The Essential Underwater Photography Manual: A Guide to Creative Techniques and Key Equipment.
Technological advances have made diving one of the most accessible of hobbies, attracting more enthusiasts every year to explore the wonders of marine life. Naturally, for divers, one of the most important aspects of their experience is to record the fantastic things they see.
In this beautifully illustrated, practical guide, underwater photography gurus Denise Nielsen Tackett and Larry Tackett draw on their years of experience and learning to share everyting the snorkeler and diver needs to know to capture the beautiful diversity of life beneath the sea.
The Tackett's accessible approach to the subject, illuminating anecdote, reassuring advice, awe-inspiring photographs, and practical exercises, will open up a whole new world to the relative beginner, and inspire the more advanced to try out new techniques. For the Tacketts, success relies on a simple formula: having a vision of what you want to do, backed up by the knowledge of how to achieve it - and always remembering to have fun.
Essential advice on all the equipment you need, including choosing the right camera, using lenses and filters, camera housing, lighting, and accessories.
Revision on the basic principles of photography. It's not just what you use, but how you use it to get creative results every time.
Guidance on getting the best lighting for different shots, achieving creative composition, and achieving the "wow" factor.
Introduction to the exciting world of macro photography.
Instruction on making the most of your subjects: recording behavior and telling stories.
By Denise Nielsen Tackett and Larry Tackett.
Engelstalig, kleuren foto's.