Underwater Photography News & Updates

Underwater photography & videography news including camera and underwater housing releases, strobes, video lights, ports and accessories.

Underwater Photography News

The latest breaking underwater photography news, including new cameras, new housings, ports, video lights, strobes and photo contests.

GoPro Hero 4 Black/Silver Firmware Update v4.0
August 23 2016
Lock shutter speed, more ISO control and more finely tuned white balance in new GoPro firmware upgrade for Hero 4 Black/Silver
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Underwater Photographer Reunited With Camera
August 17 2016
Scallop diver helps underwater photographer be reunited with camera
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You can Name this Nudibranch
August 10 2016
Enter this contest to officially name a recently described nudibranch courtesy of the Western Australian Museum
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Nauticam Canon G7X II Housing Available
August 09 2016
New short port design and other key features announced in the much anticipated Nauticam G7X II housing
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New World's Deepest Blue Hole Discovered
August 08 2016
Sansha Yongle Blue Hole in China has been determined to be the new deepest blue hole
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Underwater Microscope Unlocks Secret of Coral Life
July 14 2016
The new underwater microscope shows us coral behavior and other microscopic life outside the lab
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The Chase: Great White Shark vs. Seal at Cape Cod
July 10 2016
A dramatic chase of a great white shark and a seal off the coast of Cape Cod
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Great White Shark Sleeping Caught on Camera
June 29 2016
Researchers recently filmed a great white shark sleeping.
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2 New Shark Sanctuaries in the Caribbean
June 20 2016
Cayman Islands and St Maarten declare two new shark sanctuaries in the Caribbean.
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Fish Trapped inside a Jellyfish
June 10 2016
Australian photographer captures a rare moment with a fish trapped inside a jellyfish
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Dive Logs, Photos and Social Media Combined
May 25 2016
Sync your photos to your digital dive profile through the Deepblu social platform and COSMIQ dive computer
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Nauticam Releases New TTL Converters
May 13 2016
Several TTL converters now available for Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras with several new features, including TTL with Sea&Sea YS-D2 strobe
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Octopus Crafts a Slippery Escape from New Zealand
April 14 2016
An octopus bravely escapes the National Aquarium of New Zealand through a 164 ft. drainpipe
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Nauticam Nikon D5 Housing Preview
April 13 2016
Ergonomic engineering and new flash triggering system meets Nikon's new flagship pro DSLR camera body
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Predatory Fish Invasion Heading to California
March 28 2016
Thousands of predatory Cobia have escaped pens in Ecuador and are swimming their way up to California
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Ikelite Sony a6300 Housing Available to Pre-Order
March 23 2016
New Ikelite a6300 housing with TTL, front loading tray and fingertip control will begin shipping mid-April
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Insane Dive Travel Deals: Bluewater Travel
March 22 2016
Bluewater Travel is offering deep discounts on upcoming u/w photo workshops and group dive trips to celebrate 3 year anniversary
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Ecuador Creates New Galapagos Marine Sanctuary
March 21 2016
New sanctuary protects most abundant shark population in the world at Wolf and Darwin Islands in the Galapagos
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Deep Visions Photo Contest Winners
March 01 2016
ScubaShooters has announced the winners of Deep Visions, showcasing some amazing underwater photos
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Odyssea 3D - Experience the Macro World in 3D
February 11 2016
Join Cousteau and Mantello Brothers in an Indiegogo campaign to help fund this remarkable new 3D 4K film
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Canon Announces EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR
February 02 2016
20.2MP dual-pixel full frame sensor, 4K 60P video, 14FPS burst - we take a first look review for underwater photo and video
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Olympus Announces PEN-F Camera
January 27 2016
Beautiful camera body with 20MP sensor, OLED viewfinder, customizable color control, powerful image stabilization and more.
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Palau Siren Refitted and Ready for Spawning
January 18 2016
Siren Fleet creates special liveaboard trips in 2016-2017 for Palau's unique spawning aggregations
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Ikelite a7R II Underwater Housing with TTL
December 18 2015
Ikelite releases new Sony mirrorless camera housing with major feature updates. Also works for the A7 II and a7S II.
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Marine Conservation Grant Accepting Entries
December 15 2015
Save our Seas is accepting applications for the 2016 Marine Conservation Grant for emerging photographers
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