Top 10 Tips to Improve Your Underwater Photography

by Lily Mak & David Prichard


1.   Determine wide-angle or close-up images -> set-up



2.   Practice good buoyancy control.


3.   Dive slowly - look above, below, and all around.


4.   Get close to your subject.


5.   Compose your images – know your subject’s behavior.


6.   Shoot upwards.


7.   Take advantage of available light.


8.   Work within the limitations of your camera equipment.


9.   Share your findings - be courteous to other divers and



10.  Preserve the environment.