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enhanced viewfinders

Enhanced Viewfinders by Todd Winner

One of the questions I get asked a lot is whether or not enhanced viewfinders are worth the money. Without hesitation my answer is always the same, yes! The image you get from an enhanced...
Canon 8-15mm Fisheye

Canon 8-15mm Fisheye Lens Review

The Canon 8-15mm f/4.0L fisheye lens is one of the most exciting lenses to be released in a long time for underwater photographers. It has some very cool features for both full-frame and cropped sensor shooters. It...
Mallory Morrison

Interview: Mallory Morrison – Artistic Underwater Photographer

Plenty of people have vivid dreams. Few manage to turn those dreams into reality. Mallory Morrison turns her's into beautifully artistic works of underwater photography. Ethereal at times, Morrison's roots in dance photography are...
Underwater Camera Dome

The Right Dome Port – Size Matters

Was the shot bellow taken with a macro lens or a wide-angle lens? If you said wide-angle, you are correct. My goal for this particular trip was to fill the frame with a Melibe leonina nudibranch, while...
nauticam review

Xit 404 Nauticam Fiber Optic Adapter Review by Todd Winner

The Xit 404 Nauticam to Sea & Sea fiber adapter is a truly excellent accessory for any Nauticam user that already owns Sea & Sea fiber optic strobe cables. Even if you already have Nauticam fiber optic cables this is...
arms and clamps

Beneath the Surface Arms and Clamps

There are really only a few things I want out of my underwater arms and clamp system. I need them to be easily adjustable underwater. I want them to hold my heavy strobes in...

Get the Shot! Macro Black Background

Shrimp on wire coral. Canon 5DS-R, EF 100mm Macro, 1/200, f/13, ISO 320 The black background macro shot is something every underwater photographer should have in their portfolio. It’s fairly easy to pull off and...
shooting shipwrecks

Top 10 Tips for Shooting Shipwrecks by Todd Winner

Text by: Todd Winner - Photography by: Todd Winner and Michael Zeigler Michael Zeigler on the wreck of the Hogan. San Diego, CA, Canon 5D mark III, Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens, Nauticam housing, and Ikelite strobes. Shipwrecks have always been fascinating...
Canon EF 16-35mm

Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS USM Wide Angle Zoom Lens

I've had the opportunity to try a few dives with the Canon EF 16-35mm f/4.0L IS and I am thrilled with the results. As much as I love shooting fisheye lenses for wide angle,...
dragging the shutter

Dragging the Shutter Underwater by Michael Zeigler

Written by Michael Zeigler  |  Photos by Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner Dragging the shutter underwater can help produce images that convey a feeling of motion to the viewer. Strobe light allowed me to "freeze" the foreground subjects...