Exploring the Depths: The Fascinating World of Underwater Photography

Underwater photography is a captivating and exhilarating genre that allows photographers
to dive into a whole new world of visual possibilities. From vibrant coral reefs teeming
with colorful marine life to mesmerizing seascapes, the underwater realm offers endless
opportunities for creativity and exploration. In this article, we will take a plunge into the

fascinating world of underwater photography and delve into the techniques and
considerations that can help you capture stunning images beneath the waves.

One of the first and most important aspects of underwater photography is having the right
equipment. Investing in a reliable underwater camera housing or a waterproof camera
is essential to protect your gear from water damage. Make sure the housing is suitable
for the depths you plan to explore. Additionally, consider using wide-angle lenses to
capture expansive underwater scenes or macro lenses to capture intricate details of
smaller subjects.

Lighting is a critical factor in underwater photography, as the properties of light change as
you descend into the depths. The colors become less vibrant and red wavelengths are
absorbed more quickly. To counteract this, you can use artificial lighting sources such as
strobes or underwater flashes. These help restore the colors and illuminate your
subjects, bringing them to life in your images. Experiment with different angles and
intensities of light to create stunning visual effects and add depth to your photographs.

Composition plays a vital role in creating captivating underwater images. The same
principles that apply to composition in other genres of photography can be applied
underwater as well. Utilize the rule of thirds, leading lines, and framing techniques to
create visually engaging and balanced compositions. Experiment with angles and
perspectives to add depth and interest to your shots. The buoyancy of water allows you
to move freely, so take advantage of this to find unique viewpoints and capture dynamic

Mastering buoyancy is a skill that can greatly enhance your underwater photography. Being
neutrally buoyant allows you to effortlessly maneuver and position yourself for the best
shots. Practice controlling your buoyancy to achieve the desired position and angle,
enabling you to capture stable and sharp images. This also helps minimize disturbance
to the marine environment and ensures you can navigate safely underwater.

When it comes to subject selection, the underwater world offers an abundance of
captivating options. Vibrant coral reefs, schools of fish, and unique sea creatures are just
a few examples of the diverse marine life you may encounter. Research your diving
location beforehand to identify potential subjects of interest. Exercise patience and
observation to capture elusive moments and behaviors in their natural habitat.

Post-processing is an essential part of underwater photography. Adjustments to color
balance, contrast, and saturation can help bring out the true colors of the underwater

world and correct any color casts caused by the water. Utilize editing tools to remove
backscatter, which are tiny particles suspended in the water that can appear as
unwanted specks in your images. Enhance the overall clarity and sharpness to showcase
the intricate details of your underwater subjects.

Lastly, always prioritize safety when engaging in underwater photography. Follow proper
diving protocols, familiarize yourself with the dive site, and be aware of potential
hazards. Respect marine life and their habitats, and practice responsible diving and
photography techniques. Remember, capturing stunning images is important, but it
should never come at the expense of the environment or your own safety.

In conclusion, underwater photography is a thrilling and rewarding genre that opens up a
whole new world of visual exploration. By having the right equipment, understanding
lighting, mastering composition, practicing buoyancy control, and respecting safety
guidelines, you can capture awe-inspiring images that showcase the captivating beauty
of the underwater realm. So, gear up, dive in, and embark on an extraordinary
photographic adventure beneath the waves.

DPC starts Beginners Photography Workshop on weekdays . Batch starts 26th Dec

DPC announces Beginners Photography workshop which is also signature product of DPC on weekdays now.

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Course details: Beginners Photography Workshop

Workshop Highlight

Classes only on weekdays.
Know your camera and what it can do for you
Use different lighting situations to create drama in photos
Learn principles of composition and framing
Know why some pictures are more appealing than others
What and how do you click pictures to create the ‘WOW’ effect!

Functions covered–exposure (over & under), flash, white balance, depth of field, ISO

Workshop Benefits
Smaller batch size to ensure individual interaction and attention
Opportunity to interact with instructors/peers for as long as you want

You can also send your works for review and feedback even after the workshop is over

Certificate of participation
Your photos become eligible for showcasing in the club events

Profile of previous participants
Previous participants of these workshops have been college students, working professionals, home makers, and between 11 years to 45 years of age.

Loads of enthusiasm and any digital camera 🙂

Workshop Fee : INR 6000


Art of Visual Story Telling

DPC Announces Brand new workshop on taking your photos to next level.

