Archive for the Underwater Photography Category

Experimenting With On Land Photography

Experimenting With On Land Photography

Recently, I have been experimenting with shots beyond the underwater world. Land photography has never been my forte and since becoming a professional photographer, the ocean has been my main focus. I have, therefore, come to realise that in order to be more qualified and versatile I want to extend my photography skills by varying my subjects. To be a

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Juvenile Flatfish – Photo of the Month

Juvenile Flatfish - Photo of the Month

This month I have chosen this macro shot of a juvenile flatfish. It is only the second time I have ever seen one and it’s the first time I have got a shot of one. Like many juvenile marine species it spends its larval stage in open water often only found at night time. These flat fish go through a

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Inward Lighting – Underwater Photography Tip

Inward Lighting - Underwater Photography Tip

Hi and welcome back to another one of my photography blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving. This time I will be talking about different ways to use strobes. For most underwater photographers, getting their first strobes is a big day. It means that from now on we don’t need to worry so much about white balancing the camera. We can also

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Strobe Accessories – Underwater Photography Tips & Tricks

Strobe Accessories - Underwater Photography Tips & Tricks

Hi and welcome back to my latest underwater photography blog for Sairee Cottage Diving. This time I will be talking about what kind of extra camera equipment we can attach to the front of our strobes. When using a strobe, even on low settings, the light can be too harsh and therefore over expose the main subject and add backscatter

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Diving at Home: The benefits and opportunities of Scuba Diving

Diving at Home: The benefits and opportunities of Scuba Diving

Hello and welcome back to another one of my blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving. This time I would like to give you a few you all a few tips on how you can keep diving even when your trip is over. You can also take your diving in different directions that can be far more rewarding than just fun diving

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Marine life behavior study for underwater photography

Marine life behavior study for underwater photography

In my last blog for Sairee Cottage Diving I wrote about some of the various ways that certain marine life defend themselves and the hazards that this could possibly present to divers and, even more so, to underwater photographers. I also wrote about how underwater photographers can take advantage of some of these strange defense techniques to get better photos

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Fish Self Defense

Fish Self Defense

Hello and welcome back to another one of my blogs for Sairee Cottage Diving, Koh Tao. This time I will be telling you about the various ways that marine life defend and protect themselves from predators. It is important for divers and, even more so, for underwater photographers to be aware of the signs that fish are telling us to

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A new year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography

A new year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography

Hello and Happy New Year! Welcome back to my blog and the first of 2017. This year looks like it could be a big year for Peach Snaps Underwater Photography. With a new team assembled and brand new camera equipment I am all ready to go. My new team members and business partners are PADI instructors Adriana Guerra and Maddy

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Underwater Macro Photography

Underwater Macro Photography

The underwater world is a beautiful place and it becomes more amazing the more often you go diving or snorkeling. For new divers, everything seen on a dive is of interest because it’s all new. For divers that have been diving a long time, many fish and coral species have been seen time and time again so to keep diving

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Underwater Photography – Share the Passion to Save our Ocean

Underwater Photography - Share the Passion to Save our Ocean

Although it is my passion, it has to be said that underwater photography is more important than most people realise in inspiring passion to save our ocean. There have been many discussions, most likely in most dive shops around the world, that stem from divers bragging about the delights of their daily dive to the rest of the staff that

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