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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Bundle Packages, Discounted products, and clearance sales. 
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link Ocean Art Registration

Participate in the 7th annual Ocean Art Photo Competition hosted by the Underwater Photography Guide. Over $75,000 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

ARTICLES & REVIEWS

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 RF 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
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.

UPCOMING TRIPS

$3,895
   Socorro Islands Underwater Photo Workshops 2019 Experience the best place in the world for...
$2,595
   Turks & Caicos Trip in March/April 2019 Join us and the Turks & Caicos Aggressor II...
$1,699
Bluewater Photo's 2019 Anilao Underwater Photo Workshops Join Bluewater Photo in April/May 2019...
$2,695
   Sea of Cortez Underwater Photo Workshops 2019 Join us for Sea Lions, Sperm Whales and Whale...
$2,995
Moorea Whale Trips August/September 2019 This is why you must do this trip: > Get picked up...

In Focus Blog Posts

When Necessity is the Mother of Invention - By Erik Lukas Ive always been sort of a do-it-mysel...
One thing that does not get talked about much, but is very important for an underwater photographer,...
Kraken Sports Float Arms - Nick Lawrence As a underwater photographer, we all struggle with buoya...
Snoot is life - By Tommy Stylski My initial experience with a snoot was during our Bluewater ...

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ALREADY HERE:     Nauticam D800, Ikelite D800, YS-D1 strobe, Nauticam Olympus OM-D housing
 

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