Underwater Photography Articles

Technique/Tutorial

When to Use GoPro Filters Underwater
Video Demo and Guide to Using GoPro Filters and Underwater Lights
Macro Wide Open
A Macro Photo Tutorial on Shallow Depth of Field
The Quick Guide to Macro Composition
Basic Tips and Advice to Help you Start Shooting Amazing Macro Images
Photo Tips for Blackwater Diving
Tips for Amazing Pelagic Invertebrate Encounters and Capturing Jaw-Dropping Photos
Olympus PEN E-PL5 Underwater Settings
Best underwater settings for the Olympus PEN E-PL5 and previous PEN cameras.
Essential Tips for Nudibranch Photography
Best Camera Settings, Anatomy Guide and Photo Tips for Shooting Nudibranchs
Canon 7D Mark II Best Settings for Underwater
A Review of the Best Settings and Lenses for Underwater Photo and Video with the 7D Mark II
How to Use In-Camera Image Overlays
Pro Tips and Instructions for Creating Amazing Underwater Scenes from Two Images
Guide to Shooting Striking Sunbursts
Tips, Techniques and Settings for Shooting Underwater Sunbursts
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Underwater Settings
Best underwater settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M10 mirrorless camera for macro and wide-angle
Best Underwater Settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M1
Best underwater settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera for macro and wide-angle
Best Underwater Settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M5
Best underwater settings for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera for macro and wide-angle
GoPro Underwater Housing and Mount Tips
An overview of GoPro mounting options on trays, handles and poles, with additional tips on housing maintenance
Tips to Create Striking Ambient Light Photos
5 Elements you Must Incorporate into your Ambient Light Photos
Macro Methods: Sharp Eyes and Nice Bokeh
A Tutorial on Capturing Sharp Eyes and Nice Bokeh in your Underwater Photos
It's All in the Flash
How to Capture Fast-Action Flashing & Attention-Drawing Behavior Underwater
Must-Have GoPro Accessories
All the Essentials you Need for Underwater Video with your GoPro
Shooting with a Dive Model
Tips on how to Shoot Photos with a Dive Model or Dive Buddy in the Scene
Shooting Stills with the Panasonic GH4
The GH4 is known for 4K Video, but Let's Look at its Still Photo Capabilities
Underwater Settings for the Canon 5D Mark III
Settings for shooting wide-angle and macro with the Canon 5D Mark III camera, plus recommended lenses & more
The Big Picture: Shooting Reefscapes
How to Shoot Dynamic Reefscapes and Add Color to your Portfolio
New Technique: Shooting Blind
Capture the Shots you Never Could with this Innovative Technique
Underwater Settings for Sony RX100 II & III
Best Settings for Macro and Wide-Angle Underwater Photo and Video
Whale Shark Photo & Video Tips
Whale Shark underwater photo & video tips, techniques and best settings for DSLR, Mirrorless, Compact and GoPro cameras.
10 Essential Ambient Light U/W Photo Tips
Ten shooting techniques you need to know in shallow water or when shooting without strobes
3 Quick Tips for Dive Buddy Photos
Diver in Scene Photo Essay written on Location in Tulamben, Bali
Beginner's Guide to GoPro for Underwater Video
Settings, Filters, Lights, Shooting Tips, Editing & more
Tips to Capture Amazing Freshwater Images
Expand Your Portfolio with these Tips for Shooting in Rivers, Lakes & Streams
Take Your Photography to the Next Level
3 Essential Camera Settings for Shooting Underwater
Pelagic Fish Photography
Tips to Capture Incredible Schooling Fish Photos
A Photographer's Guide to Muck Diving
The Essentials of Muck Dive Photography
Shooting with a Single Strobe
Tips for Strobe Positioning, Power Settings & General Shooting
Shooting Underwater Panoramas
Advanced Technique: Capture Wide Underwater Vistas
Tips for Dive Model Photography
Photographing an Underwater Dive Model Made Easy
5 Reasons to go Mirrorless
Is a Mirrorless Camera Right for You?
Tips for Artistic Macro Shooting
Thinking Outside the Box to Capture Stunning Macro Detail
Top 5 Shooting Tips for Underwater Snoots
Creating Artistic Photos with Narrow Beams of Light
Shooting Fast Action Underwater
Tips for Capturing the Moment of Peak Action
Shallow Depth of Field Underwater
Settings, Shooting Tips, Composition, Focusing & More
Stunning Super Macro with Diopters
Stacking Diopters: A Guide for Compact and DSLR Cameras