993 with a PR/Marketing degree, Eric joined New World Publications. His first assignment was to attain a dive certification.  The ol' adage,  "like a duck to water," comes to mind, as Eric promptly became both an accomplished diver and underwater photographer. Eric is now the managing director and photo editor of New World more