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Photography Advice


Advanced Techniques

Maintaining Your Macro Eye | Using Underwater Techniques on Land

Tiny Scenes | Building an Underwater Still Life in Miniature

When to Change Aperture Undewater

An Insider's Guide to Blackwater Photography

When to Change Shutter Speed Underwater

4 Creative Uses for Backscatter in Underwater Images

Shooting Manta Rays at Night Without a Strobe

When to Change ISO Underwater

Macro in Lembeh Strait with the Nikon 60mm and Kenko 1.4x Teleconverter

Just Below the Surface | Shooting on Snorkel in Grand Cayman

Photographing Giant Mantas in Yap

How to Photograph Dogs Underwater

Black and White Conversion for Underwater Photography

Getting it Sharp: Back Button Focus and Post Processing Workflow

How To Get the Best Shots When Shooting Wrecks

Capturing the Elusive Mouth Brooding Jawfish

How Underwater Maternity is Different From Topside

7 Tips for Photographing Florida Manatees

Super Macro Underwater Photography Techniques

Close Focus Wide Angle In Depth

Fluorescence and Luminance Underwater Photography

Ways to Spice Up Your Night

How to Shoot Split Shots (Half-In, Half-Out of the Water)

Techniques for Photographing Sharks

Compositing Underwater Photos with the Full Moon

Natural Light Photography Underwater

Snell's Window: A Wide Angle Photography Effect

Keep It Up: Buoyancy Control


Cheat Sheets

Shark Over Under Photography Camera Settings and Technique

Fluorescence Underwater Photography Camera Settings and Technique

Stingray City Underwater Camera Settings and Technique

Great White Sharks Underwater Camera Settings and Technique

Underwater Wreck Photography Settings and Technique

Nudibranch Underwater Camera Settings and Technique

Silhouettes Underwater Camera Settings and Technique

Pygmy Seahorse Underwater Camera Settings and Technique

Streaming Light Rays Underwater Camera Settings

Macro with Black Background Underwater Camera Settings

Clownfish Underwater Camera Settings

Whale Shark Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Turtle Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Manatee Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Night Dive Underwater Camera Settings

Shark Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Macro Close-Up Underwater Camera Settings

Dolphin Photography Underwater Camera Settings

Close Focus Wide Angle Underwater Camera Settings

Over-Under (Split Shots) Underwater Camera Settings

Caverns and Cenotes Underwater Camera Settings

Tropical Reef Underwater Camera Settings





Virtual Exhibition: "Wonderful Creatures and Creative Visions"

Canadian Splash: Destination Newfoundland

Sam the Clam | A Charming Children's Book by Lindsey Dougherty

The Birth of SUDS | Servicemembers Undertaking Disabled Sports

COVID-19 Check-In | Ambassadors, Part 4

COVID-19 Check-In | Ambassadors, Part 3

An Insider's Guide to Diving Yap, Micronesia

COVID-19 Check-In | Ambassadors, Part 2

COVID-19 Check-In | Ambassadors, Part 1

My Top 5 Favorite Wrecks of Truk Lagoon

An Insider's Guide to Diving the Blue Heron Bridge, Florida

Canadian Splash: Destination Nova Scotia

Dolphins and Rays in the Red Sea with the Panasonic GH5 and Trim Weight System

Inside a Dräger Flashover Simulator with an Ikelite Housing

British Photography Awards 2020 Shortlist

Swimming Across the Pacific Garbage Patch with Ben Lecomte

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Underwater Photographers

2019 Roatan Underwater Photo Fest Trip Report

DEMA Show 2019 New Product Coverage

Behind the Shot: I Shot a Fish in a Barrel and Won

Every Little Stretch of Coast is Dying, We Need to Act Now!

