Underwater Photography Articles & Tutorials

Marine Life Articles

Details articles on marine life popular with underwater photographers, including biology, behavior, food, habitat and photo tips.

At UWPG we constantly publish new articles on all aspects of underwater photography and video. We cover macro, wide-angle, dive destinations, gear reviews, tutorials and techniques, post-processing, marine life, photo essays, dive adventures, dive travel tips and other useful info for underwater photography.

January Critter Season
By Mike Bartick, March 2, 2012
While water temperatures may be cold, January is arguably the best time of year to find awesome underwater critter action.
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Bartick's Critter Column: Reflecting on 2011
By Mike Bartick, January 9, 2012
Mike Bartick looks back at his 2011 dive logs and reflects on great dives, unique critters, new behaviors captured, and more.
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Bartick's Water Column: Mimic, Muck, & Beyond
By Mike Bartick, November 20, 2011
This month Mike goes underwater in search of all things mimic and muck. Including Maluku frogfish, leaf scorpionfish, pipehorses, and more!
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Bartick's Water Column: Searching for Rhinopias
By Mike Bartick, October 8, 2011
A first person animal encounter write-up that will be updated each month, and includes amazing critters and underwater photography tips.
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Indo-Pacific Critter Guide Gets Updated
By Scott Gietler, July 20, 2011
The Ultimate Indo-Pacific critter list and online field guide just got better, with dozens of new entries.
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ReefID: Share your Underwater Photography
By Michael Zeigler, May 16, 2011
ReefID: Share your Underwater Photography and Identify your Subjects A great new tool to enha...
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Mouthbrooding Cardinalfish
By Vijay Raman, February 10, 2011
Mouthbrooding Cardinalfish How to photograph mouthbrooding behavior Underwater photography of mouthb...
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Where and How to Photograph Basking Sharks
By Kirk Mottershead, December 5, 2010
Basking Shark Photography
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Jellyfish Encounters
By Mike Bartick, August 11, 2010
Jellyfish Encounters in California By Mike Bartick   SHARE THIS STORY ...
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Harlequin Shrimp
By Mark Strickland, August 10, 2010
Mark shares his experience photographing these gorgeous crustaceans
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