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.

Conservation: Restoring Orange County's Kelp
By Nancy Caruso, May 22, 2011
Kelp Forest Conservation: Get Inspired! Orange County Ocean Restoration Project By Nancy ...
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ReefID: Share your Underwater Photography
By Michael Zeigler, May 16, 2011
ReefID: Share your Underwater Photography and Identify your Subjects A great new tool to enha...
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Seafari: First Annual Philippine Underwater
By Mike Bartick, May 14, 2011
First Annual Philippine Dive Seafari Event Underwater Photography helps shine the spotlight o...
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Introduction to Mirrorless Cameras for Underwater
By Scott Gietler, May 13, 2011
A Focus on Micro Four Thirds Cameras
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Epson World Shootout 2011
By Michael Zeigler, May 12, 2011
Epson World Shootout 2011 Underwater Photography Grand Prix   SHARE...
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Big Animal Encounter: Humpback Whales
By Marianne Kehr, May 10, 2011
Humpback Whales at the Socorro Islands An amazing underwater photography encounter with the giants o...
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Manta Ray Night Dive
By Scott Gietler, May 3, 2011
The ultimate underwater photography experience
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Lightroom 3 Adjustment Brush
By Todd Winner, April 1, 2011
Shooters Toolbox: Lightroom 3 Utilizing the adjustment brush Text and Photos by Todd Winner ...
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2011 Ocean Art Photo Competition
By Zig, March 14, 2011
Announcing the 2011 Ocean Art Photo Competition, brought to you by the Underwater Photography Guide.
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Diving Kenya
By Kevin Lee, March 7, 2011
Scuba Diving...Out of Africa A travel report of diving and underwater photography in Kenya Text and ...
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Ocean Art Wide-Angle Winner
By Phil Sokol, March 1, 2011
Wide-Angle Underwater Beauty An underwater photographer shares how he got the winning wide-an...
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Anilao Photo Essay
By Mike Bartick, February 17, 2011
Amazing underwater photography from Anilao.
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Story Behind the Shot: Diving the Shallow Waters
By Tony Cherbas, February 10, 2011
First place winner in the "Novice" category of our Ocean Art Contest, Tony Cherbas describes how he got his winning shot "Narcissus"
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Mouthbrooding Cardinalfish
By Vijay Raman, February 10, 2011
Mouthbrooding Cardinalfish How to photograph mouthbrooding behavior Underwater photography of mouthb...
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Supermacro with the New SubSee Diopter
By Scott Gietler, January 19, 2011
Tips on using a diopter, for compact and dSLR underwater shooters
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Story of the Shot: Keri Wilk
By Keri Wilk, January 9, 2011
Keri shares his experience capturing this amazing image.
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Batteries: Put to the Test
By Bill Van Antwerp, December 15, 2010
Determining the best batteries to use for your strobes
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An Interview with Seacam Founder, Harald Hordosch
By Scott Gietler, December 12, 2010
An Interview with SEACAM President Harald Hordosch By Scott Gietler     ...
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Lightroom Overview - Who and Why you should use
By Todd Winner, December 10, 2010
Who and why you should use Lightroom
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Diving Jeju Island, South Korea
By Kevin Lee, December 7, 2010
Diving Jeju Island, South Korea An underwater photographer visits the "Land of the Morni...
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Underwater Photography Tutorial - Canon G11, G12
By Stanley Bysshe, December 5, 2010
Underwater Photography Tutorial - Canon G11, G12
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Where and How to Photograph Basking Sharks
By Kirk Mottershead, December 5, 2010
Basking Shark Photography
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Russia's White Sea
By Eco-Photo Explorers, December 1, 2010
  Diving Russia’s High Arctic: Beneath the White Sea Underwater Photography while...
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Story of the Shot: Todd Winner
By Todd Winner, November 30, 2010
Todd describes how he captured this octopus and sunburst
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Diving Ticao and Donsol, the Philippines
By Mike Bartick, November 24, 2010
Diving Ticao and Donsol, Philippines Diving with Mantas and Whale Sharks Text and photos by ...
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Diving Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea
By Lucas Price, November 21, 2010
Guide to diving kimbe bay, featuring photos from a trip on the MV Febrina
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La Paz 2010 workshop at Club Cantamar
By Scott Gietler, November 12, 2010
Incredible diving in La Paz at the UWPG Baja workshop By Scott Gietler and Todd Winner ...
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Is a liveboard right for you?
By , November 11, 2010
Liveaboards & Resorts for Underwater Photographers By Ridlon Kiphart   SHARE THIS STORY Sh...
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Socorro Island Adventure on the Solmar V
By Bruce Watkins, November 11, 2010
Socorro Islands, Mexico Diving with the Big Boys by Bruce Watkins     SHARE THIS STORY Sh...
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Teleconverters
By Scott Gietler, November 11, 2010
Teleconverters for your Underwater Photography Using teleconverters for macro and supermacro ...
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Story of the Shot: Guadalupe Island
By Todd Winner, October 23, 2010
Story of the Shot: Todd Winner Baitball & Sea Lion at Guadalupe island By Todd Winner...
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Misool and Triton Bay on the Arenui
By Rod Klein, October 19, 2010
Diving “The Last Best Place” in Luxury - exploring Raja Ampat Adventure aboard th...
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Etiquette on Liveaboards and at Resorts
By Ridlon Kiphart, September 7, 2010
 The Chef is Spitting in Your Soup Etiquette on liveaboards and at diving resorts By...
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Shooter's Toolbox: Balanced Light
By Todd Winner, September 7, 2010
Balanced Light Underwater Photography Shooter's Toolbox Volume 3 Text and Photos by T...
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Underwater Snoots
By Scott Gietler, August 18, 2010
Another way to approach your underwater photography
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Jellyfish Encounters
By Mike Bartick, August 11, 2010
Jellyfish Encounters in California By Mike Bartick   SHARE THIS STORY ...
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Maldives Liveaboard Photo Essay
By Lea Moser, July 31, 2010
Maldives Liveaboard Underwater Photo Essay Photos by Lea Moser   SHARE THIS STORY Share After...
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Lightroom Lens Correction
By Todd Winner, July 23, 2010
Todd shares how to utilize Lightrooms's lens correction feature
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Stories from a Underwater photo workshop
By Paul Colley, July 23, 2010
Taking Dedicated Underwater Photography Workshop with Alex Mustard and Martin Edge
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Beating Airline Baggage fees, part 2
By Ridlon Kiphart, July 23, 2010
Essential guide for underwater photographers, on beating the airline's bagage fees
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