Posts with the tag “photography”
10 Underwater Photography Tips for Biginner Divers
July 8th, 2023
Get to know your camera and your camera housing! The more familiar you are with where all the buttons are on the housing, the easier and less frustrating it will be when at depth wanting to take that ...
Chasing The Sun
July 8th, 2023
The interplay between kelp, sea and light that keeps me returning again and again. I am addicted to how the sun shards through matted stands of bladder kelp and lands like a spotlight on anemones and...
“LIGHTS, Film, Action!”
March 1st, 2023
Good lights are vital in underwater photography. There is a whole array of colour to capture! On land you battle to see these amazing colours in such proximity to each other but underwater it is like ...
January 2nd, 2023
All seven species of sea turtles — the flatback, green, hawksbill, leatherback, loggerhead, Kemp’s ridley, and olive ridley sea turtles — are listed as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Sp...
Mike Bartick: Blackwater Beckons
January 1st, 2023
I was already obsessed with photography, and I was making money as a chef, so I could afford to travel to new and exotic dive destinations to practice my craft. I went to Indonesia, and Lembeh was my ...
Blue Heron Bridge
September 15th, 2022
Don’t expect colorful reefs; prepare instead for a menagerie of unusual and exotic sea life you would typically have to travel the world to see. Every dive can be a surprise — you never know what’s lu...
Shooter: David Doubilet
August 22nd, 2022
Film was always the “big casino,” especially the way we shoot at National Geographic. We’d shoot and shoot and shoot, and then send the unprocessed film to Washington to be processed, only to have an ...
Blenny Watching 101
July 3rd, 2022
Sweeping schools of snapper and grunts, legions of wrasses, and clouds of plankton-picking chromis greeted us on the reef each morning. But Anna’s sharp eyes, inherently attuned to the obscure, quicky...
A Different Light
June 10th, 2022
In recent years a variety of LED lights created specifically for underwater imaging have become available, and the technology is continually and rapidly improving. The dazzlingly bright 14,000-lumen l...
Mexico’s Sardine Run
April 7th, 2022
Finding a submerged ball of sardines in the open ocean is extremely unlikely by happenstance. Successful encounters occur when divers adopt the same protocols as the seasoned skippers of the sportfish...
Answering the Call
November 25th, 2021
In Wild Seas, his new book published by National Geographic, Thomas Peschak ponders his career path: “My life as a National Geographic photographer has been socially isolating, emotionally exhausting ...
Shooting in a Turbid Environment
July 29th, 2021
Turbid water may not appear brown or green from the surface — in many cases the water looks entirely different once we drop in and begin the dive. All water is turbid to some degree. Understanding wha...
Pack Your Camera Equipment for a Dive Trip
July 13th, 2021
There is simply no way one can risk packing your valuable camera equipment into your check-in bags! Which means you must pack your expensive, valuable, fragile camera equipment into your hand luggage...
July 16th, 2019
The power to change the world lies with us as users and caretakers of the planet....
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