Be inspired to take the underwater photographs you have always dreamed of with your compact camera.
Book of the Year 2010 - Diver Magazine
Designed to help the beginner and more advanced digital compact camera users, Underwater Photography for Compact Camera Users promises to inspire both snorkelers and divers to achieve fabulous underwater photographs.
Crammed with fantastic tips and photographs to illustrate the techniques, it delivers the expert advice without confusing the beginner or patronizing the advanced user.
Features advice on:-
• Choosing and caring for your camera underwater
• Understanding the settings on your camera
• Underwater composition
• Lighting conditions
• Choosing accessories
• How to capture the photographs you have always dreamed of
Read a sample chapter from the book: Understand your camera's settings including: Underwater mode, programme mode, aperture settings, shutter speed and manual mode.
About the author:
Maria Munn is a multi award-winning underwater photographer and the first person in the world to design tailor-made, underwater photography courses for all makes of compact cameras. Since launching PADI's Digital Underwater Photography Speciality in March 2006, Maria has become the leading teaching expert.
Maria's own achievements in the past few years have been phenomenal. Her own work has featured in 18 publications over the last five years. She has a Licenciateship with the Royal Photographic Society, won BSAC's Travel Photographer of the Year 2008 and has won a Bronze Medal with Underwater Photography's Annual Competition as well as being a Runner-Up this year.
She has written articles for The Sunday Times, Underwater Photography Magazine, Amateur Photographer, Travellers Tales as well as Wanderlust and Sport Diver UK.