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Freediving with Orcas // Following a Dream To Norway [VIDEO]

Freediving with Orcas // Following a Dream To Norway [VIDEO]

Every winter the Arctic fjords of northern Norway welcome the ocean’s apex predator, the orca. Fishermen and tourists witness these animals from the comfort of a boat. Photographer Jacques de Vos ...

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Behind the Shots: Ocean Art 2023 Winners

Behind the Shots: Ocean Art 2023 Winners

We're happy to share some of the winning Ocean Art 2023 photos from Ikelite Ambassadors and customers from around the globe. Congrats to all the winners and to Underwater Photography Guide on anoth...

A Shark Named Pickles: Inspiring the Next Generation of Shark Conservationists

A Shark Named Pickles: Inspiring the Next Generation of Shark Conservationists

Matt Marchant is an author, underwater photographer, and shark conservationist. His latest illustrated children's book A Shark Named Pickles is available now!

How Two Women, a Navy Captain, and a Business Community Sank a Ship In Sonora, Mexico

How Two Women, a Navy Captain, and a Business Community Sank a Ship In Sonora, Mexico

Two women, Tonia Foster and Feliza Rios, provided leadership as they joined forces with a Mexican Navy captain, and business leaders to complete sinking of what we now call the Santos Wreck.

2023 Wrap Up: Our 10 Most Popular Underwater Photography Articles and Videos

2023 Wrap Up: Our 10 Most Popular Underwater Photography Articles and Videos

Every week we bring you professional advice on photography techniques, equipment set-up, and new product reviews. Here are readers’ top 10 most popular new articles and videos from 2023.

Winner’s Profile | Kevin Coombs Discovering Shipwrecks and Winning Photo Competitions

Winner’s Profile | Kevin Coombs Discovering Shipwrecks and Winning Photo Competitions

Kevin Coombs shares his scuba and underwater photography history, from the shores of South Africa to sailing his own boat around Australia in search of those winning shots.

Submerged Symphony: Shooting "Atlantis" with Polish Pop Star Justyna Steczkowska

Submerged Symphony: Shooting "Atlantis" with Polish Pop Star Justyna Steczkowska

Ikelite Ambassador Rafal Makiela took on his largest underwater project yet: "Atlantis" honoring Polish pop star Justyna Steczkowska for her 25th anniversary in the entertainment industry. 

Using Ikelite Housings in Arctic Cold or Extreme Heat

Using Ikelite Housings in Arctic Cold or Extreme Heat

With over 15+ years of experience shooting Ikelite gear in arctic cold and extreme heat, Jacques de Vos can attest to the durability and versatility of Ikelite housing materials in standing up to t...

Book Review: Advanced Techniques for the Big Animal Photographer

Book Review: Advanced Techniques for the Big Animal Photographer

Wish you had a professional underwater photography coach right at your fingertips? Now you do with Ikelite Ambassador Josh Blank's new eBook Advanced Techniques for the Big Animal Photographer.

Surviving the Maui Wildfires

Surviving the Maui Wildfires

Ikelite Ambassador Andrew Raak shares the story of survival and the power of grassroots organizing in the days and weeks following the Maui fires.

The Beauty of Being Deaf: An Underwater Short Film About Disability Representation

The Beauty of Being Deaf: An Underwater Short Film About Disability Representation

Dylan Buyske's underwater underwater short film The Beauty of Being Deaf will be featured this month in the Superfest Disability Film Festival.

5 Books for Underwater Photographers

5 Books for Underwater Photographers

Whether you're looking for a book to bring with you to the airport or to read during your surface interval, there's something in this reading list for everyone.

An Insider's Guide to Diving the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

An Insider's Guide to Diving the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Great Barrier Reef is a true paradise for underwater photographers. This is one destination that just about guarantees great experiences and a full memory card!

Scuba Certification Check Out Dives // Behind the Scenes [VIDEO]

Scuba Certification Check Out Dives // Behind the Scenes [VIDEO]

Follow some of Ikelite's newest certified divers as they complete their SSI Open Water Scuba Diver Certification with our resident instructor Bob Stubbs ("Stubby").

The Biggest and Smallest Creatures in Dauin, Philippines

The Biggest and Smallest Creatures in Dauin, Philippines

Ikelite customer Gary Williams doesn't often shoot macro, but Dauin in the Philippines provided the perfect playground to practice photographing the smallest of creatures.