Keep an eye on whats going on in and on the sand you may miss something.
Taking your picture at just the right moment, is a great technique that levels the playing field somewhat if you only shoot with a more basic camera setup. However regardless of the kit you're using the "decisive moment" is the key to getting good shots.
Shooting towards the surface is a vital compositional tool and it's really simple to achieve great shots like this.
The Barge at Gubal Island is a hugely popular site, and not just for underwater photographers, check out why it's just a great all round dive site for everyone, regardless of ability.
A bit of serendipitous co-ordinated thinking, led me to get these shots of the famous oft-pictured motorbike on the Thistlegorm.
A blog post about a relatively common but difficult to shoot creature, that is a test for your diving and photographic skills.
A blog about finding a great background and subject, rather than just subject alone, but well worth the wait.
It's easy to get too comfortable and complacent with your photography, and you sometimes have to come out of your comfort zone to learn new things.
Another quick post about how I got the shot. This shot was taken very recently on our Simply the Best Photo trip, and we were...
Being prepared for what you can see about to occur, is an invaluable skill in all photography.