Have you ever seen a fish as it swims in water? We are sure that many of us have seen colorful fishes swimming around in the aquarium and spent hours being fascinated by the way they seem to have a purpose as they go around the tank. Sometimes we have even tried to interact with the fishes by holding a finger to the outside of the tank which the fish seems to be attracted to and tries to follow the movement of. If you are one of those who is into photography and are seeking new subjects to capture in the magical lens of your camera, then photographing fish would indeed be a good idea. The best aspect of fish photography is that you not only have a lot of choices with so many different species of fish, it is also an adventurous thing to do. After all, there are so many species of fish that exist in so many different types of waterbodies. We can even dare to go on a limb and say that it can be almost equated with adorable newborn photography ideas for your junior.
You can also check out examples of wet and wild river photography to fascinate you to learn about some of the arrangements you have to make in order to click the fish photography. Clicking of photos of different species of fish is not only fascinating and pretty to look at but it can also be very educational just like the best wildlife photos of past 10 years.
There are so many varieties of fishes that you will find that even spending all your time and dedicating your efforts to doing this will not be enough to make even a small dent in covering all the types of fishes. We suggest that instead of starting with the photography of fish in the wild, which will require a lot of special equipment and training, you should start with clicking a few pictures from good aquariums to get some practice. The thing is that underwater photography is not as straightforward as other forms of photography (these also may have complications) because it is capturing something that can breathe only as long as it is underwater and would die when taken out. This means that you have to calculate and provide for the distortion that water is going to cause to the final results when you use your camera to click fishes.
Only after you have mastered the art of clicking nice pictures of fish in aquarium should you even consider the option of going for fish photography underwater. To do this, you will have to get used to balancing all your equipment while maintaining your own equilibrium before you even consider clicking photograph. Another aspect that you have to consider is the equipment that you will use underwater. It has to be good quality and a camera that is of good quality nevertheless.
You will also have to undergo some kind of training on being aware of the dangers that could lurk in depths of water when you are clicking photographs of fishes underwater. We have to warn you here that you will soon fall in love with this fascinating Piscean world where you will see so many things that you will soon wonder at the magic nature has wrought. Ranging from the really gross fishes on one side, the range of fishes out there are numerous and even offer the prettiest ones too. Take for instance, Koi fish that are revered and bred with such fascinating designs. Do share with your experiences with fish photography.