- March 26th, 2011
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Over at TechMilieu.com , they’ve shown some excellent examples of underwater photography. I’m actually a qualified PADI Rescue Diver, and find diving very relaxing, but have never taken the step to actually document my dives. The photography kit required for these shots depends greatly on what you want to do.
Basic underwater cameras that are good down to 3m are not really what you’re looking for since all of these photos are taken far deeper. The limit for recreational diver is 39m and you can buy decent waterproof housings for many compact cameras that will be good down to 30m.
When I bought a new digital compact for day to day use I choose a Canon s90, and made sure there was a waterproof housing available should I ever want to use it for diving. If you’ve never seen what one of these looks like, here’s a link to to the housing for the S90 on Amazon – Canon WP-DC35 Waterproof Camera Case for PowerShot S90 Digital Camera
There are many scuba diving sites around the world. Under the water you will find coral reefs, in touch with many fish, beautiful plants, etc. Underwater photography is usually done while doing the scuba diving activities. Here are some of the beautiful examples …