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Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 661 (Photos tend to look more blue): When you are shooting underwater, your photos tend to look more blue. You might think that this is because you are shooting in blue water, but the fact is that the water absorbs the other striking colors (the reds and the yellows) as you move underwater. So […]

Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 656 (color gets washed out at depths): As you move underwater, and go deeper, the light levels in the overall environment reduces; further, the color gets washed out from the photos as you move deeper. If you need to shoot deeper underwater, then you should consider the usage of strobes or external flashes.

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Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 651 (Be careful about conservation): Coral reefs are something that are made in nature over a large period of time, and are suffering because of global warming. Further, many coral reefs over the world are protected, and while it is not illegal to roam around coral reefs, it can be illegal to tamper with […]

Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 646 (Understand the limitations): In underwater photography, you need to understand that the situation is not the same as when you are roaming a landscape shooting photos. There are severe limitations in shooting in an underwater situation; you need to be careful of your own security, need to be aware of the bigger fish, […]

Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 641 (Move slowly underwater): The same tip as applies to wildlife photography. If you are trying to take a photo of some fish, then glide in slowly and gracefully, and try not to scare the fish. When you want to get a photo of a fish without too much blue in the photo, then […]