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.

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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SeaLife DC1400 Review
A look at the underwater camera that replaced the popular DC1200
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Nikon D7000 Review & Settings
A great camera for underwater photographers to consider Settings, sample photos, and reasons to upgrade
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Olympus E-PL3 and E-PM1 Camera Review
Scott compares the Olympus E-PL2 with two of the new Olympus models: the E-PL3 and the less expensive E-PM1, aka “the mini."
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Sony A77 DSLR Pre-review
A look at the Sony A77 24mp DSLR camera, with a translucent mirror, phase-detection focusing and high-speed shooting at 12fps
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Olympus XZ-1 Review
A complete review of the new Olympus XZ-1 compact camera, and its potential for underwater photography
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Sea & Sea DX-2G Camera Review
Sea & Sea DX 2G Underwater Camera and Housing Set, a great choice for beginner underwater photographers
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Olympus E-PL1 Review
Olympus E-PL1 Review An in-depth look at the new Olympus PEN E-PL1 micro-four thirds camera, ...
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Camera Review: Canon 7D - First Impressions
Todd tries out the Canon 7D and shares his thoughts
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Camera Selection Guide
Review of the best Compact, dSLR & Mirrorless cameras for underwater photography
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Kraken Sports Weefine Ring Light Review
Review of the compact and bright Kraken ring light for macro and supermacro underwater photography
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Light & Motion Sola Video 3000 F Light Review
3,000 lumens, fast charging and small size – we review the Sola Video 3000
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I-Torch Venom 50 Video Light Review
5,000 lumens, remote trigger and more... testing the Venom 50 for macro & wide-angle video in Anilao
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I-Torch Venom38 Video Light Review
3800 lumens, White/Red/UV Light, Compact & Lightweight - We Take the Venom38 Underwater
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Light & Motion GoBe Light Review
Photo, Video, Fluoro and Topside from the Same Light Body
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Sea Dragon Lighting System Review
SeaLife's Compact Photo/Video Rig Packs a Punch
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Review: Sola Nightsea UV Light
See what Fluoresces in the Philippines in Scott Gietler's Review of the Sola Nightsea
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I-Torch Pro6 Light Review
Video, Focus-Assist, Red Beam and UV Light: The Pro6 Does it All
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Night Diving in a New (UV) Light
Diving with the Dyron Solaris 4200 lumen ultraviolet light
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Light & Motion Expands The SOLA Series
New lights have been added, and prices have been lowered
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Nocturnal LED dive & focus light
Here is the first look at the new small single LED light from Nocturnal, the Nocturnal M220 LED Dive light
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