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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...
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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,...

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...
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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...

Diving Bird Rock: Samy’s Demo Day

  A garibaldi near the surface at Bird Rock. All images taken with a Nikon D810 in a Sea & Sea housing and Ikelite DS160 strobes. 1/250 sec, ƒ/16, ISO 160, ambient light. While heading toward...

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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Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS Underwater Lens Review by Todd Winner

Without a doubt the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS is my favorite macro lens for underwater work. It offers quick fast focusing and produces crystal-clear images with beautiful bokeh. It works well with both APS-C...
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...

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...
Chandelier Cave

Chandelier Cave Reflections by Todd Winner

  Nauticam Housing, Ikelite DS160 strobes, Canon 5D Mark III, Canon EF 8-15mm Fisheye Lens @8mm 1/80, f/8.0 ISO 160 Underwater photography offers us so many unique opportunities that land photographers never get to experience. Just being neutrally buoyant allows...
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