Underwater photography is one of the toughest genres in photography. Herethe photographers need to be a deep sea diver as well. But there is no denying the fact that the whole experience is absolutely thrilling. Underwater you are going to come across different types of subjects. Some of them are going to shy away from your camera; others will greet and pose before you or simply yawn at you. Amidst all these diversified reactions, you need to capture the best possible moments.
The underwater photographer needs to be a good swimmer. Therefore, if you are planning to specialize in underwater photography, then you need to sharpen your swimming skills and learn the techniques whereby you can float in a single place. Settle yourself at a place under the water and wait for the variety fishes around you to get used to you and the gadgets so that they do not run away from your flash light. The saying ‘practice makes a person better’ is aptly suitable for this style of photography. The more you dive underwater and click photographers, the better results you are going to get. Moreover, it will also help in understanding the behavior of the underwater life and adjust to it.
These photographs reveal one of nature’s greatest phenomena the annual sardine run. Millions of the fish move north along the coast of South Africa where they are eaten by dolphins, sharks and gannets in a huge feeding frenzy.