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!

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Brent Durand visits 14 of the best resorts in Southeast Asia - follow his daily updates to discover your dream dive destination

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Guide to Shooting with the Olympus OM-D E-M1
OM-D E-M1 settings, lenses and housings
Sony A7 Review and Sony A7 underwater photos, Nauticam A7 housing review
A look at the new Sony A7 camera and Nauticam housing.
Groupers - underwater photo with the Olympus E-M1 housing
Carolyn Wang discusses how the E-M1 improved her shooting over the RX-100
Sony A5000 review for underwater photography - upgrading from a compact underwat
Sony A5000 review- upgrading from a Canon G10

In Focus Blog Posts

No matter where you dive in the world, odds are you’ll find a wreck or two. Wrecks can be very cha...
I've really grown fond of my Zen 4-inch glass dome port for the Tokina 10-17mm. Zen makes these port...
Our July 16th Anacapa trip was a big success. We have 4 great dives, and saw bat rays, giant black s...
We just got our Recsea RX-100 III underwater housings in stock, so I grabbed a camera and tried some...


Sep 14, 2014
Join us on the Magician for 3 great dives at Catalina Island during the SoCal Shootout
Oct 19 - 26, 2014
Whale sharks galore, best sea lion action ever, huge bait balls
Oct 25th - Rigs & Wrecks on the Pacific Star
Oct 25th, 2014
Rigs and Wreck Dive Trip on the Pacific Star, Saturday Oct 25th
Diving in the Solomon Islands
Oct 18 - 28, 2014
"The best diving in the world"
Anilao underwater photo workshop December 2014
Dec 7 - 14, 2014
Join us for our 6th Anilao workshop, one of our favorite dive destinations in the world!

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