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The Story of Ikelite | Making Underwater Photography Accessible

The Story of Ikelite | Making Underwater Photography Accessible

Born in the back of a dive shop, Ike molded the first of "Ike's lights" in a Westinghouse oven in the early 1960's. Today Ikelite is a woman-led, family owned business still located on the same block of Illinois Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. We continue to be a leading manufacturer in the underwater photographic industry with global distribution in over 95 countries. 

See what Ikelite looks like on the inside and go behind the scenes on our past, present, and future.



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