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 4 awesome summer events

Join us June 10th for a luxury resort giveaway, June 13th for Demo day, July 23rd for a 3-day workshop or in Aug 22nd for Giant Sea Bass.

Read about these 4 awesome events.

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With live Q&A sessions & exclusive deals on Galapagos, Cebu, Sea of Cortez & Socorro. Solomon Islands is June 23rd - sign up here.


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
Focus and Video Light Buyers Guide
Get the facts to aid in selecting the best focus or video light.
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In Focus Blog Posts

During our 5th annual Anilao underwater photo workshop, I got to use the RX-100 camera with the Naut...
We've been talking a lot about the fantastic video autofocus in the Canon 7D Mark II and the 70D, as...
I had the chance to shoot some underwater video with Bluewater's Canon 7D Mark II out at Farnsworth ...
Olympus created the M. Zuiko 12-50mm lens a few years back, which has been super popular for underwa...


3 Day Channel Islands Photo Workshop
July 23-25th, 2015
See the world's best kelp forests aboard the Conception liveaboard.
Anacapa Island on the Peace
July 26th, 2015
4 Excellent photo sites at Anacapa Island. Hoping for nudies, Black Sea Bass & Sea Lions
Black Sea Bass Trip Aug 22nd
August 22nd, 2015
Catalina Island Black Sea Bass trip on the Pacific Star, 3 dives
July 18-25 & 25 - Aug 1, 2015
Amazing diving with whale sharks, sea lions and more!
SoCal Shootout Trip 2015
Sept 18-19th 2015
SoCal Shootout 2-Day Trip - Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz & Anacapa on the Peace

 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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