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Press Release- Underwater Photography


New Release from Rocky Nook

Contact: Rocky Nook, Inc. — (805) 687-8727 — Press@rockynook.com

Santa Barbara, CA – September 10, 2014


Underwater photography is a fascinating pursuit for those who aspire to capture the magical world found within our oceans and bring it to the surface. In this book, award-winning photographer Tobias Friedrich teaches us how to create stunning underwater images, covering everything from the equipment needed, to creating powerful compositions, to processing the final image. He uses case studies to show how his own images were created, and provides detailed explanations for specific techniques that can be applied to your very next dive.

The text is supported by images from some of the most beautiful diving areas on Earth. Also included are countless tips and tricks for the beginner and intermediate photographer.

Topics include: Choosing the right equipment ,composing your images, wide-angle photography, macro photography, image editing, case studies and diagrams of shooting positions.

As an added bonus, the book includes a 22-page Guest Gallery featuring images by some of today’s most recognized names in underwater photography, including Ernie Brooks, Alex Mustard, Richard Salas, Imran Ahmad, and Eric Cheng.

The abundance of breathtaking underwater images contained in this book is sure to inspire you to plan your next dive.

Foreword by Ernie Brooks. 

About the author:

At 33 years old, Tobias Friedrich is one of the most awarded underwater photographers in Germany, with accolades and recognition from Smithsonian’s Nature’s Best Photography Ocean Views Contest, the Ocean Art Photo Competition, and the Celebrate the Sea Festival, among others. His images have been published in several diving magazines, including Sport Diver, Unterwasser, and Scuba Diver Through the Lens, as well as in other well-known publications such as Spiegel Online and the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper.

Underwater Photography

Tobias Friedrich

Published by Rocky Nook

978-1-937538-52-1, 216 pages

Soft Cover 8″x10″

$39.95 US, $41.95 CA

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About Rocky Nook

Rocky Nook is a leading publisher of books written by photographers for photographers.

Rocky Nook boasts a broad collection of top-selling titles by renowned photographers from around the world, covering a variety of photography topics including composition, fine art, cutting-edge technology, and instruction manuals. Rocky Nook titles deliver premier content that helps beginning through professional photographers master the art, craft, and technology of photography.

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Rocky Nook is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a German publisher of computer and digital photography books.

Rocky Nook’s books are distributed worldwide by O’Reilly Media.