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Awarded the Sustainable Business Certification

Awarded the Sustainable Business Certification

November 5th, 2018

Doing Our Part to be a Sustainable Business - By Adam Gibson We are excited to announce we have been awarded the Culver City Sustainable Business Certification from Balanced Approach & the Culver City Government. After spending the last few months going through a checklist of requirements, and …
Professional Underwater Video Lights

Professional Underwater Video Lights

September 2nd, 2018

Professional underwater video lights are essential for adding color, details, and contrast to your underwater video - whether you are shooting an 8K or 4K documentary for netflix or capturing creative content for your youtube channel or instagram reel. Our top-of-the-line, pro-level video lights of …
Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II Wet Wide Angle Lens Test

Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II Wet Wide Angle Lens Test

August 8th, 2018

Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II Wet Wide Angle Lens Test   We conducted a wet lens showdown using the Fantasea Canon G7X Mark II and a few popular wet lenses available on the market. We wanted to test the image quality; if there was any vignetting, sharpness of images, zoom capabilities, wider vs narr …
Sony RX100 Series Wet Wide Angle Lens Test

Sony RX100 Series Wet Wide Angle Lens Test

August 8th, 2018

Sony RX100 Series Wet Wide Angle Lens Test We recently did some testing on some of our popular wide-angle lenses, in conjunction with the RX100 series.  We believe that these results are valid for the RX100 III, IV, V, & VI in a short port, in the Nauticam, Ikelite, Recsea, Aquapazza and Fant …
DEMA: Sea & Sea Optical TTL Converter

DEMA: Sea & Sea Optical TTL Converter

August 17th, 2017

One of the coolest new products showing at DEMA this week has to be Sea & Sea's new Optical YS Converter. This is what people have been waiting for - an internal TTL converter that plugs into the camera hot-shoe and works for fiber optic cables. Now get the best of both worlds and bypass the interna …
Dema 2016 New Gear Showdown!

Dema 2016 New Gear Showdown!

November 18th, 2016

What's New @ Dema 2016 It's that time of year again, DEMA, the big industry show that occurs each fall. As always, Bluewater Photo hit the show floor to check in with all the underwater photography manufacturers and see what great new gear will be coming to you over the next few months. Here's a r …
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera & Housing Review

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Camera & Housing Review

October 27th, 2016

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Review Looking at the new E-M1 Mark II for Underwater Photography by Kelli Dickinson Finally! After years of waiting, and seeing the releases of E-M5 Mark II and E-M10 Mark II cameras, Olympus has released the E-M1 Mark II. Building on the successes of on the best mirr …
DEMA 2017 Roundup

DEMA 2017 Roundup

September 6th, 2016

Bluewater Photo's Dema 2017 Product Roundup     Every year DEMA showcases some of the latest and greatest innovations in the Scuba Diving world. As always we hit the show floor to find what our great vendors have coming up, or being updated so we can bring you the best and most exciting produ …
Discover our #1 photo workshop destination - Anilao

Discover our #1 photo workshop destination - Anilao

August 10th, 2016

What makes Anilao a great underwater photo destination? One of our favorite locations for underwater photography workshops is in Anilao, Philippines. Let's take a look at what makes diving Anilao so special, and then showcase some of the underwater photos taken during our workshops.   Every crit …
Snoot Showdown - Which is Best for You?

Snoot Showdown - Which is Best for You?

May 27th, 2016

Snoot Showdown Which snoot is best for you? Reefnet   |   10Bar   |   Retra   |   Video Reviews   |   Final Thoughts   Underwater photographers sometimes employ a creative lighting tool called a snoot. A snoot is simply a tube or device that is used to form a narrow beam of light. For underwat …
Sony A6300 Review for Underwater

Sony A6300 Review for Underwater

April 17th, 2016

Sony A6300 Review First impressions by Scott Gietler, with input from Larry Garvey Intro to the Sony A6300 The Sony A6300 boats a new 24 megapixel APS-C sensor with 425 phase detection auto-focus points. It also adds 4K video, and doubles the resolution of the OLED viewfinder. Auto-focus is fast …
Panasonic GX8 Review for Underwater Photography

Panasonic GX8 Review for Underwater Photography

April 14th, 2016

Panasonic GX8 Review for Underwater Photography by: Kelli Dickinson The micro four thirds sensor cameras have become a staple for underwater photography, offering shooters a larger sensor than a compact camera with a body style and controls like a dSLR - effectively the best of both worlds, small …

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