Imaging the Intertidal Realm

Tide pools offer photographers a lot of variety — but the time frame to shoot them is small. Here are some techniques of how to maximize shooting tide pools f or optimal photos.

A close-up photo of a blue knobby sea star

Out of the Blue

Your photography will evolve over time and your digital editing techniques should too. Learn some inside tips for Adobe Lightroom.

A diver swims overhead holding a camera

Photography of the Unseen

Certain marine critters are elusive and harder to photograph — not impossible. Learn the best photographic ideas, techniques and insights into methods for taking photos of these critters.

White frogfish pokes head out of corals. The frogfish looks like a head of cauliflower.

Blue Water

Blue-water photography takes place in water so deep, you never see the bottom. The environment is huge and you drift with the currents. In blue water, cutting-edge photography can occur.

Dive photographer photographs a rare black jelly with long, plush purple tail

Photography for a Cause

Photographer John Weller who was the primary visual architect of Ross Sea conservation. Weller documented sea life around this Arctic location.

Cute penguins waddle on ice

Shooter: Roger Steene

Photographer Roger Steene shares his story about what got him into photography. Read more of Steene’s story.

Roger Steene wears a drysuit and holds a camera, while bobbing in the water

Shooter: Doug Perrine

Photographer Doug Perrine is an accomplished wildlife photographer who specializes in marine life. Read more about Perrine and how he got into diving.

Dolphins surf the waves in front of a rock facing

Shooter: Flip Nicklin

Flip Nicklin is an accomplished whale and underwater photographer. Read more about the career of Flip Nicklin.

Male humpback whale stares at camera

Another Way of Seeing

Underwater pool photography has become increasingly popular. With a dive approach in mind, read how one photographer tackles pool photography and still creates artistic photos.

A scuba diving photographer is behind the camera shooting a model who is holding her breath

Digital Workflow for Underwater Photography

When you establish a digital workflow, you’re better able to organize and access all of your great images. Learn more about an ideal workflow from one photographer.

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