Underwater photography is a fascinating pursuit for those who aspire to capture the magical world found within our oceans and bring it to the surface. In Underwater Photography, award-winning photographer Tobias Friedrich teaches us how to create stunning underwater images, covering everything from the equipment needed, to creating powerful compositions, to processing the final image. He uses case studies to show how his own images were created, and provides detailed explanations for specific techniques that can be applied to your very next dive.
Alongside the text are example images from some of the most beautiful diving areas on Earth. Also included are countless tips and tricks for the beginner and intermediate photographer.
- Choosing the right equipment
- Composing your images
- Wide-angle photography
- Macro photography
- Image editing
- Case studies
- Diagrams of shooting positions
The abundance of breathtaking underwater images contained in Underwater Photography is sure to inspire you to plan your next dive.
Tobias Friedrich is one of the most awarded underwater photographers in Germany, with accolades and recognition from Smithsonian's Ocean Views, the British Underwater Image Festival, and the Celebrate the Sea Festival, among others. His images have been published in several diving magazines, including US Sports Diver and Scuba Diver Through the Lens, and other well-known publications, such as Spiegel Online and the Frankfurther Allgemeine newspaper