Photo/Video of the Week

Photo & Videos of the Week
from the Bluewater Photo team

“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...

Macro in Mendocino

Macro in Mendocino

Aug 20

Northern California is known for a wild and rugged coastline, and while the diving may not be for everyone, it lures in hearty divers from all over the state. The cold, nutrient-rich waters are packed with life. The calm, sunny days present some very unique wide-angle opportunities that complement the immense landscape of sea caves, arches 80 foot vertical walls and much more. But amongst all the...

Rare Scythe Butterflyfish video with the Canon G7X

Rare Scythe Butterflyfish video with the Canon G7X

Jun 30

Took the Canon G7X out for a spin in the new Fantasea housing. It performed great, though I was once again reminded to always take a test shot, especially when borrowing gear, as it may not work 100%. Since I forgot to do my test, I ended up on the first dive with a camera flash that would not pop up fully and was rendered inoperable. However to make the best of the situation I enjoyed shooting...

Video: Weekend Dive Getaway in Cabo

Video: Weekend Dive Getaway in Cabo

Jan 21

How is the diving where the mighty eastern Pacific Ocean meets the rich Sea of Cortez?  Excellent! I just returned from a long weekend dive getaway in Cabo San Lucas, spending two and half days diving with Manta Scuba.  There is a wide range of diving available, which varies depending on the season. You can see large schools of fish, beautiful reefs, hammerheads, wrecks, snorkel with whale...

Chasing Color in California

Chasing Color in California

Jan 06

In case you haven’t heard, we’re seeing some epic visibility in Southern California. I was able to get in a couple dives in off the beach in Malibu on Saturday and shoot some wide-angle in the kelp for the first time in about 13 months. For some reason, we usually get this vis mid-week or while I’m out of town! So grateful for this opportunity to create some wide-angle...

Nauticam GH4 underwater video footage & settings

Nauticam GH4 underwater video footage & settings

Nov 11

Bluewater Photo recently took some underwater video in the Channel Islands, Southern California with the new Nauticam GH4 underwater housing and the Panasonic GH4 camera. Lenses used were the Panasonic 7-14mm F4, Olympus 60mm macro lens and the Olympus 12-50mm lens. We think the footage looks great, check it out. Bobby Arnold shot the video and he did a great job. We’ll be performing some...

Getting Great Photos on Wall Dives

Getting Great Photos on Wall Dives

Aug 31

Tips to Get Great Underwater Photos on Wall Dives and Drift Dives.