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 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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Sola Video Pro Lights Initial Thoughts
The Sola Video Pro Lights offer 12,000 and 15,000 lumens of output, a 110 degree beam angle, and burn times reaching 15 hours!
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Sealife Sea Dragon 2000 Lumen Video Light Review
Robust, reliable video lights with warm colors, a wide beam angle, and nice even lighting
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Litra and Paralenz Underwater Timelapse and Video
The LitraTorch 2.0 video light and Paralenz Dive Camera make an excellent pairing for underwater timelapse and video
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Bluewater Photo 1000 Lumen Focus Light
Bluewater Photo Designs a Custom Focus Light Manufactured by Kraken Sports
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Kraken Hydra 2500 Macro Light Review
A compact, lightweight, and versatile option for macro and wide-angle video and photos
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New and Improved Kraken Sports Hydra Lights
Kraken Sports comes out with two new additions to their acclaimed Hydra lights! - the Hydra 5000+ and the Hydra 1000+
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Kraken Weefine Ring Light 3000 Review
Announcing the new Kraken Weefine Ring Light 3000 – everything we loved about the original and more!
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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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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 HERO6, 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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Laowa 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe Review
A unique lens that can capture an amazing “bug-eye” perspective of the world’s oceans...tricky to use, but worth the effort!
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Fantasea UWL-400F Wide Angle Wet Lens Review
Fantasea UWL-400F proves to be a sharp, high quality, close-focusing wide-angle wet lens coming at an affordable price
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Kraken Sports KRL-01 Wet Wide Angle Lens Review
An excellent wide angle wet lens for compact and mirrorless cameras
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First Impressions: Nikon 8-15mm Fisheye Lens
Nikon's Newest Full Frame Fisheye Option
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Nikon 8-15mm f3.5-4.5 Full Frame Fisheye Lens Pre
Nikon 8-15mm f3.5-4.5 full frame fisheye preview and initial thoughts
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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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