Underwater Photography Guide

Guide to Underwater Photography, learn proper techniques to shoot amazing underwater pictures while scuba diving. Camera choice, settings, white balance, filters, strobe position and more.
Underwater photography is an art and demand a lots of practice. We will cover all technical aspect, tips and trick to control your buoyancy while shooting underwater.
enjoy reading our underwater photography guide.

Underwater Photography articles

Understanding Lighting

Understanding Lighting

Introduction Taking pictures underwater can be frustrating. Sometimes you can spend a long time taking that just perfect shot, only to be disappointed later when you download the pictures from your card and they have a deep blueish hue, or a are filled with…

Shooting Macro

Shooting Macro

Introduction Chances are that as a diver, you have seen some amazing pictures of beautiful nudibranchs, seahorses and such. Unlike other amazing pictures of sharks and manta rays, taking pictures of tiny critters does take some unique equipment and practice; but once you have…

Shooting Big Stuff

Shooting Big Stuff

Introduction Wide angle photography of large subjects underwater is one of the hardest types of underwater photography to master, for several reasons. Fundamentally, there are so many different variables to master such as lighting, f stops, composition and general diving environment, that it takes…

Filming Underwater with a Go Pro

Filming Underwater with a Go Pro

Introduction A while ago, an amazing video of some Australians larking around on a cliff near Sydney was making the rounds as the latest viral sensation. In the video, one of the group leaps of the cliff into the blue water below him with…

Understanding f-stops

Understanding f-stops

Introduction So you have bought a new underwater camera and started reading the manual – and now things have gone bad. For the uninitiated, researching underwater photography can get very confusing and sometimes, you feel you need a degree in advanced mathematics to understand…

Getting Started with Underwater Photography

Getting Started with Underwater Photography

Introduction You may have seen them before dives meticulously cleaning and preparing O-rings for their cameras; you may even have seen them on dives, holding everyone up as they hover over a small pinnacle taking a photo of a tiny critter. You can’t help…

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