Frink, Stephen Consultant in Underwater Photography, Key Largo, Florida.
Edgerton, Harold E. Formerly, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Last reviewed:January 2021
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- Deep-sea underwater photography
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The techniques involved in using photographic equipment underwater. Underwater photography is used to document subjects in freshwater lakes and quarries, in temperate seas, beneath the polar ice pack, and in the deep sea, but by far the greatest percentage of underwater photography is done within sport-diving limits in the tropical oceans. The color and variety of marine life in the Caribbean Sea, Red Sea, or Indo-Pacific Ocean are diverse and compelling, creating an ever-changing portfolio of subjects to photograph.
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