Category: Underwater Photography

Taking Underwater Photos or Pictures While Diving

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Jun 1, 2013
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Taking Underwater Photos or Pictures While Diving

For any diver, underwater photos or pictures can provide memories that will last a lifetime or provide pictures that can be used for dive magazines or other publications. When doing underwater photography, there are just two options when it comes to cameras. You can either purchase waterproof cameras or you can buy special waterproof housings for regular cameras that you may already have. Additional equipment such as specialized lenses and strobe lights can also b...

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Best Underwater Camera Brands for Divers

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May 25, 2013
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Best Underwater Camera Brands for Divers

If you are trying to find the best underwater camera brands for divers, there are important considerations. First, a DSLR or Digital Single Lens Reflex camera is ideal since it allows for specialized lenses needed for the best picture. There are digital options but they are generally restricted by both shutter lag as well as dive depth so are not ideal. The camera should also have a low sync speed and high resolution. The best underwater camera for divers is the N...

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How to Get Underwater Photos Published in Diving Magazines

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Jul 5, 2013
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How to Get Underwater Photos Published in Diving Magazines

Figuring out how to get underwater photos published in diving magazines is something that you will end up having to figure out if you ever want to become professional or semi-professional at it. Doing this is very similar to getting recognized for any artwork. Exposure is a key feature of this process. The best way for you to do this is to make your pictures available on social media that focuses on user created content like pictures. Facebook, Flickr, Reddit, and...

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Spectacular Underwater Photography – How to Shoot Overwater/Underwater Photos

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Jun 6, 2013
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Spectacular Underwater Photography – How to Shoot Overwater/Underwater Photos

Figuring out how to shoot overwater/underwater photos is one of the most difficult things that can be done with an underwater camera. It combines two different perspectives and results in photos that contain striking contrast. There are some important things to make sure of when trying to shoot this type of picture, though. The location of the sun is important since the light has to be sufficient for a good image but not at an angle that will put the sun into your...

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Strobe Placement for Ideal Underwater Photography

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Oct 3, 2013
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Strobe Placement for Ideal Underwater Photography

Underwater photography is one of the most beautiful forms of art.  However, mastering the craft of strobe placement takes some skill and much practice. Gathered here are five simple strategies to help dive photographers conquer strobe lighting placement. Staying within a few feet of your subject is the best way to get the most light, contrast and color when using strobes. After about five feet away, the contrast and color will start to drop, even in the most perfect visibility.  If using tw...

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