Underwater Photography Workshops

Hello, I'm Matty Smith

Underwater Photographer
I’m a underwater photographer, workshop leader & all round ocean enthusiast.

When I’m not in the water taking photographs I am usually  thinking about being in the water taking photographs.
I love showing people the treasures we have in our oceans, how fragile they are & the importance of protecting them.

Underwater Photography Workshops

Underwater Photography


Take better photos…

The waters of Sydney and NSW are abundant with incredible underwater photography opportunities just waiting to be taken. Join international award winning underwater photographer Matty Smith on one of his underwater photography workshops. Ranging from beginner to advanced around Sydney, Wollongong and trips further afield in Australia and abroad.

Underwater Photography Workshops

Underwater Photography


Brighten your space…

A selection of Matty’s favourite, limited edition fine art prints from his highly collectable and iconic “man of war” portfolio to his beloved and mystical sea dragons.

Underwater Photography Workshops

Q&A with Matty

Stay up to date with the latest in underwater photography with Matty’s tips and tricks from capture to download, post process as well of reviews of new camera equipment to hit the market. It’s a continually growing collection of underwater photography resources.

How to avoid BACKSCATTER in underwater photos

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQHPZU9lmgM&w=560&h=315] Backscatter is the illumination of particles in the water by your lights. It's the nemesis of underwater photographers. Although it can never be eliminated completely, by paying attention to our...

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How to remove SCRATCHES from a plastic DOME PORT

Nothing ruins an underwater photograph quicker than scratches on your dome port. In this video I show you a quick and easy way to remove a large scratch from a plastic/acrylic dome port. Everything you need can be purchased from a regular hardware store for about...

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