link Buyers Guides to Underwater Photography

Be sure to choose the right equipment! Check our guides for best cameras to use, and which housings to go for. A must read! Buyers Guides

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link Camera Reviews

Considering a new camera? We've compiled reviews on all the top 2018 cameras - check it out!

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Review of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K & upcoming potential for underwater photography
See why Panasonic's new S-Series are sure to be the next best thing in full frame mirrorless cameras.
Big Blue 15,000 Lumen Video Light Test
Two warmth options, 160 degree beam angle, 2-20 hour burn time - see our full review!
Holiday Gift Guide 2018
Need a gift for the underwater photographer on your list? Check out these ideas for any budget.
Olympus TG-5 Camera Review
Review of the Olympus TG-5 with recommended lenses, housings and settings.
Sony A6500 Camera Review
Review of the Sony A6500 for underwater use with recommended lenses and settings.
Bluewater's Awesome Deals
Amazing deals on housings, video lights, bundles, lenses and more
Sony RX100 VI Camera Review
Underwater review of the Sony RX100 VI with recommended lenses, housings and settings.
G7X Mark II Camera Review
Underwater review of the G7X Mark II with recommended lenses, housings and settings.
Sony A7R III Camera Review
Underwater review of the Sony A7R III with recommended lenses, housings and settings.
Refocusing on Customer Support
Bluewater is always looking for ways to improve the customers experience and we make sure that we always have your back.
Lembeh 2018 Workshop
A quick overview of our recent Bluewater Photo Lembeh 2018 Workshop


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In Focus Blog Posts

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