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Choosing an Underwater Photography Lighting System
PixelLetch - 3/09/2014 10:13 PM
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What’s Right for You? – by Denise KitchelWhy do I need a lighting system?That might seem like a silly question, but it is not always obvious to people what factors are involved in determining how much lighting they need. There are a few things that determine the amount of color saturation and image clarity in underwater photography: depth, ambient light, and water clarity. By adding to the available natural light, you’ll be able to improve the color saturation, sharpness and clarity of your photos.Underwater Depth and ColorThink about rainbows; they are a vision of light refracted into individual colors through rain (drops of water). So, it’s only natural that when we’re under water, colors change based on the light from above being refracted and absorbed by the water. Each color is a different wave length and energy level, which means that each color absorbs at a different rate. Colors vanish underwater in the same order as they appear in the color spectrum. Red – The first...This is a summary only. Please see our blog for the full article, photos and much more!