Underwater Photography Articles

Technique/Tutorial

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
Essential Drift Diving Photo Tips
Maximize Photo Opportunities and Capture Great Shots on your Next Dive
Fascinating Fluoro Photography
Amazing Photos & the Essentials for Great Fluoro Diving
The Secrets of Shooting Amazing Patterns
Tips for Capturing Mesmerizing Underwater Graphics
The Ultimate Guide to Shooting Wrecks
Tips and Tricks to Bring your Wreck Photos to the Next Level
Easy Ways to Eliminate Backscatter in your Photos
The Secret to Backscatter-Free Photos
5 Best Underwater Video Editing Tips
Use these tips to turn your home movies into professional-quality underwater videos!
10 Tips for Shooting Underwater Video
Tips you Need to Know when Shooting and Editing Video
5 Photos you Need in your Portfolio
Essential Tips for Building you Underwater Photo Portfolio
5 Tips for Awesome Over-Under Shots
Master Split-Shots with these Easy Techniques
The Breakdown on Back Button Focus
The Secret to Sharp Focus on Fast-Moving Subjects
How to Use the Zoom-Effect Underwater
Add some Speed and Action to your Images with a Creative Zoom-Effect
5 Tips for Underwater Photography at Night
Maximize Photo Opportunities on your Next Night Dive
Advanced Strobe Techniques - Backlighting
Make your subjects POP using Backlighting
Ten Amazing Photos You Can Take With A Fisheye
10 types of incredible photos you can take underwater with a fisheye lens - a must read
Underwater Composition: Fill the Frame
Part III in a great series of underwater composition tutorials
Workflow Basics in Adobe Lightroom
Optimizing Lightroom Workflow for Underwater Photographers
Olympus OM-D and PEN underwater settings
Best underwater settings for the Olympus OM-D and PEN mirrorless cameras for macro and wide-angle
Underwater Settings for the Sony RX 100
Suggested settings for a variety of underwater situations using the Sony RX100
10 Tips for Fun Beach Diving
Great tips to consider for shore diving and special considerations for your camera
Top 5 Settings To Improve Your Underwater Photos
From shooting manual to checking your histogram, thinking about these settings will dramatically improve your underwater photography.
Top 5 Tips for New Underwater Photographers
Improve your underwater photography by learning from these common mistakes made my new underwater photographers.
Top 5 Underwater Cameras for Christmas 2012
Our top 5 underwater camera recommendations that would make excellent Christmas gifts
Shooting Underwater with Big Cameras, Wide Lenses
Shooting Underwater with Big Cameras, Wide Lenses and Large, Powerful Strobes
Best Micro-four lenses for underwater photography
Scott takes you through the best micro-four thirds lenses for underwater photography
Top 10 Tips for Amazing Portraits
We share our top ten tips for capturing amazing underwater portraits.
Get a Handle on your Housing
UWPG editor Michael Zeigler shows you how he constructed his own rope lanyard for his underwater housing.
Photographing A Perfect Sunburst
Tips and techniques for how, when, and where to get the best possible sunburst shot underwater.
What I Learned On The Anilao Photo Workshop
The little things I learned in Anilao that made a big difference in my underwater photography.
From Compact To dSLR: Preparing For The Switch
An underwater photographer describes his evolution from shooting with compact to dSLR, with valuable tips and information
Learning Super Macro in Papua New Guinea
How I discovered a whole new side to underwater photography while shooting the tiny critters in the depths of Papua New Guinea.