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Meet the Team: Cary Bucklin from Samy’s Underwater Photo & Video

One of the many things that Samy's Camera is known for is it's knowledgable, helpful and talented staff. Recently, we sat down with Cary Bucklin, our Underwater Photo & Video specialist and photographer, for a...
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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...
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Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Review

It's not always easy deciding which lenses to invest in for your underwater photography kit, and hopefully this piece will make this one decision a bit easier. Without a doubt, the Nikon AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm...
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Mola Sunfish and Blue Shark in 4K Video

The Canon EOS-1D C Camera is a breakthrough in cinematography in a Digital SLR specifically designed for video, that is incredibly flexible, rugged and compact. Offering onboard 4K image capture, industry-standard codecs and interfaces, and incredible...
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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...

DJI Phantom 4 – Part II

By: Todd Winner and Michael Zeigler It has been a few months since our first drone blog post DJI Phantom 4 – First Flight. The Phantom 4 continues to perform well under some pretty harsh conditions. We...
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...
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Canon EOS 5DS and 5DSR Underwater Camera Review

Let’s start with the main headline, the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R are the world's highest resolution full frame 35mm bodies ever made! The 50.6 megapixel sensor creates a 8,688 x 5,792 pixel...

Ladybugs of Komodo

Spending an entire dive finding and photographing something the size of a flee is not going to be for everyone. I have wanted to shoot ladybug amphipods since the first image I saw of...
Underwater Silhouettes

Shooting Underwater Silhouettes by Todd Winner

Underwater silhouettes are easy to achieve and can produce stunning images for your portfolio. They can either be the main subject in your image or used as secondary points of interest with a strobe...