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.

Where and How to Photograph Basking Sharks
By Kirk Mottershead, December 5, 2010
Basking Shark Photography
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Russia's White Sea
By Eco-Photo Explorers, December 1, 2010
  Diving Russia’s High Arctic: Beneath the White Sea Underwater Photography while...
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Story of the Shot: Todd Winner
By Todd Winner, November 30, 2010
Todd describes how he captured this octopus and sunburst
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Diving Ticao and Donsol, the Philippines
By Mike Bartick, November 24, 2010
Diving Ticao and Donsol, Philippines Diving with Mantas and Whale Sharks Text and photos by ...
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Diving Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea
By Lucas Price, November 21, 2010
Guide to diving kimbe bay, featuring photos from a trip on the MV Febrina
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La Paz 2010 workshop at Club Cantamar
By Scott Gietler, November 12, 2010
Incredible diving in La Paz at the UWPG Baja workshop By Scott Gietler and Todd Winner ...
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Is a liveboard right for you?
By , November 11, 2010
Liveaboards & Resorts for Underwater Photographers By Ridlon Kiphart   SHARE THIS STORY S...
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Socorro Island Adventure on the Solmar V
By Bruce Watkins, November 11, 2010
Socorro Islands, Mexico Diving with the Big Boys by Bruce Watkins     SHARE THIS STORY Sh...
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Teleconverters
By Scott Gietler, November 11, 2010
Teleconverters for your Underwater Photography Using teleconverters for macro and supermacro ...
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Story of the Shot: Guadalupe Island
By Todd Winner, October 23, 2010
Story of the Shot: Todd Winner Baitball & Sea Lion at Guadalupe island By Todd Winner...
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Misool and Triton Bay on the Arenui
By Rod Klein, October 19, 2010
Diving “The Last Best Place” in Luxury - exploring Raja Ampat Adventure aboard th...
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Etiquette on Liveaboards and at Resorts
By Ridlon Kiphart, September 7, 2010
 The Chef is Spitting in Your Soup Etiquette on liveaboards and at diving resorts By...
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Shooter's Toolbox: Balanced Light
By Todd Winner, September 7, 2010
Balanced Light Underwater Photography Shooter's Toolbox Volume 3 Text and Photos by T...
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Underwater Snoots
By Scott Gietler, August 18, 2010
Another way to approach your underwater 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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Maldives Liveaboard Photo Essay
By Lea Moser, July 31, 2010
Maldives Liveaboard Underwater Photo Essay Photos by Lea Moser   SHARE THIS STORY Share Aft...
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Lightroom Lens Correction
By Todd Winner, July 23, 2010
Todd shares how to utilize Lightrooms's lens correction feature
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Stories from a Underwater photo workshop
By Paul Colley, July 23, 2010
Taking Dedicated Underwater Photography Workshop with Alex Mustard and Martin Edge
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Beating Airline Baggage fees, part 2
By Ridlon Kiphart, July 23, 2010
Essential guide for underwater photographers, on beating the airline's bagage fees
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Slow Shutter Speeds in Underwater Photography
By Stanley Bysshe, June 28, 2010
Slow Shutter Underwater Techniques Slow Shutter Speeds in Underwater Photography By ...
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Aboard Nai'a, Destination: Fiji
By Douglas Hoffman, June 28, 2010
Underwater Adventure Aboard the Nai'a, Destination: Fiji Some insights & underwater p...
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Batteries and Chargers
By Bill Van Antwerp, June 19, 2010
Batteries, Chargers and Testing for Underwater Photographers The importance of choosing the r...
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Liveaboard or Resort Diving?
By Randy Harwood, June 16, 2010
Liveaboard Diving vs. Resort Diving What’s better for underwater photography, land-based or live-abo...
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Baggage Fees
By Ridlon Kiphart, June 16, 2010
Baggage Fees for Underwater Photographers and Dive Travel A very brief history of airline bag...
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Wide-Angle Strobe Exposures
By Todd Winner, June 15, 2010
Shooter's Toolbox Vol. 2
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Choosing a Dive Destination, Part 2
By Ridlon Kiphart, May 26, 2010
Ridlon shares his thoughts on how best to choose your next destination
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How to Get the Shot: Oil Rigs
By Scott Gietler and Todd Winner, May 24, 2010
Story of the Shot: Oil Rigs How to approach oil rigs when shooting wide-angle By Todd Winner...
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Bluefin Tuna - What You Can Do
By Vincent Kneefel, May 21, 2010
Bluefin tuna are being hunted to extinction. Find out what you can do.
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Bluefin Tuna - What You Can Do
Diving underwater with giant jellyfish
By , April 26, 2010
Diving Underwater with giant jellyfish Underwater photographers hit the jackpot   It was my ...
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Using the Right Arms and Clamps
By Scott Gietler, March 31, 2010
The importance of good Underwater Photography Equipment When I go underwater to take photos, I want ...
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Using the Right Arms and Clamps
Blue-water Diving for Pelagic Invertebrates
By , March 15, 2010
Blue-water Diving for Pelagic Invertebrates Underwater Photography in 2,000ft of water By...
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Using the Right Arms and Clamps
Blue-water Diving for Pelagic Invertebrates
Blue-water Diving for Pelagic Invertebrates
By , March 15, 2010
Blue-water Diving for Pelagic Invertebrates Underwater Photography in 2,000ft of water By...
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Great Underwater Photos Without a Strobe
By Scott Gietler, January 18, 2010
Getting the most out of your compact underwater camera
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Great Color in your Underwater Photos
By Scott Gietler, June 27, 2009
Elevate your underwater photography to the next level
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Strobe Positioning
By Scott Gietler, March 2, 2009
Strobe positions for macro & wide-angle underwater photography
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Underwater Photography Tips
By Scott Gietler, February 26, 2009
Underwater Photography tips for Beginner and Advanced Photographers. Also visit our underwater video tips.
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Underwater Strobes
By Scott Gietler, February 26, 2009
Features and comparisons of strobes for compact, mirrorless and dSLR underwater cameras
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Best Lenses for Underwater Photography
By Scott Gietler, February 26, 2009
A Comprehensive Review On dSLR Lenses For Underwater Photography
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