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.

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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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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Keldan Luna 8 LA-V 2100 lumen
Keldan Luna 8 LA-V 2100 lumen Video Light Review Reviewed by Lee Peterson   ...
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Guide to GoPro Filters for Underwater Video
Using Filters for Underwater Video with the GoPro HERO5, Hero4, Hero3+ and 3
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Precision 5" Dome for Tokina 10-17mm Lens
A look at this new 5" dome port for the Tokina 10-17mm lens and Ikelite dSLR housings.
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Nauticam Viewfinder
I've always been jealous of expensive viewfinders. Now I finally got to try one...
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Sea & Sea Glass & Acrylic Dome Port tests
Sea & Sea fisheye, compact, acrylic and glass dome port review
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NIkon 16-35mm lens review
A review of the Nikon 16-35mm F4 full frame lens for underwater photography
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Canon 100mm Macro Lens Underwater Photos
Photos and insight from three underwater photographers
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Panasonic 7-14mm lens review at Cocos Island
Panasonic 7-14mm F4 lens review, with amazing photos using the GH4 from Cocos Island
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Nauticam Compact Macro Converter 1
New Nauticam CMC-1 Wet Diopter Specifically Designed for Compact & Mirrorless Cameras
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