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 Win a Palau Liveaboard Trip

Win an amazing $3,500 trip on the great Palau Siren liveaboard! Enter our free raffle.

link Sign up for our Newsletter!

Looking for all the latest underwater photo news, new products, trips and great photo tips? Sign up for our monthly newsletter so you never miss out!

link Gift Certificates

Great looking gift certificates in any amount - the perfect holiday gift


Aquatica Housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review
Learn more about the excellent Aquatica Housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1.
Dema 2014 Underwater Photography Gear Coverage
Preview all the new gear displayed at DEMA 2014!
Holiday Gift Guide 2014
Need a gift for the underwater photographer on your list? Check out these ideas for any budget.
DEMA Preview 2014
DEMA is this week and we have a quick preview on some of the great gear we'll see there.

In Focus Blog Posts

How is the diving where the mighty eastern Pacific Ocean meets the rich Sea of Cortez?  Excellent! ...
Recently I had the chance to jump in the water with the new Fantasea RX100 III housing. This afforda...
In case you haven't heard, we're seeing some epic visibility in Southern California. I was able t...
Aquatica just announced an exciting new development and partnership between them and Ikelite. Starti...


3-Day Channel Islands Trip
July 23-25th, 2015
Three Day photo workshop aboard the Conception liveaboard.
Mar 7 - 14, 2015
Amazing "Deep South" itinerary. Unique charter with Aggressor owners onboard!
Schooling hammerheads on our Cocos Island trip
June 27 - July 7, 2015
$640 off! Join us to see schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, white-tips, tuna, mantas, turtles at the best time of the year
June 29 - July 10, 2015
French Polynesia - Best shark dive location on the planet! Timed for the amazing grouper spawning
July 18-25 & 25 - Aug 1, 2015
Amazing diving with whale sharks, sea lions and more!

 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.

Product Review Videos


 New! Product Review Videos




Bluewater Photo Testimonials


 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.


Guide to shooting underwater with the Canon G16
iTorch Video Pro 7 Review
Photos from our Shark Trips
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