Underwater Photography Articles

Featured Artist

Featured Artist: Brandi E. Irwin Ultraviolet light
Brandi Irwin gives us a peek into her world of underwater fluorescence photography.
Featured Artist: Cynthia Hankins
Underwater photo artist Cynthia Hankins tells how she started selling her photos as a business.

Photo Essay

Anilao Workshop Photo Essay
Guest Photos, Workshop Report, Critters of the Season and More
Nikon D7100 Underwater Photos from Komodo & Alor
Incredible macro photo essay with the Nikkor 60mm, 105mm and a Snoot
Critters in Ambon Photo Essay
Photos and Insight into World-Class Macro Photography in Ambon, Indonesia
Wall of Sharks, Thousands of Groupers & More in
A Photo Essay from Bluewater Photo's Fakarava & Rangiroa Workshop
Anilao in Photos - A Must-Visit Destination
Critters, Rare Sightings and Great Photos from the 4th Annual Bluewater Photo Workshop
Swimming with the Manatees in Crystal River
Nursing Calves, Intimate Portraits, Reflections and Crystal Clear Water!
California Squid Run: A Photo Essay
Walls of White Squid, Dashing to Attach to Mates and Massive Eggs Baskets in Southern California
10 Amazing Photos from Friends of the Guide
Underwater Photos you MUST SEE from Around the World this past Spring
Ten Amazing Photos from Friends of the Guide
10 Underwater Photos you MUST SEE from Around the World this past Winter
Photo Journey Through Southeast Sulawesi
Critters, Reefscapes & Diving on the Pelagian Yacht
Return to Tiger Beach
ReefID's Steve Rosenberg shares amazing photos from his recent return trip to Tiger Beach in the northern Bahamas.
Jim Lyle's Underwater Photo Adventure in Cozumel
The adventures of an underwater photographer at Scuba Club Cozumel, with many, many pictures!
Photo Essay: Port Hardy, British Columbia
Rand McMeins shares his underwater photos & tips from a recent trip to Port Hardy in British Columbia, Canada.
Underwater Photo Essay: Ambon, Indonesia
Underwater photographer Bill Van Antwerp shares his photos from the Maluku archipelago, Indonesia.
Anilao Photo Essay
Amazing underwater photography from Anilao.
Maldives Liveaboard Photo Essay
Maldives Liveaboard Underwater Photo Essay Photos by Lea Moser   SHARE THIS S...
Raja Ampat Dive Report
Beautiful Photoessay on the Macro and Fish life of Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Dive Travel Tips

Top 10 Macro Photography Destinations
New Survey: Top 10 Underwater Macro Photography Destinations, conducted by UWMP
Don't Melt Your Lens - Literally
From the Field: Photos of a Melted Lens & How to Avoid Frying Yours
Advance your Skills with Underwater Photography
Tips to Get the Most out of your Next Underwater Photography Workshop
The Packing Guide for Underwater Photographers
Strategies for Bringing All the Gear you Need and Avoiding Excess Fees
Must-Pack Items for your Underwater Photo Trip
Not your regular packing list - these are essentials you may need and others may not have
Top 5 Big Animal Encounters
An underwater photographer's guide to the best 5 big animal encounters
Our Favorite Dive Destinations, Part 1
An ongoing article list of our favorite places to dive
Underwater Photography On A Non-Diving Vacation
Don't leave your housing at home, take it with you and get some great shots on your next non-dive vacation!
Top 10 Tips for Dive Travel
Experienced traveler shares her most useful travel tips for divers and underwater photographers.
Packing Strategies for Traveling Photographers
Another approach to the challenge of packing your checked and carry-on camera gear for underwater photography.
Dive Travel: Making a List
Dive Travel: The Importance of a List Make sure you have everything for your next underwater ...
Is a liveboard right for you?
Liveaboards & Resorts for Underwater Photographers By Ridlon Kiphart   ...
Etiquette on Liveaboards and at Resorts
 The Chef is Spitting in Your Soup Etiquette on liveaboards and at diving resorts By...
Beating Airline Baggage fees, part 2
Essential guide for underwater photographers, on beating the airline's bagage fees
Liveaboard or Resort Diving?
Liveaboard Diving vs. Resort Diving What’s better for underwater photography, land-base...
Baggage Fees
Baggage Fees for Underwater Photographers and Dive Travel A very brief history of airline bag...
Choosing a Dive Destination, Part 2
Ridlon shares his thoughts on how best to choose your next destination

Marine Life

Tips for Interacting with Dolphins and Whales
How to appoach mammals, their behaviors, trust and advice for capturing incredible photos
Caribbean Creature Feature: Glass Blennies
Time to Invest in a Diopter for these Little Fish!
The Mimic Octopus: Photos, Behavior and Best Dive
Detailed info on the Mimic Octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) including underwater photos, behaviors and the best dive sites for encounters.
Caribbean Creature Feature: Hamlets
Facts, Biology & Behavior of these Little Hunters of the Caribbean Reef