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Final Days to Enter April Monthly Photo Contest
By Joseph Tepper, April 29, 2011 @ 07:00 AM (EST)

Another month has flown by! For those of us in colder climates, it probably means finally coming out of the comforts of our own home and enjoying the warm weather. But for all of us, it means that time is running out to enter DPG’s monthly April Contest. The theme for this month is “Crustaceans,” so show us your best shots of lobsters, shrimp, or Crabs for the chance to win a great prize- a $200 gift certificate to Backscatter!

Entering the contest is easy: use our simple image uploading system to enter an image, or just select an image from one of your existing DPG galleries. You can enter up to three images, and best of all it is totally FREE! The deadline for the contest is this Saturday, April 30th. You can get more information on this month’s contest on the contest page, or visit the guidelines page for the rules. So, what are you waiting for?

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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SeaLife SportDiver Ultra Smartphone Housing
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Isotta Housing for OM System OM-1 I & II
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