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Reef Diver, Turks and Caicos Islands

Photograph by Raul Touzon

Learn and Use the Rules of Composition

Underwater photography is photography, so the same rules and concepts apply. Just because you’re shooting in water doesn’t guarantee you a great image. Good images aren’t shot, they’re created. Learn and practice the rules of composition, including the rule of thirds, frame within a frame, leading lines, and movement—and use those strobes wisely.—Raul Touzon

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