Gillian McDonald

High performance housings for Sony and Panasonic HD cameras I'm hovering 80 feet below the surface thirty miles off the coast of Morehead City, North Carolina. In all directions I'm surrounded by large sharks. There is no other place I would rather be. There are so many sharks below me that I worry about inadvertently kicking one while looking the other way. High above me the largest sharks circle endlessly like jumbo jets hovering over a busy airport. My camera's memory card is packed with a...

Mini dome port

Dome ports seem to stir a lot of discussion and angst amongst photographers when it comes to deciding which is the best. The current trend is towards ever bigger glass domes with multi coating, particularly to accommodate lenses like the new Nikkor 14-24mm which is gaining a reputation for being difficult to set up on the latest FX cameras. Glass domes will in theory give superior performance over perspex and you will certainly need a larger dome to get the best out of a rectilinear lens that...

Mm macro lens

It is always a good idea to try and present a different perspective on common subjects that you may have photographed before. One way of doing this is to use different lens types or combinations of lens plus converters or diopters. For this trip I dusted off my now old Sigma 180mm f5.6 macro lens which on a DX format may be regarded as an extreme as it equates to a picture area equivalent close to 270mm due to the crop factor. For that reason I have not used this lens on digital as much as I...

By Gillian McDonald

All portrait pictures by Georgette Douwma There is little, if anything, that Peter Scoones does not know about underwater image making. A BAFTA and two Emmys surrounded by numerous other awards are testament to his creative achievements. But it is Peter's dual expertise in both artistic cinematography and technical wizardry which make him both unique and extra-ordinarily accomplished in this challenging field. His creative talent has taken him many times around the world for a string of...

Julian Cohen

Surface photos by Predrag Vuckovic www.extreme-photographer.com Here at Cameras Underwater we don't just want to sell you a box. We want you to get the very best out of your underwater photography with first class personal service. We have the kit and the know how to get you in amongst the action, so come on, get up close, get up close and personal. www.camerasunderwater.co.uk phone 01404 812277 020 7839 1991 email sales camerasunderwater.co.uk Cameras Underwater Ltd. Specialist equipment for...

Ummc

Full and easy access to the video mode 300 ft depth rating upgradable to 450 ft . Sturdy aluminum construction. Modular port system. Dual strobe connectors. The Aquatica Housing for the Canon 5D Mk II amp Nikon D90 are shipping now Aquatica is proud to announce its latest addition, the housing for the incredible Canon 5D mark II, with 21 mega pixels and HD video this camera housing combination will change the rules of underwater imaging. The Aquatica housing is equipped with a hydrophone to...

Ultr

Upgrading from a compact camera to a DSLR system is a big move financially but it does open up a whole new potential for you. Fortunately if you chose Ultralight for your compact strobe mounting arm system, it will cost very little or even nothing to upgrade. The same arms and arm clamps will perform seamlessly and you'll be upgraded to First Class in no time at almost no cost. Often copied, never equaled I managed to test the 10bar-LX3 housing recently in Anilao, Philippines. The first dive...

Divequest

Sorong Indonesia

Tailor-made world-wide diving holidays For more information call 01254 826322 Orca Divers Underwater Photography Competition 2008 Orca Divers, a PADI Scuba Diving School based in Chorlton, UK recently held their 2nd Annual Underwater Photography Competition. The prizes for this annual event, totaling over 2300, included an Inon Wide-Angle Lens and Adapter, Suunto D6 metal diving computer a diving holiday with Emperor Divers, 4th Element Proteus 5mm Wetsuit Mares Origin Sport Airtrim BCD Tusa...

Underwater Photography

Cayman Islands Alex Mustard

A web magazine Issue 47 Mar Apr 2009 Precise underwater housings from Subal. Designed for hands - made by hands. 5 Editorial 8 News amp Travel 18 New Products 52 Compact Course 1 66 Cuttlery Draw 31 10BarLX3 housing 44 y D3K LWOrkShOP ft by P. Mitchell-Jones amp Ted Kinsman 2001 - 2009 PR Productions Publisher Editor Peter Rowlands www.pr-productions.co.uk peter uwpmag.com Look-alike colors do NOT perform alike and here's why Experience demonstrates URPRO Filters1 proven performance cannot be...