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Underwater photography is much different than land photography. Light and color loss, water clarity, currents and housing condensation are all elements that affect underwater photography. The large Dive Certification organizations have complete classes dedicated to Digital Underwater photography. Digital cameras are complex and need to be understood and set properly to obtain best results.
SHADOW IN THE CORNER OF PHOTO: Again caused by internal flash. The housing lens barrel partly blocks the flash and causes the shadow. A flash diffuser will help spread the light from internal flash around the lens barrel. A better option is an external strobe. An external strobe is always recommended for underwater use when more light is required. Use of the internal flash is not recommended underwater.
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