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!

link Crazy Sale on Lights, Housings

Up to 50% off Sola focus & video lights, up to 50% off mirrorless & dSLR housings.

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link SoCal Shootout September 18-20th!

Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual SoCal Shootout. Don't miss out, more than $15,000 in prizes available. FULL DETAILS.

link 4 Awesome Summer Events

Join us August 12th for our Fiji Theme Social Night, August 22nd for our Black Sea Bass Dive Trip, Sept 9th for Socal Shootout KickOff and Sept 18-20 for the Shootout Competition.


Who should use the Sony 90mm macro lens, how and why
Canon G7X Fantasea review
Overview of the Fantasea housing for Canon G7X camera.
Canon G7X Wet Lens Tests
Find out which wet wide angle lenses work best with the different Canon G7X housing options, including photos.
Underwater photography trips and seminar
June / July photo workshops, seminars and sales

In Focus Blog Posts

Welcome to the Sea of Cortez. Dubbed by Jacques Cousteau as the “World’s Aquarium” this living...
In addition to the new Olympus 8mm Fisheye PRO lens, Olympus has also released a fabulous new rectil...
Olympus has recently revamped their mirrorless line of lenses, releasing several new options that gi...
It's official - megapixels are back in style, at least for a good number of underwater photographers...


Black Sea Bass Trip Aug 22nd
August 22nd, 2015
Catalina Island Black Sea Bass trip on the Pacific Star, 3 dives
SoCal Shootout Trip 2015
Sept 18-19th 2015
SoCal Shootout 2-Day Trip - Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz & Anacapa on the Peace
Rigs on the Pacific Star
Sep 20th, 2015
SoCal Shootout Rigs on Sunday Sept 20th on the Pac Star
Sept 16 - 21, 2015
Join us on the Nautilus Explorer at the best time for shots of great white sharks!
Sept 20 - 27, 2015
Whale sharks, best sea lion action ever, huge bait balls

 Welcome to Bluewater Photo & Video

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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

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