Tips for Shooting Macro Behavior

  We all see many excellent macro photos every day, but what does it take to stand out from the crowd?  It’s simple – add some rarely seen marine life behavior to your trip portfolio. A good behavior shot will take some time and will probably not impress your non-diving friends any more than a […]

Underwater Strobe Positioning

Strobe positioning is a continual challenge in underwater photography. It is the most critical element of each photo after dialing in the basic camera settings. Proper strobe positioning will light the subject in a way that makes the colors pop, create depth through shadows, aid the camera’s auto white balance calculations and minimize backscatter. So […]

Blue-Ringed Octopus Facts and Photos

The blue-ringed octopus is one of the deadliest marine animals in the world. A small, well camouflaged mollusk, it is commonly found in rubble reef areas of the Indo-Pacific ocean. A blue ring’s bite contains the neurotoxin tetrodotoxin (TTX), which can easily paralyze or even kill a human. Luckily, these octopus are not violent and would […]

GoPro Underwater Settings

The GoPro HERO6 is a great underwater camera. It shoots beautiful video and photos in a number of different formats and useful underwater settings. The camera integrates easily with the GoPro mobile app and the body is even waterproof down to 33ft (10m) before adding the Super Suit dive housing. I recommend GoPros to a […]