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Underwater PhotographyWhat Ive Learned So FarPaul Naish, PADI Advanced DiverJanuary 8, 2013http://paul.naishfamily.net
Journey to Another World!
New Freedoms & Challenges Weightless Positioning for Shotshttp://beforeyoubackpack.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/mountain...
Waters Affect on Colour
Total Distance Light Must Travel
Colour Loss ByDistance LightMust Travel
http://www.adorama.com/alc/article/13245
Bringing Back Colour                                                      Filters                                         ...
Red FilterNo Filter
Red FilterNo Filter    Red Filter
As Shot               Photoshop Elements 10 – Auto Levels          No Filter
As taken
Auto Levels – Contrast + Colour
Strobe PositioningParamount to Paintwith Light
Backscatter Examples       Brenda in Decompression Chamber - Kittiwake Wreck
Camera TypesPoint&Shoot, Full Feature, DSLR         Specialized                                       Traditional http://w...
Getting Started with UnderwaterPhotography    Doesnt have to be complicated or expensive    Snorkel or Scuba?    −   Cas...
Thank YouScuba Diving on your bucket list? TryScuba 2000s free Wednesday nightintroduction in their 86F poolhttp://scuba20...
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far
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Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far

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I've combined my loves of photography and scuba diving. This is an attempt at sharing some of the lessons learned through classes and private workshop with Cathy Church in the Grand Cayman Islands. A PDF of the notes will be posted shortly to http://paul.naishfamily.net

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Underwater Photography - What I've learned So Far

  1. 1. Underwater PhotographyWhat Ive Learned So FarPaul Naish, PADI Advanced DiverJanuary 8, 2013http://paul.naishfamily.net
  2. 2. Journey to Another World!
  3. 3. New Freedoms & Challenges Weightless Positioning for Shotshttp://beforeyoubackpack.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/mountain.jpg Y http://www.divingchristmas.com/wp- X Z content/uploads/2008/04/perpendicul ar-wall-dive.jpg
  4. 4. Waters Affect on Colour
  5. 5. Total Distance Light Must Travel
  6. 6. Colour Loss ByDistance LightMust Travel
  7. 7. http://www.adorama.com/alc/article/13245
  8. 8. Bringing Back Colour Filters (Best for landscapes) Custom White Balance Internal/External Flashes and Strobes
  9. 9. Red FilterNo Filter
  10. 10. Red FilterNo Filter Red Filter
  11. 11. As Shot Photoshop Elements 10 – Auto Levels No Filter
  12. 12. As taken
  13. 13. Auto Levels – Contrast + Colour
  14. 14. Strobe PositioningParamount to Paintwith Light
  15. 15. Backscatter Examples Brenda in Decompression Chamber - Kittiwake Wreck
  16. 16. Camera TypesPoint&Shoot, Full Feature, DSLR Specialized Traditional http://www.sealife-cameras.com http://usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/standard_display/underwater_photo After Market for Traditional http://www.seaandsea.com / http://www.ikelite.com /
  17. 17. Getting Started with UnderwaterPhotography Doesnt have to be complicated or expensive Snorkel or Scuba? − Casual snaps or planned picture taking Use primary camera or secondary? Research features you think you may want − Live Preview; External flash capability; zoom review; separate RGB histograms; shutter delay; manual white balance . Educate yourself on histograms and white balances. Courses? Most are focused on Scuba UW Photography but can be relative to snorkelling − http://www.uwphotographyguide.com/underwater-photography-guide
  18. 18. Thank YouScuba Diving on your bucket list? TryScuba 2000s free Wednesday nightintroduction in their 86F poolhttp://scuba2000.com/index.php/training/learn-to-dive.html

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