CMAS World Championship Report from the 16th CMASWorld Championship in Underwater Photography in La Paz, Mexico

16 th CMASWorld competition Wide Angle winner

The 16th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography was held in La Paz, Mexico from 22nd to 27th November.  35 photographers from nineteen countries and models competed for the medals in five categories – fish, close up seals, macro, wide angle without model and wide angle with model.  The image files were JPEG… Continue reading

5th Anilao Underwater Shootout Winners

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The 5th Anilao Underwater Shootout has been a success that elevate Philippines as the new capital of underwater diving and photography. The event has been organized by the Department of Tourism with the huge partnership of Philippines Airlines.   “I hope the Anilao Underwater Shootout will be another strong avenue… Continue reading

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

DEEP VISION 2016 The Scubashooters.net Contest

Underwater photography contest DEEP VISION 2016

Here we are, even this year Scubashooters.net organizes the underwater photography contest DEEP VISION 2016 🙂 it starts tomorrow 15th december 2016! A lot of wonderful prizes are waiting for you…accept the challenge and participate in the competition with your best shots in those categories: Wideangle Macro Compact Cameras Open… 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

Aliens from the deep Experience black water diving

Starting the black water diving

Welcome to my little world. There’s a new diving craze in town. This is for Macro enthusiasts, for those of you who are constantly seeking the wild, the unusual, the unique, and the never before seen creatures. If you ever find yourself bored with all the ridiculously amazing creatures we… 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