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  • Key Lessons-Travel Photos III

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of January, 2008

    This is the final article in the series on Top Travel Spots. (Don’t neglect the list of Do’s and Don’ts at the end of this blog). When your location includes great diving spots like the warm waters of the Bay Islands of Honduras, consider shooting underwater. Shooting... More
  • Best photo of my work

    by Thorken | 25th of September, 2014

    The best photo that I have ever made is probably the tropical island located near by Flores island in Indonesia. This photo was taken January 29th, 2014 and has the most sales of all of my photos. I was sailing on a boat with a fisherman whoom I had rent for travel... More
  • Nudibranches - underwater miracle

    by Thorken | 4th of May, 2014

    Most I like to take underwater photos. Best are sharks for me, but also the small creatures are wonderful. For example nudibranches. There are so many kinds of nudibranches that I´m afraid I´ll never take photo of all of them :). More
  • Celebrating sale no 500

    by Ribe | 8th of April, 2014

    Not that this makes me suddenly rich but I am somehow happy about my 500th's sale today. Considering my quite small portfolio and the fact that it is about an extreme niche of photography, I am ok with that. See Article
  • Hunting manta rays on Manta Dropp-off

    by Thorken | 19th of August, 2013

    Briefing for the dive was the most precise I've ever experienced. And that was why. All it would enough was the slightest mistak and a diver was pulled down by a strong current in the sea depths. On the dive we went just two divers with three guides. The aim was "Manta Dropp-... More
  • Shark (as) on the plate

    by Thorken | 13th of August, 2013

    I stayed at surface longer than others. My guide solved some technical problem on the equipment, so I didn´t dive headlong with the group, but I waited for him. Then we descended slowly along the coral reef and in that I saw him ... Wobbegong shark was lying at a depth... More
  • Hunting sharks

    by Thorken | 9th of August, 2013

    On the ship we operationally changed the diving location. On the originally planned seemed to be little fish while the nearby locality had plenty of them. Then, when I looked from the bottom of sea toward the surface, thru the fish was barely see the sky. And the change of... More
  • First sale! :-)

    by Glocoru | 15th of May, 2013

    After one month (more o less) I've sold my first photo! It has been a suscription but I'm very very glad, excited...! I liked this pic since the moment I watched it after downloading in the computer :-) By the moment, the one that has been sold is one where appears... More
  • Tips On Underwater Macro Aquatic Photography

    by Crookid | 7th of April, 2011

    Photographing underwater subjects can be tricky, at sometimes nearly impossible. Instead of taking my camera under the murky depths, I bring the subjects up and place them into a special small portable aquarium I built with a plastic bottom and ultra thin glass walls. The... More
  • New collections

    by Dark3y3s | 21st of March, 2011

    I have recently created 3 new collections! Let me know if you want to be included or have any suggestions! Underwater life Christmas portraits Valentine's Day More
  • Photographing sharks

    by Luizrocha | 13th of August, 2010

    So, new here, I was thinking about a subject for my first blog and decided to talk a bit about sharks. Main reason is simply because the shark photos I have are some of the most popular in my portfolio, so I thought people would like to read a blog about them. So, back on... More
  • Underwater photo tip: higher shutter speed!

    by Ligio | 8th of September, 2009

    This august I was in Red Sea and I did an early morning dive in the bay near the resort. With my Canon G9 digital camera and flash YS27DX I had a lot of troubles because of low shutter speed. So I tried to use high ISO values (more than 400 ISO) but I noticed that noise... More
  • Diving in Polynesia

    by Ligio | 17th of June, 2009

    Polynesia is a wonderful paradise for divers and underwater photographers! I suggest you to go to Bora Bora and enjoy dives with lemon sharks and blacktips sharks... You can also see a lot of kind of sea-life animals (nudibranchs, trevally, shrimps, rays...) in different... More
  • Discovering the underwater world - Part II

    by Amilevin | 9th of June, 2009

    Hi all, This Blog is a continue to my previous one regarding scuba diving and photography. As I mentioned I'm diving in the red sea - to be more specific Eilat, Israel. Scuba diving is awesome!! The peaceful quiet, not feeling gravity, moving slowly - all of these make... More
  • Underwater digital photography

    by Ligio | 5th of September, 2008

    I was in Red Sea this august and I took beautiful shots with my digital camera, a Canon Powershot G9. Today is very easy to become an underwater digital photographer, but you can also consider some techinical advice: - front perspective are the best choice: don't take... More
  • Underwater nature

    by Ligio | 15th of May, 2008

    Hi to everyone! I'm very happy to post my pictures here! I want to show to all photographers the beauty of underwater nature. What do you think about these? See Article
  • Underwater architecture

    by Papuga2006 | 29th of February, 2008

    Next to beautiful colorful underwater nature we can find some things, objects, garbage that are not natural to this environment like wrecks, airplanes, bicycles and even locomotive wheels. Are they only garbage from our culture or the specific architecture of the deep oceans.... More
  • Underwater photography

    by Dcwcreations | 31st of August, 2007

    Underwater photography has it's own challenges just because it's a fluid world and things are always moving, including light. But the biggest secret to good underwater photos is custom white balancing. The ocean looks blue from the surface because the deeper you go... More
  • confession

    by Dcwcreations | 22nd of August, 2007

    Sometimes when people get together they share blunders they have had over the years and we all laugh and share some of our own. So I thought I'd start with one and perhaps you can share one of yours. We all have a few ya know. I went on a dive boat trip and was anxious to... More
  • Marine Life Photography

    by Shootalot | 15th of August, 2007

    My wife and I just returned from Puerto Vallarta Mexico. During our stay we went snorkeling at Los Arcos south of Puerto Vallarta. Our guide took us on a short 1 hour trip. We arrived at Los Arcos and the guide began feeding tropical fish with breadcrumbs. A huge school... More

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