Underwater Video with an iPhone
Shooting HD video underwater has gone from large and expensive to small and affordable in recent years. The GoPro has certainly peaked interest in capturing underwater video; but why do you even need a separate camera when you have your phone?
As part of testing out the iPhone in i-Divesite’s i-Pix housing in Grand Cayman last month, I was able to dive into the world of underwater videography for the first time. As a steadfast still DSLR shooter, I rarely if ever have spent time capturing video—but having the ability to switch easily between the formats with the app that comes free with the housing was actually a lot of fun.
(In fact I spent some dives shooting more video than stills! Shhh)
When the review for the i-Pix housing comes out next week, you’ll see all of the great underwater iPhone footage, but for now here’s a little teaser of what’s to come. Kind of amazing what you can do with just your phone and a housing…