The Truth About.......Filters for Underwater Photography

The Truth About.......Filters for Underwater Photography

Coloured filters are a commonly suggested solution for the blue or green colour tinge that pictures taken underwater using available light can have. But these filters have their limitations, are not always necessary and can be a double edged sword when shooting pictures or video underwater.

Automatic for the People?

Automatic for the People?

When starting out taking a camera underwater, you are adding an additional task load to your diving. Because of this setting the camera to Auto and just taking snaps to start off with isn't necessarily a bad thing. But what you'll find is that often your pictures won't look as good as you'd like them to.

Getting the Down Low : Low light shooting terms, definitions and the exposure triangle in operation.

Getting the Down Low : Low light shooting terms, definitions and the exposure triangle in operation.

A blog about using the exposure triangle to your advantage whilst shooting underwater scenes.
And why learning these skills will enable you to master shooting in a wide range of conditions.

Getting the Down Low : Shooting underwater (or anywhere for that matter) in very little available light

Getting the Down Low : Shooting underwater (or anywhere for that matter) in very little available light

An intro blog to a series, about shooting in challenging lighting conditions, featuring cavern and wreck photography in low light.

Why buy the....Canon G9X MkII in a Fantasea housing?

Why buy the....Canon G9X MkII in a Fantasea housing?

Regulars to diving or underwater photography related Facebook groups may well have seen myself or Duxy recommend the Canon G9X MkII in the Fantasea FG9X housing to people asking what underwater camera should they buy? 

Practice + Time = Peaceful Perfection

Practice + Time = Peaceful Perfection

Elevating your underwater pictures from plain fish ID shots requires time spent and patience.
Here’s some of my rambling thoughts about doing this and keeping sane at the same time by preparing yourself and not taking things too seriously.