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Underwater wreck with off-camera Ikelite DS230 strobes copyright Nicolas Remy

Off-Camera Remote Underwater Lighting with DS230 Strobes

Nicolas Remy discovers the most efficient off-camera strobe set-up he's ever used underwater when he combines his DS230 underwater with a High-Sensitivity Optical Converter.

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Featured Customers | Sean Howard Hidden In Plain Sight

Featured Customers | Sean Howard Hidden In Plain Sight

Sean Howard combines his passion for photography, travel, ocean conservation and undersea adventure to create images he hopes inspire wonder, whimsy, and curiosity.  

Adapting Your Lighting Strategy Across Multiple Locations on the Trip-of-a-Lifetime

Adapting Your Lighting Strategy Across Multiple Locations on the Trip-of-a-Lifetime

A multi-atoll itinerary forces Ambassador Doug Klug to consider how his lighting system will adapt to a wide variety of bucket list shots.

Entering a Photo Contest with a Winner's Mindset

Entering a Photo Contest with a Winner's Mindset

The old saying goes that you are your harshest critic. Ambassador Matt Jacobs shares his tips on how to stay as cool as James Bond while running the photo contest gauntlet.

Should You Be Shooting LOG Video Underwater?

Should You Be Shooting LOG Video Underwater?

Ikelite video producer Logan Wood lays out what you need to know before you dive into Log.

Extending Your Bottom(less) Time While Blackwater Diving

Extending Your Bottom(less) Time While Blackwater Diving

There are few challenges in underwater photography that come close to the demands of shooting semi-transparent apparitions at night, a few miles out to sea with the bottom 3,000 ft below your flail...

Underwater Exposure Explained | ISO Settings [VIDEO]

Underwater Exposure Explained | ISO Settings [VIDEO]

Steve Miller wraps up our series on the three primary exposure settings with ISO and how it affects your underwater images.

The Art of Motion Blur in Underwater Photography

The Art of Motion Blur in Underwater Photography

Motion blur is an exciting and challenging form of photography. Bryant Turffs shares his pro-tips to capturing a creative sense of movement underwater.

Unlock Flash Exposure Compensation for Greater Creative Control

Unlock Flash Exposure Compensation for Greater Creative Control

There’s a misconception that TTL exposure means giving 100% control of your flash intensity to the camera. Learn how to use Flash Exposure Compensation to enhance your images.

Shooting Underwater with a Single Strobe Flash

Shooting Underwater with a Single Strobe Flash

Like most every professional underwater photographer, I traditionally always shoot with two strobes attached to my camera housing. But can you take good wide angle photos with just one flash?

First Results // Topaz Photo AI Enhancement of Underwater Images

First Results // Topaz Photo AI Enhancement of Underwater Images

Are throw-away images becoming a thing of the past? AI software technologies provide a new toolbox of capabilities for photographers who are passionate about their discipline.

Just Add Light: Enhancing Underwater Photography with Colored Lighting

Just Add Light: Enhancing Underwater Photography with Colored Lighting

Ikelite Ambassador Glenn Ostle shares his latest Advanced Technique article covering the basics of adding colored lighting to your underwater photos.

Instagram Tips for Underwater Photographers [VIDEO]

Instagram Tips for Underwater Photographers [VIDEO]

Instagram is one of the best platforms for developing your photography brand. Our Social Media Manager shares some easy tips you can take action on today.

Incredible Encounters: Photographing Hawksbill Turtles in Grand Cayman

Incredible Encounters: Photographing Hawksbill Turtles in Grand Cayman

Ikelite Ambassador Gary Burns shares his pro-tips to photographing turtles in Grand Cayman.

Photographing the Ethereal Egg-Yolk Jellyfish

Photographing the Ethereal Egg-Yolk Jellyfish

Gary Burns shares his techniques for bringing out the fine details of these tangly tentacled creatures.