There is no doubt that descending into the deep blue as a sunken vessel magically appears always invites a sense of awe, mystery and wonder. Often harbouring tales of turbulent seas, death, and sunken treasure; capturing a wreck’s story in a single photograph is what we would call beyond challenging. As divers, we haven’t done a lot of wreck diving, and therefore haven’t photographed many wrecks. So how do you shoot a shipwreck when you’ve never dived it before? Here’s what we learnt from our first attempt shooting Queensland’s grand steamship S.S. Yongala.