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April 2011 Photo Contest

Winning images for April’s underwater photo contest have been selected! The theme for March was "crustaceans" and the winner of the  contest and  $200 gift certificate from Backscatter! is Davide Lopresti.  In second place was Tobias Friedrich.  Third place went to Maria Rivarola. You can see a complete announcement of the winners and winning images here.

The judges for the February contest were DPG Editors Matt Weiss and Joe Tepper, as well as award winning photographers Keri Wilk, Jeff De Guzman, Mark Fuller, and Steve De Neef.

More About Backscatter

Imagine a large photo store dedicated to nothing but underwater photography. With two locations, Backscatter has the largest inventory of underwater photography equipment and the largest staff of active photographers.  From affordable point and shoot cameras to professional level systems, our experienced staff can help guide your purchasing decision with great prices. We dive, shoot, and service everything we sell!

The Best Point & Shoot Cameras
Not all waterproof cameras perform well underwater.  Backscatter does a rigorous analysis of all compact cameras for underwater photography and video, and we stock the very best of these. Whether you're a first time shooter or just looking for a great compact solution, you'll find the best systems available in our online store.

Professional Photo and Video
From the latest SLR cameras to professional grade video systems, the experienced staff at Backscatter will help you find the best system for your needs.  Backscatter stocks cameras from Nikon, Canon, Sony, and Olympus along with the lenses, housings and accessories necessary for shooting them underwater. If you're interested in moving up to an advanced system or are a professional working in the broadcast industry, we have you covered.

Factory Trained Service

Is your gear a little crusty? Our in-house technicians are experts in repairing housings, strobes, lights and more. After getting your equipment ship-shape, we test your gear hydrostatically (in-water) to ensure the highest quality of workmanship.



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