link Win a Rocio del Mar Liveaboard Trip

Win an amazing Sea of Cortez trip on the great Rocio del Mar liveaboard!

Best Underwater Cameras of 2014

View our guides to the Best compact cameras, Best mirrorless cameras, Best dSLRs of 2014. A must read when picking a  new camera!

link Expert Advice by Scott Gietler

Advice from owner and Underwater Photography Guide creator Scott Gietler, and the experienced photographers of the Bluewater Staff

link GoPro Buyers Guide

Don't miss our excellent GoPro Buyers Guide


Join us for Chamber Eve, May 7th 2014
Join us for Chamber Eve 2014 on May 7th, $95 to support the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber
Canon G16 underwater guide to settings, housings, wet lenses
Canon G16 underwater settings, wet lenses, and housings
Guide to Shooting with the Olympus OM-D E-M1
OM-D E-M1 settings, lenses and housings
iTorch Video Pro 7 Review
iTorch Video Pro 7, professional video light review

In Focus Blog Posts

  The Opportunistic Omnivores -  There are Goatfish in all warm water oceans and some te...
The Ocean Artists Society has released their new film and e-zine on Manta Ray conservation, dubbed "...
  Bluewater Photo now has Olympus OM-D E-M1 housings in stock from Nauticam. Housings from A...
Last night we hosted our official Grand Opening Party to celebrate our new location in Culver City. ...


Blueshark Expedition
May Trips
Blue Shark Snorkel Expeditions
Apr 24 - May 14, 2014
Heaven for Macro photographers with Bluewater Photo owner Scott Gietler
May 24th - Rigs & Wrecks on the Pacific Star
May 24th, 2014
Rigs and Wreck Dive Trip on the Pacific Star
SoCal Shootout Trip 2014
Sept 12-13th 2013
SoCal Shootout 2-Day Trip - Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz & Anacapa on the Peace
Avatoru Pass
July 10 - 19, 2014
Heaven for big animals with Renee Capozzola & Bluewater Photo owner Scott Gietler

 Welcome to Bluewater Photo & Video

Experience, Knowledge, Service


COMING SOON:    Nauticam Sony RX-100 housing
JUST ARRIVED:     Recsea Sony RX100 housing, Sea & Sea 5D Mark III
ALREADY HERE:     Nauticam D800, Ikelite D800, YS-D1 strobe, Nauticam Olympus OM-D housing

Welcome to Bluewater Photo & Video, located in Santa Monica, California - owned and operated by the Underwater Photography Guide owner Scott Gietler, along with other members of our staff.

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 Bluewater Photo Customer Testimonials

 "It is rare to find a company that provides such personal attention and care. The    difference between Bluewater Photo and other companies is SERVICE."



Check out our great products like the Recsea S100, Recsea G12, Sola 800,  Nauticam Sony Nex-5N, and many more.


Sea & Sea Internal TTL Converter
New Sea & Sea Internal TTL Converter for DSLR Housings for underwater photography
Now in Stock - Nauticam GH3 Housing!
Nauticam Housing for Panasonic GH3 is now in stock
Ultralight Set Up Guide
An easy to understand guide to setting up your new Ultralight control system
Nauticam D7100 Product Video Posted!
New cameras! RX-100M2, Canon 70D
Guide to Shooting with the Canon 70D
Guide to Shooting Underwater with the Canon 70D