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Old May 12, 2003, 2:07 PM   #1
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Old May 12, 2003, 11:18 PM   #2
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Here is some interesting info on digital underwater photography. The white balance setting info on page 4 is especially helpful IMHO.


http://www.canon.co.jp/Imaging/uwphoto/index-e.html
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Here is some interesting info on digital underwater photography. The white balance setting info on page 4 is especially helpful IMHO.


http://www.canon.co.jp/Imaging/uwphoto/index-e.html
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When shooting underwater the vis is usually about 20 metres at best often a lot less. On land this would be a very thick fog.

The main requirement of underwater photography is to get as close as you can. For this reason most underwater photography falls into 2 categories.

Macro allows you to get very close to small subjects and cut down the amount of water you're shooting through.

Wide angle, most wreck shots and diver shots are taken using wide angle. For example taking a shot of a diver with a wide angle lens allows you to get very close and still get the diver in shot. As an example the attached was taken from about 6 inches.


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