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Mike Bartick

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Shooting with Diopters
Photo & Video Photo Gear & Techniques Resources

Underwater Photography: Shooting with Diopters

Shooting with diopters is a natural progression for many macro photographers. Here’s what you need to know to do it right.

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macro photography
Photo & Video Photo Gear & Techniques Training

Introduction to Macro Photography

Underwater photography generally falls into three categories: wide-angle, macro and super-macro. Today we’ll introduce macro photography and explain how to get started.

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Macro Images
Photo Gear & Techniques

Shooting for a Black or Blue Background in Macro Images

Once you’ve mastered lighting in your underwater compositions, it’s time to learn how to shoot for a black or blue background in your macro images.

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Underwater Photography
In the Water Photo Gear & Techniques

Understanding Light in Underwater Photography

When it comes to making your images better, understanding how light works in underwater photography is key.

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New stuff

Paralenz Comes to DEMA 2018

Visit Paralenz at booth 2365 at DEMA in Las Vegas this year to see everything that's new with the camera built by divers, for divers.
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Maldives Underwater Festival

Maldives Underwater Festival Celebrates Whale Sharks, Turtles and More

A recent festival at LUX* South Ari Atoll resort in the Maldives celebrated whale sharks, turtles and more.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Whale-Shark Ultrasound

First Ever Whale-Shark Ultrasound

Researchers in the Galapagos have successfully completed ultrasounds on free-swimming whale sharks and taken blood samples from adult whale sharks for the first time ever in the wild.
by Guest Author
Costa Rica Blue

Book Review: Costa Rica Blue

Every dive destination needs a guide as comprehensive and lovingly written as “Costa Rica Blue,” which covers what lies under the waves of this Central American paradise.
by Rebecca Strauss