Underwater Photography Reviews

At UWPG we review new housings, cameras, lenses, strobes, video lights, focus lights, wet lenses, diopters and ports for underwater photo and video.

Canon G7 X Mark II Camera Review
First camera to feature Canon's new DIGIC 7 processor, plus faster autofocus, increased noise performance, better RAW capture and more
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Best Compact Cameras of Summer 2016
We compare the best compact cameras for underwater photo and video, including specs, photos
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SeaLife Micro 2.0 Camera Review
16 megapixel high resolution power with Full HD video in a very compact, easy-to-use underwater camera
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Canon 80D Review for Underwater Photo & Video
Review and comparison of the 80D, featuring a 24.2 megapixel dual-pixel CMOS sensor, 45-point AF system, DIGIC 6 processor
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Sony a6300 Mirrorless Camera First Look
24.2 megapixel sensor, lightning-fast autofocus, 4K video recording, 11fps and more in this incredible mirrorless camera
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Sony a7R II Camera Review
In-depth review of the Sony a7R II with best lenses, comparison with other cameras and underwater housings
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Canon 5Ds Review plus 5D Mark III Comparison
Canon 5Ds camera review with 5D Mark III comparison by underwater photographer Ken Kiefer
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Nikon D500 Specs & Pre-review
The long awaiting D500 finally arrives. Can it do ISO one million? See what the hype is about
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Sony RX100 IV Review
Features, Housings, Wet Lens tests, Underwater photos, plus slow motion video demo
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Sea Lions with the SeaLife Micro HD+
We test the SeaLife Micro HD+ with photos & video of fast sea lions in La Paz
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Announced
Olympus brings advanced 5-axis stabilization to their entry level mirrorless E-M10 camera
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Camera Review
Detailed impressions using the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera underwater
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Olympus Tough TG-4 Review
A review of the TG-4 and housing for underwater photo and video, including new RAW recording and Microscope Mode
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Best Cameras of Summer 2015
UWPG & Bluewater Photo owner Scott Gietler looks at the best cameras of Summer 2015 Including the Sony RX100 IV, Olympus TG-4, Canon 5DS R, Sony a7R II, Nikon D7200 & Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
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Nikon D810 review for underwater photography
A look at macro, wide-angle, lenses, focus & more
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Nikon D7200 DSLR Camera Announced
Upgrades include better low light AF, 60p video, larger buffer, WiFi and more
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Canon EOS T6s and T6i DSLRs Announced
Canon's Robust New Autofocus System is Passed Down to Entry-Level DSLR Line
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Announced
New Features & Specs Promise to make the E-M5 one of the Best Mirrorless Cameras for Underwater
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Canon 7D Mark II Review for Underwater Photography
UWPG tests the Canon 7D Mark II for wide-angle, macro and video, plus best settings and more
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Canon G7X Review
Review the Canon G7X for underwater photography
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GoPro Hero4 Review for Underwater Video
Review and guide to underwater video with the GoPro Hero4, including specs, shooting tips, maintenance, filters and accessories.
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Olympus E-PL7 first impressions review
Initial impressions of the Olympus E-PL7 camera, and comparison to the E-PL5 & E-M10
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Sony RX-100 III Review for Underwater Photos
Focusing on Underwater Photography and Video
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Canon 70D Review for Underwater Video
Lighting-Fast Autofocus, Smart AF Modes and Other Cool Features
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 In Depth Review
with E-M5 Comparison and Underwater Image Tests
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Nikon D600 / Sea & Sea Housing Review - Macro
Detailed Reviews of the Nikon D600 and Sea & Sea MDX-D600 Housing for Macro
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Initial Thoughts
First Impressions of Olympus' New Mirrorless Camera
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Nikon D600 / Sea & Sea Housing Review - Wide-Angle
Detailed Reviews of the Nikon D600 and Sea & Sea MDX-D600 Housing
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Nikon D7100 camera review & features
24 megapixels, no low-pass filter, 51 auto-focus points will make this a great camera for underwater photography
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Canon 5D Mark III Review
A first look at the Canon 5D Mark III from the perspective of an underwater photographer
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Initial Thoughts on the Olympus PEN E-PL5 & XZ2
A brief review of the Olympus PEN E-PL5 and XZ-2 cameras, as released after the Photokina show
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Canon S110 and Canon G15 mini-review
Revolutionary or Evolutionary? Read on to find out
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Camera Review
An underwater photographer's review of the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera.
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Sony RX-100 review
A new leader in compact camera choices for underwater photography
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Canon S100: In-Depth Thoughts And Housing Reviews
Everything you need to know about the Canon S100 camera and the best housing options
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First Impressions: Nikon D800 and Ikelite housing
UWPG editor, Michael Zeigler, got a chance to take the Nikon D800 for a few dives in the new Ikelite D800 underwater housing.
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First Impressions: Panasonic GX1 Mirrorless Camera
Review of Panasonic's new mirrorless camera, the GX1, and its performance underwater.
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First Impressions: Using The Olympus E-PM1
Photographer Kelli Dickinson takes Olympus' latest camera out for a few dives to test its underwater performance.
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Canon S100 First Impressions
A diver's first impressions using the Canon S100 underwater.
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Canon G1X Review
Review of the Canon G1x for underwater photography, including auto-focus speed and macro tests
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