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Erin Quigley's Amazing Underwater Images & How She Shot Them [Recorded LIVE] June 9 2020

1 month ago | Canon 1DX III,Canon 1DX II, Canon 8-15mm, Canon 100mm IS, Canon 16-35mm III, Nauticam SMC-1, Nauticam SMC-2, Nauticam NA-1DXIII, Nauticam NA-1DXII

Join us for a live Q&A with our good friend Erin Quigley where we take a deep dive into some of her favorite underwater images. Topic Timecodes 01:03 - Erin’s Background in Underwater Photography & Editing

10:16 - Catfish Shot with Canon 1DXII & Canon 100
10:58 - The story behind the shot
11:45 - How do you push through frustrations when trying to nail a specific shot?

12:47 - Large Shark Shot Series (4 images)
13:40 - What goes into the decision making of shot selection, especially for contest submissions?

18:57 - Manta Ray Bait Ball Shot with Nikon D300 & Tokina 10-17
22:05 - What was your technique/strobe positioning for approaching this shot?
23:35 - What was the planning behind the manta positioning?
25:35 - Why would you use only a single strobe for shooting such a large subject?
27:33 - Making the choice: converting a shot to black and white versus keeping it in full color
28:52 - Components of a black and white shot
29:20 - Do you shoot in auto ISO?
31:28 - In the shark shot, were you able to sync your strobe at 1/400 shutter speed?
32:04 - How big was the manta?

33:21 - California Sea Lion Shot with Canon 1DXII & Canon 8-15
38:45 - In underwater photography, do you shoot to the right or left of the histogram?
42:35 - Do you use remote strobes?

43:13 - Nudibranch Shot with Canon 1DXII & Canon 100
43:25 - The story behind the shot
47:07 - What makes the Nauticam SMC-2 great for macro shooting?

49:12 - Seahorse Shot with Canon 1DXII & Canon 100
54:14 - Have you used extension rings, tubes, wet lens for your macro shooting?
55:17 - Do you use a tripod when shooting macro?
56:25 - Did you intentionally leave the backscatter around the head of the seahorse?

58:42 - Abstract School of Fish Shot with Canon 1DXII & Canon 8-15
01:04:16 - Where can we find more info on “Go Ask Erin” tutorials, trips, and content?

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