There is an astonishing world just waiting to be photographed underwater. With marine biologist Dr Alexander Mustard as your guide you can learn all you need to know to explore the amazing creatures and landscapes that lie beneath the surface. From information about diving equipment and cameras, to crucial advice on understanding and controlling light underwater, this book provides all the background you need before you take the plunge. Topics covered include wide-angle light, macro lighting, ambient light and macro techniques. All this is illustrated, of course, with stunning images of the weird and wonderful animals and sights he has encountered beneath the waves.
Dr Alexander Mustard has worked as a full-time underwater photographer for the past 10 years. Previously, he worked as a marine biologist at the UK's National Oceanography Centre in Southampton. He has pioneered many techniques within unden/vater photography, which he shares through magazine articles, talks and workshops. His photographs have won many awards including, on five occasions, the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year. In 2013, Alex was named GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year for his image Night Moves.