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The Big Picture: Fisheye Lenses For Underwater

The main ingredient when it comes to shooting sharp, colorful images underwater is to reduce as much of the water between the camera and the subject. This means getting as close as possible, sometimes...

Samy’s Underwater: Get the Shot! Motion Spin

Oil rig and bait fish, Canon 5DS R, EF 8-15mm Fisheye, 1/15, f/7.1, ISO 320 The spin shot is one of the easier motion shots to pull off because you create the movement by spinning...

Catalina’s West End

It’s pretty safe to say that Catalina’s seascape for the past few years has been lackluster. With warming of local waters and the insurgence of the invasive Sargassum algae, the giant kelp has taken a hard...

Adventure in the Sea of Cortez

Our journey began in Puerto Peñasco as we boarded the Rocio del Mar for a 7-day expedition with our guests in search of amazing critters and creating memorable images. Our Immersed Imaging workshop concentrated on the...
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Dehaze Your Underwater Photographs

By Michael Zeigler and Todd Winner Adobe recently rolled out their 2015 update to the Creative Cloud suite of products. Amongst a myriad of enhancements and performance boosts is the Dehaze effect. Also included in...
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...

Underwater Macro, Exposer

I often get new photographers that sign up for a local trip or one of our photo workshops that are struggling to get good underwater macro shots. Nine times out of ten they have...

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...
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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...
Nauticam NA-BMCC Housing

Nauticam NA-BMCC Housing

The Blackmagic Cinema and Production 4K cameras are currently the most affordable cinema cameras capable of capturing 2.5K and 4K Ultra HD raw video. The system is one fourth the size of competing professional video rigs and...