Underwater Photography Articles

Photo Essay

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

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
Oceanic Whitetip Sharks; Predators on the Reef!
Caribbean Creature Feature for Novice & Experienced Shark Divers
Diving with Devils - Ultimate Guide to Manta Rays
Your Guide to Finding, Photographing and the Biology of Mantas
Caribbean Creature Feature: The Secretary Blenny
Get the Big Picture by Slowing Down and Seeing the Small Stuff
Tips to Capture Vibrant Manta Ray Photos
Underwater Photo Techniques for Giant Pacific Manta Rays
Nudibranch Self Defense in Action
Incredible Behavior Sequence of Fringehead Stung by Nudibranch Cerata
A Nudibranch Safari in Norway
Skinny Dipping with Nudi Beauties in Gulen - Photos, Camera Settings & more
Inside Look: Training Sharks to Eat Lionfish
Controlling Invasive Lionfish in the Caribbean - A New Meal for Sharks?
The Craziest Critters in Lembeh
Amazing Behavior Photos you Need to See
Ultimate Guide to Sea Turtle Photography
A Hawaii-Centric Guide to Sea Turtles, Where to Find Them, Photo Tips & Behaviors
10 Underwater Creature Facts You Don't Know
Fish that Farm, Sharks with Teeth on their Skin and more Amazing Facts!
Fascinating Creatures of the Pacific Northwest
Thriving Life, Surprising Behavior and Cold Water Creatures
Once in a Lifetime Humpback Whale Experience
A Mother Whale Teaches her Newborn the Basics of Being a Whale