Best Underwater Cameras of 2015

View our guides to the Best compact cameras, Best mirrorless cameras, Best dSLRs of 2015. A must read when picking a  new camera!

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The winners of the 5th annual Ocean Art Photo Competition have been announced, see 75 of the best underwater photos in the world!

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Sony A7R II Review for Underwater
Sony A7R II review for shooting underwater. Best lenses, camera comparisons and underwater images.
Holiday Gift Guide 2015
Need a gift for the underwater photographer on your list? Check out these ideas for any budget.
Using the Fix Neo 1500 SWR Underwater
Learn all about the Fix Neo 1500 SWR, "All in One" focus / video light.
What's new from DEMA 2015
Preview all the new gear displayed at DEMA 2015!

In Focus Blog Posts

At the end of last year I had the opportunity to take a demo of the Aquatica A7R II housing out for ...
Best Cameras for Underwater Photography & Video 10 Ideas For the holidays of 2015 By Scott Gie...
The biggest drawback to using fiber optic cables on the mirrorless and compact cameras is often the ...
Wide angle compositions are often the hardest to nail perfectly. During the SoCal Shootout participa...


Anacapa / Santa Cruz Macro Trip
March 12th, 2016
4 excellent dives at great photo sites off Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands
Farnworth Banks, backside of Catalina
June 25, 2016
Farnsworth banks is one of Califorina's top dive sites
February 21-28, 2016
3 days cenotes, 3 days sailfish for the ultimate wide-angle photo workshop
Anacapa Island on the Peace
July 24th, 2016
4 Excellent photo sites at Anacapa Island. Hoping for nudies, Black Sea Bass & Sea Lions
March 15 - 26, 2016
Some of the best diving in the world on a sleek boat with a max of 16 divers!

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