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Though they are beautiful to see underwater and they add a stunning element to your underwater photos, sun balls can be tricky, as you’ll be shooting at the limits of your camera’s capabilities. These tips will help you get the most out of your SLR or mirrorless camera.
Shoot. I just missed getting the whole gill into the picture. Is there a way to add some room to the edge?
GH4 SHOOTS ULTRA HD 4K – 4 TIMES THE RESOLUTION OF HD
Olympus was kind enough to send along a pre-release sample of the newest Tough camera to The Digital Shootout, the TG-3.
This picture was taken with my old camera gear, but I’ve never captured as good a pose. How can I perfect this shot? Color? Sharpening?
Let’s face it, while today’s DSLR cameras have tons of features and menu items for customization, that can be overwhelming to the new shooter, or to one who makes only a couple of dive trips a year. Worse yet, some settings could give the false impression that your equipment is faulty, when a simple setting change solves the problem. Here are our best tips for getting started.
What can you do to avoid this next time? How should your gear be stored? Wet or dry? Batteries in or out? Here are a few tips that will help you extend the life of your gear, and make sure it’s ready to go when you are.
Many underwater photographers shoot with cameras that have the capability to also shoot video. What does one do if you are primarily a still shooter who wants to dabble in video, but doesn’t want to spend the time and effort to learn a video editing software?
Depending on the make and model of your camera, which underwater housing you’ve chosen and which strobes you’ve decided will best light up those fish portraits and reef scenes, you may have another decision to make: fiber optic cable or electronic sync cord.
Black and white images often convey nostalgia, something classic and timeless for the viewer.
Macro subjects often work best with tight framing and the elimination of distracting details.
Underwater, auto exposure modes usually over expose the background, and underexpose the foreground.
Part of being a good photographer is knowing how to be a good editor.
You should try and clean your O-rings in an area that is free of possible contaminants like sand, hair, lint etc.
Anything that’s larger than a basketball should be considered a wide-angle subject.
Travel is an important part of being a well-rounded underwater photographer or videographer.
WHY STROBES ARE NECESSARY FOR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY