A review of the optical equipment you need when shooting wide-angle underwater and what you need to remember.
- [Instructor 1] In this movie, we're going to do a recap…of wide angle optics.…So we looked at this topic back in the fundamentals course…but it's worth reviewing in context right now,…and we're going to add in a few more details to this as well.…So for starters here, we're going to recap…the swimming pool example because it's rife…with straight lines.…- [Instructor 2] So we're going to take a look at…the field of view of two of the workhorse lenses…for wide angle underwater photography.…The first one is a 16 millimeter rectilinear lens,…and that's going to provide us with a 107 degree diagonal…field of view.…
Now remember that these numbers are top side angles,…so underwater they're going to be slightly narrower.…But for demonstration purposes,…we're going to use those numbers.…- [Instructor 1] So just bear in mind that…this is a diagonal measurement from one corner…to the opposite corner of your scene.…- [Instructor 2] So now let's take at that other…workhorse lens, the 15 millimeter fisheye.…Now this 15 millimeter fisheye,…
- Wide-angle optics
- Blending and contrasting exposure
- Controlling exposure with aperture
- Lighting underwater
- Shooting on walls and slopes
- Composing underwater shots
- Capturing rays of sunlight
- Going in for close focus
- Post-processing in Lightroom
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Wide Angle?
5. Special Techniques
6. Post Processing
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