Top Dawg Mini StingRay 111 Sport review by Peter Rowlands

With new video cameras still arriving to the market on a regular basis it makes it difficult for housing manufacturers to keep up with the new models and their changing shapes. Back in the 1970's Ikelite solved this problem by investing in a polycarbonate housing which could be configured to accommodate most popular SLR still cameras. A decade or so later Berkely White of Backscatter in Monterey commissioned video housing manufacturer Light and Motion to produce a housing to solve the problem...

Peter Rowlands

For further details check out www.uwimaging.com www.backscatter.com www.fep.co.uk Canon Digital Rebel Canon 10D Canon D60 Nikon D100 To extend the capabilities of these cameras Ikelite has designed a new underwater housing. This new housing was specifically designed for the smaller digital SLR cameras. Injection molded of clear polycarbonate for strength, visual access to the camera, lcd screens and camera controls. The ergonomic design places camera functionality at your fingertips for the...

By Mark Webster

Underwater photographers just love strange looking fish, in fact the stranger the better it seems and we spend small fortunes travelling the globe to find and photograph them. This is all very well if you can afford it, but what can you do if you are limited to our own temperate waters There are a few candidates here which include monk fish, gurnards, pipefish and scorpion fish. But perhaps the strangest and most striking of all is also potentially to most cooperative photographic subject...

Ikelite Olympus C5060 housing

Ikelite's new housing for the Olympus C-5060 includes special conversion circuitry to utilize the Olympus TTL system without wasting camera battery power and generating the heat of operating the camera built-in strobe. This is not watching the camera strobe system. This is real Olympus TTL control with a sync cord, allowing optional Ikelite DS-50 and DS-125 SubStrobes to provide actual Olympus TTL automatic exposure dictated by the camera when attached with a single or dual sync cord. The...

By Steve Warren

Back in the early fifties as the Aqualung heralded a new adventure sport it was natural that there would be a demand for underwater pictures. The problem was how to safely submerge a camera. Single lens reflex cameras were uncommon in the fifties, so the choice of camera was really between the bulky twin lens reflex models typified by the Rolleiflex and the miniature rangefinder models represnted by the quintessential Leica 35mm. The Rolleiflex inside either the Hans Hass designed Roleimarin or...

Digideepcom Digital housing finder

Since April 2002 digideep.com helps divers around the world to find a housing for their digital camera and to locate dealers specialized on underwater imaging. The website provides a perpetual up-to-date market overview of the essential equipment for digital underwater photography, including compatibility charts, matching digital cameras to underwater housings, weekly photo contest and camera settings. Lars Kirchhoff and Andreas Voeltz from Germany created this website in English, dedicated to...

Wetpixelcom Photo Contest with Significant Prizes

Wetpixel.com, a website dedicated to the sharing of information about digital underwater photography, has announced a new bi-monthly underwater photography contest for both digital and scanned film images, which will compete on even footing for significant prizes donated by sponsors Aquatica, Pictopia, Ikelite, Gates Housings, Ultralight Control Systems, Marine Camera Distributors, and INON America. Contests will run every two months, and at the end of the calendar year, grand prize winners...