Underwater Photography

  1. Pineapple Fish (Cleidopus gloriamaris) - The Story behind 'Pineapple Swirl' by Louise Nott. Winner of the Aquatic Abstracts, underwater Tour 2020

    Story Behind the Shot “Pineapple Swirl”

    Contributed By : Louise Nott

    Story Behind the Shot “Pineapple Swirl”

    Contributed By : Louise Nott
    Louise Nott shares the story behind her Underwater Tour Awards 2020 Aquatic Abstract winning image “Pineapple Swirl"
  2. Mother and Calf Humpback at Tonga. Shot by John Thorogood

    Swimming with Whales – a True Bucket-list Experience (to be repeated as frequently as you can afford)

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    Swimming with Whales – a True Bucket-list Experience (to be repeated as frequently as you can afford)

    Contributed By : John Thorogood

    The humpback whale is one of conservation’s great success stories. Hunted to a few thousand animals prior to a global ban in only 1985, populations of humpbacks around the world are on the rise . Spending time in the water with these awesome creatures is …. well awesome.

  3. Spinyhead Blenny with Blue Background

    Black or Blue - Underwater Photography Secrets

    Contributed By : Brett Lobwein

    Black or Blue - Underwater Photography Secrets

    Contributed By : Brett Lobwein

    Do you choose a blue or black background for your underwater photography? Why it matters and how to create to right effect. Underwater Photography hints and secrets.

  4. Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    Winners Announced - The Underwater Tour Awards 2020

    Contributed By : Tim Hochgrebe

    The Underwater Tour Awards are a natural community extension of the annual Underwater Tour nationwide speaker series each May. We would like to thankWhales Underwater, Momento Pro and Nautilus Lifeline for supporting the Awards.  We would also like to thank our Tour Partners; The Arenui Boutique Liveaboard, Wakatobi, Walindi and Febrina, SEACAM, Momento Pro, Christmas Island, Paradise Taveuni – without whom our annual speakers tour would not be possible..

  5. Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Contributed By : Emily Marshall

    Underwater Drones are excellent tools & lots of fun

    Contributed By : Emily Marshall
    Underwater drones (or ROVs) are submersible, waterproof drones that enable users to explore marine environments remotely. They can be equipped with lighting and take high-resolution underwater images or video at a fraction of the cost of contracting professional divers.
  6. Using Mirrorless Cameras Underwater

    Using Mirrorless Cameras Underwater

    Contributed By : Don Silcock

    Using Mirrorless Cameras Underwater

    Contributed By : Don Silcock
    Digital technology has completely revolutionized underwater photography and what was once the exclusive preserve of a few dedicated divers, has now become so common, that you stand out if you don't have a dive camera.
  7. Putting Life in Strobeless Images - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Putting Life in Strobeless Images - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur

    Putting Life in Strobeless Images - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur
    Not everyone can afford to complement their underwater camera with external strobes. But shooting anything further than a meter or so away without external strobes often results in monochrome blue (or green) images.
  8. Shooting Seascapes - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Shooting Seascapes - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur

    Shooting Seascapes - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur
    As divers, we often come across majestic or stunning underwater sceneries that we would like to share with others back on the surface.
  9. Beating Low Visibility - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Beating Low Visibility - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur

    Beating Low Visibility - Underwater Photography with Mathieu Meur

    Contributed By : Mathieu Meur
    Mathieu Meur is author of a number of books on underwater photography and will be conducting photography workshops as part of the 2011 Underwater Festival 2-11 September 2011.