Canadian Splash: Destination New Brunswick

Protecting the Natural Resources of the Bahamas with Bahamas Girl

An Insider's Guide to Diving Roatan, Bay Islands

Planning a Trip to Tonga to Swim with Humpback Whales

Behind the Scenes of the Fluidity Underwater Portraiture Workshop 2019

Featured Photographer: Bryant Turffs on Looking Deeper

Cousteau's Aquarium | Sea of Cortez with the Nikon Z6

Top Tips for an Awesome Whale Shark Encounter

Building the Next Generation Backyard Underwater Photo Studio

Diving Into Underwater Portraiture Significant Moments 2019 Workshop

Behind the Shot: Swirling Mobulas in Southern Baja Mexico

Dive Diversions: On Safari in Uganda with the Sony Alpha A7R III

Transformer in the Neutral Buoyancy Lab with the Canon EOS 5DS R

Behind the Shot: Best Digital Artists Awards 2018

Behind the Shot: Until the Ice Melts in the White Sea

Creature Feature: the Flashing Disco Clam

Planning a Shore Diving Trip to Bonaire

An Insiders Guide to Diving Wakatobi Resort Indonesia

Coral Reef Restoration Program in Bonaire

Behind the Shot: DEEP Indonesia Best of Show Over-Under

Freediving a 60 Ton Statue in the Bahamas with Jenna Martin

Shooting Florida Gators with Shawn Jackson

Getting into the Underwater Photography Business with Karen Bagley

Planning a Trip to Photograph Manatees in Crystal River, Florida

Tonga Underwater with Humpback Whales and Grant Thomas

2018 Roatan Underwater Photo Fest Trip Report

6 Ways You and Your Kids Can Help Save the Sharks

DEMA Show 2018 New Product Coverage

The Airplane Graveyard by Ambassador Brandi Mueller

The Best Holiday Gifts for an Underwater Photographer

Crocodiles, Cenotes, and Chinchurro with Ken and Kimber Kiefer

Extended Warranty on Underwater Housings

How to Photograph Superheroes Underwater

Freediving with Orcas in Norway 

Cenote Commando | Fly & Dive Photography

Whale Sharks Off Isla Mujeres with Ken & Kimber Kiefer

Remembering Ike

Backyard Underwater Photo Studio


Customer Photos

Customer Photos | David Stealey Creating a Connection

Customer Photos | Arnau Argemi What's Hidden Underneath

Customer Photos | Ryuijie "Kanchi" A Quiet Place

Customer Photos | Simon Bolivar Eyes Wide Open

Customer Photos | Tristine Davis Body Paint, Baby Bumps, and Boudoir

Customer Photos | John W Thompson Bringing New Life to the Reefs

Customer Photos | Fritz Liechti from the Fresh Water of Switzerland

Customer Photos | Liza Díaz Lalova in the Galápagos Archipelago

Customer Photos | Pete Kearney Finds New Challenges in the Asia Pacific

Customer Photos | Valerie Quant Minimalism in the Caribbean

Customer Photos | Mario Delgado Malagon from the Sea of Cortez to Raja Ampat

Customer Photos | Laurent Leard a Study of the Reef

Customer Photos | Douglas Klug in California's Kelp Forests and Beyond


Photo Galleries

Canon Rebel SL3 and Tokina 10-17mm Fisheye Underwater Photos

Nikon Z50 Underwater Photos

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Underwater Photos

Over-Unders with the Canon EOS R Mirrorless Camera

Sony Alpha a7R IV Underwater Photos

Canon PowerShot G7 X III Underwater Photos

Sony Alpha a6400 Underwater Photos

Olympus FCON-T02 Circular Fisheye and Tough TG-6 Underwater Photos

Nikon Z7 and 8-15mm Fisheye Underwater Photos with Compact 8 inch Dome

Backyard Natural Swimming Pool Studio Underwater Photos

Nikon Z7 Full Frame Mirrorless Underwater Photos

Canon EOS Rebel SL3 250D Underwater Photos

Nikon Z6 Full Frame Mirrorless Underwater Photos

Nikon D5600 Underwater Photos

DL2 DS Link Sony TTL Converter Underwater Photos

Nikon 8-15mm Fisheye Compact 8 inch Dome Underwater Photos

Panasonic LUMIX GX85 Underwater Photos

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV III Underwater Photos

RC1 TTL Receiver Underwater Photos

DC3 Dome Port Underwater Photos

Sony RX100 VI Underwater Photos

DL1 DS Link Nikon TTL Converter Underwater Photos

Sony Alpha A7R III Underwater Photos

Olympus Tough TG-5 Underwater Photos

Sony Alpha A6500 Underwater Photos

Nikon D500 Underwater Photos

Canon EOS 200D Rebel SL2 Underwater Photos

Canon EOS 100D Rebel SL1 Underwater Photos

Canon EOS 70D Underwater Photos

Nikon D500 Underwater Photos



Under Pressure | The Art of Underwater Filming with Matt Jacobs

Cleaning a DS160 DS161 Battery Pack Toggle Locking Mechanism

Maldivian Tuna Fishing Documentary

Euphoria | Underwater with the Panasonic Lumix GH5

What Makes Diving in the Philippines Unique?

