Take your camera for a swim: how to capture the best underwater shots

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Going on holiday to Australia or have some interesting wildlife swimming around in your pool outside? A new set of free online underwater digital photography tutorials could help you to capture the perfect "wet look" shot.

Underwater photography site DivePhotoGuide.com launched a free set of online tutorials on January 27. The tutorials provide handy tips on subjects like how to select your first underwater camera system, the right composition and lighting for your shots, surf photography and creative underwater techniques.

The tutorials are written by professional underwater photographer Jason Heller and website editor Matt Weiss and include contributions from National Geographic photographer David Doubilet, Martin Edge and Alex Mustard.

The text, photo and video guides can be found on the DivePhotoGuide ( http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-techniques) website.

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