Underwater photography is a lot of fun, but it can also be challenging. Getting good underwater photos and video requires the right equipment, training, patience, and safety precautions. With these 15 tips, you will be well on your way to capturing underwater images that are breathtaking!
The Basics of Underwater Photography
Underwater photography has a lot of benefits for the professional. Aside from being able to photograph life underwater, you also get your work published in magazines and on websites that are exclusively dedicated to documenting nature’s hidden wonders or tracking natural disasters like oil spills. It may involve some risk but most photographers have been diving with cameras since they were children so it is second-nature by now!
Technically, underwater photography is a different type of genre to work in. It takes time and patience because there are many unique subjects that you will need to be aware of when taking photos underground.
It’s important for everyone who wants to get into this business professionally know the basics first before they start creating their own compositions with water as the subject matter!
In this course, we will explore the basics of underwater photography. We’ll go over proper camera settings and post-production techniques that are designed to work with water environments for optimal results.
In order to take photographs underwater you need a few things: an experienced diver who knows what they’re doing (to keep your gear safe), as well as some basic knowledge about exposure times and aperture size in relation to depth levels below sea level based on how deep into the ocean’s depths you plan on diving down!
– Make sure you have the right gear for underwater photography: camera body with lens (in waterproof housing), buoyancy device to keep yourself afloat in water (e.g., weight belt … Read the rest