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.

Review: Canon 5D MK IV in Aquatica Housing
Andy Sallmon shares his first impressions of the Canon 5D Mark IV, best lenses, new Aquatica A5DMKIV housing and comparison with the 5D Mark 3
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GoPro HERO5 Review for Underwater
Detailed review of the GoPro HERO5 for underwater photo and video, plus best settings, how to use new features and more
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Review: Canon 5D Mk IV with Ikelite Dry Lock Port
David Fleetham shares first impressions of the Canon 5D Mark IV for macro and wide-angle with Ikelite's new Dry Lock Port System
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Sony a6300 Mirrorless Camera Review
24.2 megapixel sensor, lightning-fast autofocus, 4K video recording, 11fps and more in this powerful mirrorless camera
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First Look at the Sony RX100 V
Sony unveils the RX100 V with fastest compact camera autofocus, a new processor, new sensors and other big updates
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First Look at the Sony a6500
Sony reveals the new a6500 mirrorless camera, with more robust video shooting, image processing, and in-body 5-axis image stabilization
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Preview
A preview of the newly announced Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II with specs and best lenses for underwater photography
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Olympus PEN E-PL8 Preview
Olympus has just announced the new E-PL8 mirrorless camera with 16.1 megapixels, 81 autofocus points and more
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Canon EOS M5 Preview
Canon USA introduces the latest member of the EOS Family
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Canon 5D Mark IV Review
An in-depth review of the Canon 5D Mark IV DSLR with specs, autofocus tests, sample pictures, housings and thoughts for underwater photo and video
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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 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 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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