I've been shooting for some years now and have been sharing the discoveries throughout my developing years in photography.
I've worked with the simplest compact camera to the micro 4/3 systems up and to the full frame camera systems.
In each level of development, I learnt that above the importance of the camera, accessories, dive site, visibility, divemaster or critter, the mind-set and the thought process is key.
EQUIPMENT AND SETTINGS can only give you a photo...it is what clicks in your mind before the shutter that makes the difference.
Little Tommy's dad gave him a clay moulding set for his birthday and told him to make something beautiful that they could place in the living room.
A week later, Tommy came running to his dad looking very pleased. In his hand his masterpiece - a clay Statue of Liberty!
On his next birthday, his dad bought him a remote control car...