Best Underwater Cameras of 2018

Newly updated - our guides to the Best compact cameras, Best mirrorless cameras, Best dSLRs of 2018. A must read!

link Olympus Bundle 47% Off Sale

Great deal on an E-M5 II housing, camera and lens bundle for $1,299, best value for a mirrorless.

link Photo workshop to the Sea of Cortez

Improve your skills,
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Whale Sharks, Sea Lions, and macro!
July 28 - Aug 4 or Aug 4 - 11, 2018

link Spring Cleaning Sale!

Clearing out inventory and offering huge savings on housings, cameras, strobes, lenses, ports and accessories. Up to 50% off

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One of the best camera package deals of 2018!
One of the best camera package deals of 2018!
Learn about our photography workshops
Learn what goes on during a photography workshop and if it's right for you
Sony A7R III Camera
Newly updated! Find out if an upgrade to the A7r III for stills or video is right for you
Holiday Gift Guide 2017
Need a gift for the underwater photographer on your list? Check out these ideas for any budget.
Nikon D850 review for underwater photography & video
Updated review of the Nikon D850 for underwater photography
Review and comparison of the new KRL-04 wet wide lens.
Must-Have GoPro Hero5 Black Accessories
Don't forget these must have accessories when assembling your underwater GoPro rig.
Nauticam E-M1 Mark II Housing
Detailed review of the Nauticam E-M1 Mark II Underwater Housing
Sony A9 Camera Review
Complete underwater housing guide for the Canon 5D Mark IV with specs, best features and more
Canon 5D Mark IV Housing Guide
Complete underwater housing guide for the Canon 5D Mark IV with specs, best features and more
Nikon D500 Housing Guide
Complete underwater housing guide for the Nikon D500 with specs, best features and more
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Housing Guide
Complete underwater housing guide for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mk II with specs, best features and more


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