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Hi Community -

I'm advancing from beginner UW photography to intermediate+. Recently upgraded rig ($$$ ouch!) and am very excited to learn from you all! Very anxious about the learning curve - going from a simple Canon PowerShot with cheapo housing to a Sony RX100 VII, Sea & Sea YS-D3 x2, and a Nauitcam housing. Also have a Kraken Hydra 3500+. 

I appreciate all advice.

Thanks!

Katie

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Hi everyone,

 

I'm a a diver from germany who wants to try to learn how to take better pictures. I'm still at the very beginning of my journey but I hope I will find some good inspiration here :). 

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Hello All, 

My Name is Kush, 

I have recently become enthralled by underwater photography and the images you can produce with proper equipment and techniques!

Looking to browse through images and get my feet wet!

Cheers, 

 

Kush

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Hi all,

I'm Brian, moved to UK a year ago (right before COVID) and looking to up my UW photo skills. I've been shooting an Olympus TG-4/6 for a while now, but recently bought a housing and other bits for my Nikon D850. Itching to get back into the water and check out UK diving and start using the new toys.

Brian

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Hey all, I've been taking pictures above and below water almost all my life. Most of my diving is away from home. For gear, I prefer to stay small so I can also enjoy the dive itself!

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Hi everyone

I'm Norwegian but live in Thailand, where I work as an underwater filmmaker. I also teach video courses and have free tutorials on my YouTube, mostly related to underwater videography. Hope you enjoy my work!

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Hi all, I'm Cinematographer based in Australia. 

Currently doing some underwater work around the Gold Coast. I just got my hands on a Nauticam kit, and I wanted to join the forums to read up and learn from peers. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone's work and pick up a few bits and pieces from the classifieds. Thanks!

Esteban - Cinematographer

https://www.estebanrivera.com.au

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Hi,

I have always enjoyed a bit of underwater photography because I like freediving, but I have never taken it up seriously. I just want to gain some knowledge so that my photography is better

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Hi all :)

 

I am a Scuba instructor looking to get into the UW photography world. I enjoy taking photos under water and want to improve my skills and knowledge. Also on the look out for a complete camera, housing and light set up :)

 

cheers

 

Mark

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Hi, Hetland here. I've been diving for about 13 years, and snapping pics underwater about the same amount of time. Looking forward to learning here.

-h

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Hi.

My name is Neil Hammerschlag, I'm a research associate professor at the University of Miami, RSMAS, and Director of the Shark Research and Conservation Program (www.SharkTagging.com).

Thanks for having me.

Best

Neil

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I'm a diver currently in the NJ area near NYC and underwater photographer.  Long time lurker, first time poster.  I've been shooting with a GH5 which I bought thinking I would be doing more video than still.  Now with more experience, I am going to be upgrading my camera system.  Need to sell my old equipment to help offset the cost of the new system.  

Keri

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Hi, I am 29 years old and from Austria. Diving since a bit more than two years and now I want to start to experiment a bit wirh my camera :)

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Hi, I am a diver based in Barcelona, Spain, and I cannot go under water without my camera! 
I am still satisfied with my Canon Powershot S95, and also still learning to improvoe the quality of my pics.

Glad to have found this place!

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hello!! all wetpixel friends~

i am an Korean Diver... but i  a little speak Eng... sorry

but i am using google transfer~

i am PADI instroctor.. and i was diving thai kohtao 3years and philippines malapascua 2 years .. but recent can't diving.. becaus covid...

i am using equiment nikon z6, inon z330 two storbes, aquatica housing, and 105mm marcro 8-15 lens

 

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Hi there,

my name is Jakob and I am from Germany. I am diving for a few years now and recently bought myself a used Canon 50D with 60mm Marco and a Hugyfot housing. Now I bought a cheap strobe the Sea & Sea YS-03.

I am glad for this forum, because it is still a niche topic.

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Hello Fellow Fishes!

I’ve been diving for 40 years (yikes that means I’m old). A 2-decade-old (there’s that word again) passion was underwater photography back in the day of slide film and the Nikonas UW cameras. Once the world went digital and slide film became hard to find I retired my cameras. Career retirement is 5 months away and I want to get back to photography. I live in sunny south Florida where we have beautiful diving year round. 

 

 

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I have a complete system for sale. Canon 5D mk lll and Nauticam housing. Everthing but strobes.

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Hello, 

I just moved from the midwest to southern California.  Haven't had a chance to get some dives in out here, but I'm looking forward to the warmer water and abundant marine life!   I recently purchased my first underwater camera (Used Sony Nex7).  It'll be quite different than just swimming around with a GoPro.  

I'm all ears for any dive site recommendations in Orange County. 

Cheers, 

Greg

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Hi Everyone, Sorry not been here for a very long time! No particular reason, just life getting in the way!

Been taking pictures UW since 1984!!! :)

Based in the UK, make most of my own housings, ports, and most other UWP bits. Nikon based, but also sometimes Olympus MFT.

Cheers

Pete

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Good day all !  Based in Cebu, returning to diving after a few years hiatus, but with the added interest of videography. Will be using a system based around a Tg-6. Really chose the Tg-6 due to wanting a small easy to handle rig, also the great Backscatter videos were very useful in helping me to decide. Camera looks capable of producing great quality footage. Much of my diving will be based out of Mactan, Cebu but with plenty of other sites around the islands. 

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Hi my name is Christian Bonham.  It's nice to meet you all.

I have done a little bit of underwater photography taking photos of white sharks in Mexico.  I'm selling my ancient Subal underwater housing, so going through the process of reaching out to this community.

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Hi! I am Iñaki from Spain, I've always loved photography and have a full sony setup that I use on land. I have been trying to put off underwater photography until I feel comfortable with my buoyancy etc... but I think that it is time to start exploring UW photo more seriously and learn from all of you to transfer the landside skills underwater!

Couple pics I took with my iphone and Sealife housing (no lights and somewhat hard to nail the focus, but fun to use nonetheless) on a recent trip. 

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