With its new Sea Dragon Flash and 2,000-lumen photo/video/dive light, this system makes the most of the DC1400’s photo and HD-video capabilities. A 16mm lens increases field of view by 80 percent. MSRP: $1,129.95 camera, tray, grips, lights; $299.95 fisheye lens CONTACT: sealife-cameras.com
Every diver deserves something special this holiday season, and thanks to this collection of budget-spanning gift ideas, your shopping just got a whole lot easier. From cool accessories to serious gear, you’ll find it in our 2013 gift guide — all you need to do is figure out who’s been naughty and who’s been nice.
Few photographers hide their pictures in old folders. They either want to share them with friends and family, relive their encounters or use them for conservation and identification causes. Then there are the really ambitious photographers who participate in contests or try to get them published. No matter what you hope to achieve, the most important part is learning how to perfect your skills.
When it comes to shooting underwater, the less intrusive the better. Which is why a rebreather proves to be a valuable piece of scuba gear when it comes to getting the shot. Here, Pompano Dive Center photo pro Craig Dietrich shares his "silent diving" experiences.
Super-macro photography is usually accomplished with expensive macro lenses, diopters, and extension tubes. However, there's an alternative and inexpensive method to get extremely close up with only a standard kit lens, such as the Nikon 18-35mm f3.5 which I've been shooting with.
There are many reasons underwater photographers show movement in their imagery: to capture a fast-swimming subject or emphasize the way it moves, to showcase the beauty of a scene, or to be playful. Whatever the reason, the photos here are amazing examples of the ocean in motion.
Singapore-based Imran Ahmad has been pushing the boundaries that define conventional underwater photography ever since picking up a camera, and his images are often provocative, creatively complex and unique. Ahmad is a Nikon Professional Photographer and Film Lecturer and recently published his images and the book Ocean Tapestry. Read more and view a photo gallery …