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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...
Super Macro

Super Macro: Beyond Small

What is super macro? Most macro lenses like the Canon 100mm or Nikon 105mm have the ability to magnify a subject to life size or 1:1. In other words, those lenses will allow you to fill the frame...

Creating Seascape Panoramas

As underwater photographers we spend a lot of time on boats. We often anchor close to beautiful islands and if you’re like us then you can’t resist taking pictures of them. But we found...
Processing Underwater Photos

5 Easy Steps for Processing Your Underwater Photos

You've just returned home after an amazing trip abroad (or from your favorite local beach dive), and you've created some "keepers." Awesome! For many of us underwater photographers, we can't wait to share, publish,...
Tokina 10-17mm

Tokina 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye Underwater Lens Review by Michael Zeigler

Being able to get within a few inches of your subject can drastically improve the sharpness and contrast of your photos. The Tokina 10-17mm fisheye allows you to do just that. Wakatobi, Indonesia. 1/320,...
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...
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...
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Giant Kelpfish in 4K Video by Todd Winner

Designed specifically for the unique demands of the motion picture industry, the Canon EOS-1D C Camera is a breakthrough in cinematography in a Digital SLR specifically designed for video, that is incredibly flexible, rugged...

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...
Sunball

The Sunball: Friend or Foe?

The sun giveth and the sun taketh away. Fast shutter speed, a stopped-down aperture, and the winter sun low in the sky helped the sunball be an accent as opposed to a distraction. Nikon...