Underwater Photography Articles & Tutorials

At UWPG we constantly publish new articles on all aspects of underwater photography and video. We cover macro, wide-angle, dive destinations, gear reviews, tutorials and techniques, post-processing, marine life, photo essays, dive adventures, dive travel tips and other useful info for underwater photography.

Sony A9 III Underwater Settings
By Nirupam Nigam, April 17, 2024
The best underwater settings for the Sony a9 III
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Alor Diving: What if Lembeh had a Raja?
By Max Holba, March 21, 2024
Indonesia’s well kept secret
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How to Set Up and Maintain Your Underwater Camera
By Nirupam Nigam, February 23, 2024
The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up and Maintaining Your Underwater Camera
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Fluoro Diving
By Lynn Miner, February 9, 2024
The Art and Science Behind Fluoro Diving
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Story Behind The Shot: Cavalluccio
By Alberto Casati, January 25, 2024
The 1st place photo for the Macro category in the Ocean Art 2023 Competition was taken in ...
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Story Behind the Shot: Water Sprite
By Justin Lutsky, January 22, 2024
The 1st place photo for the Underwater Digital Art category in the Ocean Art 2023 Competit...
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Story Behind The Shot: Shark Constellation
By Enrico Pompei, January 21, 2024
The 4th place photo for the Black & White category in the Ocean Art 2023 Competition w...
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Story Behind The Shot: Brainception
By Dan Mele, January 21, 2024
Assisted Evolution - Corals Last Hope
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2023 Ocean Art Contest Winners
By , January 17, 2024
Winning Images from the 12th Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest
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Ocean Art 2023 Photo Competition Judges Comments
By Ocean Art Judges, January 17, 2024
Insights from this year's underwater photo contest
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The Newest Underwater Photo & Video Gear in 2024
By Nirupam Nigam, January 16, 2024
What's New at DEMA 2023
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Sony A6700 Underwater Settings
By Nirupam Nigam, January 13, 2024
The best underwater settings for the Sony A6700
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Marelux SOFT Lite Snoot Review
By Mark Hatter, December 21, 2023
A review of the Marelux SOFT Lite XR-W Snoot
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Sea Stars of the Ocean
By Christian Skauge, December 18, 2023
12 Thing You Might Not Know About Sea Stars
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Diving the World's Fastest Tidal Current
By Nirupam Nigam, October 7, 2023
The Skookumchuck Narrows is the World's Fastest Tidal Rapids with a Rainbow of Life
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Canon EOS R6 Mark II Review
By Nirupam Nigam, October 7, 2023
The Canon EOS R6 II is the latest release from Canon and competes directly with the Sony A7 IV. These are our initial thoughts and review.
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Photography as a Tool for Nature Conservation
By Javier Murcia, September 14, 2023
Photography plays a crucial role in underwater conservation raising awareness and teaching people on the value of marine life
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Story Behind the Shot: Dolphin Formation
By Felix Beck, July 11, 2023
The 2nd place photo for the "Compact Wide Angle" in the Ocean Art 2022 Competition was tak...
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How High Can You Increase Your ISO?
By Nirupam Nigam, April 18, 2023
A deep dive into the black sheep of exposure settings
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Story Behind the Shot: A Sad Catch
By Lawrence Alex Wu, February 9, 2023
The winning photo for the "Underwater Conservation" category in the Ocean Art 2022 Competi...
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Story Behind the Shot: Chew With Your Mouth Closed
By Byrant Turffs, February 9, 2023
The 2nd Place photo for the "Marine Life Behavior" in the Ocean Art 2022 Competition was t...
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An Interview with PT Hirschfield
By , February 1, 2023
PT Hirschfield is an Ocean Art Winner and World-Renowned Underwater Photographer
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Story Behind the Shot: Love Between Scales
By João Pontes, January 30, 2023
Honorable Mention for the "Compact Behavior" in the Ocean Art 2022 Competition was taken a...
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Story Behind the Shot: En Garde
By , January 22, 2023
Diamond Squid on a defensive posture
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Story Behind the Shot: A Happy Bunch
By Sarah Teveldal, January 19, 2023
Fun and Bubbly Pool Shoot
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Story Behind the Shot: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
By Eun-hee Cho, January 19, 2023
Extra terestrial critter living inside a sea squirt
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2022 Ocean Art Contest Winners
By UWPG News, January 17, 2023
Winning Images from the 11th Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest
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Story Behind the Shot: Octopus Mother
By Kat Zhou, January 16, 2023
A mother octopus guards the next generation
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Ocean Art Photo Competition 2022 Judges Comments
By Ocean Art Judges, January 14, 2023
The Ocean Art 2022 Underwater Photo Competition is the 11th annual competition hosted by the Underwa...
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Kraken Solar Flare Mini 15,000 Underwater Video
By Mark B. Hatter, December 29, 2022
Underwater video footage from Raja Ampat captured with the Solar Flare Mini 15000 Underwater Video Lights
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An Underwater Panorama - "The Ruby" by Nicolas
By Nicolas Barraqué, December 1, 2022
Nicolas Barraqué shares his process for taking a breathtaking panoramic photo of the Ruby submarine.
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Nauticam EMWL (Extended Macro Wide Angle) Lens
By Mark B. Hatter, November 28, 2022
A lens for wide angle macro photography from a bugeye perspective
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What's New at DEMA 2022
By Nirupam Nigam, November 8, 2022
Top New Products from Marelux, Kraken, Sea & Sea, Nauticam, SeaLife, and Ultralight
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OM systems OM-5 Initial Thoughts and Review
By Charlie Gardiner, November 8, 2022
The OM-5 is OM Systems' first consumer oriented micro four thirds camera
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GoPro HERO 11: Initial Thoughts & Review
By Charlie Gardiner, September 28, 2022
GoPro just announced the HERO 11, but is it worth the upgrade for underwater video?
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Change GoPro Underwater Settings with QR Codes
By Nirupam Nigam, September 15, 2022
These QR Codes at Bluewater Photo are the Solution to Changing GoPro HERO8, 9, 10, 11 Settings Underwater
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Lionfish Invade the Mediterranean
By Nirupam Nigam, July 15, 2022
A New Lessepsian Invasion and a Familiar Story
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Best Strobe Positions for Underwater Macro
By Jenna Szerlag, July 9, 2022
Go-to strobe positions for underwater macro subjects using creative techniques - reduce backscatter and achieve black backgrounds!
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Fuji X-H2S: Initial Thoughts & Review
By Charlie Gardiner, June 14, 2022
The Best APS-C Camera To Date?
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Panasonic GH6 Underwater Settings
By Nirupam Nigam, May 19, 2022
These are the best settings for the Panasonic GH6 for underwater video and photos
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