Decent Exposure: How We Can All Get Better Underwater Images

Following his last article on underwater composition, Martyn Guess provides some more tips on how we can all get better underwater images.

If you study a good underwater image and look at the components that help it to be memorable – whether it be an interesting subject exhibiting some particular behaviour, or maybe something brightly coloured or lit in a different way – if it isn’t well exposed, the picture simply won’t stand out and command attention from the viewer and you, the photographer, will be disappointed.

In this article, I want to look at how to get the best exposure and to be sure it is right underwater.