First Guide To Freediving For Underwater Photography Released

Glass and Water - Freediving Photography Mark Harris
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Former British Champion freediver Mark Harris has released his first book – Glass and Water: The Essential Guide to Freediving for Underwater Photography. It is the first book on underwater photography for freedivers with contributions from expert underwater photographers this book teaches the skills, knowledge and equipment necessary to successfully pursue underwater photography without scuba gear.

Glass and Water is not designed as a replacement for existing books on underwater photography.  It focuses on freediving techniques, equipment and photo opportunities which are better suited to freediving (rather than scuba).

The book is divided into three parts cover basics & equipment, techniques and finally personal perspectives from Mark and other informed contributors.

It is available now in paperback for £16.95 / $27 from, online from (other Amazon sites coming later in the year) and from other retailers.

Glass and Water - Freediving Photography Mark Harris

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Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years-old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a passion he pursued in all his spare time. In 1996 his passion for the underwater world led him to setup When he gets time he enjoys both Freediving and Scuba Diving when not traveling for work or enjoying time with his family in London.


  1. Good idea and I'm sure it'll be a good read – disappointing that the cover has a photo of a diver diving with his snorkel in his mouth.

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