Photographer since 1978, diver since 1997. Aquatic photographer since 2001. International Director of Underwater Photography Department at DIWA, Diving Instructor World Association. Member of the Ocean Artists Society. Professional uw photographer for quite some years. Dive instructor since 1999, now course director.
Shawn (shawnzy20) Open water diver SDI-TDI-ERDI Open Water Scuba Diver
Alex Archer (sloanearcher) Divemaster from Australia. Favourite dive destinations include Thailand, the Caribbean, and our very own beautiful Barrier Reef.
Christine Albanese (chrisalba) I am a Canadian living in Koh Tao, Thailand PADI Enriched Air Diver
Pierre Ferron (Pierronimo) PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Distracted by too many things while shooting underwater images? Let's work on a mindset! Part 2 of the series: During the photo dive.
Cropping is one of the most frequently used steps in postproduction of underwater images, and it can drastically improve the final result of your image. But not always! Read here about when, why, and how you should crop photographs.
The job is done; we have finally completed the postproduction of the underwater image! But now, how do we safely export it for internet use, printing, or for more editing later? Here are some hints for proper exporting.
Sharpening is an essential step in the workflow of editing underwater images, and as it is also the last step, it can give your underwater photographs the final kick.
Why do some underwater photographs result in punchy, vivid, and eye-pleasing colors, while others don't? In some cases, you can achieve that final boost of colors in post production.
When it comes to fine steps of post production of our underwater images, Adobe Photoshop provides some powerful tools for advanced retouching works. Meet those tools here!
Sometimes, an underwater image needs a little retouching in digital post production, mostly when distracted by backscatter. Here's how to get rid of those annoying backscatters!
Color casts are one of the most annoying problems underwater photographers have to face. Everyone knows and hates these blueish-greenish colors. Here's an advanced method to fix that.
Colors are often the key-factor of underwater photographs. An open eye and a few, fine adjustments in post production can improve colors and give your image the final touch.
If your underwater image looks somehow flat, this is often caused by contrast problems. Here's how to optimize contrast in digital post production.