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Get the best from your Olympus TG5 underwater. Part one: Accessories

Get the best from your Olympus TG5 underwater. Part one: Accessories

The TG5 is a very popular camera for underwater photography and having the right accessories for it alongside understanding the settings you can use will give owners better results.

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? 

The Wider View

The Wider View

To complement my colleague Phil’s ongoing series of articles on macro shooting , I’ve decided to follow suit and show the other end of the scale that us underwater photographers indulge in with a short series of three posts looking at how we utilise our wide-angle lenses to illustrate our aquatic excursions, that really should be the name of a 70’s prog rock band!

Medcalf's Macro Musings: Part 1 Intro and Wet Lenses

Medcalf's Macro Musings: Part 1 Intro and Wet Lenses

I'm a big fan of macro photography as some of you'll be well aware. For folk keen on marine life it concentrates your mind on what can be found on almost any dive. I never do a dive and come up saying I've not seen anything, there's always some tiny new critter to come across.

What makes a good underwater camera ? Part 3 Being able to add a wide angle lens

What makes a good underwater camera ? Part 3 Being able to add a wide angle lens

When shown someone's underwater pictures and asked how to improve them the most common thing the Blue Duck Team find themselves saying is 'get closer'. Reducing the distance between you and your subject means less water between the camera and what you are photographing.