Never leave a film or camera in a locked bus. The mounting temperature can badly affect the quality of the photographic material. It is better to have prints made at home. Not all types of camera batteries are easy to find, so make sure you bring batteries that will last the entire trip. Our guidance for regular photography, applies equally for underwater photography. You will have to bring all gear from home, and have the pictures developed in Europe. For those who insist on taking a few snapshots of Sri Lanka’s fascinating under sea flora and fauna, there are now throwaway underwater cameras available.