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Processing Underwater Photos

5 Easy Steps for Processing Your Underwater Photos

You've just returned home after an amazing trip abroad (or from your favorite local beach dive), and you've created some "keepers." Awesome! For many of us underwater photographers, we can't wait to share, publish,...
Shooting Monochrome Underwater

Shooting Monochrome Underwater by Michael Zeigler

  Visualization in photography is key, and being able to literally see the scene in black and white is a huge help for composition and exposure. Catalina Island, CA. Nikon D7000 withTokina 10-17mm fisheye lens, 1/80 sec,...
Super Macro

Super Macro: Beyond Small

What is super macro? Most macro lenses like the Canon 100mm or Nikon 105mm have the ability to magnify a subject to life size or 1:1. In other words, those lenses will allow you to fill the frame...
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Giant Kelpfish in 4K Video by Todd Winner

Designed specifically for the unique demands of the motion picture industry, the Canon EOS-1D C Camera is a breakthrough in cinematography in a Digital SLR specifically designed for video, that is incredibly flexible, rugged...
Canon 8-15mm Fisheye

Canon 8-15mm Fisheye Lens Review

The Canon 8-15mm f/4.0L fisheye lens is one of the most exciting lenses to be released in a long time for underwater photographers. It has some very cool features for both full-frame and cropped sensor shooters. It...

Get the Shot! Macro Black Background

Shrimp on wire coral. Canon 5DS-R, EF 100mm Macro, 1/200, f/13, ISO 320 The black background macro shot is something every underwater photographer should have in their portfolio. It’s fairly easy to pull off and...

Underwater Macro, Exposer

I often get new photographers that sign up for a local trip or one of our photo workshops that are struggling to get good underwater macro shots. Nine times out of ten they have...

Creating Seascape Panoramas

As underwater photographers we spend a lot of time on boats. We often anchor close to beautiful islands and if you’re like us then you can’t resist taking pictures of them. But we found...
nauticam review

Xit 404 Nauticam Fiber Optic Adapter Review by Todd Winner

The Xit 404 Nauticam to Sea & Sea fiber adapter is a truly excellent accessory for any Nauticam user that already owns Sea & Sea fiber optic strobe cables. Even if you already have Nauticam fiber optic cables this is...
amazing underwater photos

Top 10 Tips for Amazing Underwater Photos by Michael Zeigler

Written by Michael Zeigler  Photos by Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner Have you ever taken a photo, reviewed it on the LCD screen, and thought to yourself, "Nailed it!"? Chances are you have, and chances...