Images: Underwater Photography Tips

March 6, 2010 By: timromano

If you can take a good shot of a leafy sea dragon (Phycodurus eques), you can probably photograph anything underwater. At least Scott Gietler thinks so.
Gietler’s Underwater Photography Guide starts with fourteen “Basic Underwater Photography Tips,” from minimizing backscatter with an external strobe to making sure your subject’s eyes are in focus.
The site goes on to list 12 more tips for compact camera users as well as the mistakes beginner photographers make. While geared for divers, there’s a wealth of crossover information that can be applied to fishing photography in rivers and salt.

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