Photography with Duxy: Help & Advice

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Learning how to control your camera to give you the best results in very low light conditions.
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Getting your priorities right

I was recently asked on our Mexico trip how best to shoot whale sharks from the surface, whilst snorkelling. I …
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Only one strobe?

How to make the best of only having one strobe, and even choosing to shoot like this out of preference.
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How being patient and working the shot can make you “luckier”
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  Getting Great Pictures of Your Pals Shooting people underwater, mmmmhh, now there’s a thought I’ve entertained on many occasions, …
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The final picture I settled with.

Using iPhone Apps to help spread your Social Media presence, with Twitter ,Instagram or Pinterest as a dive club or dive related or photography related company.
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A post looking at using in phone Apps to inject some fun and an alternative view of creativity into your photography.
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Composition Corner-Rule of Thirds In our initial look at how you compose a shot I used an example of texture …
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Jussi holding Sony RX100 in Nauticam housing with Fix UWL lens and Twin Inon strobes and a GoPro on top!

Quick test of the Sony RX100 looking at it using wideangle lenses and testing out its high speed synch strobe capabilities.
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What happens on an UW photo workshop? Is it for me?
Let me try and put you at ease and see why a photo workshop is a great way to dive, and learn something new at the same time.
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Safely Planning and Organising a Wreck Photo Shoot

Shooting a good wreck photo with the minimum of fuss, requires careful planning. Safety and pre-planning At the beginning of …
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A video blog about discovering and trying out some of the new Photoshop Content Aware Tools
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Our Mexican Photo Trip June 2014

A trip report about our first foray into making a two centre photo trip in marvellous Mexico. Covering the Islas de Mujeres and the Riviera Maya and the Cenotes.
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Getting into UW Photography This is an overview of underwater photography taking the approach that you are a complete beginner, …
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Lighting and Editing for Character

How to light and then edit to accent character in your subjects.
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Why us underwater photographers use wide-angle and super wide angle lenses. And just what difference they can make to your pictures.
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Shooting on a tilt to inject some dynamics into your underwater compositions.
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A blog about getting rid of messy backgrounds,  super macro shot of an Ornate Ghost Pipefish

Making your subject matter stand out against a messy background can be achieved in a number of ways. Here Duxy looks at some techniques to help you reduce the clutter, and mess to enable your subject to be the focus of attention.
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Getting Shots When the Chips are Down

Sometimes difficult situations we find ourselves in, can help us to learn. In this case low available light macro shooting.
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Xmas Leftovers….. I hope you’ve all had a very merry Xmas, and eaten and drunk far too much, I certainly …
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