Daniel Botelho, a National Geographic Society photographer, shares his tips for capturing the iconic sunburst in underwater compositions — from proper camera settings and positioning to framing the subject and getting the sun in the shot
Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society's new 2013-14 scholars are Jeff Hester, the North American Rolex Scholar, Stephan Andrews, the Australasian Rolex Scholar, and Chloé Maréchal, the Eurpoean Rolex Scholar
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 …
One of the big questions every underwater photographer asks himself or herself before a dive is “Do I plan for macro or do I plan for wide?” More and more, I find myself leaning toward wide-angle. The beauty of wide-angle is it helps tell a complete story, allowing the viewer to witness remarkable moments: to behold a mother whale and her calf, to sense the power of the stingray as it lifts itself off the ocean’s sandy bottom, and to almost feel the sensation of the endless blue water that surrounds them.
The Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort on Vanua Levu, Fiji, is as awesome as you think it is: stellar diving a boat ride away, luscious grounds, luxurious rooms, killer sunsets and the occasional visit from the man himself.
Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort