Category: Photo Gear & Techniques

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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Paralenz DCC
Photo Gear & Techniques

Why is the Paralenz DCC Better Than Traditional Filters?

Most underwater cameras require filters to keep the colors in your images looking brilliant. But with the built-in Paralenz DCC, extra filters are a thing of the past.

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Matt Testoni
Photo Gear & Techniques Stories

Photographer Spotlight: Matt Testoni

In an ongoing series, we’ll chat with prominent and up-and-coming underwater photographers. Today we sit down with Matt Testoni.

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Macro Photography in Utila
Photo Gear & Techniques

Macro Photography in Utila Part II:  How to Get the Shot

There is no substitute for practice and experience, but in the second of two articles on macro photography in Utila we’ll offer you some tips and tricks to get started.

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New stuff
Common Dolphin Species

Five Common Dolphin Species

Dolphins are among everyone’s favorite marine animals, living in all the world’s oceans. Here are five of the most common dolphin species
by Hélène Reynaud
Technical Diving

The ABCDs of Technical Diving

The foundational ABCDs of technical diving — Awareness, Buoyancy control, Communications and Discipline — are vitally important on every dive.
by Yvonne Press
Sea Star

Marine Species: Sea Star

It’s always exciting to find one while beach combing, but the question often arises: what’s the difference between a starfish and a sea star?
by Guest Author
Solo Diving

Do Solo Diving and Technical Diving Mix?

Mention solo diving to any group of divers and you’ll get a strong reaction. But what about solo diving and technical diving — do they ever mix? And if so, how do you stay safe?
by Yvonne Press