Author Crisitan Umili

Cristian was born in 1976 Reggio Emilia and lives with his wife Alessia near Portofino. Cristian and Alessia are Italian professional photographers and specialize in wedding and advertising photography. They work for Seac Sub, Scubapro, Mares, Veleria San Giorgio and some 4 star hotels in the Italian Riviera. Cristian started to shoot underwater photography seriously at age of 13 and has never stopped since. In 2011, Cristian and Alessia made aa underwater photography manual for an Italian editor “La Fotografia Subacquea in Digitale”. Cristian collaborates with Scubaportal, Scubazone and Scubashooters.

How to think of a lighting scheme


In advertising photography before taking a picture you think about the positioning, the power and color of the lights whether they are flash or continuous, in underwater photography thinking how to light the scene before us does not, or however often the underwater photography are linked to positions standards of its flash, often with the result of having, is, the subject well lit but also obtain almost flat illumination from passport photo.