Double exposure technique Tips for equipment and technique to start

double exposure technique

What is multiple exposure: Before you start talking about multiple exposure you need to make a necessary and indispensable clarification. There are two ways to get two or more exposures on a frame: The first is described in detail in this article and is the only one that allows for … Continue reading

Serpula Vermicularis The red flower of the sea

In the following article, in addition to describing the Serpula vermicularis, I would like to send a message to all those underwater photographers who, while admiring a subject, linger about its beauty and its details, leaving out the emotions it can instill up to making them love it and enhance … Continue reading

Shark Diving in Grand Bahama Meet the sharks in Tiger Beach and create unique photos

Shark diving in Tiger Beach

There are few places in the world favored by shark divers as much as the area off of Grand Bahama known as Tiger Beach. And it is easy to see why – close interactions with tiger sharks, lemon sharks, Caribbean reef sharks, and nurse sharks are practically guaranteed; shallow depths … Continue reading

Underwater photography and environment preservation Think before you shoot

UWP and environment preservation

Have you ever taken a photograph of a person who didn’t want you to? Did you chase them as fast as you could to get the perfect shot? What did their face look like? Their expression? Not great huh? For this reason as photographers we ask people if we can … Continue reading

Lights, Camera, Action! The importance of light in underwater photography

Of course there is no substitute for adequate working knowledge of the camera system, and a good eye for composition is a bonus, but the key factor in creating dynamic, creative and impactful underwater images is understanding the light. Learning and understanding how light falls on the subject and having … Continue reading

Relevance of background in Macro-Photography

Red background and red subject

When photographing, we focus mainly on the subject, making sure of its right position and correct focus on the spot we are interested in (usually the eye). We do check composition, but often omit to consider the background, which is also part of the picture. If neglected, background might make … Continue reading

Back to basics Improving your photography without changing a setting

Reef

Many years ago when I started shooting underwater photography I fell under the “gear-spell” an ancient money-draining curse thrust upon the unassuming photographer that fools you into believing a beautiful image is the output of a camera and not the tiresome construction of an artist. That is to say “an … Continue reading

Shooting schooling fishes Uncan the Sardines

School of sardines

The ADEX 2015 held from 10 -12 April in Singapore provided countless fantastic presentations and speeches about conservation, exploring, tec, free and sport diving, video and photography. We picked one out for you. It’s the presentation about shooting schooling fishes and wide angle in general by our Scubashooters head of jury and admin Henry … Continue reading

Planning a light scheme Illuminate the subject in underwater photography

UWP light scene

In advertising photography, before taking a picture you think about the positioning, power and color of the lights to use, either flash or continuous. In underwater photography, thinking how to illuminate the scene in front of us does not happen: often the standard positions of the flash limit the photographers, … Continue reading