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.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Review
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the top micro four thirds camera for underwater photography, similar to the Mark II
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Nikon D780 Review
The Nikon D780 is a revolutionary new full-frame DSLR with phase detect live view AF, AF tracking, 12 fps burst shooting, and 4K video
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Best Underwater Cinema Cameras
An overview of cinema cameras for underwater use
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Canon EOS R5 Initial Thoughts & Review
The Canon EOS R5 is one of the most exciting cameras of 2020 for underwater photo and video featuring 8K video, a new CMOS sensor, in-body image-stabilization, and 12 fps burst shooting!
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Canon 1DX Mark III: First Look & Review
The Canon 1DX Mark III is Canon's top DSLR ever made. It features a incredible processing power resulting in a record breaking buffer, 5.5K video with RAW recording up to 60 fps, and more!
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Nikon Z50 Review
The new Nikon Z50 is one of the top cropped sensor cameras for underwater photography and video
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Review
A detailed look at the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III for underwater photography and videography
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Sony RX100 VII Review
The Sony RX100 VII’s performs great underwater! Sony made spectacular updates to autofocus and burst shooting...
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Sony a6100 Review
A full review of the Sony a6100’s underwater performance, new features, and updates to the a6000
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Sea & Sea DX-6G Camera and Housing Review
The Sea & Sea DX-6G camera and housing combo is an ultra-compact, point-and-shoot underwater system
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GoPro Hero 8 Underwater Review
A first look at the GoPro 8’s underwater performance including hypersmooth image stabilization, new mod capabilities, improved HDR photos, and 4K video @ 60p
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Panasonic GH5S Underwater Video
The Panasonic GH5S is one of the most capable underwater video cameras on the market. Check out some amazing video footage.
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Sony A7R IV Review
The Sony A7R IV is a top underwater camera boasting a 61 MP sensor, 10fps burst shooting, and excellent autofocus capability!
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Canon G7X Mark III Review
The Canon G7X Mark III is a top compact underwater camera featuring 4K video, 20 fps burst shooting, slow motion video, and more!
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Sony a6600 Underwater: First Look & Review
A first look at the Sony a6600’s underwater performance, new features, and updates to the a6500
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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K: First Look and
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K features 6k resolution, a larger sensor, and dual gain ISO
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Olympus TG-6 Review
A full review of Olympus Tough TG-6's underwater performance, ergonomics, and updates to the TG-5.
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Panasonic Lumix S1H First Look & Review
Panasonic introduces the S1H, the first full-frame mirrorless cinema camera capable of 6K video!
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Sony a6400 Camera Review
Sony introduces its next mirrorless Alpha line, cropped sensor camera - the a6400
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Canon EOS R Review
The Canon EOS R features a full-frame, 30.3 megapixel sensor and the best underwater auto focus and ergonomics of any full-frame mirrorless camera
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Paralenz Dive Camera Review
An in-depth review of the Paralenz Dive Camera featuring an underwater video camera built for scuba diving
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GoPro Hero 7 Underwater Camera Review
An in-depth review of the new GoPro HERO 7 Black for underwater use featuring amazing improvements in underwater video and photo
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Coldwater Diving with the Paralenz
The Paralenz Dive Camera is compact, durable, and ergonomic - everything a coldwater diver needs
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Nikon Z6 and Z7 Camera Review
Nikon entered the mirrorless market with their new Z-series, featuring a full-frame sensor, some great specs and a bold lens mount redesign.
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Fujifilm X-T3: Taking Fujifilm Underwater
How will Fujifilm's highest resolution APS-C camera, the X-T3, perform underwater?
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Why the Nikon Z7 is My New Favorite Underwater
Initial thoughts and photos from a weekend underwater with the Nikon Z7
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Panasonic S Series: First Look & Review
Notable features and lens additions to the new Panasonic S series scheduled to come out early 2019
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Sony RX100 V and VA Review
Newly updated! Features, Wet Lens Options, Underwater Photos, Videos and Housings
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Sony RX100 VI Underwater Camera Review
Sony introduces a macro powerhouse - the Sony RX100 VI
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Olympus OM-D E-M1X: Initial Thoughts and Review
Olympus introduces new technologies in its updated flagship camera with exciting implications for underwater photography
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Sony RX100 VA (RX100M5A) Announced
Sony makes updates to the original RX100 V with their new RX100 VA model
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The Nikon D850 vs the Sony A7R III for Underwater
Dissecting the world’s best choices in underwater photography
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Olympus Tough TG-5 Camera Review
Specs, features, thoughts from the UWPG community, sample underwater photos, and comparisons to the competition for the Olympus TG-5 compact camera
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Nikon D850 Review
Full, in-depth review of Nikon's full frame camera - the D850 - covering new features, video, and recommended lenses and housings
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Sony A7R III Camera Review
In-depth review of Sony's next full frame mirrorless camera - the A7R III - covering new features, test video, and recommended lenses and housings
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Review
Newly Updated! Features, Image Stabilization Tests, Hi Res Shot Mode, Underwater Photos, Videos, Lens Options, Housings and Comparisons to the Competition
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GoPro Hero 6 Review
An in depth review of the GoPro HERO6 featuring amazing technological improvements in underwater video!
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Nikon D850 First Underwater Impressions
Taking the Nikon D850 Underwater for the first time
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Canon 6D Mark II Camera Review
The new addition to Canons full-frame cameras with specs and recommended lenses.
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Sony a6500 Camera Review
Detailed review of the Sony a6500 mirrorless camera for underwater photo and video, tested for macro and wide-angle across 30 dives in the Philippines.
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