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“Snoot is life” – A first time snooters experience

“Snoot is life” – A first time snooters experience

May 14

Snoot is life – By Tommy Stylski My initial experience with a snoot was during our Bluewater Photo workshop in Anilao, Philippines earlier this month. I completely dismissed the idea at first, I thought it was just another gimmick accessory my trusted underwater photo store was trying to sell me on I wanted nothing to do with it. I felt as if I was capable with strobe positions and...

Best Underwater Cameras for Christmas 2015

Best Underwater Cameras for Christmas 2015

Nov 21

Best Cameras for Underwater Photography & Video 10 Ideas For the holidays of 2015 By Scott Gietler Which underwater camera to get? With so many great cameras, lenses and housings¬†out there, the decision is tough.¬†Here are some models that you can’t go wrong with for all budgets, whether your shooting stills or underwater video- and we’ll mention some runner-ups at the end of the...

Megapixels are back!

Megapixels are back!

Jul 30

It’s official – megapixels are back in style, at least for a good number of underwater photographers. Back in the old days, compact cameras were chasing “megapixels”, and people fought to get as many as they could. Ten megapixels? Great. Twelve? Even better. Fast forward a few years, and megapixels were out of style. Canon lowered megapixels from their G-series cameras...

Aquatica Announces Ikelite TTL Control

Aquatica Announces Ikelite TTL Control

Dec 16

Aquatica just announced an exciting new development and partnership between them and Ikelite. Starting with the upcoming housing for Canon 7D Mark II camera, the two companies will be partnering to bring the world renowned Ikelite TTL control circuitry in the Aquatica housings. This new development means that you can have the high quality aluminum housing, known for its rugged construction and...

Best underwater cameras for X-mas 2014

Best underwater cameras for X-mas 2014

Nov 19

Best cameras for underwater photography & video For the holidays of 2014 By Scott Gietler With so many great cameras out there, it is difficult to select just a few for our holiday picks. Here’s some models that you can’t go wrong with – and we’ll mention some runner-ups at the end of the article.   UPDATED FOR 2015: Read our Best Underwater Cameras for X-Mas 2015...

Light & Motion Trade In Program

Light & Motion Trade In Program

Oct 02

Light & Motion recently announced their new Sola Trade In Program. If you have an old Sola light and have been itching to upgrade, now is the perfect opportunity! Simply purchase a NEW Sola light from us with the trade in of an old Sola and receive a $100 discount off the new light. Its as easy as that! If you don’t live locally you can still participate by shipping your old light to...

Switchblade 2.0 From Polar Pro

Switchblade 2.0 From Polar Pro

Sep 24

Polar Pro just announced a new version of the Switchblade, the popular underwater tool for GoPro Shooters. The Switchblade is a combination macro / red filter tool for the GoPro which offers both color correction and improved underwater focus in one piece.