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How to achieve a black background
in your underwater photography
Achieving a black background in underwater photography is a great way to isolate a subject and create drama within your images. Even though a dark background is often associated with night diving, there are plenty of ways to create this artistic effect during broad daylight.
A clean black background without backscatter can help to emphasise a subject, particularly if the subject has a complex pattern, or is very well camouflaged against the background.