Most camera’s built in flash is very weak for underwater photography, while its effective range is usually 12-18 feet above water, it is no more than 2-3 feet underwater.
It will work for closeup shots with open aperture but will not be effective in almost any other type of shots.
Don’t get me wrong, it’s better than no flash at all but for getting good results , you need an external strobe.
We offer strobes/flashes starting at $99, see our Ultimate Underwater Strobe Guide here.
Visit his personal portfolio at www.ranmorphoto.com.
Latest posts by Ran Mor (see all)
- Looking For An Affordable Underwater Housing For Your DSLR? – February 14, 2017
- Underwater Photos taken with the Sony RX100 IV + Fantasea Housing + UWL-09F – February 2, 2017
- Fantasea & AOI Introduce New Wet Lenses For 2017 – January 31, 2017