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The Truth About.......Filters for Underwater Photography

The Truth About.......Filters for Underwater Photography

Coloured filters are a commonly suggested solution for the blue or green colour tinge that pictures taken underwater using available light can have. But these filters have their limitations, are not always necessary and can be a double edged sword when shooting pictures or video underwater.

Why buy the....Canon G9X MkII in a Fantasea housing?

Why buy the....Canon G9X MkII in a Fantasea housing?

Regulars to diving or underwater photography related Facebook groups may well have seen myself or Duxy recommend the Canon G9X MkII in the Fantasea FG9X housing to people asking what underwater camera should they buy? 

What makes a good underwater camera Part 1 : Custom White Balance

What makes a good underwater camera Part 1 : Custom White Balance

Taking pictures and video while diving has become increasingly popular since the advent of digital cameras. But the camera market has also become more and more complex with numerous pitfalls for would be underwater photographers. In this series of blogs I'm going to try to clarify some of the factors that make some cameras better for underwater photography than others.