Essentials of Underwater Photography.
- Explains fundamental concepts important in all kinds of photography in clear and basic terms.
- Provides both theoretical and practical knowledge needed to make high quality photographs underwater.
- Emphasizes the photographer’s control of light, composition, and artistic vision needed to produce successful photographs.
- Concentrates on 35 mm cameras used by most underwater photographers.
- Distills years of diving and photographic experience into an easy-to-read book.
- Illustrates concepts using actual photographs by explaining where and how each was made.
About the Author / Photographer
Robert M. Jackson has been an underwater photographer for more than 25 years, beginning in the "Nikon F and flashbulb days." He began taking underwater photographs in the cold waters of the northeastern United States. Recent work has taken him on multiple journeys to the Red Sea, California, Bonaire, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Micronesia, and the southwestern Pacific. Photographs in the book were taken with a variety of equipment including Nikon cameras in Aquatica housings and Nikonos cameras.
The author completed two years of training in respiratory physiology and hyperbaric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Environmental Medicine after medical training in internal medicine and pulmonary diseases. He is a graduate of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) course on Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, serves as a referral physician for DAN, and is a NAUI scuba and nitrox instructor.
By Robert M. Jackson
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