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.
Diving from Port Hardy, British Columbia to Sitka, Alaska with the Nautilus Swell live-aboard is a cool experience as Florida photographer Craig Dietrich tells it. The 40-50 degree water hosts lots of marine life like dolphins, whales, and sea lions.
Cozumel, one of the most popular dive destinations in North America, is easy to get to and has everything: both luxury and budget-friendly accommodations, great restaurants and bars in San Miguel and, of course, epic diving!
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