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

link Great Gear Specials!

Bundle Packages, Discounted products, and clearance sales. 
Offering Cameras, Housings, Lights, and more Save Now.

link Ocean Art Registration

Participate in the 7th annual Ocean Art Photo Competition hosted by the Underwater Photography Guide. Over $80,000 in prizes!!
Register by Nov 30th, 2018  Details Here

link New Bluewater Focus for $169

Nail your focus everytime with this high quality, compact focus light.

Bluewater 1000 Focus Light


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
We are excited to announce our successful efforts on going green!
Paralenz Diving Underwater Action Camera+
Bluewater Photo now offers Paralenz - the ultimate, easy to use underwater camera for diving!
New Canon EOS-R Full Frame Mirrorless Announced
Canon announces it's first full frame mirrorless camera, EOS-R.
Nikon Z7
Nikon releases first full frame mirrorless cameras Nikon Z7 & Z6 with new lens mount.
Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II Wet Wide Angle Lens Test
Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II Wet Wide Angle Lens Test
Sony RX100 Series Wet Wide Angle Lens Test
Sony RX100 Wet Wide Angle Lens Test
Kraken Underwater Video Light
Check out the new Kraken Video lights - high end options full of useful features.
Panasonic G9 vs GX9 Comparison for Underwater Photography
A comparison of 2 great new cameras and their usefulness for underwater photography
rx100 VI review
Sony RX100 VI announced to be released end of June - what new features does it have and will it be good for underwater photography?
Nikon 8-15mm FX AF-S f/3.5-4.5E ED Zoom Fisheye Review
Get the lowdown and see some amazing photos taken with the Nikon 8-15mm circular fisheye lens


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In Focus Blog Posts

When Necessity is the Mother of Invention - By Erik Lukas Ive always been sort of a do-it-mysel...
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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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