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Underwater Photography Glossary

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Browse Underwater Photography Terms

Use the alphabet above to browse underwater photography terms.

Whether you are just getting into underwater photography for the first time and still learning, or simply want to clarify some of the underwater photography terms you've read in our articles or that you heard bantered about by other photographers, the DPG Underwater Photography Glossary can be a valuable resource.

Many terms in the glossary transcend all forms of photography and are not specific to underwater photography, while other terms are specific to the equipment and techniques required specifically for the underwater photographer. The glossary is constantly being expanded. Please help us make the DPG Underwater Photography Glossary the most complete resource it can be and feel free to contact us with any additional terms that you'd like to see in the glossary.
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