Underwater Photography

A web magazine Feb Mar 2003 e mail uwp uwpmag.co.uk When I started UwP it never occurred to me that I would have to write an obituary but news of the death of Jim Church has saddened the underwater photography community and led to many glowing tributes to the master teacher. It will always be a regret of mine that I never got to meet Jim in person but we corresponded occasionaly via e mail and I read his various postings on the UWPhoto forum. Jim was a natural teacher and I doubt if there's an...

By Deb Fugitt

The best underwater camera equipment in the world doesn't create great photos, photographers do Of course, it helps the photographer to have excellent underwater camera equipment all in perfect working condition. Even then the photographer must become skilled in their use. What else One needs clear water, good ambient light, just the right amount of current, film or storage, powerful batteries, plenty of air in the tank, the usual diving accoutrements plus a lot of patience. Many times I've...

By Kelvin Aitken

Sharks have long been the bad boys of the ocean, having the reputation of being fierce man eaters. On rare occasions this has even been true but they are not the most dangerous marine animal on this planet. Box Jellyfish can kill in a few minutes, inflicting pain so intense that the victim dies of heart failure. Or sea snakes have a venom as deadly as any land snake. The simple solution to these apparent threats is to just stay out of the water. Take up bull running, rodeo riding or elephant...

Ikelite housing for Olympus C50

This Olympus digital camera features 5.0 million pixel resolution in an incredibly small size. The housing provides controls for all camera functions, and the LCD monitor is easy to see through the housing back. Sliding the camera door open powers up the camera, then drop it into the housing for a fun and satisfying experience. The housing is molded of corrosion free clear polycarbonate and operates safely to 150 feet. The flash built into the camera operates fine in the housing. Optional...

Peter Rowlands

UR Pro filters are available from Ocean Optics, London www.oceanoptics.co.uk The System That Fits in Your Pocket. Not empties it. Digital photography is a breakthrough for underwater snapshooters. With user friendly automatic features not found on underwater film cameras like autofocus and autoexposure, they are incredibly easy to shoot. LCD monitor screens let you see the image as it really is without the parallax problems associated with budget underwater cameras. Zoom optics that focus down...

Classifieds

Nikonos III w 35 mm lens Ikelite 50 Substrobe w Mini C torch TTL Cable, Mounting tray with arm and attachments Manuals for all Perfect condition, very few dives Complete kit for 500.00 pounds Contact Tom Green Phone 01475686970 Mobile 07968616860 Sea& Sea MX-5 underwater camera, Hardly used, 75. Email Ali TheHomeland.co.uk Or Tel. 01494 522282. Sea & Sea MX10 Wide angle, macro and close up lenses. Lens carrier, YS40 strobe, UV filter. Good condition. 350.00. Sea Quest integrated weight...

Subtronic Alpha

It is one of the finest underwater flash units in the world. Yet is costs suprisingly little. It's equally at home in the hands of a beginner or a pro. It provides automatic TTL exposure with the Nikonos V and RS and most housed cameras For more creative lighting you can overide the TTL anytime you like and choose from seven manual power settings for fine discrimination. Its up to you. To ensure you don't miss shots when the action is fast and furious the Alpha recycles in under three seconds....

Light Motion Titan D100 housing

Light & Motion continues to broaden the Professional Digital Photography line with the entrance of the Titan D100 SLR Photo Housing. The Titan D100 is designed specifically for the Nikon D100 6.1 mega-pixel digital SLR. The D100 supports Compact Flash and Microdrive which provide massive storage capabilities that enable the user to save hundreds of high-resolution images. The Titan D100 Housing includes fingertip access to most camera controls using both mechanical interfaces, as well as...

How to submit articles

To keep UwP simple and financially viable to produce we can only accept submissions by e mail and they need to be done in the following way 1. The text for the article should be saved as a TEXT file and attached to the e mail 2. Images must be attached to the e mail and they need to be Resolution - 144dpi Size - Maximum length 15cm i.e. horizontal pictures would be 15 cm wide and verticals would be 15cm. File type - Save your image as a JPG file and set the compression to Medium quality This...

Deb Fugitt

Deb is a professional photographer, specializing in Internet Marketing for dive and travel related businesses and leads trips to her favorite destinations. Info on this destination www.scubasvg.com On Deb's trips Ever wondered, half way through a liveaboard trip, whether your pictures are even coming out Well now there's a simple, exciting solution. Digital cameras are turning underwater photography on its head. For as little as 450.00 you can buy a digital camera and housing. And that could be...

The Runnel Stone

Pouting - There are several wrecks mingled together on the Runnel Stone, but the most distinctive remains are those of the City of Westminster. Throughout the wreck you will encounter large schools of pouting who are very patient with persistent photographers. Dependant on the time of year you will also find shoaling bass, scad and mullet. Nikon F90X, Subal housing, 18-35mm zoom, Elitechrome EBX, f5.6 1 30th, Isotecnic 33TTL and YS30. Further west and close to Lands End is the infamous Runnel...