DEMA 2019 Ikelite Coverage from DivePhotoGuide

A Deeper Look at the Dry Lock (DL) Lens Port System

Kingdom of Tonga Underwater with the Humpback Whales

David Fleetham's Tips on Housing Assembly & Maintenance

Yellowstone Invader | The Destruction of Non-Native Lake Trout

A Celebration of Life with the Sony Alpha A7S II

Canon EF-S 10-18mm Lens Installation on a DLM/C Housing

The Rapture of the Deep | Maldives with the Panasonic GH5

The Making of The Rapture of the Deep with the Panasonic GH5

Achieve a Perfectly Balanced DSLR or Mirrorless Housing

Panasonic Lumix ZS80 (TZ95) and ZS70 (TZ90) Physical Differences

Diving Bikini Atoll and the Legacy of US Nuclear Testing

Creature Feature: Scaly Tailed Mantis Shrimp

Nikon Z6 Underwater Video

Jenna Martin's TEDx on Becoming an Underwater Portrait Photographer

The Power of Total Immersion | Erena Shimoda Talk at Google

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VI Underwater Video

Panasonic Lumix GX85 Underwater Video

Panasonic Lumix GH5 Underwater Video

Installing a Magnified Viewfinder

Installing and Using a Vacuum System

Dry Lock DSLR Housing Assembly

Canon EOF 11-24mm F4L Lens Installation

Olympus Tough TG-5 Underwater Macro Video


Product Information


Product Tutorials

The Right Lens for Every Situation Underwater

When to Use a Compact 8" Dome Port Underwater

Getting Correct Strobe Exposure with the Olympus Tough TG-5 and TG-6

Trade Up to the Dry Lock System

Why You Need Strobes Underwater

How to Accessorize the Canon EOS SL3 250D Underwater System

Using the Tokina 10-17mm Fisheye Sony APS-C Mirrorless and DLM/A Port Mount

How to Accessorize the Olympus Tough TG-5, TG-6 System

Why You Need a Fisheye Lens Underwater

When to Use a Wide Angle Dome WD-3 or WD-4

When to Use a DC Series Dome Port

The Myth of TTL Strobe Exposure Underwater

Straight vs 45 Degree Magnified Viewfinder for Underwater Shooting

Choosing the Correct Strobe Converter for Your System

Using the Sigma 17-70mm with the Canon Rebel SL1 or SL2

Choosing Strobes for an Olympus Tough Housing

About Wide Angle | Adding a Wet Lens

Super Zoom Cameras Underwater

Choosing Strobes for a Compact Fiber Optic System

Assembly + Care Checklist

Choosing Strobes for Ikelite TTL Systems

Adhering a GoPro to Your Housing

Anti-Reflection Rings

About the Dry Lock Port System



Transitioning to Canon Full Frame Mirrorless | Canon EOS R Underwater Photos

Wide Angle Fisheye to Macro on the Same Dive with the Olympus Tough TG-6

First Look Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Underwater Housing

First Look Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Underwater Housing

Best Underwater Camera System of 2019

The Best Mid-Range Camera Underwater by the Specs

First Look Olympus Tough TG-6 and FCON-T02 Circular Fisheye Lens

First Look Sony Alpha a7R IV Underwater Housing

Circular Fisheye Showdown: Canon 8-15mm vs Olympus FCON-T02

First Look Canon EOS Rebel SL3 250D Underwater Housing

In the Water with the Nikon Z6 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Comparing Canon EOS 250D Rebel SL3 and 200D SL2 DSLR Cameras

First Look Nikon Z6, Z7 Mirrorless Underwater Housing

First Look Sony Alpha a6400 Underwater Housing

RC1 TTL Receiver for DS Strobes & Olympus TG-5 Camera Review

Panasonic Lumix GX85 Underwater Housing & Camera Review

Nikon 8-15mm Fisheye Lens Underwater Photography Review

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Underwater Housing & Camera Review

Olympus Tough TG-5 Underwater Housing & Camera Review

First Look at the Nikon D500 DSLR Camera and Housing

Top 3 Camera Kits for Your Next Trip

Top 5 Reasons to Upgrade to the Canon EOS Rebel SL2 200D

The Best Underwater Point-and-Shoot Camera Systems

Why We Fell in Love With the Canon Rebel SL1

Top 10 Differences between Olympus and Ikelite Housings



Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Compatibility Update

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 VII Underwater Housing Compatibility Update

Bulkhead + Sync Cord Plug Material Change

Housing Maintenance

Lenses + Ports

Housing Identification + Modification

Connecting Two Strobes to your Underwater Housing

Common Questions about Strobe Firing, TTL, and Sync Speeds

Batteries + Chargers for DS161, DS160, and DS125 Strobes

Sync Cord Assembly + Use

Wiring Diagrams + Test Firing Strobes

Nikon D7200 TTL Update for D7100 Housing # 6801.71

Housing Compatibility for Canon 5D Mark III, 5D Mark IV, 5DS, 5DS R

Battery Packs for DS200 + Substrobe 200 Strobes

Usage Recommendations for Lithium Ion Batteries

Travel Restrictions for Lithium Ion Batteries

Film SLR Housings