Marine Life Underwater

Comprehensive Guide to Learning About our Photo Subjects

By Scott Gietler

 

 
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No where on the planet can you enjoy the diversity of marine life as you can underwater. Marine life underwater photography will never disappoint you - there is always more marine life to see and photograph in new ways. Please enjoy the following articles:

 

 

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Sweetlips fish from Bali, beautiful example of underwater marine life.

 

Marine Life & Underwater Photography

 

Marine Life Behavior

  • Examples of underwater marine life behavior such as yawning, fighting, mating, predation, cleaning 

Marine Taxonomy

  • Taxonomy guide to marine invertebrates and vertebrates 

California Marine Life

  • Guide to California marine life such as fish, mammals, and invertebrates

Indo-Pacific Macro Life and Critter List

  • Guide to Indo-pacific macro critters and photogenic fish

Hawaiian Marine Life

  • Keiko Stender's guide to the Flora and Fauna of Hawaii

Pacific Northwest Marine Life

  • Janna Nichols's fish and invert id galleries 

Fish Photography

  • Guide to photographing fish - the favorite activity for marine life enthusiasts.

Sea Turtle Photography

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sea Turtle photography underwater

Shark Photography

  • Photographing sharks, where to find them, lighting and lens selection

Underwater Photography of Jellyfish & Pelagic Invertebrates

  • Trying out underwater photography in blue water

 

Featured Marine Life Articles:

 

5 Critters You Must See in the Indo-Pacific

10 Underwater Creature Facts You Didn't Know

Inside Look Photos: Training Sharks to Eat Lionfish

Fascinating Creatures of the Pacific Northwest

Once in a Lifetime Humpback Whale Experience

 

ReefID: Not sure what you saw? Find it here

Basking Sharks - Where and how to photograph basking sharks

Black Sea Bass - gentle giants of California

Blue-ringed Octopus - this deadly, beautiful octopus can kill a human

Bobbit Worm - Dispelling common myths about this ambush predator

Cardinalfish - How to photograph mouthbrooding cardinalfish (eggs!)

Frogfish - Master of ambush and camoflauge

Giant Kelp Forests - Forests under the sea, an experience like no other

Harlequin Shrimp - The slow-motion samuri of tropical reefs

Leafy Sea Dragon - Photography tips and natural history of this beautiful fish

Manatees - Diving and photographing manatees in Florida

Nudibranchs - Natural history and underwater photography tips

Pacific Seahorse - the only seahorse on the west coast of the Americas

Rhinopias - One of the "Holy Grail" of all critters

Whale Sharks - How to photograph whale sharks, plus Isla Mujeres travel tips

Wonderpus Octopus - Beautiful predator octopus of the black sand

 

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