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The Underwater Photographer

4th Edition

By Martin Edge


516 pages

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Paperback: 9780240521640
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The award-winning third edition of 'The Underwater Photographer' dragged the topic kicking and screaming in to the digital age and with the fully updated fourth edition highly respected photographer and tutor Martin Edge takes you deeper in to the world of Underwater Photography.

Practical examples take you step-by-step through the basic techniques from photographing shipwrecks, divers, marine life and abstract images to taking photographs at night. Brand new chapters cover not only highly specialist Underwater Photography techniques such as low visibility/greenwater photography, but also the digital workflow needed to handle your images using the latest software such as Lightroom.

Packed with breathtaking images and an easy to read style honed from over twenty years of diving photography courses, this book is sure to both educate and inspire underwater photographers of all skill levels.


"Packed with beautiful images and an easy-to read style, this book is both educational and inspirational."

Scuba Diving Magazine

Praise for the previous edition:

"In its third edition, The Underwater Photographer has evolved to become almost a standard work of reference. Martin Edge has developed his writing skills over the years, and we recommend this volume for anyone pursuing the now-less-than black art of underwater photography, especially with digital image-gathering in mind."--DIVE MAGAZINE PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR

"..let us just say that this is THE best underwater photo technique book on the market… PERIOD!"--DIVER magazine

Table of Contents

Principles of Underwater Photography; Digital Compact Cameras; SLR Cameras and Housings; Diving to Take Photographs; The Mindset of the Successful Underwater Photographer; All About Lighting; Composition Underwater; Close-Up and Macro; Wide Angle; Underwater Photography in Temperate Waters; Creatin and Individual Style; Developing a Workflow System.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHOTOGRAPHY / Techniques / Digital (see also COMPUTERS / Digital Media / Photography)