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Beneath the Surface: the Intova IC16, Sport Pro, and Sport 10K Cameras with Waterproof Housings

Underwater photography or videography lets you explore and capture parts of the world that are rarely seen. Just as it presents unique challenges, such as correcting for blue color cast, distortion, and minimized field of view, it also offers unique rewards: brilliant images of life and scenery that most photographers don't have in their portfolios.

Basic Underwater Video Housings

In the following video, Mia McCormick, of Kelby Media, discusses three underwater camera housings and her experiences using them to shoot photos and movies beneath the surface. The video covers the Ikelite housing for the Sony RX-100, the Nikon WP-N1 housing for the Nikon 1 J1 or J2 with 10-30mm VR lens, and the  EWA-Marine U-A Underwater Housing for virtually any autofocusing DSLR camera.

How to Create Awe-Inspiring Underwater Photos

More and more people want to bring their cameras into the water. Some just want snapshots in the family pool, while others want to document the underwater world for magazines, books and the Internet. Join underwater photographers Larry Cohen and Mike Rothschild as they talk about using cameras underwater.

Holiday 2012: Photographers' Favorite Accessories

Every photographer has their favorite accessory, the one item that makes their work that much easier or interesting and that offers the simple pleasure of realizing how a little addition to your camera setup can make a big difference in your final product. This article is a kind of a mixed bag, touching on a variety of items, any one of which has the potential to be a photographer’s new, favorite accessory.

Holiday 2012: Ready, Shoot, Ski!

As the weather finally changes and snow begins to fall in the mountains, many of us are dusting off our skis and snowboards, pulling our winter clothes from the back of the closet, planning weekend trips to the mountains and checking the conditions at our local ski resorts. Now, you can share your best tricks and the deepest powder with everyone who wasn’t there.

Introduction to Underwater Photography and Videography

In this Event Space presentation, underwater photographer Larry Cohen talks about the use of cameras when used underwater. He reviews simple Point and Shoot systems as well as very sophisticated systems for DSLR cameras. Larry even touches upon shooting video underwater.

Underwater Camcorders

I could begin by listing all the ways that underwater videography is useful for those looking to shoot content in and around water, but let’s get down to the truth of the matter: it just looks cool. Shooting video underwater makes even the clunkiest of movements slow and graceful.

Aquatic Cameras for the Rest of Us

We're waist-deep in summer, and that means we’re neck-deep in the water with friends and family. What better way to capture your aquatic summer adventures than with an underwater camera? Each of the major players in the photo industry has fine underwater offerings that make getting memorable shots under the sea, or just within reach of the waves, a cinch.

Hands-On Review: Waterproof Handheld Camcorders

If you and your family or friends are headed to the beach, pool or lake this summer, then you owe it to yourself to check out this video roundup of waterproof camcorders. 

Holiday 2012: Take a Dive

The underwater world is full of beauty, mystery and awe-inspiring sights. It’s no wonder divers are so drawn to capturing photos and videos of this beneath-the-surface realm.

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