Underwater Photography Articles & Tutorials

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.

2020 Ocean Art Contest Winners
By UWPG News, January 13, 2021
Winning Images from the 9th Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest
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Ocean Art Photo Competition 2020 Judges Comments
By Ocean Art Judges, January 12, 2021
The Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition is one of the most prestigious underwater photo contests ...
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The Hidden Bokeh Benefit of Snoot Photography
By Nirupam Nigam, December 22, 2020
Snoot photography is about more than just black backgrounds
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Sony A7S III Underwater Settings
By Nirupam Nigam, December 21, 2020
The Top Underwater Settings for the Sony A7S III Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
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Selling Your Photos: Art Shows and Printing
By Christine Labaza, December 19, 2020
Everything you need to know about being accepted to and displaying your artwork at an art show, including a beginner’s guide to printing and creating your own photography merchandise
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Why Smartphones Could be the Future of Underwater
By UWPG Staff, December 10, 2020
People have been talking about smartphones taking over the camera market for years. But will they ac...
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Best Underwater Photo & Video Gear in 2020 & 2021
By Nirupam Nigam, November 25, 2020
Best Underwater Gear from Sea & Sea, Kraken Sports, Light & Motion, and SeaLife
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Best 2020 Holiday Underwater Photo & Video Deals
By UWPG Staff, November 25, 2020
These Deals from Bluewater Photo are the Best in 2020!
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Shooting with the Sea & Sea YS-D3 Strobe in the
By Nirupam Nigam, October 28, 2020
The Sea and Sea YS-D3 Lightning strobe produced beautiful wide angle and macro photos during our recent photoworkshop in the Sea of Cortez
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Satellite Tagging – The SHARC Tag Program
By Robert Bailey, October 6, 2020
Peter de Maagt talks about satellite tag development for marine animals. Challenges, deployment, and the future ...
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Canon EOS R5 Underwater Overheating Test
By Nirupam Nigam, September 19, 2020
We tested how long it took for the Canon EOS R5 to reach its recording limits underwater
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Canon EOS R5 Underwater Settings
By Nirupam Nigam, September 19, 2020
The best settings for shooting photo and video with the Canon EOS R5
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Blue Whales in Sri Lanka with Theresa Guise and
By Robert Bailey, September 15, 2020
Interview with Theresa Guise and Peter de Maagt on photographing blue whales in Sri Lanka
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Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea Winners
By , August 24, 2020
Winning Images from a special Ocean Art "Safe Under the Sea" Underwater Photo Contest
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2nd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , August 22, 2020
2nd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaCelia Kujala"Descending from Above"  The S...
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3rd Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , August 19, 2020
3rd Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaChris Gug"Geometry"  The Story:  Whil...
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2nd Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , August 19, 2020
2nd Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaBarraque Nicolas"Panoramic of the Rubis"  ...
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1st Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , August 19, 2020
1st Place Shipwreck Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaTaner Atilgan"Famous Motorcycle of Thistlegorm" ...
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Photographing Pygmy Seahorses
By Mark B. Hatter, July 27, 2020
Tips on shooting Pygmy Seahorse
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1st Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaStan Chen"Lemon Goby"  Rodger won a...
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2nd Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaElena Markushina"Kiss Under the Sea" &nb...
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3rd Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Compact Behavior Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaYi Ping Chang"Hiding Behind"  The S...
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1st Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaUwe Schmolke"Beauty"     Rod...
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2nd Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaStan Chen"File Fish"    Rodg...
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3rd Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Compact Macro Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaKyungshin Kim"Babysitting"   Back...
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1st Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaYannick Bruynoghe"Welcome to Tubbataha"&nbs...
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2nd Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaStephanie Doniger"Turtle Hair" Back to...
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3rd Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Compact Wide Angle Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaYung Sen Wu"Ocean Overlord" The Story:...
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1st Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaRodger Klein"Bubblewand"    ...
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2nd Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaPetr Polách"Under the Ice of the White Sea"&nbs...
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3rd Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Underwater Art Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaFrancisco Sedano Vera"Inside Out"  Th...
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1st Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaEdwar Herreno"Releasing Hope" Edw...
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2nd Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaGaetano Gargiulo"In the Net" &nbs...
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3rd Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Underwater Conservation Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaEric Hou "Sunshine" Eric won...
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1st Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaEric Hou"Red" Eric won a DS-161 Strobe from Ik...
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2nd Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaEric Hou"Fire" Eric won a DS-161 Strobe from&n...
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3rd Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Blackwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaJeff Molder"Blackwater Galaxy"  The Story...
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1st Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
1st Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaJoanna Smart"Curiosity"    Joann...
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2nd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
2nd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaTobias Friedrich"Sub Zero"  The Story:&nbs...
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3rd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The Sea
By , July 6, 2020
3rd Place Coldwater Ocean Art Safe Under The SeaMark Kirkland"Arms Everywhere"  The Story:...
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