The Underwater Photographer

5th Edition

Martin Edge, Stuart Gibson

April 13, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 504 Pages - 424 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138123588 - CAT# 173518

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In this long-awaited fifth edition of the best-selling book, Martin Edge continues to provide the definitive guide to underwater photography. The book covers everything from the basic principles, the equipment, approaches to composition and lighting, through to creating an individual style.

The book features over 400 updated colour images - taken on numerous dives around the world - with an accompanying narrative that provides detailed information on how the shots were taken, their strengths and weakness, and how to fix mistakes. Practical examples take you step-by-step through the basic techniques from photographing shipwrecks, divers, marine life, macro images, and taking photographs at night. New chapters cover the latest equipment, processes and techniques including SLR Cameras, water contact lenses, mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, micro four third systems, super macro techniques, motion blur, LED lighting and more.

Packed with inspiring examples from global diving destinations and speciality chapters written by professionals in the field, this book is an indispensable masterclass for both the novice and seasoned underwater photographer.


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