Art of Visual Story Telling 

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Now that you’ve got a handle on your DSLR settings, it’s time to take your photography to the next level! Skilled photographer at Delhi Photography Club  will teach you pro tips of Photo Stories and photo essay .and lightroom  tricks. Dive into unique and more complex shooting techniques and methods to get the most out of your DSLR camera. You’ll learn about capturing more dynamic images, try out new concepts, and practice some post-production tricks to get the image you want. If you have a laptop with Photoshop installed, bring it along. If not, we’ll provide plenty of paper and pens for note taking!


Workshop Content and Highlights:

Understanding and creating the concepts .

How to Research

Photo stories

Photo Essays

Tricks and tips for light and speed trails ,Star trails

Editing tools more effectively and efficiently on Lightroom.


Workshop USP:

· Classes only on Weekdays 

· Indoor and Outdoor , hands on workshop

· Outdoor Practical session with instructor

· Assignment for practice at home

· Opportunity to interact with instructors/peers.

· Send your works for review and feedback

· Certificate of participation


Who can join this workshop?


Amateurs & Beginners


Aspiring artists

Home makers and Mothers

Keen on improving photos



Loads of enthusiasm and a DSLR camera or Digital Point n shoot and basics of Photography and know how of the camera


Workshop Fee: Rs 12000

Days : Wed , Thursday, Friday

Date : 09 Jan to 01 st Feb

Time : 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm

12 classes of 2.30 hours each.

Please note , in this class we will not be talking about basics of camera and exposure .

DPC announces brand new Workshop on Photo editing with VJ sharma

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AGENDA – (Essentially Library and Develop of Lightroom)

– Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Pro.

– A Digital Dark-Room.

– Understanding why Lightroom is an important Software for a Photographer.

– How it is different from Adobe Photoshop.

– Lightroom Workflow for Photographers who go for various Photo-Shoots of different types.

– Workspace and Setup of Lightroom.

– Do Quality work by saving time – Better Organize your Photo-Shoots.

– Cataloging, Backup and Archiving.

– Basic tools and their use.

–  Reading Histogram to decide further processing of Photographs.

– Understanding Editing in ‘Develop Module’ of Adobe Lightroom.

– Adjusting Image Color and Tone.

– Working in Grayscale.

– Retouching and correcting photographs.

– Basics of Correcting Lens Distortions and noise.

– Basics of Export and Slideshow creation.

– Creating Online portfolio.


  • All DPC workshops require you to have loads of enthusiasm.
  • People with laptop and Lightroom installed 
  • You can have a DSLR and you know how to use your camera features

Who Should attend

  • Photography Enthusiasts .
  • Students of photography and art
  • Hobbyists and enthusiast photographers
  • wedding Photographers 
  • Persuing careers in Photography
  • Working photographers who wish to hone their skill and learn from the expert


Workshop Fee

Rs 3000    ( open to all)

Rs 2500 for DPC members

Rs 2000 for ( people who attended this workshop previously at DPC)


To register www.delhiphotographyclub.com/register or call 8826712162 for more details

About the Instructor 

VJ  Sharma –  A Software Engineer by the day and a blogger by the night, VJ tries to find photography related opportunities whenever he gets time during weekends or holidays. He hails from Himachal Pradesh, India and have been brought up amidst imposing natural beauty of the Himalayas. A desire to capture this beauty led to an interest in photography. He has since then honed his skills through a professional photography course and intense practice. Apart from Nature photography, he also dabbles in Architecture, Product, and Sports photography.


VJ loves practicing and discussing Digital photography and post processing.



Introduction to Studio Lighting with Nilayjyoti Talukdar



Introduction to studio lighting.

In this two day workshop on studio lighting we will cover six different types of lighting.

Hi-key and Low Key lighting
Split lighting
loop , Rembrandt and butterfly
3-point lighting
It will also be covering inverse square law of lighting
Product , Food, portrait and Fashion.

First day will be theory followed by hands on practical.

Beginning of the practical will be introduction to studio: Do and Don’ts in studio, features of studio light, maintaining a studio, taking care of studio equipment, Knowing the light stands, soft box.

Key Features of the workshop:
As it will be a detailed workshop on studio lighting, It will mainly emphasize on portraits as one can deeply understand lighting on human figure. But as the workshop contains different types of lighting and it will be the base of all kinds of lighting, so one light any kind of products, food, portrait or fashion after this workshop.

All DPC workshops require you to have loads of enthusiasm.You can have a DSLR and you know how to use your camera features

Who Should attend

Photography Enthusiasts .

Students of photography and art

Studio owners

Pursuing careers in Photography

Working photographers who wish to hone their skill and learn from the expert

Workshop Fee
Rs 3000 ( open to all)
Rs 2500 for DPC members

To register www.delhiphotographyclub.com/register or call 8826712162 for more details