The seemingly difficult and expensive art of underwater photography is made easy with this accessible guide. Beginning with an overview of necessary diving skills, the survey covers four main areas: focus, exposure, composition and subject, depicting how to obtain superior results even without the latest equipment. Also covered is the importance of developing a photography plan before the shoot and post-shoot techniques for choosing the best frames and presentation methods.
Larry Gates is an underwater photography instructor. He is a former safety and support diver for Paramount Studios and has provided technical assistance on dives for "Vogue" magazine. He has been featured in "Florida Scuba News," "Skin Diver," and "Water Line." He lives in Key Largo, Florida.