Articles

In the “Articles” section we publish magazine and blog articles that we have published which discuss the art of underwater photography, these will be general “articles” which discuss a topic or several topics and will be accompanied by some great photos.

Tips on Winning Photo Competitions

Photo Competition TipsThis article also appeared originally in Scuba Diver Australasia magazine a few years back but it’s still very applicable to today.  Interested in entering a photo competition or on location photo shootout?  Then read on to learn some great tips and tricks for helping you increase your chances of winning!  Written by Mike Veitch

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Super Macro – Smaller than Small

Bali Academy of Underwater Photography, Ladybugs

Another article written for Scuba Diver Australasia magazine, this piece discusses the different elements of shooting “Super Macro” photography and what tools can be used in order to take photos of greater than 1:1 magnification. Written by Mike Veitch

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Black and White – “Touch of Grey”

Schooling sharksAn article that was originally written in 2008 for Scuba Diver Australasia magazine about shooting Black and White photos underwater.  With the recent popularity of the Black and White Challenge on Facebook this is the perfect time to post this article by Mike Veitch.

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Island of the Snakes

Gunung Api Snake IslandThis is a brief article that appears on the Dive Advisor/Sub2o Blog and features 5 great photos from Gunung Api in the Banda Sea of Indonesia, also known as “The Island of the Snakes”!  Head on over to the Sub2o blog to read the full article.

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The Near and Far

Soft Coral on Arborek PierAs the name might suggest, close focus wide angle (CFWA for short) is the term used for a style of photograph involving a very wide angle lens and getting as close to a subject as possible.  One might wonder “why not use a macro lens if you are trying to get close to the subject?”  The CFWA is a different animal than macro photography with different goals and subject matter in mind.

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