Underwater Photography Tutorials

To Improve Your Underwater Photography and Videos

One of the key ingredients of The Underwater Tribe is our passion for teaching underwater photography. We teach photography on location to eager students looking to improve their skills. However, we also like to spread knowledge to others around the world.  In the Underwater Photography Tutorials section, we present an ongoing series of written and video based tutorials designed to help everyone improve their skills in underwater imaging.  Each of the links below leads to a written or video tutorial.  We are updating the tutorials constantly with new material and technology.  We also host videos on our YouTube Channel, feel free to subscribe and “like” the videos.

Many folks learn more quickly by “doing” rather than by watching.  If you are a hands on learner then please have a look at our Photo Workshops page.  We offer One to One photography tuition in Bali as well as on location group workshops.  Destinations for our workshops typically include the Lembeh Strait and Ambon in Indonesia.  A workshop is a great way to enhance the information learned from reading the tutorials and applying it in real life.

Shallow Depth of Field

Limited Depth of Field Underwater Photography

Limited Depth of Field in Underwater Photography Have you taken a macro underwater photograph that you were convinced would be…

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Two Strobes Photography

Two Strobes Are Better Than One Right?!

Two Strobes Are Better Than One, Right?!?! Strobes are a very important element when it comes to underwater photography, they…

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Blue Background Lionfish

Blue Background Macro Photography

Blue Background Macro Photography Macro photography is certainly the most popular form of underwater photography with thousands of people posting…

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Crab and Anemone Creative Lighting

Going Beyond Flat Lighting Underwater

Going Beyond Flat Lighting In this tutorial we discuss breaking away from basic lighting techniques and thinking more about using…

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Perfect Blue Backgrounds PADI Open Water

How To? The Perfect Blue Background

How to Capture the Perfect Blue Background in Wide Angle Photographs Getting the perfect blue background on wide-angle photographs is…

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Schooling Fish Sweetlips

How To? Shoot Schooling Fish

How To? Shoot Schooling Fish There is perhaps nothing more stunning than watching a giant school of fish move through…

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