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Best Underwater Cameras of 2016

View our guides to the Best compact cameras, Best mirrorless cameras, Best dSLRs of 2016. A must read when picking a new camera!

link 45% Off Huge Olympus Sale

Once in a lifetime deal on an E-M1 housing, camera and lens bundle for $1,699

link Travel Special - Komodo Photo Workshop

Incredible liveaboard diving with pro photo instruction in wide-angle and macro. Learn more!


Holiday Gift Guide 2016
Need a gift for the underwater photographer on your list? Check out these ideas for any budget.
Sony RX100 V
Will your RX100 IV housing work with the RX100 V? Find out here.
Canon 5D Mark IV Camera Review
First look at the 5D Mk IV underwater, including specs, field reviews and best housing options

In Focus Blog Posts

In January I had a chance to take the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera  and PT-EP14 housing out...
Best Cameras for Underwater Photography & Video 12 Ideas For the holidays of 2016 By Scott Gie...
Diving in the Galapagos isn’t for the faint of heart. From the heart pounding surge and currents a...
If you are a photographer who has decided to try your hand underwater you may start to feel that you...


Farnworth Banks, backside of Catalina
Farnsworth Banks, Backside Catalina Island One of SoCal's Best Dive Sites Hydrocoral, Torpedo...
 Bluewater Photo's 2017 Anilao Underwater Photo Workshop Join Bluewater Photo in April/May 2017...
ATMOSPHERE LUXURY BOUTIQUE DIVE RESORT  A truly upscale boutique resort with amazing...
Fiji on the Nai'a Photo Workshop 2018
Fiji on the Nai'a Photo Workshop 2018 Join Bluewater Photo's Mark Strickland at the soft coral...
Wreck Diving in Truk Lagoon 2018 Join Ron Watkins in Truk Lagoon, indisputably the best wreck...

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