Underwater Portrait Tutorials

Underwater photography tutorial series for shooting marine life portraits
By Brent Durand

Marine life portraits are a great addition to any underwater photo portfolio. Like portraits on land, underwater portraits convey a sense of the subject's personality. They also highly unique features of the subject, from eyes to colors to appendages like a frogfish's lure or a shark's teeth.

Underwater marine life portraits can be shot with a macro or wide-angle lens using a compact, mirrorless or DSLR camera. Shooting a nice portrait requires excellent composition and lighting skills, which are discussed and made easy in the portrait tutorials below. 

 

 

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Shooting Great Portraits of Sharks

 

 

 

 

If there's something you want to learn about shooting portraits that is not in the tutorials above, email me at brent@uwphotographyguide.com and we'll get an article up on the site. Enjoy!

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