Posts with the tag “underwater-photography”
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...
Scuba Diving in Mozambique
April 25th, 2022
OVERVIEW OF SCUBA DIVING IN MOZAMBIQUEDiving in Mozambique is nothing short of spectacular and can easily be named as one of the largest marine life capitals of the world. Whales and whale sharks are...
April 7th, 2022
Every night as the sun slips below the horizon, countless aquatic creatures begin migrating up from the deep in what is quite possibly the greatest show on Earth. Seeking nourishment in shallow water...
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...
Short but Beautiful Lives
March 30th, 2022
Nudibranchs are jewelry of the sea — beautiful creatures blessed with unimaginable colors and shapes. Regal sea goddesses have navy blue bodies inscribed with yellow lines and often polka dots....
Underwater Smartphone Photography
March 26th, 2022
Smartphones with underwater housings have some advantages over large camera rigs, such as the ability to fit in smaller environments. You can use this advantage to get angles of the subjects that othe...
Tonga’s Gentle Giants
December 1st, 2021
Humpback whales feed in polar waters during the summer and then migrate to tropical or subtropical waters to breed during winter. Various locations offer seasonal whale-watching, but swimming with the...
Photography in the Plimsoll Interface
November 23rd, 2021
Underwater photographers sometimes refer to the narrow water zone where a subject splits the surface as the Plimsoll interface. Opportunities abound here for dynamic shots achieved by angling the came...
Seeking an Octopus
November 19th, 2021
New data can show that we aren’t quite as good at understanding nature as we think. New findings can cause us to reassess what we think we know about the beautiful and immensely enigmatic underwater w...
July 29th, 2021
Those of a certain age frequently became enthused about scuba diving through the old black-and-white episodes of Sea Hunt. Somewhat younger people may have watched The Undersea World of Jacques Couste...
How to Take Great Photos of Divers
June 12th, 2021
Get your buoyancy right before you take your camera underwater. You cannot take photos if you are flapping around trying to stay afloat or if you are constantly inflating and deflating your BCD. If yo...
Macro Photography 101 with Kate Jonker - Part 2
May 13th, 2021
In Part 2 of Macro underwater photography we discuss lighting options, composition, and equipment that will help you get the best out of you underwater photography...
Macro Photography 101 with Kate Jonker - Part 1
May 7th, 2021
Macro photography is a great way to show the textures and details of your subject. Try to shoot in manual! Get out of that “underwater” or “auto” mode and take control of your camera! The more you ca...
10 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Underwater Photography
April 9th, 2021
Underwater photographer always want to be better at what they do. Taking pictures underwater serve as a reminder of what you seen while exploring and is always great to have that awesome photo to show...
Underwater Photographer and DAN Member Madelein Wolfaardt
April 9th, 2021
Photography is a way to express myself artistically. Being able to share my passion with others is very rewarding. I count myself incredibly lucky to see and experience the wonderful things the underw...
Cristina Mittermeier: Commitment to Conservation
March 4th, 2021
Photographer Cristina Mittermeier’s social media posts have insightful captions that reveal her deep commitment to ocean ecology issues. Telling stories that inspire, engage and ultimately motivate ac...
Models and Marine Life
March 3rd, 2021
Underwater photographers usually evolve a specialty, but the first fork in their road typically involves defining an interest in either photographing natural history — marine life in particular — or c...
March 1st, 2021
The crabs manipulate the purloined pieces of attire with their mouths before attaching them to one of the many fishhook-shaped bristles arranged in rows on the carapace, rostrum, walking legs and claw...
The Art of the Underwater Selfie
May 6th, 2020
By Ivana Orlovic Kranjcivana.photographyAlert Diver MagazineI think photography is the most powerful way to promote the amazing underwaterworld to nondivers. I started taking underwater selfies to cle...
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